Subject: Your FCBuzz Events for the Week Nov. 7-14, 2018

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Your Weekly Events Selection from 
NOVEMBER 7 - 14, 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 arts and cultural events in our region.
Cris Dam
Lights On

Wed. Nov. 7, 6pm
Norwalk Community College
Art Gallery East
Opening Reception

This is the first solo exhibit of this internationally known artist’s ground-breaking light paintings. Dam incorporates incandescent light bulbs into oil paintings, transforming the bulb into a medium, using what James Turrell calls that “thingness” of light as a malleable substance. More...
Panel Discussion
Downsized Sculptors: Amy Bennett, Thomas Doyle, and Frank Poor

Thurs. Nov. 8
Bruce Museum, 6pm

Come to a reception and moderated discussion among three of the dozen artists featured in the Bruce's biennial exhibition of tiny sculpture. Downsized is a show of miniatures, models and dioramas exploring interior and exterior architecture in a range of scales.  More...
Cliff Tisdell
Artists Avoiding Censorship

Thurs. Nov. 8
New Canaan Library

Artist and lecturer Cliff Tisdell speaks on how artists and writers throughout history have managed to express their political or personal viewpoints while avoiding censure.  More...
Rupert Holmes

Thurs.-Sun. Nov. 8-11
Through Nov. 18
Curtain Call

With elements of farce, and nods to Sleuth and Deathtrap, this 1990 Edgar-Award winning play sets up a premise, shows how wrong your assumptions are, and then repeats. Four characters, one murder plot, amusing dialogue and plenty of twists and turns. More...
Gladys Knight

Fri. Nov. 9, 7:30pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

The seven-time Grammy-winner has had #1 hits in Pop, Gospel, R&B and Adult Contemporary, triumphing also in film, television and live performance, with hits including “Midnight Train to Georgia,” and “I’ve Got to Use My Imagination.” More...
The Tenth Annual Bridgeport Art Trail opens Thursday with a party at Read's Artspace and runs through Sunday with hundreds of artists' studios, exhibitions, performances and other events. Below is a small selection of the many events.
Opening Party
Artists Choose Artists

Thur. Nov. 8, 6pm
Read's Artspace

Celebrate community, view the Artists Choose Artists exhibit, and enjoy live music from the Park City All Stars, Bridgeport musicians organized by John Torres, including Christopher Cavaliere, Mike Colvolpe, Kenny Owens and Alex Swift.  More...
SavorCity: Eat Noodle
Cris Dam + Rick Reyes 

Fri. Nov. 9, 5-8pm
Eat Noodle

This monthly exploration of hidden culinary gems of Bridgeport stops at Eat Noodle where you can experience top-rate noodles and cocktails, plus the light paintings of Cris Dam and music by Rick Reyes. Reservations. More...
Latin AmericaNA

Fri. Nov. 9, 8pm
The Bijou Theatre

Rick Reyes, of the Cosmic Jibaros, has crafted an eclectic fusion of Latin, Bluegrass, Blues, Country and Folk, performed by a line-up of outstanding musicians, including Rich Zurkowsky, Dan Tressler, Obanilu Iré Allende, MD Rickers and more. More...
Open Studios

Sat. Nov. 10 - Sun. Nov. 11
American Fabrics Arts Building

Tour the studios of 25 artists in the former textile factory and enjoy live music, holiday shopping, a raffle and...   More...
Open Studios

Sat. Nov. 10 - Sun. Nov. 11
The NEST Arts Factory

Open studios or more than 30 artists and several events including an Art for Collectors Art Exhibit (all priced at $250 or less), an Associate Members Exhibit, a wine tasting, an artist brunch, and a  a free yoga workshop Sun 4-5 appropriate for both seasoned and new practitioners. More...
Music for Youth
We Choose to Go to the Moon

Sat. Nov. 10, 3pm
Pequot Library

Marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, Music for Youth  has organized a music and science afternoon including moon rock, a conversation with composer Jordan Kuspa, and a performance by Camden Archambeau of the first solo cello suite by Benjamin Britten. More...
Norwalk Symphony
Mendelssohn Choir
Armistice & Triumph

Sat. Nov. 10, 8pm
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
New Canaan

Honoring the centennial of the end of The Great War, this concert is of music by composers who were directly impacted by World War I: Poulenc, Fauré, George Butterworth, Charles Ives, George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin.  More...
Stamford Symphony
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons

Sat. Nov. 10, 8pm
Sun Nov. 11, 3pm 
Stamford's Palace Theatre

Andres Cardenes conducts and plays violin in one of the most robust and loved pieces of classical music. Also:   Theofanidis, Visions and Miracles, and Mendelssohn, Sinfonia No. 8More..
Trevor Noah
ADL: A Show of Unity

Sun. Nov. 11, 5pm
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

An evening of laughter, music and storytelling to benefit the Anti-Defamation League, featuring a conversation with Trevor Noah of The Daily Show along with musical performers from across the state. More...
Choir of St. Paul's 
Lest We Forget

Sun. Nov. 11, 5pm
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

The Choir of St. Paul’s will commemorate the end of World War I through the intertwined stories of composer Herbert Howells, and his friend the poet Ivor Gurney, with Howells Requiem, songs by Gurney, Samuel Barber’s Agnus Dei, and the reading of letters from Gurney, other soldiers and loved ones, telling the story of the war. More...
Cate Leach and
Elizabeth Higgins 

Sun. Nov. 11, 3pm
Art/Place Gallery

An exhibition of work by two Art/Place members, including an artists' talk at 4pm. More...
Major General Mari K. Eder  
Information Apocalypse

Wed. Nov. 14, 6:30pm
World Affairs Forum
Stamford Yacht Club.

Major General (ret) Mari K. Eder retired from the U.S. Army in May 2013 with 36 years of dedicated service. Consulting on national security, communications, and leadership topics, here she will address the breakdown of trust in the public information landscape.  More...
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