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“Michael Dweck: Blunderbust” exhibition opens April 11

Heather Gaudio Fine Art - Greenwich 382 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to present Michael Dweck: Blunderbust, his first solo exhibition at the gallery. The show will open April 11th, with a reception for the artist 6-8pm, and will be on view through June 1st, 2024. Dweck is a multi-disciplinary artist primarily known for working in photography, most notably for his series documenting niche socio-cultural identities such as Mermaids, Habana Libre, and The End: Montauk. Over the years his artistic practice expanded to sculpture and filmmaking, and more recently he has delved into painting. The gallery will be presenting Blunderbust, Dweck’s first paintings from the multi-media corpus that also includes photography, sculpture, installations, and a feature documentary. For over 70 years, the Long Island car raceways were a vital part of its small-town, blue-collar culture. Dweck grew up minutes from Freeport Stadium known for a survival-of-the-fittest type of racing rallies, “somewhere between NASCAR and Mad Max, whose wild theater – jostling colors and stench of gas and burnt rubber, the cacophony of screeching tires and crashing metal” made for some of the artist’s early memories. As is the fate of many such enclaves, Freeport was replaced by a strip mall in 1983, and in 2007 Dweck […]

2024 Instructors Salon At Silvermine Galleries April 13th – May 16th

Silvermine Arts Center 1037 Silvermine Rd, New Canaan

Please join us at Silvermine Galleries for the 2024 Instructors Salon on view from April 13th-May 16th. The Silvermine School of Art Instructors are distinguished artist educators offering courses for students of all ages and levels of experience in a wide range of disciplines, while providing an environment and atmosphere in which art and artists can develop and flourish. Our award-winning School of Art is the preeminent learning destination for visual arts in Fairfield County with more than 1,100 courses and workshops and approximately 4,000 enrollments throughout the year — for the beginner as well as the professional. All are welcome to attend the Artists Reception Saturday April 13th, 2-4pm. "Hidden And Reveal (Chart Oak)" Artist - Evelyn Harvey

Earth Day Lunch

Waveny House at Waveny Park, New Canaan 677 South Ave, New Canaan

Earth Day is a National holiday and this year's theme is "Planet vs. Plastic". Join our Director of Public Works, Tiger Mann to see how New Canaan combats plastic waste and how our residents can be part of the solution. Planet New Canaan will provide lunch for attendees and provide information on the town "Swap Shop". Shannon Vallerie will discuss public health code environmental requirements that are in place to safeguard things such as ground water, and Inland Wetlands protections.

Passover Seder at Chabad

Chabbad of Ridgefield 27R West Ln, Ridgefield

The seder will include all the rituals, complete with wine, hand made Shemurah Matza and a delicious Passover dinner. - Space is extremely limited this year! Please RSVP early to confirm a spot- Reserve your Seat - Click Here Adults $54 / Children $18  

MATTEO BOCELLI live at the Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield

At just 26 years old, singer/songwriter Matteo Bocelli has already performed on some of the world’s biggest stages and tasted musical stardom – sharing his sensitive songs and dynamic vocal performances with listeners globally. As the son and occasional collaborator of renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli, Matteo has been instilled with a lifelong musical education and endlessly curious nature, which are on full display on his debut solo album, Matteo, a bold step into his own spotlight. His album, Matteo, displays all the facets of his artistry, including his strong, yet vulnerable vocal style and his songwriting. While Matteo’s voice is the only one heard on the album, it does feature the writing of Matteo’s pop hero, Ed Sheeran, who penned the track “Chasing Stars.” With his debut solo album, Matteo hopes to use his voice to offer listeners comfort, and let themselves go in his classically minded version of 21st century pop. Don’t miss this worldly talent as he debuts on the Playhouse stage.   VIP INFO / DISCOUNTS / PROMOTIONS Matteo Bocelli Meet & Greet Package Exclusive meet & greet with Matteo Bocelli Personal photograph with Matteo Bocelli Access to an intimate preshow performance Autographed 8×10 photo Specially designed […]