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

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 December 31, 2019
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
FCBuzz Events
January 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.
Jazzing in the New Digs! 

Thurs. Sat. 11am - 5pm
Through Feb. 1
Amy Simon Fine Art Gallery

View the opening exhibit of this gallery in its new location in downtown Westport, with work by six artists: Cathy Choi; Clara Fialho; Amy Genser; Kristina Grace; Kevin Kelly and Paul Shakespear. More...
Norwalk Symphony
String Quartet

Wed. Jan 1, 12 -2pm
Maritime Aquarium

Enjoy the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra’s String Quartet perform live holiday music in Newman’s Own Hall.  More...
Kelley Schutte: 
Abstract Gazing

Thurs. - Sat. 9:30am - 5pm
Through Jan. 31 
The Geary Gallery

This exhibit features the contemplative landscape-based abstract paintings of Westport artist, Kelley Schutte. More...
Kool & The Gang

Fri. Jan. 3, 8pm
The Palace Theatre

Officially launched in 1969, after performing for five years under other band names, Kool & The Gang has influenced the music of three generations and, at the age of 50, the band has become a true recording industry legend. From Nairobi to Newark, Kool & the Gang has performed continuously longer than any R&B group in history, and their funk and jazzy arrangements have made them the most sampled R&B band of all time. More...
Birds of Winter in Connecticut
Children's Workshop

Sat. Jan. 4, 11am
Wilton Historical Society

Museum Educator Katherine Karlik will talk about identifying local birds that might visit a home feeder. Children will make a birdfeeder using a grapevine ball filled with a mixture of suet, cornmeal and birdseed. They will also help make their own snack. Suggested for ages 6 – 12. More...
Platinum Moon 

Sat. Jan. 4, 7pm
Wall Street Theater

This five-piece rock band, with members aged 14 to 18, from Westchester and Putnam counties, won the 2019 Connecticut's Got Talent Contest and is now headlining at the Wall Street Theater, playing along with Freedom Rockets. More...
Faces & Figures

Sun. Jan. 5, 4-6pm
Stamford Art Association

The opening reception for a multimedia juried show with cash prizes, that features 40 artists presenting their interpretations of faces and figures. More...
Lisa Jewell
Book Talk & Luncheon

Mon. Jan. 6, 12:30pm
Fairfield Public Library

Join NY Times bestselling British author Lisa Jewell for a visit and luncheon. Before lunch, Jewell will be interviewed by podcast host Robin Kall of “Reading with Robin” about her writing and her 18th novel, The Family Upstairs, selected as a choice for numerous book clubs.  Reservations Required. More...
Mystify: Michael Hutchence 

Tues. Jan. 7, 7pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

An intimate and insightful documentary, written and directed by Richard Lowenstein, about the internationally renowned INXS frontman. The film delves beneath the public persona of the charismatic ‘Rock God,’ transporting us through the looking glass to reveal a multifaceted, intensely sensitive and complex man. More...
Play with Your Food

Tues. and Wed. 12pm
Toquet Hall

The 2020 season of this acclaimed play-reading series kicks off with lunch, catered by Dilly Duck Shop, followed by three irresistible one-act plays read by professional Broadway, film and television actors. The Westport plays include, “The Bridge Play,” by Danielle Trzcinski, “The Gun Play," by David Auburn and “Hard to be Happy,” by Julianne Homokay. More...
of What's Happening This Week
...and Beyond!
Thanks to our community partner, WPKN 89.5FMyou can catch an audio version of our E-Buzz every day on the radio. Hear David Green read from his selection of events for the week. The radio version will often be slightly different from the e-version. You can hear us on WPKN at these approximate times: Tues: 8:55am; Wed: 11:55am; Thurs: 9:55am; Fri: 11:55am; Sat: 8:55am; and Sun: 9:55am.
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The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County is a nonprofit, membership service organization that supports its members by providing unified marketing, capacity building, professional development, and advocacy services. For the public, it publishes FCBuzz Events, a free comprehensive cultural calendar with the latest information on what’s happening in the arts and culture across Fairfield County. FCBuzz Events offers ticket and event information for: music, theater, dance, visual arts, history, lectures, literature, kids & families, classes, workshops, special events & more.

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