Subject: EBuzz August 4-10: "Unite & Persevere" + Music In the Air + Art All Around

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AUGUST 4, 2021
  The E-Buzz is published each Wednesday 

The E-Buzz is our  weekly selection from the many hundreds of events 
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Unite and Persevere

Friday Aug. 6, 5:30 pm
Stamford’s Loft Artists Association

Opening reception for this juried exhibition celebrating the artistic voices and perspectives of the many talented Black artists in Connecticut. The show captures the inflection point we find ourselves in as a community and country. More...
Nicki Parrot Trio

Thursday Aug. 5, 7:30pm
Levitt Pavilion

Hear the world renowned double bassist and jazz vocalist, Nicki Parrot who played with the legendary Les Paul for over 10 years, in addition to performing at most of the world's top jazz venues and festivals. Free but reservations required. More... 
Catalyst String Quartet

Friday Aug. 6, 7:00pm
MoCA Westport

Bring your lawn chairs, and enjoy the music played by this Grammy-Award winning ensemble that believes in the unity that can be achieved through music, redefining and reimagining the classical music experience. More... 
The Brian Torff Quartet

Friday, Aug. 6, 6:30pm
Fairfield Museum And History Center

Jazz Fridays kick off with Brian Torff, the Music Program Director at Fairfield University, and his quartet. Performing a slate of standards with Matt DeChamplain on keyboard, Atla DeChamplain on vocals and Arti Dixon on drums. Bring your chairs, blankets, and a picnic to enjoy this safe, socially distanced event. More... 
Mystic Bowie's Talking Dreads

Saturday, Aug. 7 8:00pm
Eisenhower Park

You could be jammin’, dancing, and celebrating with Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads in Milford’s newest outdoor performance space. Mystic Bowie is known for his endless energy, infusing fresh life into the Talking Heads' classic catalog with his high-octane mix of roots reggae, ska, and lover’s rock. Expect to be out of your chair in no time! More... 
Broadway in the Park

Sunday Aug. 8, 5-7:00pm
Norwalk's Mathews Park

A new concert series brought to you by The Norwalk Conservatory of the Arts and the City of Norwalk! Kicking off this weekly series is Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins, with a slew of Broadway stars singing your favorite Disney classics! Food trucks and a few pop-up surprises for younger fans. More...
JJ Grey & Mofro

Sunday Aug. 8, 7:30pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse

The celebrated soulful ensemble JJ Grey & Mofro returns after a sold out show in 2017! A true Southern renaissance man, JJ Grey’s intensely charismatic live performances, combined with the incredible musicianship of Mofro, have connected with audiences all over the world - from the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals. Complimentary margarita with your entree at the Southwest Cafe when you show your ticket before the show. More...
Meet the Artist: Harrison Gordon

Wednesday Aug. 4, 4:00pm
The Pequot Library 

Meet young artist Harrison Gordon, winner of the Library’s 22 Under 22 Fine Art Exhibit, whose work is currently on display at the Library’s Perkin Gallery. Gordon has won many awards for his unique aerial landscapes and coastal-themed portrait memories. A graduating senior from the Wooster School in Danbury, he will be attending the Tufts School of Engineering in the fall. All of Gordon’s photographs are for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Pequot Library. More... 
Breaking the Surface

Saturday Aug. 7, 3-5:00pm
Sorelle Gallery
A new 3-person exhibit opens with a Reception and Artist Meet & Greet, featuring original paintings by realist John Harris, abstract encaustic painter Linda Bigness, and figurative artist Michele Poirier-Mozzone. These very different styles of work are linked by their subtle explorations of the surfaces in nature. More... 
SoNo Arts Festival

Saturday Aug. 7 10am-6pm
Sunday Aug. 8 10am-5pm
Saturday (10-6) and Sunday (10 am-5pm), The 2021 SoNo Arts Festival will be filled with fresh, fun, funk, and affordably cool works of ORIGINAL Fine Arts and Crafts, created by your favorite artists! Enlivening the streets of historic South Norwalk, The Festival will showcase works by more than 100 juried artists and neighborhood businesses. There will be live music and enticing Artistic SoNo Culinary specials at the many participating local restaurants, as well as discounts at SoNo shops. More... 
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