Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week Nov. 29 - Dec. 5, 2017

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The list below is a small selection of the many cultural events happening across our region this coming week. We recommend you click the link above for our complete listing for this period.
The Artists of 
Artists' Market

Thurs. Nov. 30, 5pm
Artists' Market
Opening Reception

This holiday exhibition features paintings, sculpture, and photography by the six artists who make up the staff of Norwalk’s oldest art gallery, Artists’ Market on Main Street in Uptown Norwalk. Fabrics and print-making by Tracey Robinson, sculpture and paintings by Esta Berman-Price, drawings and paintings by Julie Meisner and Deanna Passarelli, as well as photographs by Karri Allen and Jeffrey Price. The exhibition continues through the end of the year. (More)
Stefania Urist
Structures of Vitality

Fri. Dec. 1, 5pm 
Gallery at 
Greens Farms Church
Opening Reception

Stefania Urist is a Westport native now living in Vermont. She likes to combine rigid building materials, like glass or brick, with softer forms in order to point out questionable opposites: industry versus domesticity and construction versus organic growth, all while questioning traditional gender roles. (More)
Wreck the Halls

Dec. 1-2, 8pm
Through Dec. 30
Ridgefield Theatre Barn

Ever since its debut in 2015, patrons of The Ridgefield Theater Barn have been asking box office personnel when Wreck the Halls will return. Happily, the answer is this December! Bradford Blake’s original musical revue, which he also directs, is back by popular demand with its original cast. Little is sacred in this SLAY ride of adult humor that rips the shiny bows and pretty wrapping off the holiday season. (More)
Ward Shelley and 
Douglas Paulson
What Keeps Mankind Alive

Fri. Dec. 1, 6pm 
Westport Arts Center
Opening Reception

A select group of diagrammatic paintings, teasing out narratives from history and culture, are presented within the context of The Last Library, an ongoing collaboration between Ward Shelley and Douglas Paulson that features a room-sized installation of bookcases and 3,000 books that, for Shelley, “should have been written, but haven’t.” See this in relation to Ward Shelley's current installation of "performance architecture," Your Turn, at The Aldrich Museum. (More)
Open Studio Weekend
Big Anniversary, 
Small Works

Fri. Dec. 1, 6pm 
Wilson Avenue Loft Artists
Opening Reception 

Celebrate WALA's 10 year anniversary with its curated show featuring work by Britt Bair, Farnosh Olamai Birch, Jay Brodsky, Connie Brown, Leslie Concannon, Erin Dolan, Heide Follin, Lori Glavin, Ruth Ipe, Julieete Jansen, Maryann Jones, Nancy McTague-Stock, Claudia Renfro, Vicki French Smith, Susan Cutler Tremaine, and Julie Van Norden. Open Studios all the weekend. (More)
Sacred Heart University Dance Program

Midnight Cabaret
Fri. Dec. 1, 10:15pm

Sat. Dec. 2, 2pm

Winter Soulstice
Sun. Dec. 3, 2pm
Edgerton Center For The Performing Arts

✵ On Friday, Midnight Cabaret honors the tradition of cabaret style dance and features works by both professional and student choreographers. (More)
✵ On Saturday, in Mosaic, the Dance Company performs original works by professional choreographers in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap and Musical Theatre Dance. (More)
✵ On Sunday, in Winter Soulstice, the Dance Ensemble, Hip Hop Production Class, Irish Dance Ensemble and others perform student choreography in all styles of dance! (More)
Loft Artists
Holiday Art Market
Small Arts & Crafts Market

Sat. Dec. 2, 2pm
Loft Artists Association
Holiday Reception

The Loft Artists Association hosts its annual holiday gift event through Dec. 17, with a special Holiday Reception, Dec. 2. Loft Artist members and artists from Stamford’s Laurel House bring together small drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, collages and other mixed media pieces, as well as handcrafted items such as cards, ceramics, jewelry and ornaments. A portion of the proceeds supports the work of Laurel House, a Stamford nonprofit providing resources and opportunities for people living with mental illness to lead fulfilling and productive lives.  (More)
Greenwich Choral Society
Winter Lights
Holiday Concert

Dec. 2-3.
Christ Church

The Greenwich Choral Society’s traditional December concert, this year called Winter Lights, will feature Bach’s exhilarating setting of the Magnificat, Mary’s joyful prayer announcing the coming of the Messiah. The concert will begin with the traditional candle-lit procession with handbells and voices surrounding the audience with the hushed sounds of the season.
Silvermine Guild of Artists 
Group Show
Sun. Dec. 3, 2pm
Silvermine Arts Center
New Canaan
Opening Reception

This year's Silvermine Guild of Artists' Group Show is guest curated by Eric Ben-Kiki, whose EBK contemporary art gallery in downtown Hartford is creating a new model for presenting artists to the public. The work of 40 artists is displayed, including that of CAFC members Nina Bentley, Michael Brennecke, Miggs Burroughs, Ann Chernow, Carlos Davila, Camille Eskell, Leslie Giuliani, Mindy Green, Carolina Guimarey, Jana Ireijo, Elisa Keogh, Chris Perry, Nomi Silverman, Karen Vogel, Joan Wheeler, and Dmitri Wright  (More)
Vienna Boys Choir

Sun. Dec. 3, 7pm
The Klein Auditorium

Hear the world-famous Vienna Boys Choir perform at The Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport as they return with their highly acclaimed concert of your favorite holiday classics!  (More)
Play With Your Food
Seasons Readings

Sun. Dec. 3, 4pm
Pequot Library

A delightful afternoon performance of irreverent and irresistible short plays and stories that shine a holiday light on human nature at its best...and at its worst...but guaranteed to put everyone in a festive frame of mind! Adults only. Enjoy delicious eggnog and cookies. Click for details on the plays and stories to be read. (More)
Jack Sullivan
New Orleans Remix

Mon. Dec. 4, 7pm
Westport Library

Since the 1990s, New Orleans has been experiencing its greatest musical renaissance since Louis Armstrong. Brass band, funk, hip hop, Mardi Gras Indian, zydeco, and other styles are rocking the city in new neighborhood bars far from the Bourbon Street tourist scene. Professor and musicologist Jack Sullivan shines the light on superb artists little known to the general public, and introduces a surge of female, Asian and other previously marginalized groups that are making the vibe more inclusive than ever. (More)
Patterns in Nature
Family Workshop

Sun. Dec. 3, 1:30pm
Bruce Museum Seaside Center
Innis Arden Cottage

Bruce Museum educator Corinne Flax leads a creative workshop for the whole family. Make homemade holiday creations inspired by the natural world – from branching patterns and symmetry to spirals and waves. All ages welcome. (More)
Hear Our Drive Time WPKN Announcements

Hear more selections from on our 2-minute Drive Time announcements on WPKN 89.5 FM and Announcements of five or six selected events can be heard as PSAs during drive time: 7-9am and 4-7pm, weekdays.
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