Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for June 5 - 11, 2019

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 June 4, 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.
The Dream Journey of Le Petit Prince

Wed. June 5, 7pm
Greenwich Arts Council

Pamela Kuhn and Fereshteh Priou present a concert of readings from the literary classic, Le Petit Prince, with music by French composers, in association with the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich and The Greenwich Arts Council. The concert features London-based soprano, Christine Buras; pianist, David Holkeboer; and actors/narrators, Wendy Mages, Christopher Jones and Pamela Kuhn. Reservations recommended. More...
Robert Mars

Wed. June 5, 1pm 
Gilles Clement Gallery
Book Signing

Join artist-author Robert Mars for a meet-and-greet and signing of his latest book 'Futurelics: Past is Present’. Mars’ show These Important Years, celebrating the commonplace objects, brands and personalities of an America long past is on view through Sat June 8. More...
World Affairs Forum
Richard Fontaine 
India and the U.S. in a Changing South Asia

Wed. June 5, 5:30pm
Stamford Yacht Club

The annual meeting of the World Affairs Forum, including reports from scholarship winners on their studies abroad, will precede this presentation at 7pm by Richard Fontaine, Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security. More...
Michelle DiMarzo 
Art in FocusHildreth Meière, Cartoons for Mosaics in the Lobby of Travelers Insurance Company, Hartford, 1956 

Thurs. June 6, 11am
Fairfield University Art Museum

An opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art, led by Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo. On this occasion, work from the current exhibition Hildreth Meière: The Art of Commerce. More...
Dario Campanile

Thurs. June 6, 6pm
Gallerie 888
Meet the Artist Reception

Meet the Italian artist, dubbed “The Roman Master” by Salvador Dali, who has lived in Hawaii and California for the last 30 years, painting as a Realist and Surrealist for much of his life. Campanile now creates gorgeous, cutting-edge multi-dimensional abstract expressionist art. More...
Eve Ash
The Man on the Bus 

Fri. June 7, 6pm
Housatonic Community College Performing Arts Center

Film Fest '52 presents a free showing of Man on the Bus by Australian director Eve Ash. This moving story about love, lies, and loss focuses on the director’s wild ideas about being an Australian implant in her holocaust family. A psychologist-filmmaker, Ash explores her family background over a decade of filming, following unusual clues, and making a discovery that changes her life. Post screening Q&A with the director.  More...
Frederick Knott
Wait Until Dark

Fri.-Sun, June 7-9
MAC Eastbound Theatre

Frederick Knott (the author of Dial M for Murder) wrote this suspense drama about a blind woman embroiled with some con-men trying to steal a mysterious doll her husband brought back from his travels. Can she outwit her murderous visitors?   More...
The Glass House 
70th Anniversary Summer Party

Sat. June 8, 12pm
The Glass House
New Canaan

Celebrate the 70th anniversary year of The Glass House with this dynamic program of performance, exhibition and auction to benefit the iconic Philip Johnson designed house and 49-acre site in New Canaan. A special site-specific aerial walk by French high-wire artist Philippe Petit will activate the site. The party will also feature a performance by the Harlem based drumline and danceline crew, The Marching CobrasMore...
Jane's Walk Bridgeport 

Sat. June 8, 9:30am-5pm
BPT Creates + 
Downtown Bridgeport

On this Bridgeport Jane's Walk (part of an international celebration of urban critic and activist Jane Jacobs), you can explore the city and contribute to thoughtful conversations about creative, community-driven city building. Opt-in to any part of the day of activities at any point, starting with an introduction to Jane Jacobs, a program of short films, and a panel discussion about creative, community-driven city building, followed by a SavorCity lunch at El Pueblito restaurant at 12:15pm and then guided walks and a bike ride led by Urban Bike Tours, from 1:30pm. More...
Savor City Bridgeport 

Sat. June 8, 12:15pm
El Pueblito Restaurant

SavorCity organizes monthly tours of Bridgeport restaurants, food, art and music, showcasing the cultural delights and hidden gems of Connecticut’s most diverse city. June's visit is for lunch at El Pueblito, a family owned and operated Colombian restaurant, serving exquisite homemade Colombian and Latin-American food. Featured Artists are Julia-Rose, an emerging painter and school psychologist, who creates abstract contemporary paintings and expressive illustrations and Eddie Rivera and Band. Eddie has been a soloist for Connecticut's best salsa groups, including Salsa America, Orquesta Libre and Mikata. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED More...
Creative Connections:
International Children's Art Exhibit/Exhibición de Arts Infantil Internacional

Sat. June 8, 6pm
René Soto Gallery
Artists Reception

Art by children from Guatemala, Brazil, and the USA made in the Creative Connections RainForest ArtLink program. More...
2nd Annual Rowayton 
Porch Jam

Sat. June 8
Pinkney Park - and around Rowayton

Organized by JAM (Junior Art & Music), this porch jam brings bands to play on the porches of 24 houses in Rowayton. A pre-party for VIPs starts at noon at Pinkney Park, and the first bands play from 1pm. All proceeds go to providing art and music enrichment for underserved communities in the greater Norwalk area. More...
New England Academy of Dance + Norwalk Symphony
Peter & The Wolf + Four NeoClassical Pieces

Sat. & Sun. June 8 & 9
New Canaan High School Theater

The New England Academy of Dance presents its annual Spring Performance, featuring the iconic children’s ballet Peter and the Wolf and four original neoclassical works showcased by talented NEAD Pre-Professional Junior Division, Advanced students, and Company. NEAD’s youngest ballerinas will perform The Botanical GardenMore...
American Chamber Orchestra 

Sat. June 8, 7:30pm
First Presbyterian Church

The American Chamber Orchestra closes its 16th season with the winners of its 2019 Concerto Competition: Sadie Goodman, flute, playing Borne's Carmen Fantasy; Heechan Ku, cello, performing the 1st movement of Herbert's Cello Concerto; and Hudson Ragins playing the 1st movement of Bach's Keyboard Concerto, BWV 1052. Also on the program are Brahms' Academic Festival Overture and Dvorak's Symphonic Variations. More...
Westport Historical Society
28th Annual Garden Celebration & Tour

Sat. & Sun. June 8 & 9
Westport Historical Society +
Gardens of Westport & Weston

Saturday: enjoy a full day of classes and family fun events, followed by a specialty cocktail party. Sunday: The full garden tour: from a unique property that hosted Hollywood’s elite, a classic New England estate, an apiary producing local honey to a charming retreat of a renown Westport Artist and an 18th Century Farmhouse re-imagined into a birder’s paradise, visitors will be charmed by each unique property on this year’s tour. More...
New Canaan Preservation Alliance: 12th Annual Awards Ceremony

Sun. June 9, 4pm
New Canaan Museum & Historical Society

This year, the NCPA is making five awards, for residences ranging from a 1760s Colonial to a 1920s Arts and Crafts home. A sixth award, Friends of Preservation, will be presented to four Town leaders who went above and beyond to help the Alliance in their efforts to save the Mead Park Brick Barn and promote preservation in New CanaanMore...
Sara Cwynar

Sun. June 9, 3pm
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Celebrate the opening of Sara Cwynar’s first East Coast museum exhibition featuring new and recent work. Cwynar’s practice spans photography, video, installation and bookmaking, surveying the transitory object-life of visual matter in our time of image infatuation. More...
Anthony Santomauro & Barbara Bernstein

Sun. June 9, 3pm
Art/Place Gallery
Reception and Artist Talks

An exhibition of the paintings of CAFC member artist Anthony Santomauro, a realist who uses portraits of humans and animals to “explore the variety and intensity of the human emotional experience,” and the paintings of Barbara Bernstein, who has won forty awards, in addition to the Grumbacher Gold Medallion for outstanding achievement in oil painting, and is a juried artist member of the Connecticut Watercolor Society, Connecticut Women Artists, and New Haven Paint & Clay. The artists will talk about their work at 4pm. More...
Seth Meyers

Sun. June 9, 9:30pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Enjoy a night of stand-up from the Emmy Award-winning writer and host of Late Night with Seth Meyers! and writer and cast member on Saturday Night Live for 13 seasonsMore...
Korean Cinema & William Faulkner

Tues. June 11, 3pm
Pequot Library

After a screening of Lee Chang-dong’s highly acclaimed 2018 film, Burning, (based on Murakami's short story Barn Burning, there will follow a discussion of its connection with William Faulkner’s short story of the same name. More...
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