Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for June 26 - July 2, 2019

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 June 25, 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.
Artists Collective of Westport
Summer Pop-Up

Wed. June 26, 6pm
Through June 30
Westport Country playhouse Gallery
Opening Reception

Fifteen artists, chosen by the 15 artists in the previous “pop-up," are featured. Artists include Cultural Alliance members Suzanne Benton, Mary Harold, Niki Ketchman, Jane Lubin, Dale Najarian, Lisa Silberman, and Cynthia Whalen. Artists' Talks, Sunday at 3pm. More...
April Bey
Artist Talk

Wed. June 26, 1pm
Center for Contemporary Printmaking

April Bey, a Caribbean living in Los Angeles, gives the first in a series of talks by artists in residence at CCP over the summer.  April’s interdisciplinary artwork is an introspective and social critique of American and Bahamian culture, contemporary pop culture, feminism, generational theory, social media, AfroFuturism and the constructs of race. More...
Sayaka Ganz: 
Reclaimed Creations 

Thurs. June 27, 6pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Opening Reception

Japanese sculptor Ganz uses reclaimed plastic household objects as brush strokes, which appear unified at a distance but separate the closer you get. Her message is “creating energy and harmony from discarded plastic objects, transmitting a message of hope.” And she does give new life to these objects by transforming them into wildlife forms in full motion: horses, birds, swimming polar bears, and Uta a humpbacked whale. More...
Concerts on the Green:
Carillon + Retro Express 

Thurs. June 27, 7pm
First Presbyterian Church Of Stamford ("Fish Church")

Hear a free carillon concert at 7pm, followed by the band, Retro Express, at 8pm. Bring a picnic dinner or buy from Jefe’s Tacos N Grill food truck. More...
Barnum, The Musical

Thurs. - Sat. June 27-29
Fairfield Museum Commons

Fairfield Center Stage presents, in collaboration with The Barnum Festival and The Fairfield Museum, Barnum, The Musicala joyful and moving musical portrait of the 19th-century’s greatest show-biz legend, with a rousing score by Cy Coleman and Michael Stewart.  Starring Javier Colon as P.T. Barnum, and Lisa Lampanelli as the Blues Singer. More...
Hey Nineteen - A Tribute to Steely Dan

Fri. June 28, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Hey Nineteen is an 11-piece group of professional musicians with the theoretical knowledge and musicality required to master the complex music of Steely Dan. Hey Nineteen packs venues throughout New England and are well known for their high energy show as well as their spot-on Steely Dan sound! More...
Quinn Sullivan

Fri. June 28, 7:45pm
StageOne, FTC

At just 20 years old, Quinn Sullivan has proven himself to be a giant in the world of blues, having appeared onstage with Eric Clapton, Los Lobos, Tedeschi Trucks, and Joe Bonamassa. Come hear him at FTC!  More...
Norwalk Seaport: 
Docktails & Oysters 
A Luau Themed Fundraiser

Sat. June 29, 5pm
Norm Bloom & Son

At Norm Bloom & Son, a 4th-generation family-owned oyster farm, enjoy unlimited fresh clams & oysters right off the boat. With tropical cocktail in hand, walk the dock and enjoy La Cochina Mojo, roasted pork in mini tacos with pineapple salsa, King's Hawaiian beef brisket sliders, gulf shrimp gazpacho shooters, smoked salmon on cucumber with smoked vidalia aioli plus chorizo and vegetable empanadas - and more. More...
JD Lawrence
I’ll Always Love My Mama

Sat. June 29, 8pm
The Klein

Comedian JD Lawrence proves he’s a Momma’s Boy as he reenacts hilarious stories of his weekends in Brooklyn as a child. Lawrence is a NAACP Legacy award recipient, two time Telly award winner, and is the star and creator of Bravo’s "Your Husband Is Cheating On Us", BET’s "The Clean Up Woman", and "Community Service". More...

Sun. June 30, 7pm
The Levitt Pavilion

Huntertones brings people together around the globe with fun, imaginative and fearless music. Their high energy, horn-driven sound features genre-bending composition and unconventional covers. More...
William Ternes: 
Brilliant Summerscapes

July 2-31
The Geary Gallery

This month, Darien's Geary Gallery is celebrating its 35th anniversary. Highlighted, among a wide variety of media and genres on display, will be this special month's exhibit, Brilliant Summerscapes, a tribute to William Ternes (1933-2014), featuring a vibrant retrospective of this legendary plein-air watercolorist. More...
Shared Studios Portal

Through Feb. 3
Latham Park and Elsewhere

Stamford-Downtown presents Shared Studios Portal - an immersive space that connects people separated by distance and difference. Upon entering the Portal, you’ll come face-to-face with someone in an identical Portal, somewhere else on earth, as though you are in the same room. The Portal will be moved around Stamford and will host dialogues, performances, classes and more. More...
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