Subject: Your E-Buzz Events for the Week July 18 - 24

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Third Edition OUT NOW!
Lynne & Valerie Constantine
The Last Mrs. Parrish

Wed. July 18, 5:30pm
The Artisan Restaurant
Delmar Hotel
Happy Hour

Fairfield University Bookstore partners with The Artisan Restaurant for a celebration of the paperback release of the national bestseller, the psychological thriller, The Last Mrs. Parrish. Mingle with the authors and enjoy complimentary cocktails, hors-d’oeuvres, music, book signing, surprise gifts and more. More...  
Bridgeport PRIDE Parade +
8th Annual SameSex Exhibition

Thurs. July 19, 5:30pm
City Lights Gallery
Opening Reception

The Bridgeport Pride celebration opens with a reception for the 8th SameSex exhibition, which each year reflects the current zeitgeist of the LGBTQ community, their friends, family, neighbors and allies. At 8pm, the Bridgeport PRIDE Celebration will parade down from the Broad Street steps to McLevy Green, and at 8:45, doors open at the Bijou Theatre, for a Bridgeport PRIDE Variety Show fundraiser. More...
Thrown Stone Theatre
Where All Good Rabbits Go

July 20-22
Ridgefield Conservatory 
of Dance

See the East Coast Premiere of this new play by Karina Cochran. Walt and Julia are a promising young couple whose world takes a turn for the worse when Walt discovers the first sign of a terminal illness: a rabbit tail. A meditation on illness, grief, personal transformation, and the frank realities of turning into a rabbit, the play was described by The San Francisco Chronicle as: “Deliciously absurd…The world of this play is strange, and a little silly, but the issues at its heart are life-and-death.”  Above, actors Alexandra Bazan, Jason Peck, and Mike Boland.  More...
Design Night Out: Words

Fri. July 20, 6pm
McLevy Green

Design Night Out is a free, public event series that happens four times a year between Hartford and Bridgeport for creatives in Connecticut. DNO takes a theme and explores how great design is transforming that theme in Connecticut. July’s theme, “Words,” is focused on the authors, poets and the spoken word. Networking + drinks start at 6:00pm with the panel kicking off at 6:30pm. The three panelists include Cultural Alliance members playwright Ina Anderson, and poet and painter Shanna Melton. Also speaking is author and poet Darlene Asmarah Fernandez and author and professor Eric Lehman. More...
The Magpie Salute

Sat. July 21, 8pm
The Warehouse
Fairfield Theatre Company

Rich Robinson and Marc Ford join bassist Sven Pipien (all from The Black Crowes) along with lead singer John Hogg (Hookah Brown, Moke), drummer Joe Magistro and guitarist Nico Bereciartua. With three guitarists, Magpie plays loud and hard, drawing on their Black Crowes ancestry as well as the Crowes’ tradition of well-chosen covers. More...
7th Annual
Beechwood Open

Sun. July 22, 2pm
Beechwood Arts & Innovation

This arts immersion salon, held inside the legendary 1806 Beechwood house, and outside under the 300-year-old Copper Beech, is created by the audience. In exchange for a small donation, you can hang a piece of art, place sculpture in the garden, show a short film, perform a short piece on stage, sell your creative wares, or bring a dish for the table. Or, simply come and enjoy and participate as an arts appreciator! Click image for larger view. More...
Science on the Silver Screen San Andreas

Sun. July 22, 1:30pm
Bruce Museum

The latest in the Science on the Silver Screen series is San Andreas (2015). Guest scientist Dr. Maureen Long, a seismologist from Yale, whose research includes the structure and evolution of the continental crust, and the dynamics of the inner mantle of the Earth, will introduce the film, watch it with you, and lead a discussion about the science (or lack thereof) shown in the film.  More...
Chris Brubeck's Triple Play

Sun. July 22, 7pm
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts

Led by multi-instrumentalist Chris Brubeck, from one of the great American musical families, this engaging trio features super-versatile guitarist and vocalist Joel Brown, and Peter Madcat Ruth, one of the world’s greatest harmonica players. More...
Adam Ant

Sun. July 22, 8pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Adam Ant came to fame in the late 70s as the leader of the seminal glam rock band: Adam and the Ants. The group’s exotic aesthetic, exhilarating music and wonderfully flamboyant music videos made them one of the hottest bands of the MTV era. Ant become one of the most iconic artists of the 80s and his musical career spans 9 albums and 25 chart-topping singles. More...
Connecticut Ballet

Tues. July 24, 8pm
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts

The Connecticut Ballet performs for free at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion. Artistic Director Brett Raphael will narrate the program, which will include world premieres by choreographers Eve Chan and Raphael himself, plus the classical Raymonda Variations and the contemporary ensemble work, Pulse. More...
National Zookeeper Week Keeper Days

July 17-19, 9am - 4pm
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

Recognizing National Zookeeper’s Week, the Beardsley Zoo has dedicated Weds. and Thurs as Keeper Days. Meet different keepers each day in front of their exhibits, ready to answer all your questions--from what foods an animal eats, to what happens when it gets sick, or has to see the dentist. More...
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