Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for May 27 - June 2, 2020

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May 26, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
May 27 - June 2, 2020
The best guide to arts and culture 
in Fairfield County
  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.
Click here for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.

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 several months of COVID-19. At right, Alissa Siegal's "Pink Magnolia" (charcoal and oil on canvas, 48x60).  #CAFCArtistoftheDay
Light and Airy: Woodwinds!

Through June 4
Norwalk Symphony + Norwalk Schools + Stepping Stones Museum for Children 

The second in its series of music, lessons, and related online activities on the instruments of the orchestra, a virtual learning platform for grades K-3. More..
Small is the New Big

Through June 26
Rene Soto Gallery

An Online Exhibit, juried by David Green, of original art in any two-or three-dimensional medium, no larger than 14 by 16 inches, created in the last two years. More...
Chris Coogan: 
Through the Trees 

All Week
MOCA Westport

“Masterful pianist” (New York Times), Chris Coogan plays his original "Through The Trees" within MOCA Westport’s stunning Helmut Lang exhibition, curated by Todd von Ammon. Coogan explains, "I thought that the haunting, mystical quality of my composition would match the minimalist, evocative work of our artist.” More...
Billie Holiday: We'll Be Together Again 

All Week
BackCountry Jazz

Bennie Wallace Curates presents Billie Holiday's rendition of "We'll Be Together Again," from a series of recordings Billie Holiday made in the mid-fifties with Jimmy Rowles, Harry “Sweets” Edison, and Ben Webster. More...
MTC Live: 
Jacob Heimer 

Wed. May 27, 12pm
Music Theater of Connecticut

The latest MTC Live presents a live interview followed by a performance by Broadway's Jacob Heimer (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical). More...
History Bites!

Wed. May 27, 1:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center
Facebook Live

This week, Laurie Pasteryak comes to you live with the story of Gideon Nichols of Fairfield, who served during the Civil War with the Second Light Battery, Connecticut Volunteer’s Artillery that fought at Gettysburg. More...  
#UNLOAD with Lee Milazzo
Wed. May 27, 1:30pm
Quick Center for the Performing Arts @ Fairfield University

In the last of its series, join the arts-based initiative #UNLOAD, organized to reduce the amount of gun violence in our country, for a conversation with the owner of the Samuel Owen Gallery about some of the innovative ways that curators and artists can drive the dialogue forward to plant the seeds of change about gun violence. More...
Life Itself with Chaz Ebert
Wed. May 27, 8pm
Avon Theatre  

As part of the Avon Theatre's Avon Online screening of the 2014 documentary Life Itself, the inspiring life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert, the Avon will livestream Q&A with Chaz Ebert, his wife, in conversation with director Steve James. 

Other films currently available include, The Painter & The Thief, about a Czech artist who seeks out and befriends the career criminal who stole two of her paintings, and I, Claude Monet, a Phil Grabsky documentary, based on over 2,500 of Monet’s letters and shot at locations he painted throughout Europe. More...  
Children's Virtual Story Hour

Thurs. May 28, 10am
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

For families with children ages 6 and under, join Museum Educators for a reading of The Color Monster by Anna Llenas, through live video chat, followed by a hands-on, guided art activity for creative making and interaction. Reservations required. More...
Bruce Dunbar: 
iPhone Photography 
Thurs. May 28, 10:30am
Silvermine Art Center

Presening the first in a series of four workshops. This week will offer The Basics, with tips and tricks of iPhone photography and how to make the most of your phone’s camera. Registration Required. More... 
Michelle DiMarzo
Paolo de Matteis, 
Perseus and Andromeda 
Thurs. May 28, 11am
Fairfield University Art Museum

The first virtual Art in Focus look at a single work of art, as part of the Quick Center's quick sessions series, with Michelle DiMarzo. (Register and see the link to view the work ahead of time). More... 
Ira Joe Fisher 
Virtual Reading
Thurs. May 28, 6pm
The Ridgefield Library

Author and poet presents poems and humorous essays from his new collection Wide and Wavy Out of Salamanca: Sort of True Essays. More... 
Decomposers and 
Insects & Invertebrates (Spanish)
Fri. May 29, 10am & 2pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Facebook Live

Join the Stamford Museum & Nature Center for live explorations: at 10 am, learn about "Decomposers," and at 2 pm, it's "Insects & Invertebrates," in Spanish. More... 
Fine Arts Photography: The Art of Seeing

Sat. May 30, 10am
Brookfield Craft Center
Facebook Live + YouTube

Brookfield offers a three-hour online photography class for beginners. Students will learn how to recognize striking subjects and how to capture them, based on composition methods used by visual artists. More... 
Fabian Durango & Emanuela Palmares MC 
Samba: A Night in Rio

Sat. May 30, 7pm

A Cultural Crossover Concert Online, with celebrity MCs to benefit music education & literacy. Join INTEMPO for an evening filled with Brazilian music, dance, food, and cocktail/mocktail recipes! Free, with suggested donation. More... 
Details on these and dozens more digital FCBuzz Events
Thanks to our community partner, WPKN 89.5FM, you can catch an audio version of our E-Buzz every day on the radio. Hear David Green read from his selection of events for the week. The radio version will often be slightly different from the e-version. You can hear us on WPKN at these approximate times: Tues: 8:55am; Wed: 11:55am; Thurs: 9:55am; Fri: 11:55am; Sat: 8:55am; and Sun: 9:55am.
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