Subject: Your FCBuzz Events Selection for the Week Dec. 12-18, 2018

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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.
Egyptomania Movie Series:
The Yacoubian Building

Wed. Dec. 12
Pequot Library

Discover how Egyptomania has influenced modern film with this classic movie, the latest in this series presented by the Pequot to accompany its Egyptomania special collections exhibition. Matinée screening.  More...
Artists Collective of Westport
Pop-Up Art Show

Wed. Dec. 12
Westport Arts Center
Opening Reception

The latest 3-day Pop-Up exhibition featuring the work of 15 members of The Artists Collective of Westport, selected by those artists who appeared in the previous show.  More...
Rebecca Hutchinson
Elena Lyakir and 
Amy Talluto
Forces of Nature

Thurs. Dec. 13
Flinn Gallery
Greenwich Library

These three artists guide us through their visions of the power of the natural world to evoke memories, enhance the meaning of imagery, and inspire the creative process. Curated by Laura Schroeder and Claudia Schipper. More...
Jim Royle Drum Studio
Holiday Scholarship Concert

Fri. Dec. 14
Saugatuck Congregational Church, Westport

Jim Royle won the 2018 CAFC ACE Award for Educator. Hear the magic he conjures from his students in this steel pan Holiday Scholarship Concert, featuring all four ensembles, plus Silver Steel. More...
Music on the Hill Concert
Sounds of the Season 

Fri. Dec. 14
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Wilton

The Festival Chorus and Jubilate Ringers’ handbell choir, perform classic carols and songs, and featuring the premiere of Stars over Snow: An English Christmas, Artistic Director, Ellen Dickinson’s, arrangement of English carols for chorus and handbells, among other selections. More...
Lez Zeppelin

Dec. 14 - 15
FTC Warehouse

Seeing the all-female Led Zeppelin tribute band, Lez Zeppelin, is a testament to the fact that women rock, and rock hard. More...
Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance
The Nutcracker

Dec. 14 - Dec. 16
Ridgefield Playhouse

Mixing student and professional performers (the largest cast to date), the production is directed and choreographed by Alexander Glaz, Ballet Master for the Conservatory. More...
Connecticut Ballet

Dec. 15 - Dec. 16
Stamford Palace Theatre

The professional company will dance with guest stars from New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, together with 105 local children from a dozen local dance schools and academies. More...
New England Ballet

Dec. 15-16
The Klein Auditorium

The New England Ballet presents its 27th Nutcracker, under the artistic direction of Victor Trevino, with guest artists, company dancers and young, local children adding charm to the production.  More...
Norwalk Metropolitan Youth Ballet

Sat. Dec. 15
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

Original and traditional choreography for NMYB is by Artistic Director, Adam James Holms, and is accompanied by a live orchestra, the Connecticut Chamber Players, under the baton of Maestro Christopher Hisey. More...
Norwalk Symphony
Mendelssohn Choir of CT
New England Academy of Dance
Joys of the Season

Sat. Dec. 15
Norwalk Concert Hall

Orchestra, choir and dancers present a mix of holiday music including Bach's MagnificatTchaikovsky's Dance of the Snowflakes, your favorite holiday songs, and Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus! More...
Fairfield County Chorale: Holiday Concert

Sun. Dec. 16
Norwalk Concert Hall

The program includes the Misa Tango by contemporary Argentinian Martín Palmeri, selections from Gabriel Fauré, Astor Piazzolla, plus holiday music from unexpected sources — French carols, African-American spirituals, and more!  More...
John Pizzarelli and 
Catherine Russell

Sun. Dec. 16
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

Grammy Award-winning vocalist Catherine Russell teams up with jazz guitarist, vocalist, and bandleader John Pizzarelli in a tribute to Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra. Not stepping back in time, these artists are known for pulling the music gracefully into the present, with their signature panache. More...
Play With Your Food
Season's Readings 

Sun. Dec. 16
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Fairfield County's popular theater company presents a laughter-filled literary afternoon of irreverent yet soul-stirring short stories and plays performed by professional actors in celebration of the holiday season! Afterwards, enjoy the reception with eggnog and cookies and a chance to chat with the actors. More...
Westport WritersMic

Tues. Dec. 18
Panera Westport

If you write and need a place to read your work - this is the place for you. Westport WritersMic meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month in a casual open-mike format. We welcome fiction, memoir, non-fiction, poetry, screenplays and essays. If you want to read, bring roughly 1000 words and read them in front of a friendly non-threatening audience of fellow writers. More...
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