Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for Nov. 13 - Nov. 19, 2019

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 November 12, 2019
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
FCBuzz Events
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 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.
Kathy Bennewitz
History Bites: An Artist at Work

Wed. Nov. 13, 12:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center

Independent curator Kathy Bennewitz discusses the recently restored 1948 Black Rock Bank & Trust Company Mural, by Westport artist Robert Lambdin, that celebrated the role Black Rock Harbor had played in the maritime and economic life of the region, as well as the bank’s standing in the community. More...
Eric Hibit

Wed. Nov. 13, 5pm
Westport’s One River School Of Art + Design
Opening Reception

Eric Hibit's crisp imagery and exquisite detail has been influenced by Japanese painting, Persian miniatures and Indian painting, as well as by textiles such as tapestry and needlepoint. Meet the artist and also Matt Ross, founder of One River School.  More...
Thanksgiving Gingerbread-Baking Workshop

Wed. Nov. 13, 6pm
Westport Museum for History and Culture

Westport Museum's executive director, Ramin Ganeshram, chef, food historian and award-winning cookbook author, will discuss the history of gingerbread, before helping you make your own gingerbread mix to bake at home.  More...
Disarming Gun Violence -  Emanuel: Screening + Discussion

Thurs. Nov. 14, 5:30pm 
Bijou Theatre
The Bridgeport Public Education Fund presents a screening of the new documentary about the Charleston church shooting that killed nine Emanuel AME church members. Following the film, Polly Sheppard, a survivor of the Emanuel Church shooting, and Jeremy Stein, Executive Director of CT Against Gun Violence, will lead a community conversation.  More... 
A Curated Art Sale 
& Silent Auction

Thurs. Nov. 14, 7pm
Aldrich Museum

Bid on unique works of art and experiences by Aldrich alumni artists. Purchase works in our one-night-only art sale. Marcia Seldon Catering, Fairfield County’s Best of the Gold Coast caterer, will create a festive atmosphere with extraordinary food and a bespoke martini bar featuring Litchfield Distillery spirits.  More...
Richard III

Thursday - Saturday
Edgerton Center
Sacred Heart University

SHU’s Theatre Arts Dept presents Shakespeare’s Richard III. After the completion of the Wars of the Roses, the deformed and jealous Richard, Duke of Gloucester, brother to King Edward, stops at nothing plotting his way to the crown. More...
A Harvest of Hues

Fri. Nov. 15, 6pm
The Wilton Library
Opening Reception

Join the opening reception for this exhibition of work by seven local area artists including Cultural Alliance members Cynthia Mullins and Kelly Rossetti. More...
Holiday Piano Bar

Friday - Saturday, 8pm 
Ridgefield Theatre Barn
Kick off the holidays with this Theatre Barn  audience favorite. Accompanied on the piano by musical director Lisa Hobbs, invited singers will offer up their favorites while encouraging the audience to sing along. Co-hosts Pamela Jones and Jeffery Albanesi guarantee an evening of good music and unpredictable laughter. More...
Steel Magnolias

Friday - Sunday
The Music Theatre of Connecticut
Set in wise-cracking, Truvy's beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, this is a story of hilarious repartee, acerbic verbal collisions, and the sudden realization of mortality within an all too perfect beauty salon. 
Fri at 8pm; Sat at 4 and 8pm, and Sun at 2pm  More...
Visual Conversations

Friday - Sunday
Wilson Avenue Loft Artists

An exhibition of work by the 15 artists who make up this artists space, curated by Patricia Miranda. Fri, 6 - 8; Sat. & Sun., 11am - 4 pm.  More...
Five Fabulous Abstract Women

Sat. Nov. 16, 6-9pm
The Rene Soto Gallery

Opening reception for the colorful and stunning abstract works of local artists Kristen Ambrosi, Yvonne Claveloux, Eugenie Diserio, Kat Evans, and Jennifer Moné Hill.  More...
Crystal Theatre
Ellis Island: The American Dream 

Sat. Nov. 16, 6:30pm
Ben Franklin Center 
South Norwalk

Crystal Theatre presents an award-winning historical musical set in 1907, performed by a student cast.  More... 
Sophia Loren: An Evening with An Icon

Sat. Nov. 16, 8pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse

A once-in-a-lifetime experience of a live on-stage conversation with the film legend – one of only five shows nationwide. Includes clips of her career and audience Q&A.  More... 
The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio 

Sat. Nov. 16, 8pm
Westport’s Voices Cafe

A night of jazz, folk, pop, classical, Americana on keyboards, brass, all sorts of strings - and intricate instrumental arrangements with stirring three-part vocal harmonies.  More...
Gerlach-Tetzloff Duo

Sun. Nov. 17, 3pm
Fish Church

The Drozdoff Society presents Alexis Pia Gerlach, cellist, and Reed Tetzloff, pianist, in a program of works by Bach, Brahms, Beethoven, Drozdoff, and Piazolla. More...
Chamber Players of the 
Greenwich Symphony
Out of the Salon

Sun. Nov. 17, 4pm
Round Hill Community Church
Mon. Nov. 18, 7:30pm
Greenwich Arts Council 

The Chamber Players of The Greenwich Symphony present a program of lyrical works for trios in a small setting, featuring flute, piano and strings. Round Hill; GAC
The Need to GROW

Mon. Nov. 18, 7pm
The Bijou Theatre

WPKN's new Environmental Film Series presents a documentary on the importance of healthy soil and our opportunity as individuals to help regenerate our planet’s dying soils.  More...
of What's Happening This Week
...and Beyond!
Thanks to our community partner, WPKN 89.5FMyou 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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