Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for March 20 - 26, 2019

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 March 19, 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.
Artists' Talk 
Kaleidoscope: WALA

Wed. March 20, 4:30pm
Schelfhaudt Gallery
University of Bridgeport

Four of the 15 artists in this exhibition of work by Norwalk’s Wilson Avenue Loft Artists, lead a discussion about their art. Hear Jay Brodsky, Erin Dolan, Lori Glavin, and Nancy McTague-StockMore...
Play With Your Food presents
The Dying Gaul; Jill Takes A Leap; Science of the Stars and Fathers and Daughters; and The 11 O’Clock.

Wed. - Thurs. March 20 - 21 
Greenwich Arts Council
Lunch, 12pm
Playreadings, 12:30pm

More knockout, one-act playreadings, buffet lunch and discussion from Play With Your Food.  More...
American Creed

Wed. March 20, 6pm
Ferguson Library

In this documentary, historian David M. Kennedy and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice explore ideals of freedom, fairness and opportunity in present day America, framing the stories of citizen-activists striving to realize their own visions of America's promise. Followed by a moderated audience discussion. More...
Artists Collective of Westport
Spring "Pop-Up" Exhibition

Wed. March 20, 6pm
The Barn
Westport Country Playhouse
Opening Reception

The first of the Collective's signature "Pop-Up" exhibitions in their new space at the Westport Country Playhouse. Featuring artists: Sue BentonAmy BockTrace Burroughs Vincent Calenzo, Camille Eskell, Kat EvansScott GlaserMary Ellen HendricksJana IreijoAmy Kaplan, Sidney Martin, Sooo-z Mastropietro, Susan Newbold,  Katherine Ross, and Norm Siegel. Artists Talk: Sat at 3pm. More...
Bridgeport Pechakucha
Vol. 4.

Thurs. March 21, 6:45pm
Barnum Museum

Great personal stories each told in 400 seconds and 20 images. The theme, Transformations honors the first day of spring, the Bridgeport DSSD's launch of the "Colorful Bridgeport" Campaign, and the potential impact of the PechaKucha stories.  More...
Valeri Larko and 
Linda Kuehne
Spaces of Uncertainty

Thurs. March 21, 6pm
Flinn Gallery
Greenwich Library

Painter Valeri Larko and photographer Linda Kuehne depict derelict graffiti-covered buildings, shuttered storefronts and desolate terrains but reveal fleeting histories and hidden narratives - showing these spaces as brimming with life and potential.  More...
WPKN Music on Film:
Festival Express

Thurs. March 21, 7pm
Bijou Theatre

This 2003 documentary recreates the excitement of the train that in 1970 crossed Canada with America’s most popular rock bands, including Janis Joplin, The Band, The Grateful Dead, Ian & Sylvia, Buddy Guy, partying for five days and giving concerts in five cities. More...
Frédérick Gravel
Some Hope for the Bastards

Fri. March 22, 7:30pm
Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University

Dancer, choreographer, guitarist, singer, and lighting designer, Frédérick Gravel performs not only in underground performance spaces in Montreal and New York, but also at scholarly symposia. Here he returns to The Quick Center with nine supercharged dancers, and two musicians, for a choreographic concert that mixes the highbrow and the high-octane with musical references to rock, R&B, and classical. More...
Westport Woman's Club
Spring Fashion Show

Sat. March 23, 11am
Westport Woman's Club

Enjoy the latest in spring fashion, from local Westport vendors Splash of Pink and Southern Tide, as modeled by men, women and children from the Westport community. More...
Sacred Heart University 
Wind Ensemble
A Celebration of Women Composers

Sat. March 23, 7pm
Chapel of the Holy Spirit
Sacred Heart University

This concert features the work of well-known and up-and-coming women composers, including Jennifer Higdon, Julie Giroux, Chen Yi and Kimberly Archer. The SHU Choir will join the Wind Ensemble to perform Ethel Smyth’s suffragette anthem “The March of the Women,” and Christin Hablewitz’ “Malala – Symbol of Courage and Peace.”  More...
Dick Cavett Presents…
An Interview with Blythe Danner

Sat. March 23, 7:30pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Emmy Award-winner Dick Cavett opens a series of interviews with legends in the entertainment industry with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner, best known for her role as Dina Byrnes in Meet the Parents, and its sequels Meet the Fockers and Little Fockers. More...
POW! Festival of New Family Musicals

Sat. March 23, 2pm
Sun. March 24, 2pm
Milford Arts Council

Pantochino's first festival of new family musicals. From over thirty submissions, two new musicals will be presented in staged readings. On Saturday, Pam Munson Steadman's "Kingdom," tells the story of a dragon who has lost its fire. And on Sunday, "Snip, Snap, Snute," by Janet and Margi Preus is a musical about a family of trolls based on Norwegian folk tales. Both shows feature cabaret seating. More...
Kate McGloughlin
Requiem for Ashokan

Sun. March 24, 2pm
Center for Contemporary Printmaking

Created over multiple residencies, this project tells the story of loss surrounding the devastation Kate McGloughlin’s ancestors endured during the creation of upstate New York's Ashokan Reservoir. Written text, a handmade artist’s book, and audio files narrate both sides of the story from both sides of the artist's family-the settlers and the immigrants. More...
A Revolution of Her Own!
Deborah Sampson

Sun. March 24, 3pm
Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center

This is an immersive living-history program, written and performed by History at Play, telling the story of the first woman to fight in, and be honorably discharged from the American military, during the Revolutionary War. More...
Vsevolod Zavidov

Sun. March 24, 3pm
First Presbyterian Church

The 13-year-old child prodigy, who debuted at the Grand Hall of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory at the age of 8, plays Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Scriabin and Drozdoff. More...
Michelle DiMarzo
Delacroix to Daumier: 19th- Century Prints in the James Reed Collection

Tues. March 26, 5pm
Walsh Gallery
Fairfield University

The Fairfield University Art Museum's Curator of Education and Academic Engagement will present a gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition, The Artist Collects: Highlights from the James Reed Collection that celebrates the transformative gift of the more than 1,500 prints spanning the 16th through the early 21st centuries of the James Reed CollectionMore...
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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