Subject: Your FCBuzz Events for the Week Sept. 26 - Oct. 2, 2018

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The list below is a small selection of the many cultural events happening across our region this coming week. We recommend you click the link above for our complete listing for this week.
The History Of Everything -- Kissy Cousins Monster Babies And Morphing Elvis 

Wed. Sept. 26, 7pm
Bethel Cinema

It's 1993 and two quirky Hollywood producers are in a race against time to save their dying careers by creating a blockbuster inspired by old movies and their warped imaginations. Juxtaposed against the present, this hilarious comedy spoofs just about everyone and everything! A cult movie in the making, it is directed by Cultural Alliance member Wayne Keeley.  More...
Museum Initiative: The Visual Artists of Westport

Thurs. Sept 27, 7pm
Westport Historical Society

Long-time Westport resident, Len Fisher, tells stories of artists who made Westport a haven for creativity, starting at the turn of the 20th century, coming from New York, the Midwest and Europe. In the 1950s the Famous Artist School, founded by Norman Rockwell and Stevan Dohanos, called even more young men and women to create wondrous illustrations, music and novels. More...
Oktoberfest at The Bruce Museum

Thurs. Sept. 27, 6pm
The Bruce Museum

The Bruce Museum's first-ever Octoberfest, featuring German beer from Paulaner USA, a light menu of classic German fare from Harlan Haus and a German band performing traditional Oktoberfest music. More...
Pedro E. Guerrero: The Photographer Of Mid-Century New Canaan

Fri. Sept. 28, 6pm
New Canaan Historical Society
Opening Reception

Guerrero is internationally known for his work with the architect Frank Lloyd Wright and the sculptors Alexander Calder and Louise Nevelson, as well as his photographs of modernist houses for the popular shelter magazines of the "Mad Men" era. The show includes 35 of Guerrero's black-and-white photos, many depicting the architecture for which the town is famous. A second gallery will be devoted to the life of Guerrero and his family in New Canaan during some of the town's most tumultuous -- and interesting -- years. More...
Artistic Visions: Paintings of Viorica Ghetu-Vuono and Erin Nazzaro

Sat. Sept. 29, 4:30pm
Bruce S. Kershner Gallery
Fairfield Public Library
Opening Reception
Artists Talk: 5:15pm

Viorica Ghetu-Vuono studied Fine Art in Russia, Ukraine and Moldova and her career in the fashion business led to her fascination with color and texture in her paintings. Erin Nazzaro was an art director for an art supply company and says much of her work is inspired by the people and landscapes of South America and the Southwest. More...
Francisco Fullana
Norwalk Symphony
Three Stitches in Time

Sat. Sept. 29, 8pm
Norwalk Concert Hall

The phenomenal young Spanish violinist Francisco Fullana plays Beethoven’s Violin Concerto as well as Arvo Pärt's Fratres, to open the Norwalk Symphony’s 37th consecutive season. The orchestra will also be playing Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony. More...
Aldrich Undercover

Sat. Sept. 29, 7pm
Aldrich Museum

Hundreds of original artworks will be on view and for sale, with the artists’ identities revealed only after a work has been purchased: all works are the same size (9 x 12”) and the same price ($350). Test your eye and add to your contemporary art collection, while enjoying a festive cocktail party. More.
Comedy At The Klein: 
Elizardi Castro
I’m No Romeo

Sat. Sept. 29, 7:30pm
The Klein

One of the most innovative comedians around, Elizardi Castro combines his Puerto Rican heritage with American culture to create a Spanglish riot of laughter and fun in all his shows. His animated and physical comedic style has made him an audience favorite everywhere he performs. This new show is a lighthearted look at all we do to find the love we're looking for. More...
Natasha Paremski, piano
Greenwich Symphony

Sat. Sept. 29, 8pm
Sun. Sept 30, 4pm
Performing Arts Center
Greenwich High School

Natasha Paremski is the featured soloist in Chopin's Piano Concerto, No.1. The program will also include the orchestra playing Beethoven's Namensfeier Overture, "L'apres-midi d'un faune" by Debussy, and Leonard Bernstein's On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite. More... 
Fabric of Stamford

Sun. Sept. 30, 2pm
Stamford History Center
Opening Reception

This exhibit features the lives of women at home and in the community through treasures of furniture, porcelain, art and artifacts, as well as images of times past. Highlighted will be costumes and accessories, as well as quilts and needlework. More...
Zion Baptist Church Choir
The Hallelujah Train

Sun. Sept. 20, 11am-5pm
The Quick Center

Get ready for a supercharged blast of authentic Southern gospel when Pastor Brady Blade Sr. pulls his “Hallelujah Train” in for their Connecticut debut. Boasting an ensemble that includes the pastor’s 20-strong congregational choir and his sons, famed Brian Blade and Brady Blade Jr., the group’s uplifting message will be carried aloft by the unique blend of traditions the pastor has fostered in Shreveport, Louisiana’s Zion Baptist Church.  More...
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Annual Members Juried Show
Walk & Talk

Sun. Sept. 30, 3pm
Ridgefield Guild of Artists

Prize winers Michael Rothman, Chrissanth Greene-Gross, along with exhibiting artists Nina Bentley and Annamari Mikkola will be on hand to discuss their artwork and art-making process. The talks are always lively, informative and eye-opening. Refreshments served. More...
Reggie Harris 
Greg Greenway
Deeper Than the Skin: Building Bridges with Music

Sun. Sept. 30, 4pm
Good Folk Coffeehouse

Good Folk Coffeehouse is back with its 28th season of acoustic music. Starting the season is the duo of Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway. Born three days apart, one from the Capital of the Confederacy, the other descended from a Confederate general and a West Indian slave, they share in their songs a compelling story of racial injustice faced down with creative resistance, music and joyMore.
Susan Cutler Tremaine
Spatial Relations

Sun. Sept 30, 3pm
New Canaan Library
Opening Reception

The work in this arresting exhibition draws the viewer in, prompting self inquiry and reflection. How do you find your place in a space? Is it a question of comfort, or is it more a question of symmetry or location? Posing - and possibly answering - these questions, Tremaine's exhibition is comprised of three series of work, distinctively unique, yet sharing the commonality of a strong architectural influence and a strategic use of color to punctuate more subdued or black and white palettes. More...
Ed Asner
A Man & His Prostate

Sun. Sept. 30, 4pm
Ridgefield Playhouse 

This is a compelling and hilarious comedy stage-play by Emmy Award-winner Ed Weinberger. Not only did Weinberger survive a bout with bladder stones and his prostate while in Italy, he has Ed Asner to tell the tale. More...
37th Asbury Short Film Concert

Tues. Oct. 1, 7:30pm
Fairfield Theatre Company

The fast paced, eclectic screening of world-renowned shorts takes place in StageOne at The Fairfield Theatre Company, with the first film blasting onto the screen at 7:30pm. Steve Di Costanzo, the General Manager of WPKN 89.5 FM radio, will serve as host. An Asbury Short Film Concert is recommended for ages 16 and way above. Asbury Shorts, celebrating the work of women directors in this year’s presentation, provides the public a rare opportunity to view elite films on a real cinema screen as opposed to You Tube or smart phones. More...
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