Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for May 22 - 28, 2019

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E-Buzz 
 May 21, 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.
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Wed. May 17, 2 & 4pm
Daily through Labor Day
IMAX Theatre
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

The giant-screen experience re-lives the drama of the first lunar landing, as it happened 50 years ago this July. With never-before-seen 70mm footage and a trove of newly discovered audio recordings, the filmmakers reconstruct the Apollo 11 mission in astonishing detail. More... 
Black Rock: 375

Thurs. May 23, 6pm 
Fairfield Museum & 
History Center
Opening Reception

Founded 375 years ago, the neighborhood of Black Rock has tied together the communities of Fairfield and Bridgeport, while retaining its unique personality and sense of place. Through the ages of sail, steam, and rail, Black Rock has served as a beacon of ingenuity, strength, and comfort for its residents and visitors alike. More...
Jazz at Pearl:
Marvin Stamm

Thurs. May 23, 6:30/8:15pm
Pearl at Longshore Restaurant and Bar
Westport

Trumpet legend Marvin Stamm storms into Longshore with an amazing lineup featuring Grammy-Award winning drummer Adam Nussbaum, with Jay Anderson, Mike Hiliber, Jay Azzolina and the Jazz Rabbi. More...
Thriller Authors 

Thurs. May 23, 6:30pm
Ferguson Library
Stamford

A panel presentation and discussion by authors of thrillers: Lynne Constantine, co-author of The Last Time I Saw You; Wendy Walker, author of The Night Before; and Kate White, author of Such a Perfect Wife. Reception, 6:30; program at 7 p.m. Registration required. More...
STYX

Thurs. May 23, 8pm
Palace Theatre
Stamford

Founded in Chicago in 1972, STYX has the unique distinction of being the first band in rock history to have had four consecutive certified multimillion selling albums in a row, from 1977's The Grand Illusion to 1981’s Paradise Theatre. STYX draws from over four decades of barnburning chart hits, joyous singalongs, and hard driving deep cuts. More...
Comedian: Dan Soder 

Thurs. May 23, 7pm
Penfield Pavilion
Fairfield

The Fairfield Comedy Club presents Dan Soder, one of the country's top touring comedians - best known as ‘Mafee’ on the hit Showtime show, Billions - he has a new half-hour special on Netflix’s “The Standups”.  More...
Kids Night at the Bijou:
Chris Lengyel

Fri. May 24, 7pm
Bijou Theatre
Bridgeport

Magician/Illusionist Chris Lengyel is featured on national television, and has his own TV show Don't Blink.
Special price for families of four; meet-and-greet with pictures and a magic lesson with Chris one hour before the showMore...
Trombone Shorty & 
Orleans Avenue

Fri. May 24, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Grammy-Award nominee and critically acclaimed headliner at his hometown’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this year, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue returns to The Playhouse with an upbeat, high-energy night of hard-edged funk, hip-hop beats, rock dynamics and improvisation in the great tradition of jazz. Opening Act: The Funky Dawgz Brass Band. More...
Rocketry 

Sat. May 25, 10am
New Pond Farm 
Education Center

Come build a rocket and then launch it outside in the pasture. Watch it soar high in the sky and then take it home once it returns to Earth. All materials will be provided. This program for Middle and High School students More...
Lise Soskolne 
Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.) 

Sat. May 25, 4pm
Franklin Street Works
Stamford

The core organizer for W.A.G.E. will talk about the organization’s work to regulate artist compensation in the nonprofit sector - including a presentation on WAGENCY, a recent initiative to organize artists and institutions, and soon buyers and sellers of art, around a shared politics of labor. More...
Getting It Done: Celebrating the Women of Rowayton

Sun. May 26, 12:30pm
Rowayton Historical Society

This exhibition on the contribution women have made to the Rowayton and Greater Norwalk community, in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the United States, opens following the conclusion of Rowayton’s traditional Memorial Day parade on Sunday. More...
Memorial Day Picnic

Mon. May 27, 12pm
Fairfield Museum & 
History Center

The Fairfield Museum And History Center invites families and friends to bring blankets and picnic baskets to extend the festivities after Fairfield’s Memorial Day Parade. Food, games, crafts, and fun activities are on offer, including a three-legged race, a Watermelon Eating Contest and moreMore...
Westport Is Your Oyster Cocktail Party

Mon. May 27, 3pm
Westport Historical Society

The Historical Society celebrates the traditional culture and lore of oystering on the Long Island Sound with a cocktail party from 3 to 5 pm, featuring this Connecticut staple. Registration strongly suggested. More...
COMING UP...
ACE Awards 2019
Breakfast Awards Ceremony

Wed. June 5, 7:30am
Shore & Country Club
Norwalk

Get your tickets now for the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County's 4th ACE Awards Breakfast. Celebrate individuals, organizations, and businesses in Fairfield County who have made significant contributions to our community through the arts and culture, or who have enriched the arts and culture sector through volunteerism or patronage. Awardees: Jane Davila (Artist); Nick Visconti (Citizen); Cohen and Wolf (Corporate); Gina Scarpa (Educator); and INTEMPO (Nonprofit). TV Producer and writer Chris Ambrose keynotes. More...
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