Subject: Your E-Buzz Events for the Week August 22-28, 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.
Fashion & Freedom

Through Jan. 27, 2019
Fairfield Museum & 
History Center

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, this exhibition examines the history and social impact of fashion and its relationship to the women’s movement of the 1920s. More...  
Dark Money

Wed. Aug. 22, 7:30pm
Avon Theatre Film Center

This new film examines one of the greatest threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. Stay after the screening for a discussion with the director of the film, Kimberly Reed. More...
A Carriage Barn Collection: Follin, Hoets, Leggitt, Otsuka

Thurs. Aug. 23, 5pm
Sorelle Gallery
New Canaan
Closing Reception

Four artists selected at the Carriage Barn Arts Center's 2017 Annual Members Show were selected for this special group exhibit at Sorelle, which closes with an artists reception that coincides with the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce's Taste of the Town Stroll More...
Dinner and a Movie:

Thurs. Aug. 23, 6pm
Mark Twain Library

This 2014 comedy-drama, written, co-produced and directed by chef Jon Favreau, is about a chef quitting his job at a high-class LA restaurant and heading to Miami to launch a food-truck business with his ex-wife, best friend and his son. Before the movie, a food truck will be in the Library’s parking lot: Angie’s Cocinita serves Cuban and Mexican fare, including sandwiches, tacos and guacamole. More.
Music for Youth:
Leveraging The Arts in The College Process

Thurs. Aug. 23, 7pm
Pequot Library

This panel discussion and workshop will get you thinking about how your high school student can leverage their music and arts talent to enhance their college applications. Designed for music students who want to continue their music activities at college - as a major, a minor, or just for fun - the evening will show you how music can build networks and open doors. More...
Wine & Cheese Moonlit Walk

Thurs. Aug. 23, 7:30pm
Audubon Greenwich Center

As the August sun sets and the moon rises through the trees, gather for a special evening at Greenwich Audubon Center in its newly renovated Asnes Barn to enjoy drinks, food and conversation in the setting of this beautiful, historic building. Afterwards join a guided walk on the Audubon trails to take in the sights and sounds of a moonlit summer evening, listening for hooting owls, Flying Squirrels, Tree Frogs, Katydids, Crickets and other creatures of the night. Ages 21 and up; rsvp required. More...
Ridgefield Guild of Artists:
Art Walk &
Walk on Down

Fri. Aug. 24, 5pm
Sat. Aug. 25, 4pm

Ridgefield's Art Walk kicks off Friday night with 52 artists presenting their work in 45 downtown stores. More... Artists Day follows all day Saturday, including an exhibition Walk on Down, at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists - showing one work by each of the artists. Reception, 4-6pm. More... 
Keb' Mo' Solo 

Fri. Aug. 24
The Warehouse FTC

Four-time Grammy Award-winner and visionary roots-music storyteller, Keb' Mo' returns to The Warehouse for a special and intimate solo acoustic show. Keb' brings a big back beat and an injection of soul to the country blues. Like Bonnie Raitt and Taj Mahal, Keb' uses the blues as a template for a musical vision that includes jazz, funk, rock, R&B, and pop.  More...  
Melissa Etheridge: 
The Rock Show

Sat. Aug. 25, 8:30pm
Levitt Pavilion

Hear one of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters for three decades, since she stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988. Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals,  her most recent album was her 2016 Memphis Rock & Soul.  More...
Stratford Downtown Market 

Sun. Aug. 26, 10am-4pm
Colonial Square

Have fun and find treasures at this juried Crafts, Art, and Jewelry show, accompanied by music, activities for children, and theater. One section of the show will be devoted to 18th-century crafts and art. More...
Science On The Silver Screen: Twister 

Sun. Aug. 26, 1:30pm
Bruce Museum

In the latest in this series, watch this 1996 movie, starring Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton, with special guest, atmos-pheric scientist Dr. Benjamin Cook, who will introduce the film, watch it with you, and lead a discussion about the science (or lack of it) in the movie. Reservations required. More...
Music at the Barn

Sun. Aug. 26, 5:30pm
Weston Historical Society

Music at the Barn concludes its season with a performance by Stoneband – one of the original performers at Woodstock. Redding residents Ira and Maxine Stone are songwriters, guitarists, and vocalists who have performed with a Who’s Who of rock and roll. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, favorite food and beverage, for an evening of some of your favorite Sixties music. More...
Douglas David
Painting Seascapes and Boats in Oil 

Aug. 24-26, 9:30am-3:30pm
Rowayton Arts Center

This class will cover the basic principles of oil painting with regard to painting seascapes and boats. After the basics are covered, students will paint a wave, a coastline, a lake, a rowboat. More...
Bass Camp

Mon. Aug. 27, 10am-4pm
Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University

All double-bass students entering grades 7-12 are invited to join Rick Zurkowski, Sooo-z Mastropietro, and Brian Torff for Bass Camp, a one-day intensive of double-bass mania, designed to celebrate bass players at all levelsMore...
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