Subject: EBuzz Oct 13, 2021

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October 13, 2021
The E-Buzz is published each Wednesday 

The E-Buzz is our weekly selection from the many hundreds of events 
published on the FCBuzz-Events section of our website by our members.

For a complete listing of the week's events, click here.
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WPKN's Environmental Film Series:
My Octopus Teacher

Wed. Oct 13, 6:00 pm
Bijou Theatre

This 2021 Oscar Winner for Best Documentary, directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed, documents a year spent by filmmaker Craig Foster forging a relationship with a wild common octopus in a South African kelp forest. The two form a bond where the octopus allows Foster into her world to see how she sleeps, lives, and eats. The filmmaker describes the effect of this mentorship-like relationship the octopus provided him, teaching him a lesson on the fragility of life and humanity's connection with nature. More...
Short Cut Film Festival

Thurs. Oct 14, 7:00 pm
The Westport Library

The Westport Library is delighted to welcome the Short Cuts Film Festival 2021 to the Trefz Forum (and online). Now in its 11th year, these curated films come from the Tribeca Film Festival in New York and other prestigious festivals. The first of three programs takes place this Thursday and includes: "The Fantastical Girl with the Thermal Gun," (Winner, Best Narrative Short;) the animated and poignant "Death and the Lady," and "Two Jacked," a film with a twist. Co-directors of Death and the Lady, Geoff Bailey and Lucy Steuve, will be special SHORT CUTS guests, joining in the talkback with producer Nancy Diamond. More...
Music At MoCA: The Figgs

Fri. Oct 15, 7:00 pm
MoCA Westport

For more than two decades, this high-energy band has delivered a dance-inducing variety of fast-paced pop rock.Tried-and-true with a worldwide fan base, they have toured and recorded several times with the legendary Graham Parker. Originally known as The Sonic Undertones, their output includes thirteen studio albums and multiple EPs and singles. 
The Great Wilton Pumpkin Fest

Sat. Oct 16, 2:00 pm
Wilton Historical Society

The grounds of the Wilton Historical Society will be strewn with pumpkins, gourds, mums and corn as you find a bountiful harvest of fall fun. Watch a blacksmith hard at work at the forge; see docents in Colonial dress hearth cooking with pumpkins, weaving and flax breaking, munch a donut and sip some cider. Lots of things for kids to do – pumpkin decorating, lawn games such as “Ring Toss with Pumpkins” and “Corn Hole” While you’re at the festival, be sure to register and pick up your kit for The ‘History is Here’ Wilton Scavenger Hunt. Then, set out to follow the clues to a dozen places around town, put stickers on your map to mark the places you have found and then stop back at the Historical Society from 3-4 pm on October 23 for doughnuts and cider to celebrate all you have learned and see if you’ve won a prize. More...


Sat. Oct 16, 2:00 pm
Downtown Westport, Elm Street

The Westport Downtown Association's third Oktoberfest event in the heart of downtown Westport! With over 60 tastings from a variety of award winning and innovative craft breweries, an assortment of fun fall activities including live music, local food, air-cooled cars, a pumpkin giveaway, and a location steps away from the best shops and restaurants Westport has to offer, Westoberfest is the perfect way to spend an October afternoon with friends and family. More...
CT League of Professional
Theatre Women presents:
The Magic of Staged Readings: Producing in the Age of COVID

Mon. Oct 18, 6:00 pm
Westport Country Playhouse

The CT Chapter of the League of Professional Theatre Women presents a networking and discussion panel, “Creating Staged Reading Magic in the Time of COVID.” Carole Schweid, artistic director, and Diana Muller, executive director, of Fairfield County’s Play with Your Food, along with Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Tony award-winning producer, discuss the art of producing staged readings in the time of COVID. Reservations and masks required. More...
An All-Media Exhibition Featuring Over 60 Artists


Through Nov. 6, Tuesdays-Saturdays
Rowayton Arts Center

A Conversation with Artists Through the Lens of the Pandemic


Wednesday Oct. 13, 6:00 pm
Greenwich Arts Council 
In partnership with The Bruce Museum and with artists, Mike Childs and Felicity Kostakis

8th Annual Juried Exhibit


Saturday Oct. 16, Reception 5-7 pm
Loft Artists Association
On View through November 7

St. Philip Artists' Guild Opens Doors After Two Years!


Saturday Oct. 16, 5:30-8:30 pm
Oakwood Estate Mansion
Exhibit, Open Studios, Music, Refreshments

An Exhibition by Hans Neleman


Saturday Oct. 16, 6:00-9:00 pm
Jean Jacobs Gallery
New Canaan

Explore The Mysteries and Absurdities of Life


Sunday Oct. 17, 12:00 pm
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Raphael Revealed
An Unprecedented Opportunity 

Sat. Oct 16 & Sun. Oct 17, 11:30 am
Stamford's Avon Theatre Film Center

International 'Observe The Moon' Night
Enjoy A Night of 'Lunacy'

Sat. Oct 16, 7:00 pm
Westport Observatory Campus
The Machine
The Legacy of Pink Floyd

Sat. Oct 16, 7:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse

Hear a recording of a wider range of our E-Buzz selections for the radio on WPKN 89.5FM every day. Selections change each day and play: Tuesday 8:55am, Wednesday 11:55am, Thursday 9:55am Friday 11:55am; Saturday 8:55am; Sunday 9:55am, and Monday, 12:55pm.
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