This Weekend: art shows, concerts, Oscar party, more

Iconic women The Exhibit of Iconic Women will run March 1-27 at the Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield. Hazel Jarvis will display 65 paintings of noteworthy women. The opening reception is on March 3 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit Shen Yun Shen Yun will perform classical Chinese dance March 1-4 at the Stamford Palace, … read more

On Exhibit: opening, ongoing and upcoming

OPENING Exhibit of Iconic Women, March 1-27, Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St., Ridgefield. Hazel Jarvis will display 65 paintings of noteworthy women. Opening reception, March 3, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Info: OPALINE, March 1 through April 1, Sorelle Gallery of Fine Art, 84 Main St., New Canaan.  The exhibit features works by Teodora Guererra and Dmitri Wright. Opening reception, … read more

Sound of Music: concerts, recitals and more

Fiddle and Song in the Irish and American Tradition, March 1, 7:30 p.m., St. Gabriel Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford.  Brenda Castles and Liz Hanley will perform a concert for the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann chapter. Tickets $15. Info: call 203-876-9973. Jonathan Richman, March 1, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Richman’s acoustic guitar and Tommy … read more

On Stage: opening, continuing and future

OPENING White Guy on the Bus, March 1 through March 18, Square One Theatre Company, 719 Birdseye St., Stratford. The play unravels a complex web of moral ambiguity, revenge, and racial bias taking the characters and the audience on an emotional roller coaster ride. Tickets $20. Info: The 39 Steps, March 2-18, Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, 509 Westport … read more

Fairs: outdoor fests, benefit runs, nature walks, etc.

A Night at the Museum, March 1, 6:30 p.m., 25 Avery Place, Westport. Learn about the after-dark doings at one of downtown Westport’s beloved historic landmarks. Suggested donation $10. Info: WPKN’s Music Mash ’18 Record Fair, March 3, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Read’s ArtSpace Gallery,1042 Broad St., Bridgeport. 50+ vendors selling vinyl LP’s, 45’s, CD’s and music collectibles; music from … read more

After Dark: Coffeehouse-Style Concerts, Benefits, Galas, Etc.

Funny 4 Funds, March 2, 7:30 p.m., Westport Inn, 1595 East Post Rd., Westport. Billy Winn, Stephen Arenholz and RC Smith will perform. Proceeds will go to Treasured Time is a nonprofit that grants the wishes of parents with life threatening illnesses who want to create a lasting memory with their children. Tickets $25. Info: 203-915-9366. Adirondack Night, benefit for … read more

Dance: performance and participatory

Shen Yun 2018, March 1-4, Stamford Palace, 61 Atlantic Ave., Stamford. Shen Yun will perform a classical Chinese dance. Tickets $72 – $150. Info: Irish step dancing class, March 3, 11-11:45 a.m.; Lenihan School of Irish Dance to teach fundamentals at Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. Free program for ages 3+. Registration required at [email protected] In Spite of … read more

Trying Out: auditions, calls for art and more

Call for art, the Westport Arts Center the annual High School Student Art Exhibition is accepting submissions for their March 23 show. Submissions are due March 2. Info: Eastbound Theatre auditions, for Third by Wendy Wasserstein, March 7 and 8, 7 p.m., Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue South​. Info: Nancy A. Herman, director, at [email protected] Performances … read more

Film: special screenings, documentaries, etc.

* IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; daytime films, info., 203-852-0700 or One exhibit and daytime IMAX movie included with paid aquarium adm: $22.95 for adults; $20.95 for youths (13-17) and seniors (65+); and $15.95 for children (3-12); free for kids under 3 and members. Final weekend for Dunkirk. Reservations: Music, Art & … read more

Kids’ Stuff: Family Fun

A selection of events planned for youngsters and their families — see other calendar listings for more comprehensive coverage of area performances and activities. SPECIAL EVENTS Stenciling Workshop, March 3, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Museum Educator Lola Chen will be talking about the simple, colorful folk art, and how and where it appeared, and will … read more

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