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New Art Exhibition opening at New Canaan Library: "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective"

New Canaan Library

Aug 27, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

Liana Moonie's vibrant, color saturated abstract paintings might bring to mind Rothko's fields of color, but it is the pronounced infusion of joy that makes these works so distinctively Liana Moonie.  Her many periods of work and diverse influences are beautifully evident in "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective."  The exhibition opens at New Canaan Library's H. Pelham...

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Fabulous Animals: The Illustrated World of Robert Lawson

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 27, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Robert Lawson (1892–1957) had a long and distinguished career as an artist and children’s book illustrator and author. Perhaps best known for illustrations of Ferdinand the Bull and Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Lawson is the only artist and author to have won both the Caldecott and the Newberry Awards. A resident of Westport, Connecticut, Lawson and his wife Marie, also an illustrator, lived at...

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Dinosaurs at the Beach

Tod's Point

Aug 27, 2016 @ 03:00 PM

  Kate Dzikiewicz, Bruce Museum Paul Griswold Howes Fellow and paleontologist, will present a family friendly program on dinosaurs on Saturday, August 27, at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center at Greenwich Point Park.  The free event begins at 3:00 pm and is part of a series of daily drop-in programs held at the Seaside Center throughout the summer. The program includes a discussion of...

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IMAGES 2016 at the Fairfield Museum

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 27, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In 1940 and ‘41, photographer Jack Delano (1914–1997) documented farm and city life in CT for the Farm Security Administration. In rare early color photographs and black & white, Delano captured views of everyday life in Connecticut as it recovered from the Great Depression.

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Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson

Bruce Museum

Aug 27, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Artist Francesca Anderson specializes in capturing natural history in her exquisite illustrations of plants and wildlife. Twenty of her scratchboard and pen-and-ink drawings will be on view in the exhibition Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. The show opens on Saturday, July 23, and runs through October 30, 2016. Flora and Fauna brings...

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St. George Greek Festival

Aug 27, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016 @ 05:00 PM

For almost 30 years, thousands of festival-goers from throughout Fairfield County have joined the multi-day St. George Greek Festival, a family-friendly celebration of Greek culture, food and community, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Norwalk.  Shop dozens of booths featuring crafts, jewelry, and more and enjoy a menu of traditional Greek cuisine - just like your Yiayia used to make -...

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Join local author Diane B. Saxton at Elm Street Books for a special book signing of her debut novel, PEREGRINE ISLAND, which is set on a private island off the Connecticut coast. Her book explores the mysteries behind three generations of women, one valuable painting, the artist who created it, and those who would do anything to possess it—even kill.  Saxton, a former journalist...

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Scott Sharrard & the Brickyard Band : Free Concert

Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts

Aug 27, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Since the Fall of 2008, Scott Sharrard has been the touring guitarist for the Gregg Allman Band. He’s been called “One of the best guitarists in the country” by Billboard and “the next Eric Clapton or Mike Bloomfield” by the Indianapolis Star Tribune and Gregg Allman, has high praise for the guitarist. “I know all about guitar players —I’ve seen...

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Flower Power

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Aug 27, 2016 - Sep 2, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Press Release For Immediate release New exhibition opens on July 13, 2016 Reception: Wednesday evening, July 13, 6:30 – 8:00, public invited Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 – 5:30 and by appointment Flower Power "The cry of 'Flower Power' echoes through the land. We shall not wilt. Let a thousand flowers bloom." — Abbie...

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