comedy, film, symphonies and rock evenings!


FCBuzz weekend March 18 – 20, 2022

HamletHub is proud to partner with the Fairfield County Cultural Alliance and FCBuzz to elevate arts and culture in Fairfield County! Each week, find a list of weekend events and activities. The Fairfield County Cultural Alliance celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of arts and culture in the 15 towns of our Fairfield County coastal region and publishes our free E-Buzz newsletter every Wednesday with a selection of the hundreds of events posted on our website by our members.

This weekend, there is something for everyone! From comedy to cinema, including symphonies and rock evenings, all ages and all tastes are represented.

Teen party! at Norwalk Art Space

Friday March 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Calling all high school students! Poets, writers, comedians, dancers, entertainers, and musicians are all encouraged to bring an instrument/tool ​​of choice (or listening ears if you’re not ready) to a fun and supportive space. Play, share and support other performing artists. First come, first served with limited places available.

The Godfather at 50 at the Avon Theater in Stamford

From Friday March 18 to Tuesday March 22 at 7 p.m.

Saturday March 19 and Sunday March 20 at 3:30 p.m.

Celebrate and enjoy the repaired and restored version of the movie that burst onto the scene 50 years ago. Starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall and many more, the film, which spans from 1945 to 1955, chronicles the Corleone family under patriarch Vito Corleone, focusing on the transformation of its youngest son, Michael Corleone, of a reluctant to ruthless familial stranger. mafia boss. Winner of three Oscars in 1973, including Best Picture, The Godfather has often been cited as one of the best films ever made!

NPR’s Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro in Och & Oy! at the Ridgefield Playhouse

Friday March 18 at 8:00 p.m.

Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro team up to bring you a cabaret show filled with dazzling chemistry, storytelling and a bit of whimsy. Cumming has won a Tony, hosted Tony Awards, and been nominated for an Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG award for the television show “The Good Wife.” Shapiro is best known as the NPR host of “All Things Considered.”

triangulated ash at the Wall Street Theater

Friday March 18 at 8:00 p.m.

Celebrating 50 consecutive years, Wishbone Ash is the ultimate road band. A pioneer in the use of two-wire guitars, Wishbone Ash hit the road in 1970, opening for Deep Purple. They produced a distinctive brand of melodic rock, which can be heard on hits such as “Helples”, “Runaway”, “Lorelei” and “Bad Weather Blues”.

The Rock and Roll performance hall Purple Party: Prince’s Music at FTC The warehouse

Saturday March 19 11:00 a.m.

The Rock and Roll Playhouse lets kids “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic rock canon. Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Playhouse provides their primary audience of families with children ten and under games, movement, stories and an opportunity to go wild with the aim of educating children and exploring their creativity.

The comedian Elizardi Castro in “All grow up!” at the Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport

Saturday March 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Returning to Bridgeport for the sixth time with a brand new show, Castro is one of the most innovative comedians around. He combines his Puerto Rican heritage with American culture to create a riot of Spanglish laughter and fun in all of his shows. His humor appeals to audiences of all ages, and he’s written and performed 10 one-man shows, including “Made in Puerto Rico,” which ran off-Broadway for seven sold-out weeks.

Kenny Werner Trio at SHU Community Theater

Saturday March 19 at 7:30 p.m.

This SHU Jazz series brings you a world-class pianist and composer with a prolific output of compositions, recordings and publications. Werner continues to impact audiences around the world and he has worked with a who’s who of jazz greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Pat Metheny and Lou Rawls.

Alyssa Goggi LIVE! at Fairfield Comedy Club

Saturday March 19 at 7:00 p.m.

A graduate of Quinnipiac University, Goggi was head writer and host of the college’s late-night comedy television show, “Quinnipiac Tonight,” best known for her own segment, “Walkward.” She studied acting at Second City Training Center in Chicago, IL and The Upright Citizen’s Brigade in New York. She now works at the Stress Factory Comedy Club in Bridgeport, CT, where she is “The Door Girl”, and one of the House Emcees, performing most weekends.

“From Struggle to Victory” from the Stamford Symphony at Stamford Palace Theater

Saturday March 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday March 20 at 3 p.m.

Two highly acclaimed classical pieces (Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Dvorak’s Cello Concerto) and two contrasting contemporary pieces (Fanfarria de Feria by Mexican composer Alejandro Basulto and Fate conquers now by Atlanta native Carlos Simon) come together for a concert of discovery and excitement.

“Music for All Ages” by Norwalk Symphony at Norwalk Concert Hall

Sunday March 20, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

This concert features Caleb Sharp, winner of the 10th Annual Concerto Competition. Also on the program, “A Night on Bald Mountain” by Mussorgsky and a commented presentation of the “Carnival of the Animals”. Harry DeMott, the winner of a conducting opportunity – will take the stage and lead the orchestra through Rossini’s William Tell Overture Finale!

“The Art of the Knife” at Ridgefield Guild Of Artists

Sunday March 20 at 10:30 a.m.

A day-long art workshop with member artist Susan Fehlinger highlights the joys and challenges of using the palette knife. Artists can learn to add texture and flair to their work, appreciating spontaneity and accident. Watch informative demonstrations, practice making marks with the knife, and start creating cooler, freer paintings than ever before.

Check them out and discover hundreds of other events on our FC Buzz Events page to https://culturalalliancefc.org

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