Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for Nov. 6 - Nov. 12, 2019

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 November 5, 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 isa selectionfrom 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.
Don Juan

Wed. - Sat. 8pm; Sun. 3pm
Westport Country Playhouse

A world premiere translation of Moliere’s classic tale, directed by David Kennedy: a darkly comic and modern take on the classic tale of the notorious seducer and antihero who leaves behind a trail of broken hearts and society scandals. Through Nov. 23. More...
Bridgeport Art Trail

Thursday - Sunday  

The 11th Annual Bridgeport Art Trail features more than 200 artists and 40 venues celebrating the best art, music, performance, and food that Bridgeport has to offer! The Trail kicks off Thursday night with a giant Artists' Party at Read's ArtSpace with the live music of John Torres, Scott Packham, Fuzz Sangiovanni, Rick Reyes and more.  More...

Look for a special E-Buzz on Thursday morning with more details.
Joni Mitchell Tribute

Thurs. Nov. 7, 7am - 10pm

Enjoy a 12-hour musical tribute celebrating Joni Mitchell's 76th birthday. Make sure you get the limited edition T-shirt designed by Martha Willette-Lewis and hand silk-screened by Liz Squillace at Paradox Ink.  More...
My Creative Space
Book Talk

Thurs. Nov. 7, 6:30pm 
New Canaan Library
Architect Donald Rattner gives an illustrated talk based on his new book My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation, that will help turn your living space into creative space. Copies will be available for sale and signing following the presentation.  More... 

Thurs. Nov. 7, 6pm
Bruce Museum

This program celebrates the artist documentaries of Olympia Stone. Join the filmmaker and two of the artists who were subjects of her films (James Grashow, The Cardboard Bernini and Elizabeth King, Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King) —for a retrospective discussion of these films and their maker.  More...
Museum After Dark:
Segregated by Design

Thurs. Nov. 7, 7pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center

A program on the history of segregation and affordable housing in Fairfield County. In this, the first of two events, a short film, based on the book, The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein, will be followed by a panel discussion of the experiences and work of local community members—Harold Bailey, Judy Hamer, Reverend Spollett, and John Brittain.  More...
Joanna Gleason:
Out of the Eclipse

Fri. Nov. 8, 7pm
Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University

Tony Award-winner Joanna Gleason makes the Connecticut debut of her new show, Out of the Eclipse (straight from Feinstein’s/54 Below). She brings us through a personal dark time and into the light, with a humorous and moving memoir.  More...

Fri. Nov 8, 7:30pm 
Darien Arts Center
A special inaugural performance by East Coast Contemporary Ballet of original works and six world premiers with live music.  More...
American Artisan Show

Fri. and Sat. 10am - 5pm
Wilton Historical Society
More than 30 highly-skilled artisans from across the country present their hand-crafted work, with demonstrations by a sculptor, a furniture maker, a blacksmith and a ceramicist. Friday will be “Sip and Shop” day, with something bubbly to enjoy while browsing.  More...
Bridgeport Portrait Project

Sat. Nov. 9, 11am - 6pm
Boathouse, The Knowlton

Jay Misencik and Geralene Valentine present their ongoing photo/audio/video cultural heritage project that introduces you to the people who make the City of Bridgeport much more than just a place. Share your memories of Bridgeport to be included in their project.  More...
Center for Contemporary Printmaking
21st Annual Monothon Auction & Party

Sat. Nov. 9, 5:30pm
Carriage Barn Arts Center
New Canaan

The Center for Contemporary Printmaking invite you to an evening of fun, food and fabulous art. Silent and live auctions include original works of art by more than 100 leading and emerging artists. All artwork will be on view in advance from Thursday. Silent auction and party, 5:30 p.m.; live auction, 7:30 p.m.  More...

Sat. and Sun. 10am - 6 pm
Staples High School

Start your holiday shopping at the 44th annual Westport Young Woman’s League’s CraftWestport bringing more than 200 fine contemporary craftspeople and artists from across the country to Connecticut’s largest indoor crafts festival.   More... 
Voices: A Show of Unity with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Sat. Nov. 9, 8pm
The Klein Auditorium

An evening of music, storytelling, and laughter to benefit ADL Connecticut, with special host Paul Shaffer.  More... 
Bill McKibben

Mon. Nov. 11, 7:30pm
Saxe Middle School
New Canaan

World-famous author, environmentalist, and activist, Bill McKibben, speaks on his new book, Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? He will address how the trends of climate change and new technologies threaten human experience as we know it.  More...
Short Cuts Film Festival

Tues. Nov. 12, 7:30pm
Wall Street Theater

An evening of outstanding short films selected from the Tribeca Film Festival. Themed "Living with Family,” its four shorts include 2 from the US, one from The Netherlands and one from China. Features a live interview with Haley Finnegan, director of Westfalia.  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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