Subject: E-Buzz: CORRECTED COPY for March 6 - 12, 2019

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 March 5, 2019
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This is a small selection of events posted on the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. We recommend you click the link above for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.
Laurie Halse Anderson's reading and discussion of her new book Shout, on March 11, was earlier incorrectly located at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Its correct location at the Fairfield University Bookstore has been restored below. Our apologies.
Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Thurs. March 7, 6pm
Aldrich Museum

This is an annual communal updating of Wikipedia entries related to gender, art, and feminism. No Wiki editing experience required - but bring your laptop, power cord, and ideas for entries that need updating or creation - and register for an account on Wikipedia before you arrive. More...
Kimberly Wilson
A Journey

Thurs. March 7, 6pm
Westport Historical Society

A one-woman performance by this Westport resident, professional actress and singer presenting an intimate and dramatic encounter with the African-American experience, as told by 8 women from 8 pivotal generations. More...
Nancy Moore
Emerging Women

Thurs. March 7, 6pm
New Canaan Library
Opening Reception & 
Artist's Talk

Defying convention, like the artist herself, these Unconventional Women in Nancy Moore's solo show are created with watercolor, gouache, metallic paint, colored pencil, wax crayon, and graphite - and they soar: exuding confidence, skill, power and substance. Don’t miss the Q&A with the artist at 6:30pm. More...
Focus '19

Fri. March 8, 6pm
Wilton Library
Awards Reception

The awards reception the Wilton Arts Council’s annual photography show that draws entries from 25 cities and towns in CT and NY. Cash prizes and ribbons will be awarded. More...
Tête-à-Tête: Reinventing the Conversation Bench

Fri. March 8, 6pm
Westport Arts Center
Opening Reception

This is the opening reception for an exhibition of the work of 28 artists who were selected by an internationally-renowned jury in this design competition, organized by the Westport Arts Center in partnership with the Westport Arts Advisory Committee, asking artists to reinvent the concept of a Victorian-era conversation bench to help us think about how to improve our listening skills. More...
The Bouchard Brothers - 
Blue Oyster Cult

Fri. March 8, 8pm
Bijou Theatre

A concert by the founding members of the Blue Oyster Cult, multi-instrumentalists who also compose, produce & engineer, playing here with Joan Levy Hepburn on guitar and vocals. More...
The Revolutionists
Int'l Women's Day 2019

Fri. March 8, 7pm
Westport Country Playhouse

A reading of the play by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Bethany Gugliemino, about four bold women who lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy as they fight for feminism, art, and sisterhood during the French Revolution. Also join the post-show conversation next door at Positano Restaurant. More...

Fri.-Sat. March 8-9, 8pm
The Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University

Japan’s preeminent taiko ensemble showcases in its latest work, Evolution, the spectacular sonic possibilities of these time-honored traditional Japanese drums. Led by Kabuki theater master Tamasaburo Bando, the members of Kodo summon decades of training to exalt the drum in this tightly choreographed pageant of percussion. More...
Family Day:
Life in Ancient Rome

Sat. March 9, 1-4pm
Fairfield University Art Museum

Family Day activities include arts & crafts and a child friendly gallery tour designed for ages 4-10. More...
Your Place Squared: A Community Art Project

Sat. March 9, 10am - 5pm
Bruce Museum
Opening Day

This exhibit is created entirely by the public for the public, inspired by the immense success of the Bruce's 2012 exhibition of self-portraits, Your Face Squared, this show is of people's favorite scenes or settings. All media were accepted (writing, drawing, painting, photography, collage) but all entries had to be 6"x6”. Visitors can also create pieces in the gallery during the show. More...
Artists Open Studios

Sat. March 9, 2 - 5pm
The NEST Arts Factory

Visit the artists of the NEST and see lots of new and exciting artworks in the studios, the gallery, and all of the hallways! There will be art, art supplies, decorative items, and furniture for sale at excellent prices. The Associate Members of the NEST Arts Factory are exhibiting new works in the NEST Gallery in a wide variety of media. More...
Fairfield County Chorale
A Choral Journey

Sat. March 9, 7:30pm
Norwalk Concert Hall

This journey will take the audience from the celestial sounds of Palestrina, the complex harmonies of Zoltan Kodaly and Arvo Pärt, and the sun-soaked rhythms of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Romancero Gitano, featuring Andrés Segovia Award winner Nadav Lev on classical guitar, to a selection of American spirituals, and the world premiere of “B Minor Blessing” by our local musical guru, Chris Coogan. More...
Stamford Symphony
A Path to Jupiter

Sat. March 9, 8pm
Sun. March 10, 3pm
Stamford Palace

This grand, energetic and exhilarating concert of works by Schubert and Haydn leads up to a performance of Mozart's Symphony No. 41 in C Major ("Jupiter"). Guest Conductor: Michael Stern of the Kansas Symphony and Iris Orchestras. More...
Art/Place Artists
Artists Invite Artists

Sun. March 10, 3pm
Art/Place Gallery

Eight artists from the artist collaborative Art/Place show their work, alongside their invited guests. Artists will speak about their work throughout the reception. More...
David Dunlop:
How Painting Evolves

Sun. March 10, 4:30pm
Silvermine Arts Center

On his lecture "How Painting Evolves – 500 Years of Changing Purposes, Methods, Audiences, Sources, Materials, Tools, Themes, and Techniques,” artist and polymath David Dunlop shows how we all see through a culturally-constructed lens, which can prevent us from seeing what others see. Registration required. More...
Laurie Halse Anderson

Mon. March 11, 7pm
Fairfield University Bookstore

Anderson's 1999 groundbreaking novel Speak opened a national dialogue about rape culture and consent. Now, she reveals her personal history as a rape survivor in a searing new poetic memoir, SHOUT.  More...
Play With Your Food 

Tues. March 12, 12pm 
Fairfield Theatre Company

Unsurpassable one-act playreadings and buffet lunch continues at FTC with readings of Craig Lucas’s The Dying Gaul; Scott Mullen’s  Jill Takes A Leap, on pre-wedding jitters; Darcy Fowler’s heartrending Science of the Stars and Fathers and Daughters; as well as the hilarious The 11 O’Clock, a farce written by the Australian Josh Lawson and adapted from the film that was a finalist for the 2018 Academy Awards. More...
Paul Goldberger &
Mark Lamster
Philip Johnson: The Man in the Glass House

Tues. March 12, 6pm 
New Canaan Library

The Glass House presents Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic Paul Goldberger (Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, New York Times) speaking with Mark Lamster author of a new book on Philip Johnson, about the book and the process of writing architectural biographies. More...
Get ready for our Summer Camp Special Issue of the E-Buzz, containing summer camp offerings of organizations that are members of the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County. Delivered to your email box Thurs. March 7.
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