Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for June 3-9, 2020

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June 2, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
June 3-9, 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 Instagram, Tuesday - Sunday. The posts highlight the work of a Cultural Alliance member, created over the last several months of COVID-19. At right, Ann McRae's "Thursday Morning" (7.75 x 6.75, watercolor).  #CAFCArtistoftheDay
Mark Andreas: How To Sculpt a Bust in Clay

Wed. June 3, 10am
Silvermine School of Art 

Presenting the first in a series of four 2-hour workshops with Mark Andreas, focusing on bust, head and shoulders of the same model, students will be provided with photos in 360 degree-views. Students will then learn how to turn a block of clay into a life-size three-dimensional portrait sculpture. More..
Figure Drawing via Zoom

Wed. June 3, 6:15pm
Coastal Arts Guild

Enjoy a virtual figure drawing class, featuring live models. Session begins with short, athletic poses and will progress to a  series of longer poses. No instruction will be provided. More...
Dacre Stoker: The Mysteries Behind the Writing of Dracula 

Thurs. June 4, 6pm
Westport Library

Stoker on Stoker, featuring the great grand-nephew of Bram Stoker, and the international best-selling co-author of Dracula the Un-Dead, presents a glimpse behind the scenes of the life and writing of one of the least known authors of one of the world's most famous books. More...
Meet the Author: Christopher Rosow 

Thurs. June 4, 6pm
Pequot Library

This week's digital interview by Sissy Biggers features the author of "False Assurances" and "Threat Bias," the first two books in his new thriller series about FBI staffer Ben Porter - praised by James Patterson as "a compelling new hero." Registration required. More...
Architecture 20/20: New Visions for Public Spaces in the Age of COVID-19 

Thurs. June 4, 7pm
Bruce Museum

The "Bruce Presents" series, featuring thought leaders in the fields of art and science, returns with a Zoom virtual panel discussion. How will the global pandemic change how public spaces are designed or modified, from classrooms to auditoriums, public restrooms to restaurants, hallways to elevators? Providing expert insight are four distinguished architects whose practices focus on the design of public buildings and spaces. After their discussion, they will be joined by three museum directors, from Williams College Museum of Art, NXTHVN, and the Bruce Museum, to extend the conversation. The program will conclude with a Q&A session moderated by Leonard Jacobs. More...
Changing Tides: A Virtual Gala

Fri. June 5, 6pm
The Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk

Celebrating World Oceans Day and a New World, with opening remarks by Fabien Cousteau. The event kicks off World Oceans Weekend and is the Aquarium’s most important fundraiser of the year raising critical resources to support its animal care, education programs and conservation work. More...  
Acts of Fate
Fri. June 5, 7pm
Ridgefield's Thrown Stone Theatre

Eleven writers share their Acts of Fate, a collection of memoir, performance, and poetry about the inflection points in our lives — the moments that changed everything. More...
Virtual Art Exhibitions: Focus On
Opening Sat. June 6, 4pm
Ridgefield Guild of Artists

The Ridgefield Guild of Artists launch a new series of exhibitions that will "Focus On" a specific medium. The first will "Focus On: Texture" - specifically Sculpture, Ceramics, and Fiber Arts. The show will be on view June 6 - 27. More...  
Drive-In Movie: Legally Blonde

Sat. June 6, 9pm
Ridgefield High School

Enjoy a weekly drive-in movie theatre in the Ridgefield High School parking lot, while socially distancing. This week it's Reese Witherspoon in "Legally Blonde." No charge; first come, first served. More...
Beginner Block Printing  

Sat. & Sun. 12:30pm
Brookfield Craft Center
Facebook Live  

Brookfield offers a two-day 90-minute online workshop this weekend. During the first session, students will design and carve their block. In the second, students will print a piece of fabric, or a T-shirt, using lino cutting tools and soft-cut print blocks. More... 
Mon. June 8, 10am
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Facebook Live

On Monday, the SM&NC's education team will be teaching us about camouflage.   These programs are designed for all ages so they will be a great addition to your at-home learning! More... 
Spotlight on Arts & Culture:
Make Music Day 2020
Mon. June 8, 12pm

This month's Spotlight on Arts & Culture broadcast on WPKN focuses on five towns producing Make Music Day 2020 in Fairfield County - live, on video, or a bit of both.  More... 
Natasha Karpinskaia: 
Mixed Media Workshop
Mon. June 8, 2pm
Silvermine Art Center

The first in a series of three weekly workshops. Mixed Media: Combining Representation and Abstraction, explores what is available and accessible in your environment, as well as different approaches to mixed media including collage, assemblage and the use of found and recycled materials. More... 
Susan Fehlinger: 
Painting with the Palette Knife
Tues. June 9, 6pm
Rowayton Arts Center

The first in a series of four 2-hour online workshops, Painting with the Palette Knife with artist Susan Fehlinger. The knife is more than a tool, it can be the key to unlock your creative freedom—a wonderful way to loosen up. More... 
Author Talk/Fundraiser with Dani Shapiro
Tues. June 9, 6pm
Westport Writers' Workshop

JoinChris Belden, Advanced Fiction instructor as he talks with Dani Shapiro, author of the instant New York Times best selling memoir, "Inheritance" about writing and teaching. Proceeds from this event will help the Workshop retain its instructors, and fulfill its mission to provide high quality workshops to anyone who could benefit from the power of writing. More... 
Nick Bellantoni: Exploring Connecticut Archaeology  

Tues. June 9, 7pm
New Canaan Library

Former Connecticut State Archaeologist speaks on his latest book, "The Long Journeys Home: The Repatriations of Henry Opuka-haia and Alfred Afraid of Hawk." This presentation is the first in the Library’s three-part series on archaeology. 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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