September 2010 Calendar of Events



Concerts, Comedy and Special Events

Saturday, September 11 at 8 p.m., Quick Center for the Arts
Jamie A. Hulley Arts Foundation presents the 8th Annual Benefit, An Evening for the Arts featuring the Jimmy Buffet tribute band, Parrotbeach with master of ceremonies David Raffauf. Pre-show reception and silent auction starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40 in advance; $45 at the door. For information, call (203) 891-8869; jamieart@snet.net.

Image: Orin GrossmanSaturday, September 25 at 8 p.m., Quick Center for the Arts
Orin Grossman, Fairfield University professor of music and a concert pianist presents The Romantic Piano: The Music of Chopin and Albéniz. Tickets are $35.

Radio Dramas

Radio Dramas brings a brand new collection of original Golden-Age radio dramas to the Black Box. With a crack radio troupe ensemble, audiences experience the reality of a 1940s era broadcast as actors scurry up to microphones at the last minute and jump in and out of character. Each broadcast has live sound effects and live music meant to heighten the drama. And there are vintage commercials and occasional great writing that create a surprising and vibrant evening.

Friday, September 24 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 25 at 3 and 8 p.m., Quick Center for the Arts, Wien Experimental Theatre
Private Eye Mysteries is a celebration of a true mainstay of old-time radio, the gumshoe! Whether they're getting framed for murder, shot at, or hit on the head with a pistol, they're always ready with a wisecrack and they usually get their man. Joining the usual fedora-wearing fellas is a rare PI who's a dame! Single tickets are $25 or $60 for a series of three.

Lectures

Tuesday, September 14 at 8 p.m., Dolan School of Business Dining Room
Thomas Lynch, poet, essayist and funeral director speaks on Language Feasts: Breaking Bread with the Dead. Admission is free.

Image: David BrooksWednesday, September 15 at 8 p.m., Quick Center for the Arts
Open VISIONS Forum opens the season with David Brooks, Op-Ed columnist of The New York Times. Tickets are $45.

Monday, September 20 at 8 p.m., Dolan School of Business Dining Room
Dr. Paul Knitter speaks on Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian: The Challenge of Global Religious Citizenship. Dr. Knitter is the Paul Tillich Professor of Theology, World Religions and Culture at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Admission is free.

Wednesday, September 22 at 8 p.m., Quick Center for the Arts
Open VISIONS Forum presents Eric Burns, media critic and journalist, formally of NBC News and Fox News Watch. Tickets are $45.

Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

Thursday, September 23 to Sunday, December 5, Quick Center for the Arts
Seeing Things is a solo exhibition that includes Joel Carreiro's close reading and transformation of cultural objects from the past; Renaissance paintings, European drawings and decorative objects and medieval manuscripts. The alternate image that emerges adopts a new identity; one that is the result of his collaboration with the original artist.

Admission to the gallery is free. The hours are: Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday: Noon to 4 p.m. Closed Monday. The gallery is always open when performances occur at the Quick Center for the Arts.

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 boxoffice@quickcenter.com. 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
Fairfield University
200 Barlow Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

*Accessible for the handicapped

Box Office: (203) 254-4010; toll free 1-877-ARTS-396
info@quickcenter.com
Tickets available online at quickcenter.com

Directions: Fairfield University is located off I-95, exit 22 at 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. The Quick Center for the Arts is easily accessible through the 200 Barlow Road entrance to the campus.

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Media Contact: Joan Grant, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2950, jgrant@fairfield.edu

Posted on July 6, 2010

Vol. 43, No. 1