Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for July 29-Aug. 4, 2020

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July 28, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
July 29-Aug. 4, 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.
All About Women

Wed. - Sun., 12-4pm
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion

LMMM reopens to the public with a new exhibition, curated by Silvermine Gallery Director Roger Mudre, that will feature selected works by women members of the Silvermine Guild of Artists and provide an overview that will celebrate their diverse directions in subject matter and media, and their contributions to contemporary art. The exhibit will be part of guided tours at 12pm and 2pm, Wed. - Sun. Reservations required. More...
MTC Live: Coleen Sexton

Wed.  July 29, 12pm
Music Theatre of Connecticut

From the first national tour of Dear Evan Hansen & Wicked, as well as the original Broadway production of Jekyll & Hyde, as well as the 2001 television film, Jekyll & Hyde: Direct from Broadway with David's actress COLEEN SEXTON! More...
Cruise Into Long Island Sound

Wed. - Sun., 1:15pm
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Enjoy a relaxing 90-minute guided cruise  aboard the Maritime Aquarium’s unique hybrid-electric research vessel. Educators will discuss the histories of the islands and Norwalk’s three lighthouses, while also pointing out birds and other natural sights. COVID precautions apply.  More...
Peter Wohlleben: The Hidden Life of Trees

Wed. July 29, 7pm
Westport Library

A virtual discussion of The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from A Secret World. Wohlleben makes the case that the forest is a social network. Download the book and discuss with experts from Earthplace. More...
Coffee Break: 
Andrew Boyce and Jacob Santos

Thur. July 30, 4pm
Westport Country Playhouse
Instagram Live

This week's Coffee Break, the Playhouse's weekly conversation with artists, colleagues and artmakers, introduces one of the many talented designers that bring a show to life on the stage: Andrew Boyce. Andrew was last seen at the Playhouse as the scenic designer for 2018’s The Understudy. He also designed sets for Loot in 2013 and 2011’s Twelfth Night. More...
Craig Harris
Rock & Roll's 65th Birthday

Thurs. July 30, 6pm
Bridgeport Public Library

An interactive tribute to the personalities that created this unique era of music by music historian Craig Harris. More...
#SONOArtCares Project: JAHMANE

Friday - Sunday, 1-4pm
Nordstrom Court
The SoNo Collection 

Ten artists paint live, one a week through Sept 27. This week, see and talk with JAHMANE, graffiti artist whose work has evolved into a wide spectrum of mediums including works on canvas, photography, fashion design, graphic design, interior design, and large scale murals. With years of formal training and living through his art, JAHMANE has developed a unique and sophisticated style combining social awareness, spirituality, mythology, and abstract language in a way that intrigues all who view his work. More...
Jazz Fridays: Brian Torff & Friends

Fri. July 31, 6:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center

Jazz Fridays return through August 28. This Friday, enjoy the music of renowned bassist, composer, author and Professor of Music at Fairfield University. Bring your own chairs, blankets and snacks to enjoy while social distancing during the event. More...  
The American String Quartet 
Fri. July 31, 8pm

Enjoy The American String Quartet, internationally recognized as one of the world’s finest quartets, perform live in a beautiful outdoor setting. Bring your own chair; food and drinks will be available. More...
Frogs Make Me Hoppy!

Sat. Aug. 1, 1pm
Sova Dance and Puppet Theater

Award-winning director Adelka Polak presents the third in her series of puppet workshops, in anticipation of its “Marvelous Metamorphoses” performance Aug 15. Together you will make frog puppets from a paper plate, a toilet paper tube, and construction paper. Join your child for the fun. Registration in advance. More... 
Family Film Camp
Sat. Aug. 1, 1:30pm
Westport Continuing Educaton

Among its suite of online classes for young people and adults, Family Film Camp runs Aug 1-29. Throughout its 16 years of film camps, WCE has been asked by many parents if they could sign up. Well, now they can! Create quality moments with your kids while learning key filmmaking tools from professionals, to tell your stories, together! One fee per household. Each livestream session will include bite-sized lessons, exercises, and feedback. More...
Donizetti, Don Pasquale
Met Opera in HD

Sat. Aug. 1, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse 

Donizetti’s timeless comedy shines in Otto Schenk’s enchanting production, conducted by James Levine and featuring a remarkable cast. The incomparable Anna Netrebko is Norina, the young widow beloved by Ernesto (a suave Matthew Polenzani), who is about to be disinherited by his miserly uncle, Don Pasquale (John Del Carlo). It takes the clever scheming of Dr. Malatesta (Mariusz Kwiecien) to set things right and to teach the old curmudgeon a lesson—fits of temper, mistaken identities, and all kinds of comic confusion included. More...
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

Sun. Aug. 2, 4pm
Ridgefield Library

The Barefoot Shakespeare Company’s virtual live dramatic reading performance. Set during the Summer of Love (1967), this production sets out to prove, magic is real. One night’s journey through a primeval forest wreaks havoc with the hearts and minds of four young rebels, an avant-garde theatre troupe, and even a fairy or two.  More...
Drive In Movie: Casablanca

Tues. Aug. 4, 8:45pm
Remarkable Theater

Continuing its series of drive-in movies at the commuter parking lot on Imperial Avenue with Casablanca, the classic 1942 romance/drama directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid. More...
Details on these and dozens more digital FCBuzz Events
Thanks to our community partner, WPKN 89.5FM, you can catch an audio version of our E-Buzz every day on the radio. Hear David Green read from his selection of events for the week. The radio version will often be slightly different from the e-version. You can hear us on WPKN at these approximate times: Tues: 8:55am; Wed: 11:55am; Thurs: 9:55am; Fri: 11:55am; Sat: 8:55am; and Sun: 9:55am.
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