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  • Bruce Museum- Earth Day Family Day

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Sunday,Apr 23 at 1pm - 4pm

    Earth Day Family Day features live music, a Bruce Museum grounds nature walk and guests from the Astronomical Society of Greenwich and the Bruce Museum Seaside Center.

    More information is available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • MARCH FOR SCIENCE, NEW HAVEN

    Saturday,Apr 22

    1:00pm East Rock Park – College Woods
    The March supports the scientific community and defends evidence-based policies.

    1:00 PM- celebrate science with demonstrations and a “story corner” with scientists talking about their personal experiences.

    2PM- rally with invited speakers
    Following the rally, there’ll be a march in the East Rock neighborhood.

    It’s recommended to walk, bike or take public transportation to the event. Access and parking are available from Wilbur Cross High School (off route 91).

    More info: http://sciencemarchnhv.org/ and http://actiontogetherct.org/There’s a GoFundMe campaign to help cover the costs of the event.

  • The Klein Memorial Auditorium- Greater Bridgeport Symphony Performance

    910 Fairfield Ave Bridgeport, CT Saturday,Apr 22 at 8:00PM

    Greater Bridgeport Symphony performs with guest conductor Jonathan Yates of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra.

    More information is available at theklein.org or at 1-(800) 424-0160

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Jazz After Hours

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Friday,Apr 21 at 10 PM

    On April 21st, Jazz After Hours features performances by Marcus McLaurie, Jack Morelli and more.

    More information is available at cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • Palace Theater- Cheryl Bentyne Performance

    100 East Main Street, Waterbury CT Friday,Apr 21 at 7PM

    Cheryl Bentyne has performed a variety of Jazz styles including acoustic Jazz.

    More information is available at palacetheaterct.org or at 203-346-2000

  • Bakelite Film

    Wednesday,Apr 19

    “ALL THINGS BAKELITE”
    Chemist. Immigrant. Entrepreneur. In 1907, Leo Bakeland changed our world forever.
    Fun, informative and a little campy. A Connecticut made film.

    Bethel Cinema, 269 Greenwood Ave., Bethel, CT
    203-778-3100 www.bethelcinema.com

    6:30pm- Meet the filmmakers
    7:30pm- Screening followed by Q&A

    www.allthingsbakelite.com

  • Bridgeport Public Library- Memoir Writing Workshop

    925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT Saturday,Apr 15 at 2 pm-3:30pm

    Writer, Author and Professor Elizabeth Hilts leads the workshop which includes free form writing exercises to examining voice and perspective.

    More information is available at bportlibrary.org or at (203) 576-7400

  • CHRIS BRUBECK & TRIPLE PLAY

    Saturday,Apr 15

    Benefit for the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra
    8pm Show

    Chris and his band will play new interpretations of some of his dad’s classic hits,
    Great American songs, Blues and original material.

    Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Ridgefield, CT
    ridgefieldplayhouse.org 203-438-5795

    Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra 203-438-3889

  • Milford Arts Council- Emily Baker Performance

    40 Railroad Ave South Milford, CT Friday,Apr 14 at 8pm

    Emily Baker performs the styles of folk and bluegrass.

    More information is available at milfordarts.org or at 203-878-6647.

  • Southampton Arts Center- UpSculpting Workshop

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Thursday,Apr 13 at 5:30 pm

    UpSculpting is the act of combining upcycling with sculpture to create environmentally conscious art. Upcycling is the reuse of discarded objects or materials, in this case with marine plastics.

    More information is available at southamptonartscenter.org or at 631-283-0967

  • Fairfield Theatre Company- Blue Coupe Performance

    70 Sanford Street Fairfield CT Thursday,Apr 13 at 7:30PM

    The performance includes Joe Bouchard , Albert Bouchard, Dennis Dunaway and more.

    More information is available at fairfieldtheatre.org or at 203-259-1036

  • Yale Jazz Ensemble & Reunion Jazz Ensemble- Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert

    Levinson Auditorium- 127 Wall St. New Haven, CT Sunday,Apr 9 at 2:00pm

    Yale Jazz Ensemble, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director, and Reunion Jazz Ensemble present an afternoon of jazz in memory of late Yale School Professor and trumpeter Stan Wheeler.

    More information is available at bands.yalecollege.yale.edu or at (203) 432-4111

  • Bruce Museum- Sunday Afternoon Lecture Series: Hidden Treasures

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Sunday,Apr 9 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Hidden Treasures: Lessons from the Bruce Museum’s Art Collection by Dr. Courtney S. Long.

    Dr. Long discusses lessons learned from the Bruce Museum’s Art Collection by focusing on the relationships between artists and objects that help to narrate the history of art.

    More information is available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • Branford Folk Music Society- Lou and Peter Berryman Performance

    1009 Main Street, Branford, CT Saturday,Apr 8 at 8pm

    Lou and Peter Berryman, perform a creative style of folk and acoustic music.

    More information is available at 203-488-7715

  • Silvermine Arts Center- Painting Flowers with Watercolors Workshop

    1037 Silvermine Road New Canaan, CT Friday,Apr 7 at 7pm - 9pm

    Through demonstrations, create washes, work from the color wheel and learn other watercolor techniques to create flower paintings.

    More information is available at www.silvermineart.org or at 203-966-9700

  • Bethel Cinema- Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Films

    269 Greenwood Avenue Bethel, CT Wednesday,Apr 5 at 6:00pm

    Six Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Films will be shown in two theaters.

    More information is available at (203)-778-2100

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Screenwriters Discussion Group

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Monday,Apr 3 at 7:30 PM

    This group provides information for those who are interested in screenwriting and reviews written works.

    More information is available at cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • The Blues Cafe- Spuyten Duyvil Performance

    150 Lee Farm Drive Southbury, CT Sunday,Apr 2 at 3PM

    Spuyten Duyvil performs in the style of alternative folk rock.

  • Fairfield Public Library – Mini-Golf Event

    1080 Old Post Road Fairfield CT Sunday,Apr 2 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    The Friends of the Fairfield Public Library are hosting this year’s Mini-Golf event on Sunday, April 2 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road in Fairfield. Participants are able to mini-golf in the stacks at the Main Library.

    More information about The Friends of the Fairfield Public Library Mini-Golf event is available at fairfieldpubliclibrary.org or at 203-256-3160.

  • The Mad Hatter Chorus- A Grand Night for Singing

    43 Lake Avenue Danbury CT Saturday,Apr 1 at 7:30 pm

    The Mad Hatter Chorus, an a cappella singing group is performing their annual show, “A Grand Night for Singing” featuring the music of Richard Rodgers.

    More information is available at www.madhatterchorus.org or at 203-744-9480

  • The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum- Drawing Your Own Path: Exploring Art, Creativity, and Mindfulness

    258 Main Street Ridgefield, CT Friday,Mar 31 at 5:30 pm to 7 pm

    This workshop led by Visual Artist and Author, John Simon Jr introduces the methods of mindful drawing. Simon also leads a group discussion on finding the sources of creativity.

    More information is available at www.aldrichart.org or at 203-438-4519

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- The McCartney Years

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Friday,Mar 31 at 8:00pm

    A Paul McCartney Tribute Performance.

    More information is available at www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at 203-438-5795

  • Bridgeport Library- Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters Open House

    925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT Thursday,Mar 30 at 5:30pm-7pm

    Learn how to be effective in leading and speaking before a group.

    More information is available at bportlibrary.org or at 203-576-7400

  • Mattatuck Museum- Tai Chi at the Matt

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Wednesday,Mar 29 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Instructor Joe Atkins leads the Tai Chi program that focuses on balance, mobility and more.

    More information is available at www.mattmuseum.org or at 203-753-0381

  • Bridgeport Library- Bridgeport Community Historical Society

    North Branch: 3455 Madison Ave. Bridgeport, CT Tuesday,Mar 28 at 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Drew Auth, Board Member of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, presents the background and decades of historic materials from the Symphony archives.

    More information is available at www.bportlibrary.org or at 203-576-7003

  • Earthplace Nature Discovery Center- Birds of Prey Feeding

    10 Woodside Lane Westport, CT Saturday,Mar 25 at 3:00pm

    The Earthplace staff can answer your questions while giving some of the Birds of Prey their meals.

    More information is available at www.earthplace.org or at 203-557-4400

  • Bridgeport Library- Irish Music Concert: The Shamrogues

    Burroughs – Saden Branch: 925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT Saturday,Mar 25 at 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

    The Shamrogues, the performance group of the Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society perform waltzes, polkas, ballads, slides and other traditional types of tunes.

    More information is available at www.bportlibrary.org or at 203-576-7400

  • Ansonia Nature Center- Animal Tracks and Traces

    10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia CT Saturday,Mar 25 at 2 pm

    Follow the signs and tracks to discover the clues of the animals that inhabit our forest and fields.

    More information is available at www.ansonianaturecenter.org or at 203-736-1053

  • Guilford Art Center- Haiku Workshop

    411 Church Street Guilford, CT Saturday,Mar 25 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM

    Poet and Printmaker Stanford Forrester shares aspects of writing Haiku.

    More information is available at www.guilfordartcenter.org or at 203-453-5947

  • The Bijou Theatre- Draw The Line Performance

    275 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport CT Friday,Mar 24 at 8pm-11pm

    Draw The Line is an Aerosmith Tribute band.

    More information is available at www.bijoutheatre.org or at 203-331-8156

  • Milford Arts Council- 60’s Satisfaction Performance

    40 Railroad Ave South Milford, CT Friday,Mar 24 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    60’s Satisfaction, a band with Pierce Campbell performs at the Milford Arts Council.

    More information is available at www.milfordarts.org or at 203-878-6647

  • Guilford Art Center- Friday Night Art: Pottery

    411 Church Street Guilford, CT Friday,Mar 24 at 6:30PM - 9:30PM

    Participants can create an unique piece of pottery using simple techniques working with clay.

    More information is available at www.guilfordartcenter.org or at 203-453-5947.

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- Hotel California “A Salute to The Eagles”

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Sunday,Mar 19 at 8pm

    A tribute performance of the band, The Eagles.

    Singer and Songwriter, Ethan James opens the musical performance for the night.

    More information is available at ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • The Kennedy Center- Magic Moments

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT Saturday,Mar 18 at 8pm

    This concert event features the following musicians:

    Steve Scales & Friends
    Nona Hendryx
    Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz of the Tom Tom Club

     

    More information is available at www.thekennedycenterinc.org or at (203) 365-8522

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Jazz After Hours

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Friday,Mar 17 at 10PM

    The Jazz After Hours event features local jazz musician performances.

    More information is available at www.cinemaartscentre.org or at 631- 423- 7611

  • Southampton Art Center- Brush Strokes for the Bays

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Thursday,Mar 16 at 6pm

    Artist Carolyn Munaco, guides participants on  creating a marine-themed work of art.

    Participants will learn about the marine species or habitat type featured in the subject of the painting.

    More information is available at southamptonartscenter.org or at  631-283-0967

  • Bruce Museum- Science Lecture and Fossil Identification Session

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Tuesday,Mar 14 at Fossil Identification Session 6pm-7pm, lecture 7:00pm - 8:00pm pm

    Nicholas G. McDonald speaks at the Science Lecture.

    More information is available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • Bijou Theatre- Jazz Concert Night

    275 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport, CT Monday,Mar 13 at 8 PM

    Concert performance by A Nordic Sound.

    A Nordic Sound is a Big Band Jazz Orchestra directed by Jens Wendelboe.

    More information is available at bijoutheatre.org or at 203-331-8156

  • Mattatuck Museum- Community Day: Ceramic Art

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Sunday,Mar 12 at 1pm-3pm

    Learn from a Museum Educator about Ceramic Art and be able to create your own ceramics using clay and pottery tools.

    More information is available at www.mattmuseum.org or at (203)-753-0381

  • Music Haven- The Haven String Quartet performance

    720 Pequot Ave, Southport, CT Saturday,Mar 11 at 2pm-3pm

    The quartet discusses each musical piece with examples, family-friendly activities and a complete performance of each piece.

    The Haven String Quartet features:

    Gregory Tompkins, violin

    Patrick Doane, violin

    Annalisa Boerner, viola

    Philip Boulanger, cello

    More information is available at www.musichavenct.org or at 203-745-9030

  • Bijou Theatre- Lee and Friends Performance

    275 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport, CT Saturday,Mar 11 at 8 PM

    Lee and Friends is a Liberace Tribute performance by David Maiocco.

    More information is available at www.bijoutheatre.org  or at 203-331-8156

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Screenwriters Discussion Group

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Monday,Mar 6 at 7:30 PM

    This group provides information for those who are interested in screenwriting and reviews written works.

    More information is available at cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum- Exhibition Opening

    258 Main Street Ridgefield, CT Sunday,Mar 5 at 2 pm to 5 pm

    The Exhibition Opening includes meeting the exhibiting artists and Museum curators,  an expert-led tour, and art-making activities.

    More information is available at www.aldrichart.org or at 203-438-4519

  • Bruce Museum- Testing the Waters Panel Discussion

    Seaside Center, Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich CT Sunday,Mar 5 at 2:00 - 3:15 pm

    Learn about the water quality of the Long Island Sound and nearby waters by representatives from environmental organizations.

    More information is available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • Palace Theater- Sambeleza Performance

    100 East Main Street, Waterbury CT Friday,Mar 3 at 7PM

    Sambeleza performs a wide variety of Brazilian songs – both old and new – with a jazz twist.  The musicians of Sambeleza are Laura Volpintesta, Joe Carter and Jeff Fuller.

    More information is available at www.palacetheaterct.org or at  203-346-2000

  • The Songwriters Share Concert Series- Caroline Doctorow performance

    977 Sag Harbor/Bridgehampton Turnpike Sag Harbor, NY Friday,Mar 3 at 8 pm

    Caroline Doctorow with guest Walt Michael perform an evening of American folk and  fiddle tunes.

    Caroline’s band features Russ Seeger (acoustic guitar, duet vocals),  Karl Allweier (upright bass, harmony vocals) & Chris Tedesco (fiddle, harmony vocals)

  • Band Together- Acoustic Rock

    Saturday,Feb 25

    Saturday, 7:00pm

    Band Together at Inn at Longshore Westport to benefit Cardinal Shehan Center and their programs to support the educational and recreational needs of low income families and young people in Bridgeport.  Classic Acoustic Rock will feature John Torres, Taryn Chory, Scott Packham, Tim Walsh along with Jerry and Rob.  For tickets please contact the Shehan Center at call 203-336-4468.

    www.shehancenter.org

    bandtogetherct.com

     

  • Tupac: Resurrection

    Friday,Feb 24
    A Film About Tupac Shakur
    Black History Month Celebration
     
    Friday, 7 PM
    Housatonic Community College
    900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT
    Events Room – Free Parking!
    (Co-Sponsored by HCC & WPKN)
     
    This 2003 documentary film about the life and
    death of the pivotal rapper Tupac Shakur is narrated
    by Shakur himself and was nominated for the
    Academy Award for Best Documentary. The film
    examines the politics, music and life of Shakur.