Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for June 10 -16 2020

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June 9, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
June 10-16, 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.

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Check out our Artist of the Day on  Facebook, Twitter and InstagramEach 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.
Art in the Windows

Through July 4
Downtown New Canaan

Presenting the annual exhibit by New Canaan's Carriage Barn Arts Center in partnership with the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce. Juried artwork is displayed in participating store windows throughout downtown New Canaan through July 4. 50% of sales benefit the Carriage Barn. More..
Joyful Noise: Brass!

Through June 19
Norwalk Symphony, 
Stepping Stones Museum, 
Norwalk Public Schools

The third installment of this unique virtual music program for ages K-3. Join Charlie Johnson, Bryan Meyer, Matthew Russo and John Leibensperger to learn about the brass section of the orchestra, including the trumpet, French horn, trombone and tuba! Get activity worksheets in advance. More...
Watercolor Landscapes with Wendy MacCordy 

Thurs. June 11, 10am
Silvermine Art Center

The first in a series of three workshops on Watercolor Landscapes. Designed for beginners, the class will explore watercolor materials, techniques, and color mixing, in a relaxed atmosphere. Use your own photographs for painting inspiration. More...
This Old Thing 

Thurs. June 11, 3:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center

Learn the incredible history behind the “Constitutional Grievances” Plate from the 1830s that records the First Amendment in honor of printer Elijah Lovejoy, killed by a mob in Illinois for publishing anti-slavery ideas. More...
Print & Sip 

Thurs. June 11, 4:30pm
Rowayton Arts Center

Learn to create block prints using foam plates in your own home with Nancy Chapman, a skilled and versatile mixed media artist. Supplies delivered to your home. More...
Rachel Barenbaum: A Bend in the Stars 

Thurs. June 11, 6pm
Pequot Library

Meet The Author presentation from the New York Times Summer Reading Selection. Set in 1914 Russia, "A Bend in the Stars" is the story of a scientist racing Einstein to prove relativity. In the chaos of war, on the brink of solving the famous field equations, he goes missing—launching his sister on a desperate search across Russia to find him. More...  
Story Barn
Thurs. June 11, 7pm
Greenwich Historical Society

The highly anticipated biannual Story Barn has ‘Greenwich Together’ as its theme and will focus on stories of residents coming together and lending a helping hand at this challenging time. MC'ed by Greenwich resident Bonnie Levinson, lead storyteller with The Moth. Residents are encouraged to join in and share their personal stories. More...
Texture + Transparency
Glass House Virtual Tours
Fri & Sat June 12-13
Philip Johnson Glass House

Architectural photographer and filmmaker Michael Biondo and creative reality capture duo Michael Robison and Dallas Bennett (aka MYND Workshop) have collaborated to create an episodic series of short visual tours of the Glass House property. The films are unique in combining film and point cloud technology, enabling a tectonic and artistic examination of the buildings. Each video presents one of the structures on the Glass House property. Films to date include Da Monster, The Studio, and the Painting and Sculpture Galleries. On Friday, "The Follies & Landscape" video launches and on Saturday, Open House Day, The Glass House itself will launch. More...
Animals in Astronomy
Sat. June 13, 10am
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Facebook Live

This week, the SM&NC's education team will be teaching us about animals in astronomy. These programs are designed for all ages so they will be a great addition to your at-home learning! More... 
Wish You Were Here 

Saturday June 13
The Gallery At Still River Editions

An exhibition of postcards featuring images submitted by just over 100 people from across Connecticut and around the United States. The show opens online June 13 and in-person June 22. More... 
CT Open House Day
Virtual Tours
Sat. June 13, 3pm
Stratford Historical Society

As part of CT Open House Day, The Stratford Historical Society will be conducting virtual tours of the historic David Judson House and walking tours of the Stratford Historic District.  More... 
CT Open House Day
The Nature of Wood
Sun. June 14, 2pm
Silvermine Art Center

A one-day webinar. Why are ships made of White Oak, not Red Oak or Black Oak? This webinar explores trees from a carpenter’s perspective. Through presentation, image and discussion, join this exploration of the ecological, industrial, cultural, historical and practical uses of these woody plants. Registration required.  More... 
Not So Bummer Summer Camp
Beginning Mon. June 15, 9am
Connecticut Audubon

A 10-week program, for children 6 -10 years of age. This unique camp alternative is designed for kids to have fun at home while connecting with the natural world. Live, interactive explorations and activities will spark curiosity and sharpen thinking skills through experimentation, exploration, art and citizen science. Sign up for single weeks, or all 10. More... 
Summer Reading Spotlight: American Rebels  
Tues. June 16, 8pm
Westport Library
Nina Sankovitch and Charlotte Rogan will discuss Sankovitch's new book that follows the intertwined lives of John Hancock, John Adams, Josiah Quincy Junior, Abigail Smith Adams, and Dorothy Quincy Hancock, all of whom spent their childhoods in Braintree, Massachusetts. Find out more about this fascinating, complex, inspiring, and largely unexplored puzzle. More... 
Gregory Laughlin
Oumuamua, Borisov and the Discovery of Interstellar Objects 
Tues. June 16, 8pm
Westport Astronomical Society

As part of its Annual Meeting, the Society presents a discussion by Professor Gregory Laughlin, from Yale University. To date, two of these interlopers in our solar system have been detected: The mysterious Oumuamua, and the less-mysterious Comet Borisov. Hear about Oumuamua’s bizarre properties and origin, as well as the appearance of Comet Borisov. More... 
Ridgefield Skeletons

Tues. June 16, 7pm
New Canaan Library

The second lecture in New Canaan Library’s online series: “Exploring Connecticut Archaeology,” with former State Archaeologist Nick Bellantoni and Scott Brady, who will discuss the 2019 discovery of 18th century skeletal remains in the basement of an historic home in Ridgefield. Registration required. 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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