Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for April 29 - May 5, 2020

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APRIL 28, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
April 29 - May 5, 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.
CAFC Artist of the Day

Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Check out our Artist of the Day on  Facebook, Twitter and Instagram  Tuesday - Sunday. The Posts highlight the work of a Cultural Alliance member created over the last eight weeks. At right, April Paths, by Carol Nipomnich Dixon. 
Spring Juried Online Show

Rowayton Arts Center

The Spring Juried Show, judged by Lisa Cooper of Elisa Contemporary Art, features award winners, including CAFC members Melissa Orme, Nancy Woodward, Gregg Welz and Joanie Landau. All work in this virtual gallery is available for purchase. More...
Our Neighbors, Our Crusaders

Westport Library

This fascinating look at the forgotten history of Westport’s suffragists and their fight for women’s right to vote uncovers for the first time the careers and political triumphs of suffragists who made Westport home. More...
Fiber 2020 
Silvermine Galleries

Part of an ongoing series focusing on a particular material, this exhibition showcases the best of contemporary fiber art, reflecting a breadth of functional and non-functional works that use natural fiber and/or high-tech materials in traditional or innovative ways.  More...
Bennie Wallace Curates
Ben Webster 
Time After Time

BackCountry Jazz

BackCountry Jazz presents Bennie Wallace's weekly selection of great jazz moments. This week, hear one of the greatest ballad players jazz has produced, playing "Time After Time.” More... 
Avon Online: Beyond the Visible: Hilma Af Klint + Leonardo: The Works

Avon Theatre

The Avon Theatre has added to its listings of new independent films Beyond the Visible: Hilma Af Klint about the abstract artist inspired by spiritualism, modern science, and the natural world, who began in 1906 to reel out a series of huge, colorful, sensual, strange works without precedent in painting. And Leonardo: The Works, a presentation of every single attributed painting (in Ultra HD quality), offering fresh insight into Leonardo’s inventiveness, sculptural skills, military foresight and ability to navigate the treacherous politics of the day -- all through the prism of his art.  
History Bites!
Archaeology on the Town Green

Wed. April 29, 12:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center
Facebook Live

In this episode of History Bites!, join Laurie Pasteryak Live on Facebook to learn about the layers of history buried beneath our feet on Fairfield's Historic Town Green. More...
Zookeeper Chat: Andean Condor

Wed. April 29, 2pm
CT Beardsley Zoo
Facebook Live

Join Animal Care Specialist JT Warner for a feeding session with the Zoo's Andean Condor, where you will learn more about this fascinating creature. More...
Elaine Weiss
The Great Fight to Win the Vote

Thurs. April 30, 12:30pm
Wilton Historical Society

This iteration of "Wilton Historical Society's "Booked for Lunch" series presents award-winning author Elaine Weiss, for a live discussion of her book, The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Weiss brings a lively tone to this story of the down-and-dirty campaign to get the last state to ratify the 19th amendment, including an account of the contentious racism that almost crippled the struggle. More...
Your Coast and Climate Change

Thurs. April 30, 4pm
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Streaming some of its most popular educational programs to the public, this week, the Aquarium discusses storm surge, sea level rise and...slipper snails? Not all climate change is bad news. Learn the surprising secrets of climate resilience hidden in the coastal ecosystems of Long Island Sound. Registration Required. More...
Virtual Happy Hour
Thurs. April 30, 4pm
Quick Center for the Arts 

Grab a drink and join a fun, informative, interactive “quick-session,” complete with Pilobolus artists, dancers and their collaborators, as they discuss topics including the Pilobolus origin story, what inspired Shadowland, and more. More...
Julia Contacessi 
Studio Tour
Fri. May 1, 4:30pm
Sorelle Gallery
Instagram Live 

Sorelle Gallery artist Julia Contacessi takes over Sorelle Gallery's Instagram this Friday at 4:30pm when she will give a live Q&A and tour of her studio, going behind the scenes in her workspace, explaining her process, and answering any questions you may have! More...
Justin Wiest
Classical Still Life 

Sat. & Sun. 10am
Silvermine School of Art
Presenting a two-day online art studio program making a painting from start to finish from the conception and recording of initial ideas to editing the composition. Viewers are encouraged to paint along with the instructor in whatever medium they are comfortable in, and to text questions that will be addressed in real time. Registration required. More...
Cliff Ennico
Copyright Basics for Artists, Photographers and Other 
Creative Types.

Tues. May 5, 12pm
Wilton Library/SCORE 

The third in this SCORE series on Business for Creatives, co-hosted by The Wilton Library. This week, Copyright Basics for Artists, Photographers and Other Creative Types. Registration Required. More...
Susan Fehlinger
Cinco de Mayo 
Paint & Sip

Tues. May 5, 4:30pm
Rowayton Arts Center

Cultural Alliance member, Susan Fehlinger leads us in creating a southwestern landscape painting session using only a palette knife. For a small fee, the Arts Center will deliver paints, knife, and canvas to your home. Registration Required. More...
Richard Klein
Celebrating 30 Years at The Aldrich 
Tues. May 5, 6:30pm
Aldrich Museum 
Join Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director at The Aldrich Museum, to Celebrate 30 Years at The Aldrich. Hear Richard talk about working with Larry Aldrich, and the development of his own curatorial philosophy. Questions welcomed. Registration Required. More...
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