Subject: Your FCBuzz Events Selection for Jan. 9 - 15, 2019

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E-Buzz: January 9, 2019
Your Weekly Events Selection from 
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This is a small selection of events posted on the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. We recommend you click the link above for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.
Karen Kent

Thurs. Jan. 10
New Canaan Library
Opening Reception
Artist's Talk, 6pm

In these works, Karen Kent captures owls in all their majestic and sometimes mystical glory. She shows the birds as exuberant and approachable, sometimes even humorous. With bold, expressive brushstrokes and mixed media touches, her magnificent art gives each owl a distinct personality. Curated by Annamari Mikkola and Christle Chumney. More...
Spencer Platt

Fri. Jan. 11
Westport Arts Center
Opening Reception

This is the first solo exhibit by award-winning photographer and Westport native, Spencer Platt. These photojournalistic works are curated by art critic Kenneth Baker, presenting some captivating human narratives behind the news headlines in a fine-art context. More...
A New Deal for the Arts: The Federal Art Project Era 1933-1943

Fri. Jan. 11
New Canaan Historical Society
Opening Reception

This exhibit includes large scale works by Justin Gruelle, George Avison, Liacita Gregg, Clifton Meek, Ralph Nelson and Ernest Albert, Jr., whose work was commissioned under FDR's New Deal for New Canaan’s public places, including Town Hall and the public schools. The show explores the impact of the New Deal on the story of American art, the continuing conversation on the role of government in supporting the arts, and on the socio-economic implications of this artwork. More...
New Year - New Artists

Fri. Jan. 11
Loft Artists Association
Opening Reception

Stamford’s Loft Artists Association celebrates its annual new member show, New Year - New Artists, with an opening reception for the work of six dynamic and diverse artists new to the Loft Artists.  More...
Silvermine School of Art
A Day to Weld

Sat. Jan. 12
Silvermine Arts Center
New Canaan

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to weld or create something out of metal, this is the workshop for you. This is a hands-on workshop for beginning students. All materials provided - but bring work gloves! More...
39th Annual Juried Photography Show

Sat. Jan. 12
Carriage Barn Arts Center
New Canaan
Opening Reception

This annual, much-anticipated show was juried this year by Susan Carlson and Claartje van Dijk, assistant curators at New York’s International Center of Photography, who selected some 100 photographs from 800 entries, and who will discuss their process of selecting images for the exhibit at the opening. More...
Nick DiPaolo

Sat. Jan. 12
FTC Stage One

DiPaolo's brutally honest performances remind us of what great stand-up can be - funny, socially relevant and a little bit reckless. He hosts “The Nick Di Paolo Show” on SiriusXM, has appeared on all the late-night shows and was twice nominated for an Emmy for his writing on HBO’s The Chris Rock Show. More...
Souped Up Blues Grass Bash

Sat.-Sun. Jan. 12-13
Milford Arts Center

This weekend music festival opens Saturday with Deadgrass, an acoustic five-piece string band celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia and the Dead, and continues Sunday, from 4pm, with four amazing blues and bluegrass bands: Wool Hats, Hitch & the Giddyup, Longmeadow Bluegrass, and The Meadows Brothers. There will be free soups & breads from area restaurants, and a cash bar. More...
Enchantment Theatre Company
The Phantom Tollbooth,

Sun. Jan. 13
Westport Country Playhouse

This is an original stage adaptation of the beloved classic by Norton Juster, with illustrations by Jules Feiffer, in which Milo drives his toy car through a mysterious tollbooth that appears in his bedroom and finds himself on an eventful and dangerous quest.  More...
Silvermine Guild of Artists
New Members Show

Sun. Jan. 13
Silvermine Arts Center
New Canaan
Opening Reception

Silvermine Arts Center opens its celebration of the work of more than 40 new members who were juried into the Silvermine Guild of Artists in 2018. More...
Play With Your Food

Tues. Jan. 15
Fairfield Theatre Company

Lunch at noon is followed by three play readings by professional actors, and then talkback with the cast and director. Included are readings from Tiny Beautiful Things, by Nia Vardalos, and David Henry Hwang’s Looking for Chinatown.  More...
Charles Rafferty
Flash Fiction Writing Classes

From Wed. Jan. 9
Westport Writers’ Workshop

Flash fictions are no different than regular short stories or even novels. They’re just shorter – and therefore fit more easily into our crowded lives. This class starts Jan. 9 and is taught by New Yorker poet, Charles Rafferty. More..
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