Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week Oct. 24 - 31, 2017

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Our Weekly E-Buzz selection from
October 24, 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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Deborah Berke + 
Titus Kaphar
Art, Architecture, Community, and Urban Transformation

Weds. Oct. 25, 5pm
Philip Johnson Glass House

Architect Deborah Berke has long collaborated with artists, designing numerous galleries, art schools, and studios. She and artist Titus Kaphar are presently collaborating on the flagship building for Postmasters, a new artistic incubator that will provide studio space, mentorship, professional development, and training in the Dixwell neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut. (More)
Designers Celebrate the Arts

Thurs. Oct. 26, 6pm 
Antique & Artisan Gallery

Join us to honor creativity and collaboration - and to benefit the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County. Enjoy cocktails, appetizers, and music. Mix, mingle and be inspired! The event is co-chaired by Lynn Morgan and Patrick Mele. Noted ceramicist Frances Palmer will introduce the evening's honoree, DJ Carey, Editorial Director, C&G Media Group, in recognition of her work in support of the design community. (More)
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Oct. 26 - Nov. 11 
Curtain Call Theatre

One of the greatest tales from the American West – The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance - will play on stage for the first time in Stamford beginning Thursday, October 26. This is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set in the Wild West, 1890.  (More)
Jarvis Wilcox
Nature Morte

Thurs. Oct. 26, 6pm
Pequot Library
Opening Reception

Cultural Alliance artist member Jarvis Wilcox's exhibition of recent works features oil paintings and drawings of floral arrangements, nature scenes, and wildlife. Light hors d'oeuvres and wine served. At right, Pink and White Peonies (More)
Of Art And Craft

Thurs. Oct. 26, 6pm
Flinn Gallery
Greenwich Library
Opening Reception

Art, Craft or Magic? Decide for yourself in this show of creations in glass, clay and fiber, substances traditionally considered “craft materials,” but worked with such talent, imagination, and skill that the resulting pieces are clearly works of art. The work of nine artists includes that of Cultural Alliance member Ellen Schiffman. (More)

Thurs. Oct. 26, 5:30pm
City Lights Gallery
Opening Reception

This provocative exhibit depicts personal stories of breast cancer patients, their caregivers and healthcare providers along with statements about the socio-economic conditions regarding treatment, healthcare, appearance, gender, age and race. Above, BOOB Tube by Cultural Alliance member artist Sooo-z Mastropietro.  (More)
Young Frankenstein

Oct. 27 - Nov. 11
Wilton Playshop

Directed by Mat Young with musical direction by Zachary Kampler and choreography by Rachel Schulte, the show features a book by three-time Tony Award winner Mel Brooks and three-time Tony Award winter Thomas Meehan with music and lyrics by Brooks. A brilliant stage creation adapted from the legendary film of the same name.  (More)
Christian McBride's 
Remembering Ray Brown
Sat. Oct. 28, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Ray Brown, the legendary double-bassist who played a leading role in defining the modern jazz rhythm, played as a soloist and with jazz masters such as Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald. Christian McBride, bass virtuoso joins with pianist Benny Green and drummer Lewis Nash in this tribute to the late bandleader. (More)
Howard Greenberg and
Ann Marks
Vivian Maier - a Lifetime 
of Photographs 

Sat. Oct. 28, 7:30pm
Westport Arts Center
Curators Talk

Howard Greenberg is one of a small group of gallerists, curators and historians responsible for the creation and development of the modern market for photography. Together with Ann Marks, author of Vivian Maier Developed, he will share his insights on street photography and the photographs currently featured in the Vivian Maier - a Lifetime of Photographs exhibition at the Arts Center through November 10. The photographs are on loan from the Howard Greenberg Gallery. (More)
TEA Talk: 
Art And Social Change

Sun. Oct. 29, 2pm
Westport Town Hall

This year's Westport Arts Advisory Committee's TEA (Thinkers Educators Artists) Talk features three 20-minute conversations among arts professionals that explore how artists’ visions and works motivate directions in popular thought. Listen, and then take part in the discussion about the influence of theater, visual art and literature on public thinking. (More)
All in the Family:
Orin Grossman, 
Jerry Grossman, and 
Korliss Uecker

Sun. Oct. 29
Quick Center
Fairfield University

Emeritus Professor Orin Grossman returns to the Quick for a rare concert with members of his remarkable musical family—brother Jerry Grossman is principle cellist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and Jerry’s wife, Korliss Uecker, is a well-known operatic soprano whose career includes over 150 performances with the Metropolitan Opera. They will perform music by American and European composers. (More)
The Rocky Horror 
Picture Show + Party

Mon. Oct. 30, 8pm
Fairfield Theatre Company

Sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. Enjoy FTC's special screening in the Warehouse of everyone's favorite cult classic. Go to the pre-show party, with drink specials, giveaways and prizes for the best costumes.  (More)
MONOTHON Auction and Party

Sat. Oct. 28, 6pm
Carriage Barn Arts Center
New Canaan

Each year the Center for Contemporary Printmaking hosts MONOTHON: a marathon of monotype printmaking. Now in its ninteenth year, MONOTHON provides artists of all ages the opportunity to work with acclaimed printers in intensive, five-hour sessions to create original artworks called monotypes. Join the party for an evening of fun, food and fabulous art. Silent and Live Auctions include original works of art by more than 100 leading and emerging artists, tours, gift baskets and more. (More)
Norwalk Symphony's (Not Just for Kids)

Sat Oct. 28
Norwalk Library, 11am
New Canaan Library, 1pm
Wilton Library, 3pm

Norwalk Symphony musicians perform an entertaining program about the four instrument families and produce notes and tones that create an orchestra. The free, hour-long program ends with youngsters given the opportunity to try out the instruments and make their own music. (More)
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