Subject: Your FCBuzz Events Selection for the Week Nov. 21-27, 2018

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E-Buzz: November 20, 2018 
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.
Meet Mickey and Friends

Wed. Nov. 21
Stepping Stones Museum 
for Children

The high point of this week of animated celebrations of the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse is a visit from Mickey Mouse or other special guests from the Disney On Ice show. More...
Brother Joscephus

Fri. Nov. 23
FTC Stage One

Winners of the Independent Music Awards “Best Live Performance” Category, BroJo is on a mission to make the world a more righteous place. Soul in the style of Ray Charles and Al Green, a good helping of jam-bandy roots rock, with a splash of powerful upbeat gospel without the religious overtones, make BroJo quite the theatrical performance. More...
Grand Opening
Great Trains Holiday Show

Fri. 23 - Sat. 24
Wilton Historical Society

Historic 18th- & 19th-century buildings are transformed into a train-lovers delight with nine layouts, including G, HO, O, N, and S-gauges and Lego trains, winding through tiny towns, tunnels and landscapes! For the youngest guests, Thomas the Tank Engine and Brio trains are ready for hands-on fun. More...
IMAX Movie: 
The Polar Express

Fri. 23 - Sun. 25
Maritime Aquarium at 

Based on the Caldecott Award-winning book by Chris Van Allsburg, this film follows a young boy who doubts the existence of Santa Claus. But then, on Christmas Eve, a magical locomotive arrives to take him and other doubting children to the North Pole. Digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format, the animated film has Tom Hanks lending his voice to several main roles, including the train conductor, a mysterious hobo and Santa Claus himself. More...
Holiday Trunk Show 

Fri. 23 - Sun. 25
Silvermine Arts Center

Silvermine celebrates Black Friday weekend with a Holiday Trunk Show, featuring accessories for holiday and home, including handmade and hand-crafted jewelry, hand-painted pottery and ceramics, scarves, wine glasses, and more. More...
Ann Chernow &
Miggs Burroughs
Amazing Grace

Sat Nov. 24
Gallery at Westport Country Playhouse
Artists Talk + Reception

We continue our Artists Talk series of video-recordings of member artists' talks in curated group shows at the opening reception for this joint exhibition of 48 images and stories about real and imagined people from life's shadows, by Ann Chernow and Miggs Burroughs. These two artists have known each other for decades but this is the first time they have shown together. How does their work in the show relate to the work of their colleague's and to their own life-long artistic production? Join us as we record each artist's 5-minute talk and take questions from the audience for another 5 minutes.  More...
Bill Staines

Sat. Nov. 24
Good Folk Coffeehouse
United Methodist Church

Bill Staine's catalog of more than 300 songs has earned cover spots on albums by Nanci Griffith, Peter Paul and Mary, Tommy Makem and hundreds others. He has released 26 albums and played 50 states over the past 5 decades and has traveled over a million miles before playing Saturday night in Rowayton!  More...
New England Ballet
Sugar Plum Party 

Sun. Nov. 25
Carriage Barn Arts Center
New Canaan

Hear Clara read the story of The Nutcracker. Enjoy a performance of "Nutcracker Suite." Meet the dancers, make a simple holiday craft, and enjoy holiday themed activities. Bring your camera for free photo opportunities with the dancers. This is a perfect holiday family event for young children!  More...
Hot Tuna Acoustic

Sun. Nov. 25
Ridgefield Playhouse

Jefferson Airplane band members Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, formed this spin-off band in the late 60s, known for fusing a variety of rock styles, free rhythmic techniques, and a wide range of instrument timbres. More...
Artists Talk
Wilson Avenue Loft Artists
Points of View

Tues. Nov. 27
Center for Contemporary Printmaking

As part of the Center’s exhibit of painters from the Wilson Avenue Loft Artists studios, showing their work in printmaking, the Cultural Alliance has organized an Artists Talk event at which six of the artists will be video-recorded as they talk and answer questions about their work. More...
Paul Baudner 
D.M. Read Department Store

Tues. Nov. 27
Bridgeport Public Library – North Branch

Read's Department Store, at the corner of Broad and John Streets in Bridgeport, was known for its classy and elegant merchandise. Mr. Baudner will speak about his extensive D. M. Read Department Store memorabilia collection from the 1940s, in this meeting organized by the Bridgeport Community Historical Society. More...
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