Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for May 13-19, 2020

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May 12, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
FCBuzz Events 
May 13-19, 2020
The best guide to arts and culture 
in Fairfield County
The website for the Cultural Alliance is down for unexpected maintenance and so all links to our FCBuzz-Events pages have been replaced with links directly to the events  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.
CAFC Artist of the Day

Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

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 eight weeks. At right, Azalea by Heidi Lewis Coleman
Under the Skin

Bruce Museum

This virtual exhibit highlights a dozen recent zoological discoveries through a combination of remarkable imagery and biological specimens. Modern technology enables biologists to explore internal anatomy in ways that were not imagined a generation ago, revealing not only insights into evolution and ecology, but also new forms of beauty. More...
Weekly Art Challenge

Fairfield Museum & History Center

This week's Art Challenge focuses on farm landscape and historic barns. See the 1900 photograph by Mabel Osgood Wright of Fairfield's Bronson Farm and estate (now the Fairfield Country Day School) and then try your hand at some landscape compositions. More...  
Bennie Wallace Curates: Ray Charles
Backcountry Jazz

This week, it’s Ray Charles' "I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town," from one of his absolute best recordings, “Genius + Soul = Jazz,” with a big band composed largely of musicians from Count Basie’s band. Recorded in 1960, it included the instrumental radio hit, "One Mint Julep”. More...  
History Bites!
Fairfield Farmland

Wed. May 13, 12:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center
Facebook Live  

Join Laurie Pasteryak, the Museum's Director of Interpretation, who will keep to the farmland theme and dig into the agricultural history of our area! More...
Zookeeper Chat:
Prairie Dog Pups
Wed. May 13, 2pm
CT Beardsley Zoo
Facebook Live

Join Zoo Animal Care Specialist JT Warner at the Prairie Dog colony to meet the new pups. More...
Panel Discussion:
Looking at Fine Art Photography 
Wed. May 13, 3pm
Carriage Barn Arts Center

Industry leaders discuss the medium and their impressions of work featured in the Spectrum exhibit: Rachel Peart, Head of Photography Sale at Phillips Galleries,
Kathy Root, KMR Arts/KMR Installations, and
Christine Roughan, Roughan Interiors. Registration required. More... 
Trademarks for Creatives

Thurs. May 14, 12pm
The Wilton Library

The Wilton Library completes its four-part live Zoom webinar series on how to run a successful business for creative individuals with "Trademarks for Creatives" presented by Fairfield SCORE’s Cliff Ennico. Free but registration required. 
Critique by Nomi Silverman

Thurs. May 14, 2pm
Silvermine Online

Presenting a 150-minute critique workshop with printmaker Nomi Silverman to help you improve your work. Registration required for this Zoom workshop. More...
Vintage Cocktail Weekly: 
The Bijou

Thurs. May 14, 5pm
Westport Museum for History and Culture Facebook

Raise a glass to the past with its vintage cocktail series produced with CTBites. This week it's the classic Bijou cocktail from the late 1800s. Follow along and learn how to make these classics along with history you can drink to. More... 
Bronson Van Wyck & Billy Norwich
Born to Party, Forced to Work

Thurs. May 14, 6:30pm
Greenwich Historical Society

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear first-hand the stories behind Bronson’s fabulous parties, featured in his new book, Born to Party, Forced to WorkMore... 
Doktor Kaboom and the 
Wheel of Science

Fri. May 15, 3pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Having trouble picking his favorite science demonstrations, Doktor Kaboom has built a great big spinning Wheel of Science. Wherever the wheel stops, that’s what’s next! No two shows are ever the same. Tune in, watch him spin that wheel and have fun with science! Best for Grades 2 – 5, but all families can enjoy together! Registration required. More...
Curtain Call Cabaret

Sat. May 16, 7pm
Curtain Call
Facebook Live + YouTube

Presenting its first live streaming Cabaret event featuring 20 veteran performers, hosted by CC alum, Chris O'Neill, star of Broadway Book of Mormon and most recently, NBC'S Bring the Funny. More... 
At Home with the Vinnitskys: Home-baked Arrangements for Clarinet and Piano

Tues. May 19 4:30pm
Stamford Symphony Channel

Grab a class of your favorite drink and join  Symphony Principal Clarinetist, Pavel Vinnitsky accompanied by his wife on the piano. More... 
Dark Matter: Tomeo Tavetz

Tues. May 19, 8pm
Westport Astronomical Society

Learn about Dark Matter in the universe with Columbia University professor, giving a live Virtual Lecture: Seeing in the Dark: What Stellar Streams Say about Dark Matter
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