Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week Sept. 20-26, 2017

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Our Weekly E-Buzz selection from
September 20, 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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Jon Cleary + 
Jimmy Greene

Thurs. Sept. 21 
Ridgefield Playhouse

New Orleans funk master Jon Cleary is a 2016 Grammy award-winner and OffBeat Magazine’s 2016 Artist of the Year. Jimmy Greene is a jazz saxophonist, producer and WCSU music professor, whose Grammy Award-winning album, Beautiful Life, celebrates the life of his 6-year-old daughter, Ana, whose life was one of those taken at Newtown's Sandy Hook Elementary School.  (More)
Searching for Sugar Man  +
Sugar Man in Concert: Rodriguez at The Klein

Thurs. Sept. 21 
Bijou Theatre
Sat. Sept. 23
The Klein

On Thursday, the Bijou shows the Oscar-winning 2012 documentary Searching for Sugar Man, the incredible true story of Rodriguez, "the greatest ‘70s rock icon who never was" (More). Then, on Saturday Rodriguez himself performs at The Klein. While Rodriguez had enjoyed an impressive following in Australia and South Africa, only after the movie did the former demolition worker find the North American success that had eluded him for decades. (More)
06880+50: Visions Of Westport In Fifty Years

Fri. Sept. 22
Westport Historical Society
Reception: 6pm

Welcome to Westport in the year 2067. This new exhibit envisions the town 50 years from now, bringing together the innovative imaginings of a select group of Westport architects. (More)
Illustrations Of Imaginative Literature: The Korshak Collection

Fri. Sept. 22
Stamford Museum 
Reception: 6:30pm

The foundation of today’s mystical art, science fiction imagery, and fantasy drawing can be seen in The Korshak Collection, offering insight into the history of images produced for the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and adventure. (More)
Ridgefield Writers Conference

Sept. 22-23
Ridgefield Library

This Writers Conference returns with a Friday evening reading and reception followed by a full day on Saturday of workshops, panels, breakout sessions, and a keynote address by acclaimed author Dr. Carlos Eire. (More)
Music for Youth:
Samuel Suggs

Sat. Sept. 23
Pequot Library

Music for Youth Free Young Persons’ Concerts Series opens its season with double bass virtuoso Samuel Suggs, recently named the 2016 Concert Artist Guild’s New Music Fellow. Suggs will play a unique solo concert highlighting the range and scope of the double bass. Many of the selections will feature his original arrangements and compositions. (More)
Seeing is Being +
In the Arms of Three
Sat. Sept. 23
New Canaan Library
Reception + Performance

Seeing is Being is an exhibition of work by Deborah Chaney, Edhu Nascimento and Cris Xavier that highlights those rare moments when everything seems to stand still and one actually sees. The exhibition reception opens with In the Arms of Three, a performance by Sophie Graham of New England Academy of Dance of a piece  choreographed by Ted Thomas & Frances Ortiz (Thomas/Ortiz Dance) and set to music by Francisco Tarrega & Enrique Granados. (More)
40th Annual Juried

Sat. Sept. 23
Ridgefield Guild of Artists

The Ridgefield Guild of Artists invites you to the opening reception for its 40th Annual Juried Members Show,with artwork selected by selected by Lisa Hayes Williams, of The New Britain Museum of American Art. See the work of some of the best and most interesting artists the area has to offer as well as have the opportunity to meet with and discuss their work with them. (More)
Liaisons: Reimagining Sondheim at the Piano
Anthony De Mare

Sat. Sept. 23
Westport Arts Center

Anthony de Mare, a cutting-edge international pianist, will perform his celebrated program, based on the songs of legendary musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim. The project brings together 36 of the world’s foremost contemporary composers to "re-imagine" one of Sondheim’s songs as a solo piano piece. (More)
37th Annual Faber Birren Color Award Show

Sun. Sept. 24
Stamford Art Association

36 artists from around the U.S. will present their interpretations of color in this juried multimedia art exhibit honoring Faber Birren, world renowned color theorist and former Stamford resident. This competition is the only annual artistic event devoted exclusively to the use of color. (More)
Memories of Our Town

Tues. Sept. 26
Maritime Garage Gallery

Favorite memories, reminders and images of home will be on display as the City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery presents its new exhibit featuring art in a variety of mediums that represents the unique memories of the place we call home: places, people, sounds, smells, events that are personally significant to the artist. (More)
Picturing History: Ledger Drawings of The Plains Indians

Tues. Sept. 26
Fairfield University Art Museum
Lecture: 5pm; Opening Reception: 6pm

Late 19th-century artists from the Plains Indian peoples produced an extraordinarily distinctive body of drawings chronicling battles, rituals, as well everyday life. These striking Ledger Drawings, made on the pages of commercially produced account books are executed in ink, graphite, and colored pencil and watercolor. (More)  Before the opening reception, hear Dr. Ross Frank speak on "Picturing History: Plains Indian Ledger Drawings as World View." (More)
Woodland Mushroom Discovery Walk

Sat. Sept. 23
New Pond Farm

Join Joe Brandt from The CT/Westchester Mycological Association for a fascinating walk through New Pond Farm's woodlands as you look for fascinating mushrooms. Bring a bag lunch and stay for an identification session and great conversation. Registrationrequired. (More)
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