Subject: Click...Pick...and Go! Your Events for the Week March 28 - April 4

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March 28, 2017
Celebrate Jazz and Poetry in April with Old as New

Sun. April 2
Norwalk Public Library

April is both Jazz Appreciation Month and National Poetry Month. To celebrate these two art forms, the Norwalk Public Library invites you to a collaborative performance by composer/saxophonist Jim Clark and Norwalk Poet Laureate Laurel Peterson  (More)
Frances Ashforth, 

Thurs. March 30
New Canaan Library

Water is the star of artist Frances Ashforth's striking monotypes, whether it is the presence or absence of it. Her compelling exhibition WATER + WORDS and Water opens on Thursday, March 30, 6-8pm in the New Canaan Library's Curtis Gallery
Peter and the Wolf

Sun. April 2
Arnold Bernhard Center For The Arts & Humanities University Of Bridgeport 

Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras' Symphony Orchestra will play Peter & the Wolf at the University of Bridgeport for the original choreographed dance production by New England Ballet Company (NEBC). This will be the first time GBYO has performed for dancers and the first time NEBC has danced to live music. (More)
War Stories: A Veterans Project

April 1 (SOLD OUT)
April 2, 5pm; 8pm
Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University

Using Courageous Storytelling as an entry point, this project employed a core group of homeless Veterans from ABRI/Homes for the Brave to work with a collaborative team comprising of writer Sonya Huber, artist Nina Bentley and theatre-maker Peter Van Heerden to develop a full-length performance work using THEIR voices to tell THEIR stories.
Art as Activism: A Conversation

Fri. March 31
Westport Arts Center

Pamela Hovland and Thomas Starr, members of the artist collective Class Action, known for their activist work, will share examples of their work and discuss how visual art can act as a catalyst for change. The event will also include a Q&A session and opportunity to meet the speakers. (More)
Beauty and the Beast

Opens Fri. March 31
Curtain Call

Disney’s Academy Award-winning film, Beauty and the Beast, comes to life on The Kweskin Theatre stage, Stamford, from March 31 through April 29, with a cast of some 60 area performers  (More)
Colorblends House & Spring Garden

Sat. April 1
893 Clinton Avenue, Bridgeport

On April 1, the Colorblends house and garden, with its 40,000 snowdrops, crocus, daffodils, tulips, alliums and other bulbs blooming in sequence, opens to the public, featuring a Pop-Up art show including work by CAFC artists Michael J ClocksJahmaneMarcella KurowskiRuben Marroquin, Liz Squillace and others. (More)
Angel Choir Cabaret

Sun. April 2
Greenwich Arts Council

Grab your music, your voice or instrument and come on down to the Angel Choir annual Cabaret Night. We have signup spots for 20 soloists/small ensembles and an encouraging audience of supporters! (More)
The Danbury Raid 

Opens April 2
Westport Historical Society
An exhibition, the first of many events kicking off American Revolution Month, commemorating the 240th anniversary of The Danbury Raid, when the British landed at Compo Beach and raided Patriot supplies in Danbury.  (More)
S. Jane Von Trapp, Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens. Book Launch 

Mon. April 3
Ferguson Library
Harry Bennett Branch

Horticultural expert, S. Jane von Trapp, Chief Executive Officer of the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, will talk about and sign her new book that traces the Bart's history from a tree research lab to today’s 93 acres of irreplaceable open space.  (More)
CULTIVATING COLLECTORS 1: The State of the Union

March 30
Silvermine Arts Center

Our sold-out first panel in a collaborative series of events with Silvermine Arts Center, exploring how to further establish the credibility of Fairfield County as a strong arts and cultural community, will shortly be available on video. Look out for the second panel: The Landscape of Collecting on Thurs. April 27. (More)
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