Good Festival, Highlight on Arts and Culture, and Much more!

The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County celebrates the vibrancy and range of the arts and society across the 15 cities in our area of coastal Fairfield County and every single Tuesday difficulties our cost-free E-Excitement publication with a collection of the hundreds of occasions posted to our web site by our members.

It appears like the storms have subsided and one particular of the biggest and greatest summer time festivals will be harmless. We’re talking about the Norwalk International Cultural Trade Festival (or Good). Taking location all working day in Norwalk’s Oyster Shell Park, by the river, the Norwalk Wonderful Festival celebrates international cultures through music, dance, and foods. Cuisines from all around the world, dwell Rock/Reggae/Rhythm & Blues/Latin songs and live Flamenco, Asian, and African dance. Online games, exhibits, distinctive children’s exhibits – there is enough for the full family members from 11am to 10pm. Just one of the quite a few performers is Junko Fisher, a Japanese Common Okinawan Dancer that a lot of of us observed execute at the opening celebration of the Norwalk Art Room. We’re definitely heading back to see her conduct on Saturday.

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Transferring around to Westport – there are two art openings you need to see. 1 is a two-person display at the Sorelle Gallery in Bedford Sq.. Two artists share their do the job in “Quiet Moments” – just one is the up to date coastal realist painter, Daniel Pollera, with really atmospheric tranquil seaside scenes – the other is the enveloping summary get the job done by artist and Cultural ALliance member Kelly Rossetti. Both equally artists will be in attendance from 3 – 5pm Saturday to communicate with website visitors and share their function and imaginative procedure.

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Also in Westport, a two-part clearly show by the 150-member Artists Collective of Westport in two galleries of the Westport Library. The theme of the display, with 150 diverse perspectives, is “Community,” and the is effective variously convey gratitude for the many men and women that assisted preserve us linked through the pandemic, from supermarket workers and supply people today to the healthcare heroes on the entrance traces.

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And talking of emerging from the pandemic, tune in on Monday at midday to WPKN, 89.5FM, exactly where you can listen to the newest month-to-month broadcast in our Highlight ON ARTS & Culture series. This month we invited the leaders of 5 incredibly different theaters in our region from Greenwich to Bridgeport to communicate about the working day they realized their Spring 2020 seasons had been dead, and how they managed to survive with the assist of audiences, employees, board users and the state government to pull by. The job interview is comprehensive of shiny electricity, perseverance and pleasure about their new seasons. Undoubtedly value a pay attention.

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