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Crenshaw Food Drive ~ October 2015

Fairfield University Bookstore

Oct 9, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Crenshaw Is Imaginary. Childhood Hunger Isn’t. Inspired by Crenshaw, a new novel by Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate (The One And Only Ivan), Macmillan Publishing is partnering with independent bookstores in a nationwide food drive.  For every bookstore that signs up to participate Macmillan will donate $100 to No Kid Hungry. Bookstores and schools across the country are partnering...

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Architecture, abstraction and the bold beauty of geometry align and connect the works of artists Carole Curtis and Gregg Welz in their joint exhibition "The Metropolis and the Intricate Grid."  Featuring large scale paintings by Curtis and cut and folded paper work by Welz, the exhibition at New Canaan Library’s H. Pelham Curtis Gallery opens on Thursday, October 8 and runs through November...

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The Designer Showhouse on the Green

St. Paul's

Oct 9, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

  The inaugural Designer Showhouse on the Green will take place Fall 2015 in Fairfield, Connecticut.  The Showhouse will benefit St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Operation Hope.  CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens) is the Media Sponsor.    The Showhouse will be open for five weeks, from September 19, 2015 until October 25, 2015.  Over 15 top interior designers and landscape...

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Theodore Nierenberg: Photographs from His World Travels

Bruce Museum

Oct 9, 2015 - Nov 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

August 1, 2015 - November 29, 2015 This series of approximately 30 photographs by Theodore Nierenberg highlights his portraits of indigenous peoples from around the world. Reflecting the vitality and personality of each subject, the images shine a light on the life stories written on their faces. With attention to color and composition, Nierenberg's portrayals celebrate the people and cultures...

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Picturing the News: The Distinctive Vision of Harry Neigher and Frank Gerratana, Sr.

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Oct 9, 2015 - Jan 17, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Columnist and cartoonist Harry Neigher and photographer Frank Gerratana, Sr. of the Bridgeport/Connecticut Herald portrayed and documented the news from the 1930s until the paper closed in 1973. Featuring a selection of Neigher and Gerratana’s work over four decades, this exhibition includes photographs, cartoons, sketches, and newspaper clippings that explore a range of local and national...

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Earthplace Animal Tech Program


Oct 9, 2015 - Dec 8, 2015 @ 03:45 PM

Learn about the Earthplace resident animals and how to care for them.  Through investigation, hands-on practice and instruction, students will learn to feed, clean, groom and handle our animals.  During the last meeting, students present the animals to friends, family and fellow Animal Tech students. For ages 10 - 14.  Meets weekly on Tuesdays, September 8 through December 8.  

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Lineal Investigations

Loft Artists Association Gallery

Oct 9, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015 @ 05:30 PM

The Loft Artists Association will hold its second annual tri-state juried exhibition from September 10 to October 11 in both their East and West Galleries at 575 Pacific Street. Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4:30 pm.   The public is invited to attend the opening reception on Thursday, September 10 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, where cash prizes totaling $1,000 will be awarded to...

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Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Oct 9, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

Together they take old-time Americana music, pair it with folk elements with far-flung sounds to create a music that is both strangely familiar and unlike anything heard before.  Husband and wife banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet. Fleck, a 15-time Grammy winner, has collaborated with Chick Corea, Oumou Sangare, Zakir Hussain,...

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