Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for March 13 - 19, 2019

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 March 12, 2019
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
FCBuzz Events
This is a small selection of events posted on the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. We recommend you click the link above for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.
World Affairs Forum 
Preserving Democracy in the (Dis)Information Age

Wed. March 13, 5:45pm
Ferguson Library

Asha Rangappa with Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, will discuss the threat of disinformation, from Russia in particular, and how it has explored a vulnerability in America’s social fabric, developed over the past two decades, as social media and other factors have led to increased polarization and distrust. More...
The Artist Collects: Highlights from the James Reed Print Collection

Wed. March 13, 
Lecture by James Reed, 5pm
Opening Reception, 6pm
Walsh Gallery in The Quick Center, Fairfield University

Assembled over several decades by artist, collector, and master printer James Reed, the Reed Collection comprises more than 1,500 Old Master, 19th-century, and modern and contemporary prints. The Artist Collects: Highlights from the James Reed Print Collection presents highlights from the three great strengths of the Reed Collection: 19th-century French etching and lithography; German Expressionist woodcuts and lithographs; and modern and contemporary prints. Lecture at 5pm; Reception at 6pm. More...
Scott Schuldt
The Re-Education of Smedley Butler and other Stories

Thurs. March 14, 5:30pm
City Lights Gallery

An engineer by training, Scott Schuldt crafts meticulously executed plans on vellum, beaded embroidery paintings, and constructions that have a mesmerizing effect. More...
Bullets, Bonds, and Butter: Wilton Responds to War 1776-2006

Fri. March 15
Though Sept 15
Wilton Historical Society

The exhibit commemorates not only the soldiers but also the Wilton residents working at home during wartime.  citizens at home. At 2pm on 3/15 come for birthday cake to honor Wilton’s Post 86 and American Legion. More...
Greenwich Art Society:
102nd Annual Juried Members Exhibition

Fri. March 15, 6pm
Bendheim Gallery
Greenwich Arts Council
Opening Reception

This exhibition was juried by Guggenheim Museum curator Megan Fontanella. More...
Jefferson Starship +
Doug Wahlberg Band

Fri. March 15, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Jefferson Starship return to The Playhouse with a night of hits. Kicking off the night is the Doug Wahlberg Band, bringing a modern approach to a classic British and American rock sound.  More...
Come Draw With Us!

Sat. March 16, 12pm
Loft Artists Association

This annual free community drawing event brings professional artists, eager to share their skills and techniques together with the public, offering tips and instruction in what has become a very dynamic and energetic event. Includes live models from the Ballet School of Stamford. More...
Jim Royle Drum Studio
A Fundraiser for the Mystic Bowie Cultural Center

Sat. March 16, 7:30pm
Saugatuck Congregational Church, Westport

The Jim Royle Studio's Steel Bands A, B, C and Silver Steel will be performing - with Mystic Bowie as guest performer. All proceeds go to his foundation in Jamaica where the Royle Studio A Team is traveling in April to perform and present workshops for his studentsMore...
Eric Wilzig
Extreme  Magic

Sat. March 16, 7pm
The Bijou Theatre

Eric Wilzig is considered the hottest rising star in the magic industry.   Combining an explosive mix of large cutting-edge illusions, mind-blowing daring escapes, outrageous stunts, customized lighting, and special effects, The Extreme Magic of Eric is truly a one-of-a-kind traveling illusion show! More...
Greater Bridgeport Symphony
Season in Space: Moonstruck

Sat. March 16, 8pm
The Klein Auditorium

GBS space music includes: John Strauss' "The Blue Danube Waltz," introduced by Keir Dullea, star of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stravinsky’s "Rite of Spring", Vivaldi’s "Gloria," and the 1962 rock classic Telstar. More...
Jim Bach
Alexander Hamilton - Before Broadway

Sun. March 17, 4pm
New Canaan Museum & Historical Society

One of New Canaan’s favorite historians, taking inspiration from the Broadway musical, blends Hamilton’s life in New York City, and the tale of the tailor and spy Hercules Mulligan, with local New Canaan Parish history. More...
Norwalk Symphony Meets Peter & The Wolf

Sun. March 17, 4pm
Norwalk Concert Hall

On the program of this annual side-by-side concert with members of the Norwalk Youth Symphony are: Holst’s “Jupiter,” from The Planets, Hudson Ragins, the 12-year-old winner of the Symphony’s Young Artists Festival Concerto Competition, playing Beethoven’s Concerto in C Major, No. 1, and Prokofiev’s Peter & the Wolf, narrated by Mia Dillon and brought to life by dancers from the New England Academy of Dance. More...
Fairfield Public Library Presents:
Jacqueline Woodson

Mon. March 18, 7:30pm
Quick Arts Center

Jacqueline Woodson, author of the Fairfield's One Book One Town 2019 selection Harbor Me, will talk about her work, and sign books, at The Quick Center.  The 2014 National Book Award Winner for her bestselling memoir, Brown Girl Dreaming, Woodson was also a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, a Newbery Honor Award, the NAACP Image Award, and the Sibert Honor Award. More...
Chamber Players of The Greenwich Symphony
Spring Strings

Sun. March 17, 4pm
Round Hill Community Church
Mon. March 18, 7:30pm
Greenwich Arts Council

Chamber music by Haydn, Strauss, Bailen, Bruckner and Chen.  More...
Joshua Tan
Life in the Universe: Where Does It Come From?

Tues. March 19, 8pm
Westport Astronomical Society

Dr. Joshua Tan (City University of New York) discusses the astronomical contexts for the emergence of life and, along the way, look at how seemingly alien and exotic astrophysical events planted the seeds that are necessary for us all to exist. The implications of this in our search for life outside the Earth will be explored as well. More...
Did you see our Summer Camp Special Issue of the E-Buzz, containing summer camp offerings of organizations that are members of the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County? See it here.
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