Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for Oct. 30 - Nov. 5, 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.
Holy Roots: The History of Houses of Worship in Stamford 1641-2000

Thur. & Fri. 11-4; Sat. 10-4
Stamford History Center

An exhibit illustrating the development and growth of religious denominations in Stamford from the time of its founding until 2000. Over the years, houses of worship continue to endure and provide another element bonding the people of the community together. More...
7 Easy Pieces

Fri.-Sun. Nov. 1-3, 8pm
Greenwich Theatre Company

The Greenwich Theatre Company's New Works Program features seven of award-winning playwright Jack Rushton's short plays, Seven Easy Pieces, a provocative collection about relationships, love, and loss. For mature audiences. More...
Open Studios 2019

Fri.-Sun. Nov. 1-3 
The Loft Artists Association
This annual event will kick off Friday, 5:30-8:30pm with an opening reception and will continue Saturday and Sunday, 12 to 5pm. Fourteen artists will be in their studios and the work of 21 additional artists will be on view. More...
Waterfront Paintings

Fri. Nov. 1, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Grill 2

The opening reception for Liz Squillace’s award-winning paintings located on the dock between Bridgeport’s Port Jefferson Ferry and the Bridgeport Train Station, as part of a mini-grant challenge offered by the Trust for Public Land, the Waterfront Advisory Board, and the City of Bridgeport. Held in conjunction with Bridgeport Generation Now’s Member Happy Hour. More...
Northeast Waterscapes

Fri. Nov. 1, 5:30 - 7:30pm
New Canaan Museum & Historical Society

The opening reception for New Canaan resident and art collector Tom Davies, featuring his collection of 62 paintings highlighting oceans, rivers, lakes and harbors of the Northeast, and the role they have played in the development of cities, transportation and trade. More...
From Pages to Publication:   
A Writer's Conference

Sat. Nov. 2, 9am - 4:30pm
Fairfield Public Library

The 2nd annual writers conference, featuring keynote author Ellen LaCorte, sessions on working with an agent, panels of local authors, and local poets, and a discussion with local independent publisher Woodhall Press and its authors. More...
Spirits of the Past: A Historic Walk and Re-enactment

Sat. Nov 2, 11am - 12pm 
Wilton Historical Society
A most unusual tour of the historic Sharp Hill Cemetery, with portrayals by re-enactors of six of Wilton’s early settlers buried there and their role in Wilton’s history, together with a history of the cemetery by historian, and former First Selectman, Bob Russell. More...
Music for Youth:
Decoda Ensemble

Sat. Nov. 2, 2pm
Pequot Library
A free Young Persons’ Concert with a cello, clarinet and piano trio from Decoda, an affiliate ensemble of Carnegie Hall, introducing repertoire not often presented on stage. More...
Charles Ives Music Festival

Sat. Nov. 2, 7:30pm
St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church

Presenting the award-winning duo Julian Schwarz (cello), and Marika Bournaki (piano), together with Katie Althen (flute), George Meyer (violin), Mitch Lyon (cello), and Mika Sasaki (piano), in Variations, a program including Ives' Piano Trio, a new piece by John Cziner, and works by Lowell Liebermann, Rachmaninoff, and others. More...
Stand Up for Homes with Hope

Sat. Nov. 2, 8pm
The Quick Center for the Arts

Enjoy an evening of stand-up comedy with comedian, writer, podcast host, and author Pete Holmes. All event proceeds support Homes with Hope, the Westport-based organization whose mission is to support the homeless and those at-risk of homelessness in Fairfield County. More...
Wicked Divas

Sat. Nov. 2, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

An evening of diva show-stoppers, with Dee Roscioli and Alli Mauzey from the Broadway production of Tony Award-winning musical Wicked, singing highlights from Wicked & from Gypsy, Ragtime, Titanic, & Bizet’s Carmen. More... 
Greater Bridgeport Symphony: Telling Tales

Sat. Nov. 2, 8pm
The Klein Auditorium

In its second concert this season, GBS shows how storytelling underscores the music in this concert of works by Dvorak and Brahms. More... 
The American Craftsmen Show

Sat. & Sun. Nov. 2 & 3
Lounsbury House

An exhibition and sale of unique work by nationally acclaimed traditional American artisans. More...
Scouts and Soldiers

Sun. Nov. 3, 1:30 - 3:30pm
Norwalk Historical Society Mill Hill Historic Park

Honoring Native American Heritage Month, local living historian of Algonkian life, Drew Shuptar-Rayvis, runs this family-friendly program, featuring Native Americans’ involvement in the colonial wars, their survival techniques, wampum making and more. More...
Suzanne Benton: Captivating History 

Sun. Nov. 3, 1 - 4pm
Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center

he opening reception for a retrospective exhibition by internationally renowned artist and CAFC member Suzanne Benton of monoprints with chine collé, interweaving imagery from historic photographs of Ridgefield life with other works referencing suffragists, feminists, writers, and educators from the same period. More...
Heart & Mind 

Sun. Nov. 3, 2 - 4pm
Silvermine Arts Center
New Canaan
Opening Reception & Lecture

Opening reception for this exhibition and accompanying programs, designed to engage the community in conversations about mental health and the healing power of art, reducing stigma and increasing visibility. Opening keynote by Cheryl Bundy, Chaplain and Spiritual Counselor at Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan. Above: Janine Brown, The Wallflower at the Dance, installation. More...
Songs of Thanksgiving

Sun. Nov. 3, 3pm
St. Matthew Episcopal Church

Music on the Hill's new Community Children's Chorus, and its 40-member Festival Chorus, present a Songs of Thanksgiving Choral Concert, inspired by Native American philosophy, music, art, and culture, and the poetry of Rilke.
Women on Fire: Stories from the Frontlines

Mon. Nov. 4, 7pm
The Quick Center for the Arts

An energizing evening - a mélange of monologues written and directed by  Chris Henry, Artistic Director of Royal Family Productions, spoken on and interpreted through dance - providing wisdom, beauty, and some comic relief. After the show, mix and mingle with the headliners in a reception to celebrate women.
The World Outside

Tues. Nov. 5, 5pm
Tully Health Center

The rededication of the fully-restored WPA Stamford High School mural: The World Outside by James Henry Daugherty, with guest speaker Herman Eberhardt, from the FDR Presidential Library and Museum. 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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