Subject: Your E-Buzz Events for the Week August 15 - 21, 2018

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The list below is a small selection of the many cultural events happening across our region this coming week. We recommend you click the link above for our complete listing for this period.
The Beach Boys

Wed. Aug. 15, 7pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse

The unforgettable harmonies and classic sound of The Beach Boys will bring Good Vibrations back to The Playhouse after their sold-out performances in 2015 and 2017! It’s a night of career-spanning hits — from their early surf rock classics like “Fun, Fun, Fun,” to masterpieces like “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” to later hits like “Kokomo.” More...  
Donovan Frankenreiter

Wed. Aug. 15, 8pm
The Warehouse
Fairfield Theatre Company

One of surfing’s most eclectic-eccentrics, is also a laid-back and sandy songwriter with a tendency to whisk you away to the laid-back groove of the Hawaiian islands with his smokey vocals and tender delivery. More...
LGBT Night Out
The Understudy

Thurs. Aug. 16
Party: 6:30pm
Performance: 8pm
Westport Country Playhouse

Members of the LGBT community are invited to a cocktail party and a preview show of the new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, directed by David Kennedy - called “A masterpiece of comic clockwork” by The Wall Street Journal. More...
Eli Young Band

Fri. Aug. 17, 8pm
Stamford's Palace Theatre

The Eli Young Band kicked off the summer with brand new music, their refreshing “Saltwater Gospel,” which is quickly making waves. With soul-cleansing lyrics and a catchy melodic flow, “Saltwater Gospel” is destined to follow the impressive trajectory of EYB’s previous platinum and multi-platinum chart-toppers: "Drunk Last Night,” “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” and “Crazy Girl.” More...
Hazzard County

Fri. Aug. 17, 8pm
Levitt Pavilion

This six-piece modern country, high-energy party-band, that delves into the sweet sounds of the South, features male and female lead vocals backed with sugary, multi-part harmonies, powerful and soulful guitars, an unbeatable high-class backbone rhythm section, and a rockin’ musical swagger.  More...
Ina Anderson
One of Love

Aug. 17-19, 8pm
Bijou Theatre

One of Love is a new show by Ina Anderson, author and producer of Trumpnotized. Her new production is set in 1965, a pivotal time in the U.S. and abroad, and asks the questions: “Will a man lay down his life for a friend?” ​ What does Love mean to you - in life and in death?More...
A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions

Aug. 18 - Nov. 25
The Bruce Museum

Navajo rugs are unique because their warp is one, long continuous piece of wool thread. Once the warp is set, the size of the rug cannot be altered. The Navajo were first recognized as the finest weavers of small horse blankets, after the Spanish introduced horses to the American Southwest in the mid-1500s. This exhibition, from the collection of Miss Margaret Cranford, a Greenwich resident until her death in 1974, will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest Mexican-inspired saltillos, to mid-20th century pictorial rugs. More... 
New Paradigm Theatre
The Hunchback of 
Notre Dame 

Aug. 18 - 19
Fairfield Theatre Company

New Paradigm Theatre brings young people of all abilities together with Broadway pros to create their productions. Emmy and Oscar winner Paul Bogaev is musical producer and member of the cast, and NY actor, Patrick Tombs, plays the leading role of Quasimodo.  More...  Click image for larger version.
Stephen Collins 
Sailing Towards My Father

Mon. Aug. 20, 7pm
Ridgefield Library

This one-act play by Carl A. Rossi, chronicles Herman Melville’s life from youth to old age, concentrating on his evolution as a writer and his complex relationships with God, his family, and the author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Performed by Stephen Collins, who has performed many one-man plays.  More...
The Annual Bob Meadows Stellafane Report 

Tues. Aug. 21, 8pm
Westport Astronomical Society

Westport Observatory Director Bob Meadows returns from the world’s oldest star party, Stellafane, the Convention of Amateur Telescope Makers, in Vermont, to report on the amazing innovations by amateurs featured during the telescope competition.  More...
Julio Valdez
Silk Aquatint & The Painterly Print

Aug. 20-24, 10am-4pm
Center for Contemporary Printmaking

Participants in this workshop, run by Julio Valdez, will produce easily reproducible painterly prints through the process of silk aquatint (silk collagraph) - a non-acid alternative to etching. The workshop will offer tips on color mixing, and modifying and demonstrating the uniqueness of using water based inks.  More...
Honeybee Open Hive

Sun. Aug. 19, 11am-2pm
Stamford Museum and 
Nature Center

Celebrate National Honeybee Day with hive demonstrations and a honey bee scavenger hunt in the Museum’s Farm Market. Take home native wildflower seeds and meet a variety of other insects. The afternoon includes a tasting of the Nature Center’s ow honey (tastes like marshmallows) and more sweet stuff. More...
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