Subject: E-Buzz: Film & Art Festivals, Major Art Opening + Kids & Families Events - July 21 - 27! 🎨 🎦 🌞

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JULY 21, 2021
  The E-Buzz is published each Wednesday 

The E-Buzz is our  weekly selection from the many hundreds of events 
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Bridgeport Film Fest

Fri. & Sat. 4-10pm
The Klein Auditorium

Enjoy the First Annual Bridgeport Film Fest dedicated to the discovery, championing and development of independent filmmakers and audiences. Look out for the premiere of Liz Ortega’s feature-length documentary “AND….SEEN,” that challenges mainstream as-sumptions of disability through the perspective of actress/wheelchair dancer Jamie Petrone, as well as short-film blocks, workshops, discussion and a major motion picture. More...
James McElhinney - Sketchbook Traveler: Plein Air + Take One

Wed. July 21, 4pm
Greenwich Art Society
A 90-minute live, online outdoor progressive course of different concepts and methods for mindful engagement with nature, science, art and history through drawing and journaling by artist, author and oral historian, James McElhinney. Learn the expeditionary art of drawing and painting outdoors, while carrying as little equipment as possible. More... 
Cezanne: Portraits of A Life

Wed. July 21, 7:30pm
Avon Theater & Film Center

A documentary on the life and times of Paul Cézanne, filmed on location at the National Portrait Gallery London, National Gallery of Art Washington, and Musée d’Orsay Paris, featuring interviews with curators and experts, as well as the artist’s correspondence. More... 
A Dialogue in Styles: Jahmane and Adger Cowans

Thurs. July 22, 5pm - 9pm
The Norwalk Art Space
Opening Reception

An opening reception for  an exhibition of work by two multigenerational artists at different stages of their ever-evolving careers. Jahmane is a “graffiti” artist whose style has evolved through his use of a wide range of mediums and forms (including fashion, graphic design, cultural ico-nography and murals) to express his sense of the world. Photographer Adger Cowans, internationally renowned for his portraits, street and political scenes, developed a fasci-nation with the abstract and spiritual power of light and continues a more recent experimentation with paint in many abstract forms. More... 
Stamford Art Festival

Sat. & Sun. 10am
South End Harbor Point

Juried artisans show one-of-a-kind fine arts and crafts including painting, sculpture, wood, wearable and decorative fiber, metalwork, printmaking, glass, ceramics, and art jewelry. Exhibiting artists will share their creative process through demonstrations and plenty of complimentary art supplies available for inspired children and adults to enjoy. More... 
Outdoor Movie Night: Cars 3

Fri. July 23, 8:30pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Showing Pixar’s Cars 3 as this week’s outdoor movie experience in its Celebration Courtyard. While the movie starts at 8:30pm, doors open at 7pm for play time, snacks and backyard barbecue dinner options from the Healthyville® Cafe. More...
The Rabbit & The Moon

Sat. July 24, 10am
Greenwich Audubon

The Sova Dance & Puppet Theatre presents a storytelling and puppet-making workshop. Participants will learn a story told for possibly thousands of years in the Saskatchewan region of North America where a once plentiful, now endangered, great bird lives during nesting season. This is the setting for rabbit who has a dream of going to the moon. SOVA Puppet Theatre will tell their own version of this story after participants make puppets together using natural materials to bring the forest creatures to life. More... 
Snakes of the World

Mon. July 26, 3:30pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Presentings a children’s workshop. From the longest snake in Connecticut to the smallest python in the world, learn about the ecology of these amazing creatures. Each child will get to decorate their own wooden snake to take home. More... 
Hear a recording of a wider range of our E-Buzz selections for the radio on WPKN 89.5FM every day. Selections change each day and play: Tuesday 8:55am, Wednesday 11:55am, Thursday 9:55am Friday 11:55am; Saturday 8:55am; Sunday 9:55am, and Monday, 12:55pm.
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