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Rick Shaefer: The Refugee Trilogy

Walsh Art Gallery

Sep 7, 2016 - Oct 21, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

This monumental three-piece suite addresses the perilous journeys faced by refugees and is a reaction by artist Rick Shaefer to the ongoing immigration crisis unfolding across the globe. The three works in the trilogy are Land Crossing, dealing with the migration across foreign lands; Water Crossing, depicting the perilous journeys faced by refugees on the open seas; and Border...

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7th Annual at home A-list Awards

Stamford Palace Theater

Sep 8, 2016

Welcome to athome magazine’s 7th annual A-List Awards, the premiere home design competition! Design pros with projects OR firms in Connecticut are eligible to enter in our sixteen categories, and have their worked evaluated by a star panel of celebrity judges. Finalists are invited to the A-List Awards Gala on September 8, 2016 at the Stamford Palace Theatre for the...

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Connecticut Pet Expo - Amazing Pet Expos

Webster Bank Arena

Sep 10, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The Connecticut Amazing Pet Expo is the ultimate pet event! Check out tons of pet-friendly exhibitors and rescues, see live demos in positive-reinforcement obedience training, and let your pet take a spin with the latest pet sports! Learn about pet care & activism, great giveaways and prizes, amazing discounts on your favorite pet products, talent and costume contests, and fabulous...

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International Conference on Vitiligo


Sep 12, 2016 - Sep 14, 2016 @ 08:30 AM

OMICS International Conferences invites all the participants from all over the world to attend “International Conference on Vitiligo" September 12-14, 2016 Berlin, Germany includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.  Vitiligo -2016 brings together the Global leaders in skin diseases and relevant fields to present their research at this...

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An Artists Talk with Rick Shaefer and innovative South African playwright Brett Bailey, whose new work in progress, “The Raft,” is also a response to the current refugee crisis and, like Shaefer’s pictorial series, finds inspiration in Géricault’s haunting Raft of the Medusa, will take place in the Walsh Gallery on Wednesday, September 14 at 5 pm. 

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The Smithereens

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Sep 16, 2016 @ 08:00 PM

Known for their catchy 1960s-influenced power pop that inspired countless alternative rockers, The Smithereens gained popularity with “11”, the album that spawned college campus favorites “A Girl Like You”, Blood and Roses”, and “Blue Period”. In April of 2011 The Smithereens released “2011”, their first album of new material in 12 years. Produced by Don Dixon (helmed...

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Refugee Camp Simulation

Lobby, Quick Center for the Arts

Sep 20, 2016 @ 4:00 PM

The Jesuit University Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN) will host a Refugee Camp Simulation in the lobby of the Quick Center for the Arts on Tuesday, September 20 at 4 pm. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Rick Shaefer: The RefugeeTrilogy, the simulation will be followed by a panel discussion in the Walsh Gallery at 5 pm. Participants in the Refugee Camp Simulation will be...

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Panel Discussion: The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Over Land and Sea

Walsh Art Gallery

Sep 20, 2016 @ 5:00 PM

A panel discussion, "The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Over Land and Sea," will take place on Tuesday, September 20 from 5-7 pm, in the Walsh Gallery, Quick Center for the Arts. Panelists include Dr. Silvia Marsans-Sakly, Assistant Professor of History, Islamic World, Julie Whittaker ’12, Founder, Amal Foundation (dedicated to supporting refugees and their host communities), Wendy...

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