Exhibits — openings, museums, arts centers, galleries, etc.

Autumn in Central Park, 1956, watercolor on paper, by Adolf Dehn. The Fairfield University Art Museum will present a new exhibition, Adolf Dehn: Midcentury Manhattan, which will be on view Friday, Jan. 27, through Friday, April 7, in the museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries. There will be an opening reception, Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit fairfield.edu/museum/.

OPENING Ridgefield Guild of Artists, 34 Halpin Lane; open Wed.-Sun., 12-4; 203-438-8863  or rgoa.org:  April Fools’ Bedlam, April 1-30; recept. Sat., April 1, 4-6 p.m.; RHS Student Show, Upper Gallery, April 20-April 30. New Canaan Library, 151 Main St., 203-594-5076, newcanaanlibrary.org: Water + Words and Water, monotypes by Frances Ashforth, March 30-May 21, opening recept. …

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Afterdark — ideas for date night

Coffeehouse-Style Concerts, Benefits, Galas, Etc. Western Conn. State U. Midtown Coffeehouse,  Thur. at 8 (open mic), featured act at 9; in the Colonial Corner, Midtown campus, 181 White St., Danbury; free adm., donations accepted; info., 203-837-8486: Matthew Popp, March 30; The Band Dakota, April 6; open mic all night, April 13; Natalie Gelman, acoustic folk, …

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Sound of Music — concerts

* = Activities for children. Simon Kirke of Bad Company and Free, Thur., March 30,  7:30 p.m., $38; StageOne, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036. Joshua Radin, with Jillette Johnson, Thur., March 30, 7:30 p.m., $38; The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036. The Zombies, Thur., March 30, …

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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 Downtown Cabaret Children’s Company, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport; tickets $23/adults, $19/children; mycabaret.org or 203-576-1636 x0: Little Red Riding Hood, March 5-April 2, Sat.-Sun. at noon and 2:30. …

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Dance

Bandaloop, the vertical dance troupe.

Live in HD: Bolshoi Ballet’s Swan Lake, Sun., Feb. 5, 12:55 p.m., tickets $25, srs., $20, students, $15; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

On Exhibit

* = Exhibits for children.

OPENING

Fairfield University Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Quick Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd.; 1-877-ARTS-396 or quickcenter.com: Dance: Marc Mellon, Jane Sutherland, Philip Trager, Sept. 18-Jan. 15; opening recept. Thur., Sept. 17, 6-8 p.m., incl. 2 performances by Adele Myers and Dancers.

Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park, 681 South Ave., New Canaan; gallery hours Wed.-Sat., 10-3, Sun., 1-5, carriagebarn.org: 38th Annual Members’ Show, Sept. 19-Oct. 24, opening recept. Sat., Sept. 19, 4-6 p.m., artists’ talk Sun., Sept. 27, 1 p.m.; free concert, Madera Winds, Sat., Oct. 3, 1:30 p.m.

Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave., 2nd floor; open Mon.-Fri., 10-4, Sat.-Sun., 12-4; info., greenwichartscouncil.org or call 203-862-6750: From the Ground Up: Art Inspired by Nature, Paintings, Photographs, Sculptures, Sept. 17-Oct. 29.

Pop Up Art Show by the Fairfield County Arts Association, Artistic Journeys, Fri., Sept. 18, 4-8 p.m., Sat.-Sun., Sept. 19-20, 11-4; wall art, sculpture and functional pieces; St. Philip’s Mansion, 25 France St., Norwalk; info., fairfieldcountyarts.com or 203-854-9613.

Flinn Gallery, Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Ave.; flinngallery.com or 203-622-7947: Akinori Matsumoto Sound Sculptures, A Site-Specific Installation, Sept. 17-Oct. 21; opening recept. Thur., Sept. 17, 6-8 p.m.; Interactive Sound Performance, Sat., Sept. 19, 2 p.m.

Galerie Sono, 123 Washington St., South Norwalk; sonogalerie.com or 203-831-8332: Sacred Places, one-woman show by Rimi Yang, Sept. 19-Oct. 16, opening recept. Sat., Sept. 19, 6 p.m.

The Mayor’s Gallery, 10th floor Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd., Stamford; weekdays 9-4: Images of Cuba, a photographic essay by Andrew Dennis McBride, Sept. 14-Oct. 30, recept. Thur., Sept. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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