Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for April 1-7 , 2020

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MARCH 31, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
April 1-7, 2020
The best guide to arts and culture 
in Fairfield County
The E-Buzz is published each Tuesday by The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County. The E-Buzz is a selection from the events posted by our members onto the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. Click here for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.
Stamford Symphony Channel

Stamford Symphony 

A new place to access a variety of programming related to the orchestra itself, its performers, as well as related content for kids and family about music and creativity. This week: video recordings are featured of Donald Batchelder, Principal Trumpet at the Symphony, as well as as NY City Opera orchestra, playing Hummel's Trumpet Concerto in E flat, and Deborah Buck, acting concertmaster of the Symphony, playing Karol Szymanowski’s Myths: La Fontaine D’Arethuse, with pianist, Jon Klibonoff. More... 
Weekly Art Challenge

Through April 6
Fairfield Museum & History Center

Tara Tomaselli, School Programs Manager,  presents questions and challenges around "Fairfield Mural," a 1930 illustrated map of the Town of Fairfield by Sydney Burleigh in the Museum’s collection in this week's art challenge. Answer Tara's questions and send in your response.  More...
Laurie Pasteryak
Floral Expressions 

Wed. April 1, 12:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center
Facebook Live

Join Laurie Pasteryak, Fairfield Museum's Director of Interpretation, as she comes to you live on Facebook. This week, she explores the Museum's exhibit: Floral Expressions: 200 Years of Women's Power through Fashion.  More...
WE At Home with Beechwood

Wed. April 1, 6pm
Beechwood Arts & Innovation Facebook Live

The first in this series of "WE Events - Wednesdays at Home with Beechwood" takes as its theme Resilience. This one-hour live show is jam-packed with music, visual arts, performance and special guests, connecting communities around the globe and including excerpts from some of Beechwood’s salons over the last nine years. More...
Colorblends House and Spring Garden

Opens Wed. April 1
Stratfield Historic District

Featuring a half-acre idea garden, bursting with 50,000 spring bulb flowers of various types, all blooming in sequence to create an ever-changing display over a six-week period. The garden only will be open to the public daily from April 1 through May 11, 2020. The House and Gallery will NOT open for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19. More...
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Roberson and The Band

Avon Theatre Online

A new series of first-run, independent features, available online, starts this week. Buy your tickets and you have access to the film for 30 days. See Once Were Brothers: Robbie Roberson and The Band - a new documentary that is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson's young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band. More...
Walking with the Wildwoman Archetype

Through April 15
City Lights Virtual Gallery

An online exhibition with work by artists of diverse backgrounds, trainings, experiences, motivations and disciplines, celebrating the authentic female, and inspired by the book, Women Who Run With The Wolves. More...
Lecture: The Art of Black Mobilization: Afro-Latin American Artists, History and Racial Justice

Thurs. April 2, 5pm
Fairfield University Art Museum
Watch & Listen Website

Dr. Alejandro de la Fuente, the Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics, and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, will give an online lecture, presented in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition Archives of Consciousness: Six Cuban Artists. Watch the lecture and send in your questions between Thurs. & Sun., and answers will be posted on the Museum’s Facebook and Instagram accounts next week. More...
Ecology of Vernal Pools

Fri. April 3, 10am & 2pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Facebook Live 

Join Stamford Museum & Nature Center's  Facebook Live programs for "The Ecology of Vernal Pools" at 10am and 2pm (in Spanish). These programs will be designed for all ages so they will be a great addition to your at-home learning! More...
Weather Report 
Virtual Exhibition Tour
Fri. April 3, 3pm
The Aldrich Museum

Join artist Noah Fox for an interactive, real-time family tour on Zoom, highlighting key works of art from the Museum's current exhibition, Weather Report. This show reveals the sky as a site where the aesthetic, the romantic, the political, the social, and the scientific co-exist and inform one another, as explored by twenty-one artists, organized by Exhibitions Director Richard Klein. The tour will culminate withsuggested art-making activities to further enrich your family’s in-home learning, perfect for a Friday afternoon! Registration required. More...
Virtual Opening & Exhibit: Spectrum: Visions 2020
Sat. April 4
Carriage Barn Art Center

Presenting the 30th annual juried show in a virtual exhibition opening. 100 pieces of original, contemporary artwork in all media convey the artists’ directions, aspirations and visions for the next decade and beyond. Launched with a digital opening, the exhibit will feature virtual interviews between jurors and artists; artists at work in their studios; and daily instagram and facebook posts about the artists and their artwork. More...
Habitats + Baby Farm Animals  

Sun. April 5, 10am & 2pm  
Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facebook Live

The Stamford Museum and Nature Center continues its live 30-minute nature programs.  On Sunday, the education team will teach us about habitats, and at 2 pm, they will be checking in on the baby animals at Heckscher Farm. More...
Where is Walt?

Tues. April 7, 3:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center Facebook Live

Join the Fairfield Museum's Program and Volunteer Coordinator Walt Matis every Tuesday on Facebook Live, as he live streams each week from a different Fairfield location. Learn about Fairfield's unique and historic places on this lively adventure with Walt! More...
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