Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for Oct. 23 - Oct. 29, 2019

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 October 22, 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. 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.
The World's Best Typography: Exhibit and Panel Discussion

Wed. Oct. 23, 5 - 7pm
The Schelfhaudt Gallery
University of Bridgeport

The opening reception for The World’s Best Typography: The 64th Annual International Exhibition of Typography and Type Design, organized by the Type Directors Club. This is an evening for type lovers and the community, beginning with a panel discussion at 5pm with generous refreshments.  More...
Ian McKeever: The Nature of Painting 

Wed. - Sat.
Heather Gaudio Gallery
New Canaan

McKeever is a British artist with international stature whose interests in light and time, deeply imbued within his canvases, have grown over his career. His "Day Paintings" started in the 1990s, have become an index of the different emphases of his work over this period. On view through Nov. 16, 10:30-5:30pm.  More...
Fortinbras by Lee Blessing

Wed. - Sat. 8pm
Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University 

Lee Blessing’s Fortinbras, a sexy comedy continuing the story of Hamlet. Fortinbras, Prince of Norway, arrives at Elsinore to find a room full of dead royals and an unlikely story of what happened, which he thinks he can improve upon. Not suitable for children. More...
Put On Your Face and Hand Me Down

Thurs. Oct. 24, 7pm
Greenwich Arts Council’s Bendheim Gallery

A benefit opening reception for this group show, curated by Ben Quesnel, exploring the psychological relationships we develop with what we wear, and the associations attached to clothes and fabrics to re-create the past. Catered by James Beard Award-Winning Chef Jean-Louis Gerin; live make-up art demonstration by Tyler Green, Television’s SyFy's FACE OFF Finalist, & Music by Nine of Hearts. More...
Author Talk, Signing: My Creative Space

Thurs. Oct. 24, 7pm
Darien Public Library

Architect Donald Rattner gives an illustrated talk on his new book, My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation. Whether you are an artist, writer, designer, or creative, this talk will help you begin turning living space into creative space. More...
Restore and More

Thurs. Oct. 24, 6:30pm
Redline Restorations

Support The Klein’s benefit fundraiser at the fabulous showroom of Redline Restorations, the world-class automotive restoration facility in Black Rock. Music by jazz trio Open Field Runner featuring Brian Torff, hors d'oeuvres by Harborview Market. More...
The Lion in Winter

Oct. 25 through Nov. 9
The Wilton Playshop
Sibling rivalry, adultry, and dungeons -- This clever and witty modern-day classic – Comedic in tone, dramatic in action – the play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. More...
Haunting and History at Hoyt-Barnum

Thurs. and Fri. 6, 7, and 8pm
Stamford History Center
A chilling tour of an authentic colonial Stamford home, with reenacted stories of Stamford founders, some tragic accidents of colonial life and the tale of Stamford’s own witch, Elizabeth Clawson. Not suitable for children under 12. More...
Art + Text

Fri. Oct 25, 6-8pm
Kershner Gallery
Fairfield Public Library

An opening reception for the latest in the Art+Text series of exhibitions, organized by Art Spaces in Fairfield County Libraries. At the Kershner, see the work of 7 artists, who will talk about their work at 6:45pm. See other exhibitions in this series: through Nov. 8 at The Wilton Library, through Dec. 1 at New Canaan Library and through Jan. 16 at Stamford’s Ferguson Library. More...

Fri. and Sat. 7:30pm
FTC’s Stage One

Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Mamches Productions presents Disenchanted! – with Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in this hilarious hit Off-Broadway Musical that’s anything but Grimm! Fri post-show dessert party; Sat pre-show cocktails with cast. More...
Haunted Illusions

Fri. Oct 25, 7:30pm
The Palace Theatre 

Haunted Illusions: Master illusionist David Caserta has people levitating, disappearing, and reappearing right before your eyes in this Halloween spectacular. More... 
LeAnn Rimes

Fri. Oct 25, 7pm
Wall Street Theater

This country music singer topped the charts aged 13 with her rendition of “Blue,” drew attention and admiration for her vocal similarity to country legend Patsy Cline, and has sold over 37 million albums worldwide. More... 
Night at the Haunted Historical Society

Sat. Oct 26, 6pm
Westport Museum for History and Culture

It's that time of year. Westport Museum presents its signature Halloween Event, Night at the Haunted Historical Society with spooky scenes and scary stories from Westport’s actual history More...
American Chamber Orchestra - Fall Concert

Sat. Oct. 26, 7:30pm
Norwalk Concert Hall

The American Chamber Orchestra, conductor Chris Hisey, opens its season with Will Duchon playing Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2, plus Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5. More...
BackCountry Jazz

Sat. Oct. 26, 7pm
St. Bede’s Jazz Club

Celebrate our local legendary jazz saxophonist Bennie Wallace with his The Disorder at the Border Jazz Orchestra. More...
TEA Talk: Breaking Barriers Through the Arts

Sun. Oct. 27, 2pm
Westport Town Hall

Westport’s annual TEA Talk focuses this year on Breaking Barriers Through The Arts. Inspired by the centenary of Women’s Suffrage, this event features three conversations by artists sharing their stories of breaking boundaries with their work. Q&A and a reception follow. More...
Deborah Goodrich Royce
Author Talk

Tues. Oct. 29, 6:30pm
Avon Theatre

he theater’s co-founder Deborah Goodrich Royce will discuss her new novel, a thriller, Finding Mrs. Ford, followed by a screening of Hitchcock’s Vertigo, one of her most favorite films. More...
of What's Happening This Week
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