Subject: Your FCBuzz Events for the Week Oct. 3 - 10, 2018

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Facing Racism in Stamford 

Wed. Oct. 3, 6:30pm
Ferguson Library

In partnership with CT Humanities, Everyday Democracy, DOMUS and All Our Kin, the Ferguson hosts the second in a series of conversations running through Nov. 7, when action planning committees will start work on solutions to the problems surfaced in the series.  More...
Sarah Tanguy: Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection

Thurs. Oct. 4, 6pm
The Bruce Museum

The original curator of this traveling exhibit at The Bruce explores how she and John Hechinger, Sr., developed this collection into a unique time capsule that traces the use of tools as a hallmark of civilization and a source of artistic creativity. Reception at 6; lecture at 6:30pm.  More...
Poets in Conversation: Amy Nawrocki & Brian Clements

Thurs. Oct. 4, 7pm
Norwalk Public Library

The latest in this continuing series brings together Amy Nawrocki, associate professor of English at the University of Bridgeport, and the author of five poetry collections, most recently Reconnaissance, and Brian Clements, Professor of Writing, Linguistics, and Creative Process at WestConn, and author/editor of over a dozen poetry collections, most recently Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence. More...
The Migrant's Alphabet

Thurs. Oct. 4, 5:30pm
City Lights Gallery
Opening Reception

Riffing off of the Anti-Slavery Alphabet, created in 1846 by two Quaker sisters, curator Jane Davilà invited leading mixed-media artists and activists from across the country to each create a 12”-square work of art for each letter of the Migrant’s Alphabet.  More...
Focus On Youth: The 2018 Ralph Sloan Award Winners

Thurs. Oct. 4, 5:30pm
Mayor's Gallery
Norwalk City Hall
Opening Reception

Every spring, a jury of arts professionals, who attended Norwalk public schools, selects the best works from the Norwalk Public School’s City-Wide Art Show, which are then framed to become part of the Norwalk Board of Education’s Ralph Sloan Student Art Gallery, a permanent collection of award-winning student work, located on the third floor of Norwalk City Hall. See this year's award winners.  More...
Blithe Spirit

Oct. 5-7
Fri-Sat. 8pm; Sun, 2pm
Center Stage Theatre

Noël Coward's hilarious comedy about a  socialite and novelist who invites the eccentric clairvoyant and medium, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his annoying and temperamental first wife, Elvira, after the séance. Elvira makes continual attempts to disrupt Charles's marriage to his second wife, Ruth, who cannot see or hear the ghost. More...
Quantico Marine Corps Band

Oct. 5-6, 6:45pm
Klein Auditorium

One of the oldest professional musical ensembles in the Marine Corps plays two free concerts, each featuring special musical selections: Friday, recognizing Veterans of the Vietnam War, and Saturday, Blue and Gold Star Families. The Band has received numerous military and civilian citations and gives more than 400 performances a year. Tickets required. More...
Annual BRAG Members Show

Sat. Oct. 6, 2pm
Framemakers Gallery
Opening Reception

The opening reception for the annual show of works by members of the Black Rock Art Guild features music on guitar by the newest member, Corrine Andrews, and light refreshments. The exhibit includes a tribute to members Peter Konsterlie, Flo Dohanos and James Garamella who passed away this year.  More...
Art from the Beyond 
Walking Tour

Sat. Oct. 6, 3pm
Greens Farms Lower Cemetery

The Westport Historical Society's  Director of Programs and Education, Nicole Carpenter, will lead this eerie tour discussing the 18th- and 19th-century superstitions associated with cemeteries and the dearly departed. As you meander through the cemetery, you will learn the meaning of urns, willow trees and other artistic symbols that you will see on the gravestones. More... 
Animaniacs in Concert

Sat. Oct. 6, 8pm
Palace Danbury Theatre

Emmy-winning voice actor Rob Paulsen will be joined by Animaniacs composer Randy Rogel, to present this raucous celebration of animation, music, and comedy. The show’s best-loved songs will be performed on stage, inter-spersed with classic clips, stories, and secrets about the show’s production. More...
Chamber Players of Greenwich Symphony
Keys and Reeds

Sun. Oct. 7, 4pm
Round Hill Community Church

This program explores the virtuosity of woodwinds and piano, opening with a work Mozart deemed in a letter to his father "the best thing I have written so far in my life," the K. 452 Piano Quintet. It continues with the Trio for Flute, Oboe, and Bassoon, by Dutch-German Julius Röntgen, and concludes with Rimsky-Korsakov's Quintet for Piano and Winds.  More...
Jane Monheit

Sun. Oct. 7, 7:30pm
Ridgefield Playhouse

Jane Monheit is one of today’s best and most important vocalist-musicians. The Grammy Award-nominated jazz and pop vocalist has collaborated with John Pizzarelli, Michael Buble, Terence Blanchard, Tom Harrell and others. The New York Times considers that she possesses “a voice of phenomenal beauty.” More...
Keir Dullea: 50th Anniversary Edition of 2001

Mon. Oct. 8, 7pm
The Warehouse at 
Fairfield Theatre Company

Keir Dullea, the star of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey hosts a 50th Anniversary screening of this classic film. The evening will feature a newly remastered version of the film made especially for the anniversary. Enjoy the film in The Warehouse with its state-of-the-art picture and sound. Keir Dullea will be available before and after the film to answer your questions. More...
Steven Heller & 
Greg D'Onofrio
Midcentury American Graphic Design

Tues. Oct 9, 6:30pm
New Canaan Library

The Philip Johnson Glass House and the New Canaan Library co-present Steven Heller and Greg D'Onofrio as they introduce their book, The Moderns: Midcentury American Graphic Design, the first comprehensive survey of how Modernism in the design world transformed American graphic design in the mid-twentieth century, and established a visual language that still carries tremendous authorityMore...
World Affairs Forum
Alexis Dudden, Korea's Possibilities, Where Are We?

Wed. Oct. 10, 7am
Stamford Yacht Club 

"Once North Korea is more economically independent, maybe reunification can be conducted as a joyful reunion between equals. That day is far in the future, however. In the present, powerful negotiators must find the skill to chart a path toward peace and prosperity for North Korea." -Dr. Alexis Dudden. Reservations by Mon. Oct. 8. More...
Habitat for Humanity 
The Sulls

Sat. Oct. 6, 9:30am
Seaside Park

The Sulls will perform during the post-race celebration at Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County's 21st Anniversary 5K Run for Home & WorkBoot Challenge. The Southern Connecticut natives, brothers Brendan and Kyle Sullivan, perform the best of the 60’s to today’s top 40. The event starts at 7:30am with a 5K run, workboot challenge and kids’ relay. During the post-race celebration, at the finish line overlooking the Long Island Sound, participants will enjoy music, free food, drinks and activities including an awards ceremony with prizes for top placing runners in a range of categories.  More...
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