Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for July 8 - 14, 2020

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July 7, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
July 8-14, 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.

Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Don’t forget to check out, like, and follow our Artist of the Day on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Each day a different Cultural Alliance member artist is showcased. These works have been created in the past few months and were influenced by the pandemic and/or the Black Lives Matter movement.  #CAFCArtistoftheDay
24/7 @ 47 Main

Through August 29
Artists Collective of Westport
Online/47 Main St. Westport

A new pandemic-friendly exhibit features the work of 81 Collective artists. The show is available: a) as a 10-minute video loop in the window of 47 Main Street, Westport; b) on the Collective's YouTube Channel; and c) on a website with images, prices and contact information. Symphony in G by Julie Leff.  More...
The Art of Carol Dixon

Through Oct. 2
Weekdays, 8:30am - 3:30pm
Greenwich Hospital Garden Cafe

Enjoy paintings and mixed-media collages by this award-winning Greenwich-based artist and teacher, who is inspired by the works of many cultures, from Ming Dynasty squares to paintings by Klimt, Kandinsky, and Krasner. Her most distinctive works are her small-scaled embroidered collages, which often incorporate contemporary papers, original photos, and found objects into traditional stitchery. More...
Community Sponsored Awards

Through August 2
Tues. - Fri. 12-5pm: 
Weekends 10-1pmam
Rowayton Arts Center
Come in person to view a new show, which opened July 5, by exhibiting members at the RAC. The exhibition has an open theme in all media and represents the artists’ best work of the year with over 90 submissions. More...
Robert Stadler: Playdate

Wed. July 8, 11am
The Glass House

On the anniversary of Philip Johnson's birthday, Paris-based designer Robert Stadler, live from his studio in Paris, will join with Glass House chief curator Hilary Lewis,  to discuss his Playdate, an installation planned to be in dialogue with the Glass House’s landscape, buildings and collections this September. Viewers will witness the broad range of Stadler’s design work from industrial design to installations to performance.. More...
Pen & Ink Landscape Drawing with Nancy McTague-Stock

Wed. July 8, 3pm
Darien Arts Center

The first in a series of two online drawing classes with artist Nancy McTague-Stock, where you are invited to choose a subject that offers textural diversity: sand, grasses, rocks, trees, barns, or any combination of subjects found in the landscape. More...
Coffee Break: Sara Bues with Jacob Santos

Thurs. July 9, 4pm
Westport Country Playhouse
Instagram Live

Join this weekly series of conversations with artists, colleagues and artmakers, hosted by Playhouse artistic staff. Sara will be seen in the dark comedy Tiny House by Michael Gotch in the Playhouse’s 2021 season. Before the pandemic, Sara guest-starred on "FBI" and had roles on Showtime's "City on a Hill" as well as "Law and Order: SVU." Now she is making quarantine movies and spending time in her metal-smithing studio, making jewelry. More...  
Taking It To The Streets
Thurs. July 9, 7pm
Bruce Museum

Bruce Presents, the Bruce Museum’s monthly series featuring thought leaders in art and science, hosts a Zoom webinar: "Taking It to the Streets: A Conversation with Contemporary Street Artists," featuring artists Holly Danger, Ana De Orbegoso, Yedi Fresh, Jahmane, and Epic Uno, as well as Tatiana Mori, Executive Director of the Greenwich Arts Council. Co-moderated by artist-curator Ben Quesnel and Leonard Jacobs, producer of the Bruce Presents series.  More...
Alex George
The Paris Hours
Thurs. July 9, 7pm
Westport Library

Discussing his new novel, "The Paris Hours" with book blogger Suzanne Leopold. The book is set amidst the dazzling creativity of Paris between the wars where, over the course of a day in 1927, the paths of four regular people, searching for something they’ve lost, collide in one climactic moment. Purchase the book when you register onlineMore...
National Theatre HD

Thurs. July 9, 7pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

See an “Encore in HD” screening of the National Theatre’s production of Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. More... 
Linda Ronstadt
The Sound of My Voice

Fri. July 10, 8:30pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2019 Provincetown International Film Festival, this is a musical biography of Linda Ronstadt, one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century, who turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards, to country, to classical operetta—before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones More... 
Afternoon Music in the Parks
Fri. July 10, 12pm; 
Sun. July 12, 1pm
Downtown Stamford

Enjoy the nice weather and the smooth sounds of acoustic music every Friday & Sunday in July, presented by Stamford Downtown. All performances are free and subject to weather conditions. This Fri, 12-2pm, Laura Skutch at Heritage Park and Sun 1-3pm, Me & D at Latham Park. More... 
Cauvery Madhavan
The Tainted
Sat. July 11, 10am
Pequot Library

Meet the Author Program presents the author of The Tainted, in conversation with her friend and fellow author, Dr. Rochelle Almeida. Unfolding largely through conversations among the principal characters, The Tainted is an elegiac tale of the Anglo-Indian community, their heritage and their uncertain future. More... 
Loosen Up!
Sat. July 11, 10am
Greenwich Art Society 

An oil & acrylic workshop, where students will learn how to loosen up and apply their paint in a gestural, painterly manner. Have several canvases and reference photos ready. A suggested materials list will be provided upon registration. More... 
How to Be Amazing: Deepak Chopra
Sun. July 12, 8pm
Mark Twain Library

A world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, Deepak Chopra is this week's guest on Redding’s own Michael Ian Black’s podcast, “How to Be Amazing.”  More... 
Artists in Residence: 
Miggs Burroughs interviews 
Niki Ketchman
Mon. July 13
Westport Library
YouTube Channel

The latest in its Artists in Residence series of interviews by Miggs Burroughs of artists in their studios with the Library's curator, Carole Erger-Fass. The latest release is an interview with CAFC artist member Niki KetchmanMore... 
Academy Outside!
July 13 - Sept 1

With classes ranging from Skateboards & Spray Paint Art to Constructivist Toy-Take-Apart Workshop, there is something for everyone ages 18 months - adult. Enjoy class offerings from tie dye to large-scale abstract painting in MOCA’s vast outdoor space.  More... 
Virtual Book Club - Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You
Tues. July 14, 7pm
Westport Library + TEAMWestport

Join a virtual book club discussion on "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You" by Jason Reynolds and Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. Young people ages 12-and-up welcome and highly encouraged to join the conversation. 
Digital Author Talk: Judith Warner
Tues. July 14, 4pm
Pequot Library
Facebook Live

This week's Digital Author Talk program presents the author of "And Then They Stopped Talking to Me." Explore the unique impact of middle school on children through an interview with the author by Greens Farms Academy educator Ben Gott, followed by Q&A with the author on Facebook Live.  More... 
Jay Myself
Tues. July 14, 7pm
Westport Library

A virtual film screening and conversation with director Stephen Wilkes about his film documenting the move of renowned photographer and artist, Jay Maisel, out of his home of 48 years, the 35,000 square-foot, 100-year-old landmark building in Manhattan known simply as “The Bank.” 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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