April 2010 calendar of events
Concerts, Comedy and Special Events
Friday, April 9 at 8:00 p.m., Quick Center for the Arts
David Bromberg Big Band. A singular performer/writer/arranger, Bromberg's remarkable musical versatility and innovative resourcefulness have earned vast critical and popular acclaim. He is also impossible to classify: As one critic perceptively wrote, "David Bromberg fits no pigeonholes. He is part of everything contemporarily musical. He is a product of blues, country, jazz, folk, and classical music. From his early success as a guitar virtuoso, Mr. Bromberg has developed into a brilliant entertainer." $40, $35, $30
Friday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m., Quick Center for the Arts
Dave Samuels and the Caribbean jazz Project with special guest artist Joe Lovano. Grammy-award winner "Dave Samuels is regarded as one of the world's leaders in jazz vibes and marimba"-All About Jazz.com "The band cooks, no question about it, and Samuels' Latin-leaning arrangements are smart and steamy ... the quality of musicianship ... is superb ... exhilarating." - All Music Guide. $35, $30, $25
Tuesday, April 6 at 8 p.m., Dolan School of Business Dining Room
Mateo Ricci Anniversary Lecture with Dr. Jonathan Spence, Sterling Professor of History Emeritus, Yale University, is sponsored by the Center for Catholic Studies. Dr. Spence will speak about "Ricci's Legacy: The Perils of Success." The lecture is free and open to the public. Call (203) 254-4000, ext. 3415 for reservations and information.
Wednesday, April 21 at 8 p.m., Quick Center for the Arts
Open VISIONS Forum presents Christopher Hitchens, journalist, literary critic, and best-selling author of "God is not Great" and John F. Haught, a senior fellow of science and religion at the Woodstock Theological Center of Georgetown University. $45.
Sunday, April 11 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Quick Center for the Arts
ArtsBound Schoolday Series - Monday, April 12 at 10:00 a.m., Quick Center for the Arts
Theatre works/USA presents the Two Beans production, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing for grades 2-6. A hilarious play about sibling rivalry based on Judy Blume's book. Sunday: $15 adults, $12 children. ArtsBound: $7. The ArtsBound series is sponsored in part by the Herman Goldman Foundation and Fairfield County Community Foundation.
Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available online at fairfield.edu/quick or call the Quick Center Box Office at (203) 254-4010. The toll free number is 1-877-ARTS-396. Special offers and discounts are available through the Quick Center's e-mail list. Join, by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. And become a fan of the Quick Center for the Arts on Facebook! Keep up-to-date with the latest performance news, plus special offers and discounts! Find the Quick Center at www.facebook.com/FairfieldQuickCenter.
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
200 Barlow Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
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Box Office: (203) 254-4010; toll free 1-877-ARTS-396
Tickets available online at fairfield.edu/quick
Directions: Fairfield University is located off I-95, exit 22 at 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824.
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Posted on January 26, 2010
Vol. 42, No. 164