Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for Jan. 13-19, 2021

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January 12, 2021
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
Jan. 13-19, 2021
The best guide to arts and culture 
in Fairfield County
  The E-Buzz is published each Tuesday by The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield CountyThe 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 selection of events during this period.
Quilt Exhibition
Local Color: Roads, Rivers, Rails

Through Jan. 29
Fairfield University Bookstore

Presenting in its stairwell gallery, an exhibit of quilts curated by the Connecticut Region of Studio Art Quilt Associates - a celebration of the range of metaphors evoked by human-built and nature-carved modes of movement and transportation, and the people who build and use them. 9am-7pm every day. More...
Ben Quesnel: Tabula Rasa

Through Jan. 31
Greenwich Arts Council

Tabula Rasa means blank slate. In this show, the artist poses questions such as "What is our world?" "How did we create it?" "What is possible once we realize we are responsible for what we have collectively made?" He suggests that 2020 is a year that has demanded that we radically change our relationship to physical presence and social behaviors, while questioning the foundations and promises of our institutions, including American democracy itself. More...
Cuban Art Uncovered: From Havana to the World

Wed. Jan. 13, 6:30pm
Norwalk Public Library

A virtual program presented by Artscapades, examining the major themes in Cuban art, tracing its development from the time of Spanish colonization through the 20th century and then focusing on Modern Cuban artists who have achieved international recognition. More...
1,000 Years of Music in 60 Minutes

Wed. Jan. 13, 7pm
Norwalk Youth Symphony

Conductor Russell Ger continues this webinar series from the Norwalk Youth Symphony. As the musical history unfolds, you will come to understand how this whole intricate puzzle can be traced to what we listen to and enjoy today. More...
Altered Book Workshop

Wed. Jan. 13, 7pm
MAD Lab Gallery

Creative Raven begins its three-part monthly Altered Book Workshop. Participants will be provided all materials, will be able to take home their own book, and are encouraged to continue creating at home. All experience levels welcome, ages 10 and up. More...
Virtual Storytime for Little Ones

Thurs. Jan. 14, 10am
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

In collaboration with the Ridgefield Library, this week: New Year, Native Traditions. Learn about the seasonal traditions of the Lenape people over live video chat through a reading of "When the Shadbush Blooms," by Carla Messinger. Then, explore a related work of art from the Aldrich exhibits, with Education Assistant Lorena Sferlazza and create together. More...
Genealogy Seminar

Thurs. Jan. 14, 2pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center
The first in a virtual series of three sessions on Genealogy. Learn how to get started, where to find important resources, and how to organize your research to uncover your family's unique story. More... 
Taggart Time: Meet Painter Anna Pietrzak

Thurs. Jan. 14, 6pm
Hollis Taggart Gallery
Instagram Live
Tune in for a conversation between Hollis Taggart's Director of Contemporary Art, Paul Efstathiou, and artist Anna Pietrzak, whose paintings are currently on view in the three-person exhibition A Way of Feeling at Hollis Taggart’s Southport Gallery. More... 
Book Talk: Aimee Molly

Thurs Jan. 14 6pm
Friends of the Ferguson Library
Enjoy this bestselling author who will talk about her newest book, a psychological thriller, Goodnight Beautiful, the tantalizing follow-up to her New York Times bestseller, The Perfect Mother. More... 
Fundraiser: Superheroes in Love 

Friday & Saturday, 8pm
Music Theatre of CT
Broadway veterans Nicolas Dromard and Desirée Davar play a couple who meet, fall in love and discover and complement each other’s super strengths, in a dazzling show full of beautiful arrangements of familiar songs from the 1930s to the present, and show-stopping dance numbers that will have you dancing in your seats! All this to support the theatre’s upcoming programming, as we all look forward to a brighter tomorrow.  More... 
Shake It Up!

Sat. Jan. 16 through Feb. 14
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
A new exhibition intended to Shake it Up! Members were encouraged to put 2020 behind them, be super-creative and try something new and different. See the results!  More... 
Debut: The Red Mill, Cos Cob

Sat. Jan. 16 through March 28
Greenwich Historical Society
Debuting its recently acquired painting, by American Impressionist F. Childe Hāssam, as part of an intimate focus exhibition, drawing from the Society’s collections, that explores how Hassam and fellow artists captured the fleeting character of Cos Cob’s Lower Landing in the nineteenth century. This painting is of a view across the Cos Cob Harbor from the current Bush-Holley House, toward the former Palmer & Duff shipyard. Reservations required. More... 
A Slug's Life: Facing the Climate Endgame

Sat. Jan 16 through June 13
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
An important new exhibit, highlighting live and in sculptural and photographic form, an order of mollusks called nudibranks, known for their striking forms and brilliant colors. Less than 3" long, these tiny creatures are considered an “indicator species,” because of how very quickly they respond to environmental change. Nudibranks occur in some 3,000 species around the world, including two dozen species found in Long Island Sound. Along with the live creatures, see them as represented in onyx and marble sculptures by Gar Waterman of New Haven and in beautiful images by photographers across the globe. More... 
Winter Celebration of the Arts

Mon. Jan. 18 through Feb. 28
Easton Arts Council

The Easton Arts Council's Annual Winter Member Art Show. More... 
See Hear: Revealing the Links Between Impressionist Art and Music 

Tues. Jan. 19, 7pm
Bruce Museum
Husband-and-wife team, artist Christopher Campbell and art historian Nancy Locke, explore the intersection of Impressionist painting and music with pianist Boris Berman playing select pieces by Claude Debussy to highlight links with works by Cézanne, Pissarro, and other French Impressionists. Reservations required. More... 
Dr. Heidi B. Hammel: Ice Giants

Tues. Jan. 19, 8pm
Westport Astronmical Society
Join a conversation about a new mission concept to return spacecraft to explore the Uranus and Neptune systems. Detailed images taken by Voyager 2 in the 1980s revolutionized our understanding of these "Ice Giants." Recently, our knowledge has undergone striking new advances, and Dr. Hammel will bring you up to date, discussing her results from the Hubble Space Telescope, the Keck 10-m telescope, and many other facilities. More... 
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