Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for Jan. 16 - 22, 2019

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E-Buzz: January 15, 2019
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
FCBuzz Events
This is a small selection of events posted on the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. We recommend you click the link above for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.
Country Acres & Cul-de-Sacs: Connecticut Circle Magazine Reimagines the Nutmeg State, 1938–1952

Wed. Jan. 16
Fairfield Museum

Join Fairfield Museum curator Laurie Lamarre and Yale History Professor, Jay Gitlin, in discussing his new book Country Acres and Cul-de-Sacs: Connecticut Circle Magazine Reimagines the Nutmeg State, 1938–1952, a collection of articles from the magazine showing how Connecticut Circle during this period promoted the image of a bustling suburban region with creative citizens and renowned institutions. More...
Nikita Mndoyants

Wed. Jan. 16
First Presbyterian Church of Stamford

In this recital by the internationally acclaimed young Russian concert pianist and composer,Nikita Mndoyants, winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition will be playing sonatas by Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms and his own IntermezzoMore...
Dr. Mitch Wagener
Climate Change

Thurs. Jan. 17
Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

Dr. Wagener, Professor of Biology at Western CT State University, where he teaches ecology, and his research interests include the impact of historical events on the environment, lectures on Climate Change. More...
4 Visions: Photography from 4 members of the Stamford Art Association

Thurs. Jan. 17
The Mayor's Gallery
Opening Reception

Jean-Marc Bara, Carol Battin, Christine Irvin, and Gregory Presley show how their personal views continue to be reshaped by the world around them as they view it through their camera lenses. More...
Family Sleepover

Fri. Jan. 18
Marine Aquarium at Norwalk

After check-in at 6 p.m. and a tasty dinner, enjoy a fact-filled behind-the-scenes tour, games, crafts, snacks and more. “Lights out” is at 10:30pm - bring your own sleeping bag. Breakfast is at 7:30, followed by a seal-training demo and screening of the award-winning IMAX movie Backyard Wilderness at 9. Everyone will be on their way home by 9:45am.More...
Keith Stokes
Sable Soldiers: African Americans during WWI

Sat. Jan. 19
Bridgeport Public Library

Historian Keith Stokes, Vice President of the 1696 Heritage Group, speaks to an important part of U.S. history largely unknown: the African American experience during World War I. The inspiration for this lecture comes from Lt. Charles Henry Barclay of Bridgeport and New Haven, an officer with Company M, 372 Regiment, who along with his brother amassed news clippings, books, and documents from the Great War era that reflect the African American involvement both overseas and at home.  More...
Ensemble Rebel 

Sat. Jan. 19
Westport Arts Center

As part of the Art Center's Leonard Bernstein’s Concert Series, the "sophisticated and beguiling,” (NYT) Ensemble Rebel, specializing in 17th-and 18th-century repertoire performed on period instruments, presents a Winter Baroque program entitled "Barocco". More...
Stamford Symphony
Oscar Goes to the Symphony

Sat. Jan. 19
Stamford Palace Theatre

The Stamford Symphony presents a program of great orchestral classics featured in films, as well as music composed for the movies, from “Fantasia” to “The Godfather,” “Breakfast at Tiffany’s" to “Star Wars,” “Schindler's List” and more. More...
Elena Lyakir
Artist's Talk
Forces of Nature

Sat. Jan. 20
The Flinn Gallery
Greenwich Public Library

One of three artists in the Gallery's Forces of Nature exhibit, showing how experiences with the natural world can evoke memories, enhance the meaning of imagery, and inspire the creative process, Elena will talk about her haunting photographs. More
The Jayhawks

Sun. Jan. 20
The Warehouse at FTC

This Minneapolis band combines American alternative country and folk influences with Beatles-inflected power-pop and garage rock. More...
Miggs & Trace Burroughs
The Burroughs Bros Gala Exhibit

Sun. Jan. 20
Bistro du Soleil Restaurant
Opening Reception

Opening reception for the first ever two-person show of Westport’s Burroughs Brothers, Miggs and Trace. Enjoy Miggs’ lenticular photographs and Trace’s digital constructions as well as the Bistro’s superlative food. More...
Bridgeport Has a Dream

Mon. Jan. 21
The Klein Auditorium

A special MLK Day performance created by the young people of Bridgeport and presented by Connect-Us. Did you know that Dr. King spoke at The Klein in 1961 and 1964? Thousands of local residents came out for his talks and joined the fight for civil rights. Then, four days after his assassination in 1968, The Klein housed an overcrowded memorial service in honor of the slain leader. More...
The Guardians

Tues. Jan. 22
Avon Theatre Film Center

Acclaimed filmmaker Xavier Beauvois’ tells the story of women working on the Paridier farm while their men are fighting in World War I, set against the powerful presence of the mysteries and beauties of the French countryside. Post-film discussion with CT Post’s Joe Meyers.  More..
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