Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week Oct. 18 - 24, 2017

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Our Weekly E-Buzz selection from
October 17, 2017
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The list below is a small selection of the very many cultural events happening across our region this coming week. We strongly recommend that you click the link above for our complete listing.
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James Baird
Carlos Pavan
Third Annual Guitar Fest

Weds. Oct. 18
Edgerton Center for the Arts
Sacred Heart University

James Baird (U.S.A) and Carlos Pavan (Argentina) each bring a unique vision to their performances. The concert will include music from Argentina, the Spanish Renaissance and music commissioned by Andres Segovia in the 20th century. (More)
Daryl Hawk
Into the Heart of Cuba

Weds. Oct. 18 
New Canaan Library

Explore the vibrant colors, architecture and history of Cuba with international documentary photographer Daryl Hawk, when he presents his latest photo documentary and lecture entitled “Into the Heart of Cuba.”  (More)
Runnin' Down a Dream

Thurs. Oct. 19 
Bijou Theatre

WPKN Music On Film Series presents the Peter Bogdanovich 2007 documentary about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, that chronicles the band, from its inception as Mudcrutch, up to the 30th-anniversary concert in Petty's home town of Gainesville, Florida, in 2006. (More)
Ninth ICON Awards 
in the Arts

Thurs. Oct. 19
Bruce Museum

The Bruce Museum will recognize the contributions of nine distinguished figures in the art world whose dedication to the arts enriches the cultural life of Greenwich and our greater community. (More)
Alignable Angles (degrees of Points of View)

Fri. Oct. 20
Schelfhaudt Gallery
University of Bridgeport
Opening Reception

Curated by Peter Konsterlie, this fascinating exhibition presents a group of artists that use abstract language and formal structure in an unusual vision presenting unique and diverse perspectives. (More)
A Haunting at Mill Hill

Oct. 20-21
Mill Hill Historic Park

As the sun sets, the spirits come out to play... Take a lantern-lit tour through the old Mill Hill graveyard! Hear chilling tales based on real events from Norwalk’s hidden past at the Norwalk Historical Society's 7th annual "Haunting." Bring a flashlight and a friend! (More)
Historic Bus Tour
Redding 250th Anniversary

Sat. Oct. 21
New Pond Farm

In Celebration Of Redding’s 250th Anniversary, local author and historian, Dan Cruson, leads a bus tour of Redding highlighting many historic locations that were featured in Mark Twain Library’s town-wide-read of My Brother Sam is Dead. Starting at New Pond Farm the tour visits the location of Meeker’s Tavern, the Anglican Church, Col. John Read’s house, Putnam Park, Gallows Hill, and more. (More)
David Shifrin, clarinet
Music for Youth
Sat. Oct. 21
Trinity Episcopal Church

Renowned clarinetist David Shifrin performs Rossini, Nielsen, Poulenc and Duke Ellington for this superb series of free concerts for young people. Learn about the colorful history of the clarinet and it’s evolution as a chamber and orchestral instrument.  (More)
Eric Chiang
Return to Eden/Eden on Earth 

Sat. Oct. 21
Gallery at Greens Farms Church
Closing Reception

See Cultural Alliance member Eric Chiang's stunning new work at the closing reception for his Return to Eden/Eden on Earth. Eric’s use of brilliant color, layers of texture, mixed media and dream-like images create a powerful visual contemplation of mankind’s desire to return to what was lost and appreciation of the joy that remains. (More)
Guys & Dolls
New Haven Symphony

Sun. Oct. 22
Shelton High School

Sit down you’re rocking the boat! The NHSO celebrates the American tradition of musical theatre with Frank Loesser’s celebrated comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway.
American Dance 

Sun. Oct. 22
Ridgefield Playhouse

Experience this sensational tour of American popular dance from “The Charleston” and “Lindy Hop” to “The Jitterbug” and “Twist” to “Disco” and “Vogue.” Seven leading Broadway dancers, backed up by three Broadway vocalists and a live band, explore the twentieth century’s flashiest dance floors.  (More)
Find Your Light: The Role of Design in Theatre

Mon. Oct. 23
Stepping Stones Museum for Children

The League of Professional Theatre Women/CT chapter present a demonstration and conversation about the magic of lighting in theatre and how it can transform what happens on the stage. Dawn Chiang, Broadway lighting designer, leads the conversation with director Elizabeth Williamson, costume designer Tilly Grimes, and scenic designer Jessica Parks. (More)
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Sat. Oct. 21
Cox Student Center
University of Bridgeport

WPKN presents a community-building celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Explore and enjoy local Latin food, two live bands, and WPKN Latin DJs. Several social justice and immigration nonprofits will be at hand. Admission is free and donations are encouraged for Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Relief. (More)
Rowayton Historical Society Chili Cook-Off

Sat. Oct. 21
Pinkney Park

Bluegrass, beer, food trucks and of course chili! Do you make the best chili in town? Come and show us! This popular event is the largest fundraiser for the Rowayton Historical Society. Each year the crowd gets bigger and bigger, attracted by the delicious chili and and cold beer along with live Bluegrass, all on the beautiful banks of the Five Mile River. Parking is available at the Old School Field on Witch Lane or behind the shops. (More)
Enchanted Lanterns

Oct. 18
New Pond Farm

Join resident artist, Kris Holm, and capture a little light and magic in a jar with this miniature world of fairies, dragons and other mystical creatures. We will be shaping our creatures with yarn-wrapped wire and decorating our lanterns with natural materials and found objects. All materials will be provided.  (More)
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