Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for June 24-30 2020

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June 23, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
June 24-30, 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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Start your morning each day with 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 the Black Lives Matter movement.  #CAFCArtistoftheDay

Silvermine Galleries - by appointment only. Currently on view, Fiber 2020.
Fairfield Museum & History Center: Open every day 10am-4pm at 50% capacity; free admission, although donations are welcomed.
Book Talk: A Sand County Almanac

Wed. June 24, 7pm
Westport Library

Partnering with Earthplace to present a virtual discussion on the 1949 classic, A Sand County Almanac, a book that combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau, with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land. The discussion will focus on how the book relates to environmentalism today. More...
Holly Cuzzon: Dr. Alvin DeWitt Wadsworth’s Sanitarium

Thurs. June 25, 5:30pm
Norwalk Historical Society

A presentation on “Dr. Alvin DeWitt Wadsworth’s Sanitarium," a granite building with a red roof visible above the tree line in South Norwalk that ran from 1904 until DeWitt's death in 1941. Little information was previously available until Holly's research. More...
AMPLIFY: Tarishi Midnight Shuler

Thurs. June 25, 7pm
Beechwood Arts & Innovation
Facebook Live

The AMPLIFY festival of black voices and performances continues with Poetry Slam Champion, performing his newest poem, “Scared Of Us.” Also, enjoy the graceful and colorful dancers of the Delphi Dance Company, Westchester County's premiere World-fusion belly-dance company. More...
AMPLIFY: Frederick Johnson

Fri. June 26, 7pm
Beechwood Arts & Innovation
Facebook Live

The AMPLIFY festival of black voices and performances presents Fred Johnson, jazz vocalist, musician and healer extraordinaire, leading an important conversation to bring people together through the power of words and music. “Voicing the Heart” is a coming together, to hear and feel the heart-centered truth of how racial injustice has affected the lives of Black Americans and how the depth of that pain can be more deeply received and felt by White AmericaMore...

Fri. June 26, 8:30pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

The Playhouse is open and is showing Rocketman, the epic musical story of Elton John, his breakthrough years in the 1970s and his fantastical transformation from shy piano prodigy to international superstar. More...  
Museum Reopening
Sat. June 27, 9:30am
Bruce Museum

The Bruce Museum will open to the public on Saturday. Visitation this summer is by advance reservation only, Tues. - Sun. 9:30am - 5pm. One of three exhibits on view opens Saturday: iCreate, the annual exhibit of the art of high school students across the Tri-State area. Fifty six works of fine art selected from more than 850 submissions, collected from 123 high schools in the region. Five students will be awarded prizes, and a People’s Choice Award will be determined with public input, so vote for your favorite: results announced August 2.  More...
Summer Pop-Ups
Sat. June 27, 11am

The MAC (Milford Arts Council) presents a new weekly series in which a performing or visual artist pops-up in a surprise natural setting somewhere in Milford. Clues to the pop-up’s whereabouts are given Mon-Thurs on the MAC's Facebook page and website. More...

Sat. June 27, 4pm
The Ridgefield Guild of Artists 

Enjoy the 9th annual "Bedlam" exhibition: Bedlam@Home online. This annual quirky exhibit has been turned inside out by highlighting what's happening in the Guild’s artists' homes. More... 
Mediterranean Night

Sat. June 27, 6:30pm
The Knowlton

Be a part of this historic night to benefit Arts and Culture Together. Festivities Events joins with The Knowlton, to present a three-course menu of Lebanese legacy foods evoking bold, extravagant flavors of the Mediterranean in an atmosphere filled with spirited music from St. Tropez to Mykonos presented by Nicholson Events. A cash bar is featured. Also witness the completion of the “Hope” mural by muralist Jason Naylor. Accompanying dessert service, digital innovator, Dustin Demilio will cast his public art projections on the Knowlton building while Sean Corvino views vintage film footage all in an effort to kick-off our public arts series. More... 
Norwalk Island Cruises

Sat. & Sun. 1:15pm
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Enjoy a 90-minute guided cruise onto Long Island Sound aboard the 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 include reduced capacity, physical distancing and required face masks.  More... 
STUCK: A One-Act Play
Sun. June 28, 7pm
Milford Arts Council

Enjoy a short one-act online play written by Scott Mullen, about a woman named Zoe who works in an airport. Zoe observes that a man is sitting at a gate day after day. She needs to find out why he is stuck. Directed by Ann Baker.  More... 
Michael Ian Black
Sun. June 28, 8pm
Mark Twain Library

Presending Redding's own comedian, actor, author and creator of the podcast “How to be Amazing" in the latest edition in this series, that features U.S. Senator Chris Murphy.  More... 
Write-In with Gabi Coatsworth
Mon. June 29, 10am
Pequot Library

The first in a series every Monday, a "Write-In" with Gabi Coatsworth. If you’d like to work on your current writing project in the virtual company of other writers, register on the Library's website for a Zoom link.  More... 
Author Talk: Sarah Lohman
Tues. June 30, 12:30pm
Wilton Historical Society

A virtual discussion with author of Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine, discussing her book and her thesis that American food is united by eight flavors: black pepper, vanilla, curry powder, chili powder, soy sauce, garlic, MSG, and Siracha. 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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