Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for Jan. 23-29, 2019

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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.
Ghosts - French Holocaust Children

Wed. Jan. 23
Walsh Gallery, Quick Center
Fairfield University
Opening Reception

This installation of sculptural and photographic work by Robert Hirsch commemorates the abbreviated lives of over 11,000 Jewish children sent from France to Nazi death camps. Created in the form of three one-fifth scale boxcars containing over 600 portraits, this “post-documentary” approach transforms archival material by exploring the space between art and history, making the case that contemplative picture making can imagine the unimaginable. More...
Richard Frisch
From Grunts to Tweets

Wed. Jan. 23
Mark Twain Library

In From Grunts to Tweets, Richard Frisch examines the science, speculation and popular myths that surround language. More...
 Ned Gerard
Forgotten Panoramas: Roadsides and Waterways

Thurs. Jan. 24
City Lights Gallery
Opening Reception

Experience the beauty, calm and restorative solitude this longtime CT Post photographer finds through the perspective of his camera lens while kayaking and trekking to capture forgotten panoramas. More...
Art and Identity

Thurs. Jan. 24
Read's Artspace Gallery
Opening Reception

Five artists, whose studios are in the Read's Building, offer a contemporary framework to conceptualize the artist as connector to a set of constantly shifting factors, such as ethnicity, gender, forced migration, etc., that impact construction and expression of identity. More...
AMFAB: Rhythms

Thurs. Jan. 24
Schelfhaudt Gallery
University of Bridgeport
Opening Reception

Works by more than 18 artists from Bridgeport’s American Fabrics Building studios, including Cultural Alliance member artists Janine Brown, Linn Cassetta, Eric Chiang, Linda Colletta, Lesley Koenig, Brechin Morgan, Meighan Morrison, and Susan Newbold, in photography, sculpture, painting, installation and mixed media. More...
Charles Busch 
Native New Yorker

Fri. Jan. 25
Milford Arts Council

Cabaret performance by the unique playwright, actor, director, novelist, and drag icon, author and star of over 25 plays including Vampire Lesbians of Sodom and The Tale of the Allergist’s WifeMore...
Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art 

Sat. Jan. 26
Bruce Museum

This exhibition, running through April 20, showcases more than 100 original works celebrating the history of this unique American art form. Curated by Brian Walker, former director of the Museum of Cartoon Art, treasures from this rich and varied repository represent all cartoon genres. More...
Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids: Welsh Rabbit and Molasses Bread

Sat. Jan. 26
Wilton Historical Society

This monthly workshop teaches kids a “receipt” (recipe) used in the Connecticut region. While the food is prepared, students hear about Colonial manners, morals and way of life. The monthly workshops feature relatively simple dishes made with local, seasonal ingredients, adapted for modern kitchens. This month Museum Educator Laurie Walker shows the children how to make Welsh Rabbit (or Rarebit), a hearty tavern favorite dating from the early 1700s, and Molasses Bread, a Revolutionary War period recipe. More...
Lola Arias
Theatre of War

Wed. Jan. 23
FTC Stage One

Theatre of War is a film telling the story of how six veterans from the Malvinas/Falklands War came together to make a film. Presented in conjunction with Campo Minado/Minefield (below), all interested in the play are encouraged to learn more about the work through watching the film, which will be followed by a panel discussion with veterans who are performing as part of the work, and moderator Peter Van Heerden, Quick Center Executive Director. All film tickets receive a free ticket to the performance below. More
Lola Arias
Campo Minado

Sat. Jan. 26
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

Fresh from New York’s Public Theatre, this production brings six Falklands/ Malvinas war veterans, who once faced each other across a battlefield, facing each other across a stage. Told in Spanish and English, the piece is staged on a film-set-turned-time-machine, where those who fought are teleported back to 1984 to reconstruct their memories of the war and aftermath. More
Seal Spotting and Birding Cruise

Sat. - Sun. Jan. 26-27
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Cruise out onto Long Island Sound to see some of the harbor seals and gray seals that annually migrate down into Long Island Sound in the colder months from northern waters. Aquarium educators will point out these federally protected marine mammals and talk about their natural histories. More...
Westport WRITES
Mini Conference:
How To Get Published

Sun. Jan. 27
The Westport Library

Join literary agent Cynthia Manson and editor Caitlin Alexander for an in-depth, 2-hour look at how to get your work published. More...
Jeffrey Greene
Community Partners in Action
How Art Changed the Prison

Sun. Jan. 27
The Aldrich Museum
Panel Discussion +
Opening Reception

Celebrate the opening of this exhibition of the visual art of 28 artists, made in Connecticut’s prisons over the past three decades, curated by CPA's Jeffrey Greene. More... Before the opening, Greene moderates a panel discussion with former inmates and others involved in Connecticut’s correctional system on the impact of the visual arts on those incarcerated in the State’s prisons. More...
G. Love & Special Sauce

Sun. Jan. 27
The Warehouse, FTC

Garrett "G.Love" Dutton, Jeffrey "The Houseman" Clemens, and Jimmy "Jazz" Prescott celebrate their 25th year as touring and recording artists who have influenced many musicians with their signature blend of Delta Blues, Hip Hop, Funk, Rock and Roll, and Jazz. More...
Christopher Bakriges
Teaching the Eye to Hear:
The Matisse Jazz Project

Mon. Jan. 28
Stone Family Assembly Hall

Christopher Bakriges performs 20 of his jazz compositions for piano corresponding to the iconic cut paper collages of Henri Matisse published in 1947 as JazzMore...
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