FCBuzz Arts and Culture Weekend August 12-15
Saturday August 13, 4:00 p.m.
As part of the “All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays” series, the Museum presents the author of more than twenty books, including For Now, Evolution, Afterglow (a dog’s memoir), Chelsea Girls and I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1974-2014. Myles’ numerous accolades include four Lambda Literary Awards, the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing, the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, the Creative Capital’s Literature Award as well as their Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and Foundation for contemporary arts. to agree.
“Motown Forever” at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre, Bridgeport
Saturday August 13, 5:00 p.m.
Sing, dance and celebrate the music of your life with songs like “My Girl”, “Shop Around”, “Stop, In The Name Of Love”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, and many more – nearly 30 non-stop hits in all! Each song is captured visually, vocally and choreographically down to the finest unique and nuanced Motown detail.
Picnic in the park at Bruce Park, Greenwich
Sunday, August 14, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Enjoy an outdoor dining experience in the summer sun while learning about the history and natural wonders of Bruce Park, one of Greenwich’s oldest public parks, established in 1908 through a bequest from Robert Moffat Bruce. Book your picnic with the ‘Happiness Is’ catering and pick it up at the museum shop before heading to the park.
Tatiana Eva-Marie and the Avalon Jazz Band at the Levitt Pavilion, Westport
Sunday August 14, 7:00 p.m.
Grab your lawn chair and picnic basket and enjoy a free concert with the jazz singer dubbed “the Gypsy-Jazz Warbler” by the New York Times. Tatiana has been acclaimed by Vanity Fair as a “millennial shaking up the jazz scene” and returns to explore composer Django Reinhardt’s music through her own original arrangements and lyrics in his latest project “Djangology”. It is a tribute inspired by his French and Romanian Gypsy heritage and his love for the Parisian art scene from the 1920s to the 1960s. Tickets can be claimed in advance online and may also be available at the box office counter.
Greenwich Jazz Festival 2022 at BackCountry Jazz, Greenwich
Monday, August 15, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.