Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for Jan. 22-28, 2020

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 January 21, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
January 22-28, 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.
Michael Waldman
History of the Second Amendment

Wed. Jan. 22, 7pm
New Canaan Library

This lecture, by President of The Brennan Center for Justice, is the second in a six-part series on the Constitution, exploring the history of the right to keep and bear arms, and what the Second Amendment means in the 21st Century. More...
The Missing Manuscript – In Search of Alice DeLamar’s Life Story: Nona Footz

Wed. Jan. 22, 7pm
Weston Historical Society

A former Weston resident and historian, presents a slide lecture about the missing memoir of one of America’s wealthiest women, who lived ostentatiously in Weston and made substantial contributions to arts and culture. More...
Lillian Guerra - Archives of the Consciousness: Six Cuban Artists

Thurs. Jan. 23, 5pm
The Quick Center
Fairfield University 

A lecture by professor of history at University of Florida, on the exhibition she curated for the Fairfield University Art Museum, which opens, with a reception at 6pm, after the lecture. Registrations requested. More...
Space, Structures and Environment 
Exhibition Opening

Thurs. Jan. 23, 5:30pm
Handwright Gallery
New Canaan

An an opening reception for the latest work by abstract painter Susan Cutler Tremaine and the abstract sculptor Robert Meyer. More...
Ritual Abstractions

Thurs. Jan. 23, 6pm
Pequot Library

A program exploring the cultural art traditions of Australian Aboriginal peoples, their worldviews, and their deep ties to the earth. Following a short documentary, artist and Indigenous art curator Annie MacDougall will show and discuss aboriginal paintings from her own collection. More...
Winter Wonderland 
Opening Reception

Thurs. Jan. 23, 6pm
Ferguson Library

An opening reception for Winter Wonderland, an exhibition juried by Paul Larson, organized by the Stamford Art AssociationMore...
The Orchestra

Fri. Jan. 24, 8pm 
The Palace Theatre

The Orchestra, starring six former members of the iconic Electric Light Orchestra, are “all time masters of symphonic rock,” with their use of strings, synthesizers, and exquisitely layered vocals.  More...
Marc Cohn

Fri. Jan. 24, 7pm and 9pm
FTC Stage One

After winning a Grammy for his soulful ballad “Walking in Memphis,” Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer/songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man.  More...
Half Pint with The Yellow Wall Dub Squad

Fri. Jan. 24, 8pm
Wall Street Theater

It’s the veteran Reggae Singing Wonder Half Pint - Lindon Andrew Roberts, who sprang from the West Kingston enclave of Rose Lane, that produced the reggae acts of Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Peter Tosh, and more. More...
The Golden Acrylic Lecture and Demonstration - Patti Mollica

Sat. Jan. 25, 10am
Silvermine Arts Center
New Canaan

The A-to-Z of Acrylics with Patti Mollica - all you want to know about acrylic paints and their varied application possibilities. Then at 1pm, a Texture and Surfaces Workshop: 3 hours of hands-on creative experimentation with acrylic textures and grounds. More... Lecture  Workshop.
Nature and Its Designs

Sat. Jan. 25, 1pm
Weston Public Library

An opening reception for an exhibit of work by Weston's Photography Club. All 12 members of the club will display their photographs of designs and patterns found in nature, and other related images. More...
The Bridgeport Portrait Project 

Sat. Jan. 25, 2pm
The Schelfhaudt Gallery
University of Bridgeport
Opening Reception

Jay Misencik and Geralene Valentine have photographed more than 150 people with connections to Bridgeport. The project also includes audio portraits: each person has a chance to tell their story. More...
Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Sat. Jan. 25, 7pm
The Bijou Theatre

Sierra Club CT presents a collection of films about the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet. More...
Vance Gilbert
Unbridled Joy

Sat. Jan. 25, 8pm
Voices Cafe, Westport

This eclectic folk singer performs heartbreaking songs, mixed in with a razor wit, guaranteeing the audience an emotional roller coaster of emotions and musical styles. He’s been said to have “…the voice of an angel, the wit of a devil, and the guitar playing of a god…” More...
Otherwise Obscured: Erasure in Body and Text  

Sun. Jan. 26, 3pm
Franklin Street Works
Closing Reception, Tour & 
Poetry Salon

Join the closing party for this exhibition that features contemporary art that blurs distinctions between obscuring and revealing, showing how acts of erasure can uphold and subvert authority. Enjoy a tour by the show’s curator, Danilo Machado, and a poetry salon. More...
Stephen Wilkes
Day to Night
Lecture & Book Signing

Sun. Jan 26, 3pm
Carriage Barn Art Center
New Canaan

Hear Stephen Wilkes, juror of the Carriage Barn’s current annual photography show, and author of the book, Day to Night, 60 epic panoramas presenting seamless trips from dawn to dark across the world’s most iconic locations. Registration required. More...
Silvermine Guild of Artists
New Members Exhibition

Sun. Jan 26, 2pm
Silvermine Arts Center

The opening reception for an exhibition of work by the 56 new members admitted to the prestigious Silvermine Guild of Artists. More...
John O’Hurley – A Man with Standards 

Sun. Jan 26, 5pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse

One of TV’s busiest and most versatile actors, best known as J. Peterman on Seinfeld, he is now touring with a band and performing his show of storytelling, songs and lots of humor. More...
of What's Happening This Week
...and Beyond!
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