Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for August 14 - 20, 2019

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 August 13, 2019
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
FCBuzz Events
The E-Buzz is published each Tuesday by The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County. It contains a select number of events posted on the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. We recommend you click the link in the date above for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.
Kat Mansoor

Wed. Aug. 14, 7:30pm
Sat. Aug. 17, 11am
Avon Theatre Film Center

Exhibition on Screen presents this film marking the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death and the Year of the Dutch Golden Age. Filmed in exquisite detail, the camera offers a privileged view of the once-in-a-lifetime 2015 Late Works exhibition at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum and London’s National Gallery that was a unique opportunity to experience the passion, emotion and innovation of Rembrandt. More...
Janis Ian &
Livingston Taylor

Wed. Aug. 14, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

A double bill featuring two of folk music’s most enduring artists – Grammy Award-winning singer/ songwriter Janis Ian, whose legacy includes such ground-breaking compositions as “Society’s Child” and “At Seventeen,” and Livingston Taylor, known for his entertaining performances, as well as his timeless songs such as "Boatman" and "I Will Be In Love With You." More...
The Roberta Piket 
Organ Trio

Thurs. Aug. 15, 7pm
La Zingara Restaurant

Roberta Piket, piano and organ, leads this trio that includes Virginia Mayhew, saxophone, and Billy Mintz, percussion. More...
Dennis DeYoung & The Music of STYX

Thurs. Aug. 15, 8pm
Levitt Pavilion

Legendary singer, songwriter, keyboardist, composer, founding member of STYX, and lead singer and writer on seven of the band’s eight Top Ten hits, performs in this live concert with a six-piece band, showcasing all the STYX Greatest Hits spanning the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. More...
Delbert McClinton

Fri. Aug. 16, 8pm
The Warehouse, FTC

The music of Delbert McClinton – a seamless fusion of country, blues and Texas Roadhouse sound – has long been one of America’s richest artistic treasures. The Texas-born singer, songwriter and harmonica wizard has been rocking records and roadhouses for more than 50 years, with unparalleled musical versatility. Rolling Stone vouches for him with an entire article titled "Why Delbert McClinton Is an Americana Godfather.More...
Jazz Fridays:
The Nicole Pasternak Trio

Fri. Aug. 16, 6pm
Fairfield Museum

Nicole Pasternak is on vocals, with Ralph Lalama on tenor sax, and Michael Coppola on 9-string guitar. Nicole has been praised as "a sassy jazz singer with a beautiful, crystal clear tone, and a bright manner that never obscures her impressive Bop chops." More...
New Paradigm Theatre
Bye Bye Birdie

Fri. Aug. 16, 2pm
Sat. Aug. 17, 2pm and 7pm
Black Rock Church

New Paradigm Theatre presents its take on the classic musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie, with Broadway pros, local adult and youth actors, as well as a team of professional directors and designers. Broadway performers Jamie Karen and Patrick Heffernan lead the cast as Rose and Albert. The show features cameo performances from The American Veterans, as well as Lucia Rilling as "The Mayor’s Wife" and Andy Garfunkel as "The Mayor." Chris Coogan leads the musical side of this rock-and-roll showMore...
Carol Kurth
Squarish Chair/In Bloom

Sat. Aug. 17, 11:30am
Sorelle Gallery
New Canaan
Opening Reception + 
Artist Talk

Enjoy mimosas and light breakfast fare at this opening reception for the exhibition of Carol Kurth's Squarish Chair. Reception includes a discussion "Home is Where the Art Is" between the artist and gallery director Sandy Pelletier. Carol will discuss the process and inspiration behind her artisanal design of the Squarish Chair and her debut furniture collection. Reservations requested. More...
Pete Novajosky
Urban Gardening Conversation

Sat. Aug. 17, 2pm
Franklin Street Works

Continuing its summer gardening series, Franklin Street Works invites you to join a conversation about urban gardening with Pete Novajosky, farm manager of downtown Stamford’s Fairgate Farm, and former General Manager at Gilberties’ Herb Gardens in Easton. More...

Sat. Aug. 17, 4pm
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Opening Reception

Experience the opening reception for the Guild’s 8th annual Bedlam show, where artists hang their own work in any spot in the gallery, at any height they want, in a show designed to create - BEDLAM…a fun and different way of showing artwork, planned to encourage conversation. More...
Science on the Silver Screen:

Sun. Aug. 18, 1:30pm
The Bruce Museum

In conjunction with its science exhibition Sharks!the Bruce Museum presents another in its Science on the Silver Screen event with “The Meg”. Could the prehistoric megalodon still live deep beneath the sea? Watch this film along with a special guest scientist, who will then lead a discussion about the science (or lack of it) in the film. More...
Otis & The Hurricanes

Sun. Aug. 18, 5:30pm
Weston Historical Society

Music in the Barn presents Otis and the Hurricanes, who, in their 20th year, celebrate American rock’n’roll, with music influenced by Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, Professor Longhair, Little Feat, and their like. Admission includes entry to the Historical Society’s "Three Women Who Made Weston Weston" exhibit. More...

Mon. Aug. 19, 2 - 5pm
Stepping Stones 
Museum for Children

The third Monday of each Monday at Stepping Stones Museum is when the museum modifies its learning space through light and sound adjustment, and limits the number of visitors, to create a supportive, sensory-friendly experience for those with sensory processing differences and other special needs. Registration Required. More...
Music on the Hill
Summer Sings:
Fauré Requiem 

Tues. Aug. 20, 7pm
Wilton Presbyterian Church

Music on the Hill continues its Summer Sings series, inviting choristers around the region to join in a performance of a major choral work. This Tuesday it is Fauré's Requiem. More...
Steve Conard
New Horizons Update

Tues. Aug. 20, 8pm
Westport Astronomical Society

Steve Conard, from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. presents an update on the New Horizons spacecraft, which recently collected data on Kuiper Belt Object 2014MU69, nicknamed Ultima Thule, the most distant object visited by a spacecraft to date. More...
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