Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for May 6-12, 2020

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May 5, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
May 6-12, 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.
CAFC Artist of the Day

Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Don't miss 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, Adger Cowans, #7.
Student Online Art Show

Housatonic Community College

HCC adopted an online-only format this year, with an innovative virtual show featuring 75 paintings, drawings, pastels, digital images, sculpture, ceramics and more produced by 40 of the college’s talented student artists. More...
House on the Hill: The Changing Face of the Bruce Museum

Bruce Museum

This exhibit explores how the views of the Bruce Museum have transformed over the past century and a half. Many historical images show the evolution of the structure from mansion to modern museum, highlighting the intersections of art and science. More...
Three Generations: 
Vito, David and Daisy Gesualdi  
The Gallery at Still River Editions

A group exhibit of paintings, etchings and sculpture by three generations of the Gesualdi family—Vito, David (best known for his bronze P.T. Barnum in front of the Bethel Public Library) and Daisy— is now a virtual exhibition. More...
Nancy McTague-Stock
Printing without a Press: Monotype & Line in Monochrome

Wed. May 6, 10:30am

Learn from Nancy McTague-Stock how to create line, or trace monotypes, without a printing press. Best if you can work in your kitchen, on counter or table, so you can access your sink! More...
History Bites!
Celebrating National Nurses Day

Wed. May 6, 12:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center
Facebook Live  

Wednesday is National Nurses Day. Join Laurie Pasteryak for this week's edition of History Bites! where she will introduce you to a few special nurses across Fairfield's history. More...
Richard Klein
Helen Kauder

Quick Center for the Arts
Wed. May 6, 4pm

The coalition organized to use the arts to help end gun violence presents the 4th in its weekly series of “quick sessions” with a conversation with Richard Klein, exhibitions director at the Aldrich Museum, and Helen Kauder, former executive director of Artspace New Haven, as they discuss this artistic partnership, the power of getting outside of our bubbles, and the meaning of ‘Presentation Guns.’ More... 
Lizards! + Poison v. Venom

Thurs. May 7, 10am & 2pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Facebook Live 

The Nature Center gives 30 minute Facebook Live programs at 10 am and 2 pm each day. At 10 am, Thursday, learn about lizards. And at 2pm discover the difference between Poison and Venom. More...
Fish Tales

Thurs. May 7, 2pm
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

During this interactive story time, an Aquarium educator will lead young children and their parents/caregivers through songs, rhymes, dances, book readings and maybe even a visit with an animal ambassador. More...
Lisa Lampanelli 
The New Normal

Pequot Library
Thurs. May 7, 4pm
Facebook Live

Storyteller, workshop leader, and life coach serving up inspiration with a side of wit, as she discusses coping strategies to get you through physical distancing and the “new normal” of life in the time of novel coronavirus. More...
Interactive Conversation: Teaching During a Pandemic

Thurs. May 7, 5pm
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Celebrating Teachers Week, the Maritime Aquarium is hosting a discussion on Sea Change for STEM Education and a New Role for Partners, with President and CEO Jason Patlis and Director of Education Tom Naiman, and guests Moneesha Gibson, Maritime Odyssey Preschool; Tina Henckel, Norwalk Public Schools; and Mary Servino, Discovery Magnet School, Bridgeport. Together they will explore the challenges educators have faced since schools closed, how they've adapted, what is working for them, and how parents can best support their efforts. Reservations Required. More...
The Circus Experiment

Fri. May 8, 1:30pm
Circus Moves

A new weekly class combining circus arts, movement, and the principles of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). The goal of each class is to promote joy, resilience and social connection during these strange and challenging times. Registration Required. More...
Virtual Exhibit: NOT CANCELLED!

Sat. May 9, 4pm
Ridgefield Guild of Artists

The Ridgefield Guild of Artists presents this "Online Show of Inspiration," designed to encourage the artist to keep making art "because art endures, comforts, helps take our minds off what is happening, and just might help us understand ourselves and our fellow humans a little better."  More...
Erik Novoa
Aria Explorations
Mon. May 11, 11am
Quick Center for the Arts 

Opera captivates its audiences with the way it overlays complex emotions with social interactions, and arias are one of the most moving ways to capture the inner thoughts of characters. These 30-min presentations start with “Un Bel Di” this week and “Tu, Tu, Piccolo Iddio,” next week, both from Puccini's Madame Butterfly. More...
Spotlight on Arts & Culture Reopening & Reimagining 
Mon. May 11, 12pm
Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County
WPKN Radio

Hear a panel discussion among five cultural leaders on their thoughts and plans for re-opening and re-imagining their operations after the COVID-19 restrictions: Laurence Caso, The Klein, Russell Jones, Stamford Symphony, Jason Patlis, Maritime Aquarium, Sandra Pelletier, the Sorelle Gallery, and Robert Wolterstorff, the Bruce MuseumMore...
The Innovators
Pitney Bowes at 100 

Mon. May 11, 5:30pm
Ferguson Library
An online program built around the the documentary, "The Innovators: Pitney Bowes at 100," followed by a panel discussion with producers Bob Doran and John O’Neill, and Director of Photography Scott Sniffin, moderated by Tony Pavia. Registration required. More...
A Different Kind of Book Club

Mon. May 11, 6:30pm
Fairfield Public Library 

Focusing on a single genre each month. In May it's Young Adult (not just for the young). Adult Services Librarian Philip Bahr will lead the discussion with an overview of the genre, followed by Teen Librarian, Jen Laseman, who will walk us through all the reasons why YA literature might be right for you. Then you’re welcome to share your favorite book Registration Required. More...
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