Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for July 24 - 30, 2019

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 July 23, 2019
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
FCBuzz Events
The E-Buzz is published each Tuesday by The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County. It contains a select number of events posted on the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. We recommend you click the link in the date above for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.
Thomas Berntsen
between thoughts/
something happened

Wed. July 24, 5:30pm
New Canaan Museum & Historical Society
Opening Reception

This solo show, produced in association with the Silvermine Arts Center, presents 19 photographic and sculptural works inspired by the ancient practice of meditation and the archetype of the labyrinth, an ancient design rich in mysticism and alchemy. More...
JJ Manford

Wed. July 24, 7pm
One River School Of Art + Design, Westport
Opening Reception

An exhibition of recent work by this Brooklyn-based artist that conjures images of landscapes, mountains, trains, and semi-abstract fields, representing, for the artist, a re-awakening and a time for spiritual and physical renewal. 
J and the B Sides
Sounds of Liberty Square

Thurs. July 25, 7pm
Liberty Square

Norwalk 2.0 presents, by the Pink Containers in Liberty Square, across the river from the Mystic Aquarium, the opening of its second season of Sounds of Liberty Square. Bring your chairs, blankets and coolers, and enjoy live music overlooking the Norwalk Harbor. The season opens with J and the B Sides, a Greenwich cover band featuring songs from the mid-1960s through the present. More...
Jennifer Williams
Wild and Free

Thurs. July 25, 6pm
New Canaan Library

Building on a long history that has led from ancient art through Dutch Still Life and Impressionism to the art of today, this artist’s depictions of blossoms and blooms brings joy to the senses. Williams takes the age old tradition of botanical compositions into an entirely new realm. More...
Music on the Hill 
Dvořák: Te Deum and
Mass in D major

Thurs. July 25, 8pm
St. Matthew Episcopal Church

Music on the Hill presents its 17th Annual Summer Chorus: an evening of choral music by Czech composer Antonin Dvořák: his Te Deum and the Mass in D Major, both written in the 1890s as he turned his eye towards America and his time here. More...
Black Belt Eagle Scout
Katherine Paul

Thurs. July 25, 7:30pm
Levitt Pavilion

Katherine Paul's recording project, Black Belt Eagle Scout, debuted with her album Mother of My Children, which resulted in her selection as "favorite new musician of 2018" by NPR and many others. Now hear music from her second album, At the Party With My Brown Friends.  More...
Connecticut Ballet
Ballet Under the Stars 

Fri. July 26, 6pm
Mill River Park

Connecticut Ballet's Artistic Director Brett Raphael narrates this annual outdoor family-friendly performance at Mill River Park in Stamford. Enjoy an evening of classical and contemporary ballet performed by the consummate artists of Connecticut Ballet, including a talk-back with the performers at the end of the evening.  More...
Visions of New England

Fri. July 26, 6pm
Stamford Art Association
Opening Reception

An exhibition of work by 40 artists, selected by Robbin Zella, Director of Bridgeport’s Housatonic Museum. Paintings, drawings, photography and collage depict artists' views of New England landscapes, buildings, and people. More...
T.J. Miller

Fri. July 26, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

This actor and stand-up comedian has been making people laugh for more than 15 years, performing his absurdist, observational standup act worldwide. He is known for his roles in Ready Player One and the Deadpool films, as well as the HBO show Silicon Valley. More...
Shakespeare Academy

Sat. July 27 & Mon. July 29

The Winter's Tale 
Sun.  July 28 & Tues. July 30
Grounds of former American Festival Shakespeare Theatre

The Might Quinn Foundation's Shakespeare Academy@Stratford presents, in repertory, the Pursued By A Bear Ensemble's production of Coriolanus (a bloody, boiling tale of populism, power, deadly arrogance, and civil strife), directed by Benjamin Curns; and The Winter’s Tale (a fantastical, redemptive fairy tale that crosses sixteen years and two countries, ranging from tragedy to comedy to ultimate grace), directed by Sara Holdren. See more on: Coriolanus...  The Winter's Tale...
Antonia Estela Pérez Rojas Healing Herb Tour of Mill River

Sat. July 27, 4pm
Franklin Street Works

Antonia is a Brooklyn-based creative of Chilean descent, whose crafts include medicine making, community building, and painting, and who is featured in Franklin Street Works’ current group exhibition. On this Healing Herb Tour of Stamford’s Mill River, Antonia will help you discover medicinal plants that are underfoot in our everyday lives. The walk will be followed by a workshop and wine reception at Franklin Street Works where participants will make their own herbal tinctures. More...
Weir Farm National 
Historic Site

Sat. July 27, 3pm
Mark Twain Library

To celebrate the new photography and history book, Weir Farm National Historic Site, its author Xiomaro will present an illustrated talk and book signing. A visiting artist himself, Xiomaro will show the transformation the farm has undergone and the landscapes where countless of Julian Alden Weir’s masterpieces were inspired. More...
Jack Sanders
Sundays at the Schoolhouse

Sun. July 28, 3pm
Peter Parley Schoolhouse
Ridgefield Historical Society

Local historian Jack Sanders gives an illustrated talk on Ridgefield’s many early schoolhouses (12 in addition to Peter Parley), highlighting some of the students who graduated from these schools, and describing what early education in Ridgefield was like. More...
Alicia Cobb

Tues. July 30, 6:30pm
Palette of Sisterhood 
Pop-Up Gallery

Visual and fine body artist, and CAFC artist member Alicia Cobb talks about Transformation: her creative process, the healing art of body painting and specifically about her piece, My An 38, inspired by her late friend My An Lan Williams. Registration required. More...
David Brooks
The Second Mountain

Tues. July 30, 7pm
Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts
Sacred Heart University

WSHU presents New York Times columnist David Brooks, discussing his new book, The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life. Moderated discussion follows. Tickets include a copy of the book. More...
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