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SEPTEMBER 9/8 | 3:00pm

9/13

9/14-9/15

WCSU Midtown Campus 181 White Street, Danbury

ESCAPE to the Arts 293 Main Street, Danbury Exhibitions; Free

CityCenter Danbury Green 1 Ives Street

Ives Festival Orchestra at Ives Concert Hall

www.artswesternct.org

Part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series. The concert is free and the public is invited. Visit www.ivesconcertpark.com

Exhibition - Nature in Art

9/14

WORK, WORK, WORK

Art & Frame of Danbury 60 Newtown Rd, Danbury Art; Free

A Taste of Danbury

A festival event that draws up to 15,000 from the tri-state area to the CityCenter Green. Visitors are astounded by the wide array of food tastings, entertainment, exhibitions and so much more. Visit www.citycenterdanbury.com

9/19

Fabien Cousteau to speak at WCSU

Ives Concert Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Literature & Discussions; Free


9/20

Leo Kottke

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Music; $

9/21

Elvis & The Beatles: The Greatest Concert That Never Was

The Palace Danbury Theatre 165 Main Street, Danbury Music; $

9/21 -11/2 Harvest Moon

Art & Frame of Danbury 60 Newtown Rd, Danbury Art; Free

9/22

Sylvia Browne

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Literature & Discussions; $

9/26

Bethel Community Market CJH Municipal Center 1 School Street, Bethel Children & Family; Free A Taste of Danbury Sept 14-15 | CityCenter Danbury Green

9/26

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Music; $

9/28

Frautschi Plays Prokofiev

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra 700 North Salem Road, Ridgefield The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra performs:Kodaly - Dances of Galanta Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2, op. 63 featuring Jennifer Frautschi, violin | Beethoven - Symphony No. 7, op. 92 Visit www.ridgefieldsymphony.org/ prokofiev

Sept 20, 21 27,28 Oct 4,5,6 11,12

The Cripple of Inishmaan

TheatreWorks New Milford 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford

By Martin McDonagh/Directed by Richard Pettibone. Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in 1934, The Cripple of Inishmaan is a strange comic tale in the great tradition of Irish storytelling. Visit http://theatreworks.us/season.php

9/29

White Hall Viewing Room 1 181 White Street, Danbury Art; free

Ives Concert Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Music; donations accepted

9/27

9/29

The Gallery at Still River Editions 128 East Liberty St., Danbury Art; Free

9/28

Ridgefield Writers Conference St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 351 Main Street, Ridgefield

Created by Word for Words, LLC, with Ridgefield-based author Chris Belden and award-winning writer and Editor Adele Annesi, this juried literary conference will feature workshops with acclaimed novelist Chris Belden, award-winning nonfiction writer Pete Nelson, and director/playwright Joanne Hudson, among others. Visit www.adeleannesi.com/RidgefieldWriters-Conference

9/28

OPENING RECEPTION: Ridgefield Guild Of Artists 36th Annual Juried Show 2013 Ridgefield Guild of Artists 34 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield Exhibitions; Free Frautschi Plays Prokofiev Sept 28th | Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra

Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited

Illustrator Scott Bakal will speak at WCSU

Nearly Forgotten: Photographs by Catherine Vanaria

Ridgefield Writers Conference Sept 28th | St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

9/28

Piano Recital at WCSU

An Evening with Bruce Hornsby The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Music; $

9/30

Two-Day Grant Writing Workshop

Ridgefield Community Center 316 Main Street, Ridgefield Classes & Workshops; Free

OCTOBER 10/3 | 8:00pm

Jimmy Greene in Concert at Western Connecticut State University Ives Concert Hall 181 White Street, Danbury

Faculty Jazz Concert Featuring Jimmy Greene on saxophone will perform. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/music/concerts.asp or call (203) 837-8350. For tickets, go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets or call (203) 837-TIXX.

10/4

Pauly Shore

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Theatre; $


10/18 Richard Lewis at The Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield Art; $

10/19

Community Wide Tag Sale

Ridgefield Community Center 316 Main Street, Ridgefield Festival

10/19

Neil Sedaka

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield Music; $ The Cripple of Inishmaan Sept 20, 21 27, 28 | Oct 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 TheatreWorks New Milford

10/4

10/12

The Palace Danbury Theatre 165 Main Street, Danbury Film; $

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Music; $

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Patrizio Buanne

10/4 - 11/7

10/12

Cyrenius Booth Library Main Street, Newtown Art; Free

The Palace Danbury Theatre 165 Main Street, Danbury Music; $

Totally Texture

10/5

Modern Cabaret: Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra

BMW Showroom 746 Danbury Road, Ridgefield Benefit; $

10/6

Travis Tritt

10/6

JAZZ BRASS DAY at WCSU Ives Concert Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Music; donations accepted

10/7

Art Slide Lecture: Robert Berlind

WCSU, White Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Art; Free

10/10

High School Choral Festival Featuring WCSU Concert Choir WCSU, Ives Concert Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Music; donations accepted

10/4-12

The Cripple of Inishmaan

TheatreWorks New Milford 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford Theatre; $

Berkshire Theatre, Berkshire Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Theatre; $

10/20 | 8:00pm Robert Cray Band

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield

Robert Cray is a 5-time Grammy Award Winner. Most people know Cray’s music from his breakthrough album “Strong Persuader,” which featured the hit “Smoking Gun.” It reached No. Visit www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org/ node/216

WCSU, White Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Art; Free

10/23

Time Stands Still

Ridgefield Library 21 Governor Street, Ridgefield Theatre; Free

10/25

WCSU Oktoberfest Jazz Concert Ives Concert Hall, White Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Music; donations accepted

9/28 - 10/26

Ridgefield Guild Of Artists 36th Annual Juried Show 2013 Ridgefield Guild Of Artists 34 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield Exhibitions

10/26

Halloween on the Green

CityCenter Danbury Green Ives Street, Danbury Children & Family; FREE

10/26

Rocky Horror Reunion Night! The Palace Danbury Theatre 165 Main Street, Danbury Film; $

10/13

WCSU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble in Concert Ives Concert Hall, White Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Music; donations accepted

10/9-13

WCSU Theatre Production “DOOLIN”:

Berkshire Theater in Berkshire Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Theatre; $

10/16

WCSU Percussion Ensemble Performance Ives Concert Hall, White Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Music; donations accepted

10/17

Anna Raimondi

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Art; $

10/11

10/17

WCSU, Ives Concert Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Music; donations accepted

Keeler Tavern Museum 132 Main Street, Ridgefield History; Free

WCSU Jazz Combos to perform

WCSU Theatre Arts present “Doolin”

Art Slide Lecture: Illustrator Ed Tuttle

Author Talk with Michael Korda Jimmy Greene in Concert Oct 3rd | Western Connecticut State University

203-798-0760 info@cawct.org www.artswesternct.org

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Music; $

The Great Danbury Fair Revue

10/18-20

10/21


NOVEMBER 11/1

WCSU Alumni Association presents Dinner and a Show

WCSU departments of Theatre Arts &Music present the musical “Chicago” Oct 30th – Nov 3rd

Warner Hall, 181 White Street Danbury Art; $

9/21 -11/2

Harvest Moon

10/26

10/27

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield Music; $

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield Music; $

Robert Davi Sings Sinatra

10/27

Chamber at WestConn

Ives Concert Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Music; Call for details

9/9 -10/27

Fall Classes at ESCAPE to the Arts

ESCAPE to the Arts 293 Main Street, Danbury Classes & Workshops; $

The Fab Four

10/30 – 11/3

WCSU departments of Theatre Arts and Music present the musical “Chicago”

Berkshire Theatre, Berkshire Hall 181 White Street, Danbury The WCSU departments of Theatre Arts and Music will present the musical “Chicago” . Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at (203) 837-8732 for information. To purchase tickets, go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets or call (203) 837-TIXX

Art & Frame of Danbury 60 Newtown Rd, Danbury Art; Free

11/3

Dweezil Zappa Guitar Masterclass Dweezilla On The Road

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Classes & Workshops; $

11/3

Zappa Plays Zappa

10/30-11/3

WCSU departments of Theatre Arts and Music present the musical “Chicago”

10/4 - 11/7

Totally Texture

Cyrenius Booth Library Main Street, Newtown Art; Free

203-798-0760 info@cawct.org www.artswesternct.org

11/4

Art Slide Lecture: Painter Vincent Arcilesi

WCSU, White Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Art; Free

11/8

Steve March-Torme

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Music; $

9/30 - 11/8

ESCAPE Staff & Adult Student Exhibition

39 West Street, Danbury, CT 06810 / Tel. 203.798.0760 www.artswesternct.org / www.facebook.com/CAWCT

203.798.0760 info@cawct.org www.artswesternct.org

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 E Ridge St, Ridgefield Music; $

Berkshire Theatre, Berkshire Hall 181 White Street, Danbury Theatre; $

Robert Cray Band Oct 20th | The Ridgefield Playhouse

Created by the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut (formally the Housatonic Valley Cultural Alliance) based in Danbury, Connecticut and a leader in supporting a vibrant arts and culture community in Northern Fairfield and Southern Litchfield Counties. The Cultural Alliance promotes and advocates for arts, history, and culture as a primary driver of the economy and as an enriching influence for communities and people.

ESCAPE to the Arts 293 Main Street, Danbury Exhibitions; $

Supported by: • DECD Connecticut Office of the Arts • Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce GRAPHIC DESIGN: Tarol Samuelson www.behance.net/tarolsamuelson tarolsamuleson@tarol.net

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