Subject: Your FCBuzz Events Selection for the Week Nov. 14-20, 2018

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E-Buzz: November 13, 2018 
Your Weekly Events Selection from 
NOVEMBER 14-20, 2018

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.
JIB Productions
Short Cuts

Wed. Nov. 14
Garden Cinemas

A screening of five award-winning international shorts, fresh from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, includes director Richard Raymond, speaking on his film Souls of Totality, shot in the waning light of a Total Eclipse. More...
An Evening with Karen Allen

Wed. Nov. 14
Avon Theatre

Starring in more than 45 films (including as Marion Ravenwood, opposite Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Ark), Karen Allen is an award-winning actor/director. The evening includes a screening of her directorial debut short film, A Tree, A Rock, A Cloud, followed by a Q&A and then an introduction to a screening of her 1984 film StarmanMore...
Creative Connections
We Are Family

Thurs. Nov. 15
Silvermine Arts Center
Opening Reception

This International Children's Art Exhibit features interactions between family members around the world as portrayed by Creative Connections’ ArtLink student artists. More...
Jazz Night at Pearl: 
Janice Friedman meets the Jazz Rabbi

Thurs. Nov. 15
Pearl Restaurant

Jazz pianist Janice Friedman plays with the Jazz Rabbi, Greg Wall, for an evening of hot jazz at the Pearl Restaurant at Longshore. Janice and Greg have played together for almost 30 years, have developed an uncanny rapport, and have a mutual fascination with the subtleties of swing. More...
Larry Keigwin + 
Nicole Wolcott
Places Please! 

Fri.-Sat Nov. 16-17
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

Set during the final moments before the curtain rises, this cabaret-style performance is a zany trip backstage, making you privy to the anxiety and playfulness of life behind the scenes. It also features a musical score ranging from Broadway classics, to contemporary classical, to ‘80s pop.  More...
Kenneth Reiss
Marian Castell
The Old Selleck Farm +
the Tokeneke Dream

Sat Nov. 17
Silvanus Selleck House
Talk + Open House

Kenneth Reiss, historian to the Darien Historical Society, and author of The Story of Darien, gives a talk on how three unlikely partners with an unworkable plan leveraged four 18th-century farm houses into a remarkable residential park. Marian Castell, Darien Town Historian will be on hand to answer your questions. More...
Joe Jencks

Sat Nov. 17
Voices Café

Joe Jencks is noted for his unique merging of musical beauty, social consciousness, and spiritual exploration. Blending well-crafted instrumentals and vivid songwriting, he serves it all up with a lyric baritone voice that has the edgy richness of a good sea-salt caramel.  More...
Center for Contemporary Printmaking

Sat. Nov. 17
Carriage Barn Arts Center
New Canaan

Join the Center for Contemporary Printmaking for an evening of fun, food and fabulous art at its annual fundraiser MONOTHON.  Silent and Live Auctions include original works of art by more than 100 leading and emerging artists. More...
Image, Memory, Event: 
A Workshop in Poetry and Prose

Sat. Nov. 17
Pequot Library

Celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) with the first Pequot annual writer’s conference, featuring Tim Tomlinson of the New York City Writers for a day of workshops focusing on your creative process.  More...
Ellen Hovercamp

Sun. Nov. 18
Firehouse Gallery

Enjoy Sunday brunch while hearing the story of photographer, Ellen Hoverkamp, who uses a flatbed scanner, instead of a camera, to create imagery combining plants and natural objects, which has been compared to Dutch Old Master painting. More...
Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras
Fall Concert

Sun. Nov. 18
The Klein Auditorium

GBYO starts the season with the resonant sounds of jazz and percussion, the melodies of classical strings and wind ensemble, and three full orchestras, culminating in Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World,” played by Principal Orchestra, under the baton of Christopher Hisey. More...
Westport School of Music
Faculty Recital
Naturally Inspired

Sun. Nov. 18
United Methodist Church Westport

WSM faculty perform in a chamber music concert celebrating nature’s splendor, with a program to appeal to all, includinfamiliar favorites from On the Blue Danube by Johann Strauss and The Swan by Camille Saint-Saёns to a jazz version of Nature Boy (first recorded by Nat King Cole) and Richard Rogers’ It Might As Well Be Spring, to Schubert’s playful fourth movement of the Piano Quintet in A major (“the Trout”). More...
 Caleb A. Scharf
The Zoomable Universe

Tues. Nov. 20
Fairfield Public Library

The Westport Astronomical Society presents Columbia University astrophysicist, Dr. Caleb A. Scharf discussing his new book, The Zoomable Universe, that takes you on an epic tour through all known scales of reality, from the largest to the smallest, galaxies to atoms. More...
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