Subject: Your FCBuzz Events for the Week Oct. 31 - Nov. 6, 2018

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E-Buzz: October 30, 2018 
Your Weekly Events Selection from 
NOVEMBER 1 - 6, 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.
Arts Open House

Thurs. Nov. 1, 5pm
Beechwood Arts & Innovation

As part of Beechwood's Fall Season’s focus on the theme of FATE, explore how 27 visual artists have interpreted this theme in a wide range of works. Includes refreshments and a community conversation with the artists. Free, but reservations required. More...
Poets in Conversation: 
Jean P. Moore & 
Katherine Flannery Dering

Thurs. Nov. 1
Norwalk Public Library

Poets read from their work and engage each other and the audience in conversation. This month Jean P. Moore, whose novel Water on the Moon, won the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Award for contemporary fiction, and whose chapbook, Time’s Tyranny, was published in 2017. Katherine Flannery Dering is a poet, novelist and memoirist with an MFA from Manhattanville College. In 2014, she published Shot in the Head, a Sister’s Memoir, a Brother’s Struggle, a mixed genre book of poetry, prose, photos, and email, deals with caring for her schizophrenic brother. More...
Square One Theatre Company
Suzanne Bradbeer,
The God Game

Nov. 1-4
Through Nov. 18
Stratford Academy

Tom is a Virginia Senator and rising star in the Republican Party. When a long-time family friend resurfaces and offers the opportunity of a lifetime, Tom faces a crisis of conviction, and his marriage hangs precariously in the balance. Nominated for a Pultizer Prize in 2014. Directed by Tom Holehan. More...
Through the Lens: 
A Veterans Photography Show

From Thurs. Nov. 1
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

The NYC-based Veteran Artist Program takes artists who are veterans and propels their works and careers into the mainstream creative arts community. Here VAP presents a show of more than 60 color and black-and-white images. Admission free to veterans and active-duty military.  More...
33rd Annual 
American Artisan Show

Fri. Nov. 2 - Sat. Nov. 3
Wilton Historical Society

Arts, crafts and designs that have been part of fine American handwork since the 18th and 19th centuries are at the heart of this show. Shaker-style furniture, pottery, Nantucket-style baskets, hand-woven scarves, quilts, and floor cloths, are just a sampling. All set in the Society’s historic buildings on Route 7.   More...
Alden O’Brien
Fashion After the Revolution

Sat. Nov. 3
Mill Hill Historic Park

How did post-Revolutionary independence influence American fashion? After the revolutionary fervor had abated was it time to import European fabrics? Find out from Alden O'Brien curator of the DAR Museum in Washington, D.C.  More...
American Chamber Orchestra

Sat. Nov. 3, 7:30pm
First Presbyterian Church

Christopher Hisey conducts the ACO playing Bizet's Carmen Suite #1, Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 1, and a collaboration with the Fairfield Ludlowe High School Choir, singing patriotic songs.  More...
Westport Young Woman's League: CraftWestport 

Sat. Nov. 3 - Sun. Nov. 4
Staples High School

More than 200 fine contemporary craftspeople and artists from across the country exhibit at this, Connecticut’s largest indoor fine crafts festival.   More...

Sat. Nov. 3
The Klein Auditorium

Giuseppe Verdi's great romantic opera about an Egyptian prince and an Ethiopian princess who fall in love amidst a war between their nations, performed in concert version by the Gateway Classical Music Orchestra, Opera Chorus, & featured soloists. More...
Loft Artists Association
Open Studios

Sat. Nov. 3 - Sun. Nov. 4
Loft Artists Association

The Loft Artists Association celebrates its 40th anniversary in Stamford’s South End with its annual open studios event, showing the work of 40 artists. More...
Beth Levin, pianist

Sun. Nov. 4, 3pm
First Presbyterian Church

Celebrated concert pianist Beth Levin plays a recital that includes Handel’s Suite No. 4 in D Minor, and Beethoven’s Sonata No. 29 in B-Flat Major, Op. 106 - "Hammerklavier." More...
Troy Amuso
The Fine Art of Art Restoration: Causes and Remedies

Sun. Nov. 4, 3pm
Westport Historical Society

Troy Amuso will take you on a visual journey of the environmental and self-causing effects that can deteriorate a painting, requiring it to need restoration. Through his presentation, you’ll learn some of the age old remedies and specific approaches a Master Conservator uses to return a painting to good health. More...
Chamber Players of The Greenwich Symphony
Three Corners of Spain

Sun. Nov. 4, 4pm
Round Hill Community Church
Mon. Nov. 5, 7:30pm
Greenwich Arts Council

The Chamber Players perform a concert of music by Spanish composers Arriaga, Granados, Montsalvatge, Turina, and Arriaga.  More...
Thomas Mezzanotte
I See What You Meme

Sun. Nov. 4, 4pm
City Lights Gallery 
Opening Reception + 
Artist's Talk

Photographer Mezzanotte's solo show illuminates the role of the camera and lens-based imaging in the evolution of visual cognition. Discover fascinating insights into the history of photography, the camera obscura, and the process of sight. More..
Refugee Camp Simulation

Tues. Nov. 6, 6pm
The Quick Center
Fairfield University

Participants in the Refugee Camp Simulation, hosted by The Jesuit University Humanitarian Action Network, will be presented with a “Refugee Identity Card” upon entering the space. The Identity Card will give the visitors a refugee identity, including: a country of origin, refugee status, and the circumstances that brought them to the camp. Visitors will use their ID cards as they walk through the camp, with each station having data about water, shelter, and food in their region. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Mohamad Hafez: Collateral Damage.  More...
Scavenger Hunt & 
Election Day Cake

Tues. Nov. 6, 11:30am
Wilton Historical Society

The Seventh Annual Election Day Scavenger Hunt will take place on the grounds of the Society’s historic 18th and 19th century buildings. Kids 8 and up can searchcorners, lofts, nooks and crannies of historic houses and barns as the scavenger hunt proceeds. Prizes will be awarded! Delicious and historic Election Day Cake will be served. More...
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