Subject: E-Buzz: Discover PRIDE Events, Summer Festivals and Music Top Picks for Week June 23-29.

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JUNE 23, 2021
  The E-Buzz is published each Wednesday 

The E-Buzz is our  weekly selection from the many hundreds of events 
published on the FCBuzz-Events section of our website by our members. 
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Here are ALL the upcoming events on our website by category:
Camps  ♦  Classes & Workshops  ♦  Comedy  ♦  Film  ♦  Fundraisers   ♦ 
History & Heritage    Kids & Family  ♦  Literature & Lectures  ♦  Music  ♦ 
Join the month-long celebration of LGBTQ+ communities and remembrance of the Stonewall Riots of 1969. PRIDE Day is coming up next Monday June 28.  Right outside our office, the intersection of West Avenue and Connecticut Avenue in Norwalk, has been painted with PRIDE colors. Stop by and take a look. 

Here are three local PRIDE celebrations taking place this week.
Storytime with Summer Orlando

Wed. June 23, 7pm
Bridgeport Public Library
Facebook Live 

Inviting kids up to age 12 to Celebrate Pride Month with "Once Upon a Queen.” Summer will read some of her favorite books highlighting acceptance, diversity and inclusion.  More...
Drive-In Movie: The Birdcage

Wed. June 23, 8:45pm
Remarkable Theater
In partnership with Westport Pride, presenting The Birdcage, the hilarious U.S. remake of La Cage Aux Folles, featuring Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, and Gene Hackman. Preceded by a short film about the First Annual Westport Pride Rally. More... 
Dolls & Guys

Sat. June 26, 8pm
Music Theatre of Connecticut

A special one-night-only live fundraising performance for Westport PRIDE. A Gender-Bending Broadway Evening supporting the LGBTQ+ community, and celebrating a return to the theatre. In Dolls and Guys, Broadway men sing songs originally written for women and vice versa. Over the course of the evening, LGBTQ+ stories will be told through the great songs of musical theatre, sung by some of your favorite Broadway performers. More... 

Sat. June 26
Bijou Square

The ARTcade monthly celebration, with live music, open artists studios and the Here Comes the Sun exhibit at Ursa Gallery is being amplified by WPKN’s summer edition of its annual MUSIC MASH record fair in Bijou Square. WPKN DJs mix with dealers selling vinyl records, CD's, music ephemera, collectibles and more.  MusicMash...   ARTcade...
The Norwalk Art Festival

Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm
Mathews Park, Norwalk
More than 75 exhibiting artists present their photography, painting, sculpture, jewelry, glass, pottery, printmaking and more. Includes a Poets Corner with a weekend long schedule of readers and writers. Kids art activities, printmaking demonstrations and tours of the new Norwalk Art Space next door, are just a few highlights. More... 
Frederic Chiu
Classical Smackdown #3
Chopin v. Mendelssohn

Thurs. June 24, 7pm
Westport Library

Westport-based internationally-renowned pianist Frederic Chiu performs the last in his series of three Classical Smackdowns, where he pits the music of two vying composers against each other, with the audience voting on their preference. This performance will be live and in-person at the Westport Library, with limited-availability in-person tickets as well as live-streamed tickets. More...
Alessio Bax & Lucille Chung

Fri. June 25, 7pm
MoCA Wesport

Continuing its Music at MoCA series, MoCA Westport presents concert pianists Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung, a married couple with abundant artistic chemistry, passion, and stunning virtuosity, making them one of the most impressive piano duos of our time. More...
Alexis Suter

Sat. June 26, 8pm
Milford Art Council
Eisenhower Park
The "MAC in the Park" concert series kicks off with Blues Music Awards "Best Contemporary Female Artist" in 2017, Alexis Suter and her band, blending blues, soul, roots and rock music in an evening under the stars, surrounded by trees and twinkling lights. More... 
The Doo Wop Project

Sun. June 27, 5pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse

Presenting stars of Broadway’s hits, Jersey Boys, Motown: The Musical, and Chazz Palminteri’s A Bronx Tale, this show traces the evolution of Doo Wop, performing the songs of groups like the Crests, Belmonts and Flamingos through their influences on the sounds of Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, and The Four Seasons all the way to DooWopified versions of modern musicians like Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz and Maroon 5. More...
Hear a recording of our E-Buzz selections for the radio on WPKN 89.5FM every day. Selections vary each day and play: Tuesday 8:55am, Wednesday 11:55am, Thursday 9:55am Friday 11:55am; Saturday 8:55am; Sunday 9:55am, and Monday, 11:55am.
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