Sunday, March 10 2013

Format: 2014/10/30

Sunday, March 10 2013

Connections: Math & Music

Yvonne Caruthers, National Symphony Orchestra cellist demonstrates with the RSO the many connections between math and music.  Suitable for children of all ages!

For tickets and information, visit www.ridgefieldsymphony.org or call 203-438-3889.

Concert begins at 2:00 pm

 

LHAC Lecture Series Presents: Lonetown: Warrups, Reads and the Colonial Frontier

Archaeologist Dr. Stuart Reeve and Redding Town Historian Kathleen Von Jena will give a PowerPoint presentation on the archaeology and history of the Native American and early English settlements of Redding, specifically the Lonetown manor region, which was the first settlement in Redding and part of the western frontier of New England in the early 18th century. Please join us as Dr. Reeve and Ms. Von Jena discuss the Indian leader Chickens’ reservation, John Read’s original manor house, and other exciting findings based on their recent research. Lecture starts at 3 p.m.

 

"Nudes and Nudibranchs'

 Award-winning painter Frank Bruckmann and sculptor Gar Waterman will exhibit their most recent  work at the Kehler Liddell Gallery: "Nudes and Nudibranchs," from February 7- March 10, 2013. Frank Bruckmann and Gar Waterman are both traditionalists who use direct observation of nature and carefully applied technique to craft their work. Bruckmann's brushstrokes caress oil paint with an expert and familiar hand into the eternally complex landscape of the female figure, while Waterman's sculpture bends the liquid sheen of polished stone into impressions of rhythm and grace from the marine environment. 

 

Celtic Fire present by City Singers of Hartford

City Singers of Hartford will warm listeners in the flame of Celtic Fire with captivating melodies and poetic expression from the Celtic soul. Explore these ancient roots in chant and folk airs. Hear musical settings by Turlough O'Carolan, Sean O'Riada, Michael McGlynn and other celebrated heralds. Highland pipes, Irish harp, wooden flute, guitar, fiddle, concertina, bodhran, pipe organ and double bass will add traditional color and style. Through the darkest times in history, the Celts have kindled a flame of individuality and imagination rooted in nature, an exceptional gift of poetry and melody, and a spiritual approach to life. Today, Celtic fire burns on...

Performance time: 4 p.m.

 

Greenleaf Pottery: Classes in Wheel Thrown Pottery

Classes offer firsthand experience of the entire pottery-making cycle. Beginning emphasis is placed on working with one of the fifteen potter's wheels.  Beginning as well as advanced students are welcome. Sets of eight week classes are offered Tuesday or Thursday evening 6 to 9 p.m.,  year-round. Sign up now to reserve your place.

Call or go to the website for more information. 860-528-6090, www.greenleafpottery.net

 

14th Annual DanceMasters Weekend Master Classes

The 14th annual DanceMasters Weekend is one of the most anticipated dance events in the Northeast, an opportunity like no other for a two-day dance immersion, combining inspiring performances by premier companies with master classes by expert instructors. Thirteen Master Classes provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced dance students and dance professionals to explore diverse dance techniques.

On Saturday, March 9, Master Classes will be taught by Karole Armitage (Armitage Gone! Dance), Donald Borror (Ballet Hispanico), Camille A. Brown (Camille A. Brown & Dancers), Ronald K. Brown (Evidence Dance Company), Carolyn Kirsch (Never Stop Moving: A Fosse-Style Jazz Workshop for Older Dancers), KT Nelson (ODC/Dance), and Dianne Walker (Tap).

And on Sunday, March 10, Master Classes will be taught by Brandon "Peace" Albright (Hip Hop), Brian Brooks (Brian Brooks Moving Company), Christal Brown (Urban Bush Women), Dana Moore (Jazz), Troy Powell (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater), and Kate Skarpetowska (Lar Lubovitch Dance Company).

 

Stellar Scholars Star Search: Connecticut’s Best Young Sci-Fi Writers

High school and college students are challenged to write a 500-word short story about the painting of the iconic Avanti sports car "THE WHISPER AND THE ROAR" by Don Wieland. Champion wins $500 and has the story posted on Stellar Scholars e-magazine Cum Laude, The Scholarly Evening Post.  

http://stellarscholars.com/2013_avanti_and_aurora_awards


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Ailey II

Ailey II, the second company of the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will perform at a benefit supporting Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport, CT. Neighborhood Studios will honor longtime Westport resident Harold Levine for his 25 years of service at a reception before the show. Judith Jamison, dance legend and Artistic Director Emerita of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will attend the pre-show recognition ceremony. The reception for Levine will begin at 5:00 p.m.; Ailey II will perform at 7:00 p.m. For tickets, call (203) 227-4177 or visit WestportPlayhouse.org.

 

Eastern Connecticut Symphony January Concert

 The Eastern Connecticut Symphony concert series begins the New Year on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 8 PM at the Garde Arts Center.  ECSO Music Director, Toshi Shimada, conducts a program which features, Hyewon Kim, winner of the 2013 ECSO Instrumental Competition, performing Elgar’s Cello Concerto, sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank.  The audience members will also hear Sibelius Karelia Suite and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No, 2, (the Little Russian.)   Pre-concert conversation at 7 PM with Gary Chapman; post-concert reception free for members of the audience.  Tickets are priced from $32-$62 with senior and student tickets in selected seating areas.  Call the ECSO office at 860-443-2876 or purchase them on the Internet at: www.gardearts.org.  For further information, visit the ECSO website at: www.ectsymphony.com or friend us on Face Book.