Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your E-Buzz Events for the Week Sept. 27- Oct. 3, 2017

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September 26, 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.
of What's Happening This Week
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Jan Dilenschneider 
Eco Visions

Thurs. Sept. 28 
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion affords a lavish backdrop for this exhibition of twenty new paintings by Cultural Alliance member artist, Jan Dilenschneider in Eco Visions, an exhibition curated by Gail Ingis. (More)
Waveny—Now And Then

Fri. Sept. 29 
New Canaan Historical Society

This exhibit celebrates the 50th anniversary of New Canaan’s purchase of Waveny Park, featuring the work of eight contemporary artists, along with costumes and vintage photographs from the Society’s collection. Artists include Afonsina Betancourt, Drew Klotz, Audrey Klotz, Mark Markiewicz, Marianne Rothballer, Jeanna Shepard, Torrance York and Dmitri Wright. Meet the artists at the opening reception (More)
Friday Night
Young Artists Café

Fri. Sept. 29 
Pequot Library

If you are (or know) a young person who is also a musician, dancer, writer, singer or other performer, come perform on stage! Bring your talents to the Music for Youth monthly café. All instrumentalist, poets, songwriters, actors are encouraged to participate. Registration required. (More)
Never Too Old to Rock & Roll
Cabaret - "Old School"

Sept. 29 - 30
Center Stage Theatre

Center Stage Theatre's ten-piece line-up includes strong vocals, a rock-solid rhythm section and a four-piece horn section. The song list features favorites from Chicago, Steeley Dan, The Blues Brothers, Van Morrison and more! Includes Special Appearance by Francesca Scarpa. (More)
Greenwich Symphony Orchestra
Juho Pohjonen, Pianist

Sept. 30-31
Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center 

Juho Pohjonen performs Saint-Saens, Piano Concerto No. 5, under the baton of GSO Conductor David Gilbert. Also on the program is Mozart's Symphony No. 29 and Suk's Fantastic Scherzo.  Juho Pohjonen is from Finland and is one of his country's most talented musicians, praised for his broad repetoire and for his commitment to chamber music as well as his solo perfomances around the world. This is his second appearance with the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra. (More)
Nick DiPaolo

Fri. Sept. 29
Ridgefield Playhouse

Nick DiPaolo’s uncompromising point of view and sarcastic comic style is embraced by audiences across America and at the hottest comedy clubs. He has performed on The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Conan O’ Brien and has had three half hour standup specials on Comedy Central. (More)

Sat. Sept. 30
The Klein

Emerging Voices Productions (EVProductions) presents this new political satire musical that examines a past/present look at America's love or not, relationship with her Republic. She remembers her Hay-Day and in searching for those days “We the People” are hypnotized into believing that she can live there once again! (More)
Sept. 30 - Oct. 1
Quick Center
Fairfield University
Reception + Performance

The Quick Center's Global Theatre Performance Series explores the liminal spaces between art, theatre, and performance within its intimate Wien Experimental Theatre. Spoken word artist, rapper, and activist, Iain “Ewok” Robinson, uses hip-hop practice to galvanize communities around social justice issues. In this one-man tour de force, Ewok examines assumptions about his own whiteness and privilege and explores how white men in particular might work towards coexistence rather than dominance within the multicultural, multiracial democracy that is the new South Africa. (More)
Kristen Graves

Sun. Oct. 1
Pequot Library

Folk/pop singer, songwriter, humanitarian (and Cultural Alliance member) Kristen Graves, the 2013-2015 Connecticut State Troubadour, kicks off Pequot Library’s Fall Singer/Songwriter Series. Mentioned by both “Rolling Stone” and “The New York Times” as the “new generation of folk,” Graves has shared stages with Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow, Rusted Root, Holly Near, Dar Williams, Guy Davis, Harry Belafonte and many more. (More)
Maria C. Friscia
Reflection of Nature + 
Mix of Five

Sun. Oct. 1
Loft Artists Association

Maria C. Friscia immigrated from Italy when she was 12. The inspiration for her current works is drawn from memories of the landscapes she grew up in, together with the varied landscapes she encounters in Fairfield County and from her travels. She's painted extensively over the last year, developing her technique while exploring new themes, and has been honored with several awards. Also, in the West Gallery at LAA, Mix of Five will be works of member artists Donna Callighan, Rosa Colon, Fabian Cortes, Lisa Cuscuna, and Ken Delmar(More)
An Evening with 
Sheila Nevins

Tues. Oct. 3
Avon Theatre Film Center

Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, will be discussing and signing copies of her new book You Don't Look Your Age...And Other Fairy Tales.  About this book Meryl Streep has written: "Thank you to Sheila Nevins for putting all this down for posterity. Women need this kind of honest excavation of the process of living." (More)

Sun. Oct. 1
Ridgefield Guild of Artists

The Cultural Alliance continues its ARTISTS TALK series, this time in collaboration with Ridgefield Guild of Artists, recording the talks of five of the participating artists in the Walk & Talk that traditionally has followed the opening reception of its Annual Juried Exhibition, This is the 40th RGOA Annual Juried show. Come see and hear five of the artists: FIRST PRIZE WINNER: Nancy Moore; SECOND PRIZE WINNER: Cindi Mullins; HONORABLE MENTIONS: Polly Castor and Boris Gramajo. Also speaking will be Shelley Lowell. (More)
Jim Clark Trio

Sun. Oct. 1
Silvermine Arts Center

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary Year of Silvermine's Art Partners Outreach Education Program with a reception and a jazz performance by the Jim Clark Trio, featuring Jim Clark, tenor and soprano sax, Chris Coogan, piano, and John Mobilio, upright bass. All proceeds benefit Art Partners Outreach Education, providing curriculum-based studio art classes for nearly 1,000 underserved students annually.  (More)
Theatre Arts Classes for Young And Old

Mon. Oct. 2
Curtain Call

Stamford tradition since 1992: Curtain Call's classes in acting for the stage, TV and film, musical theatre, improv and comedy, Broadway tap and more - for ages five and up. Classes provide both a strong foundation in onstage or on-camera performance, but confidence, presentation and social skills essential to any situation for young and old. Scholarships and sibling discounts available. (More)
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