Indian Musicians in Concert at the Sondheim Aug. 16

Fresh from touring the famous music festivals of Europe, Ranajit Sengupta, sarode player extroardinaire and Indian and European film score composer from Calcutta, will perform with Fairfield's own David Hurlin on tabla, Sunday, August 16 2 p.m., Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Part of the new era of younger Indian classical musicians, Ranajit has been collaborating with jazz greats in Europe for years and has formed fusion bands to rave reviews.
Admission $10, students $5.
Here is a sample of his music at a prestigious music festival in Germany on youtube. Off

Way Off Broadway Summer Season

Pirates of Penzance
Aug 7-16, 7:30 p.m. (except Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.), Sondheim Center,

Vocal Point – Live on the Square

Noon (yes, 12:00 p.m.)
Friday,  August 14
FACC Plaza

Carter Sampson
Friday,  August 14
8 p.m.
Cafe Paradiso

Farm To School Programs Starting in Area
Pathfinders RC&D was a recent recipient of a Wellmark Foundation grant to start six Farm To School programs in the area it serves.  The goal is to help schools incorporated more fresh, delicious locally grown foods in school lunch programs.  Schools will be contacted and asked to apply to participate in this special project.  For more information contact the Hometown Harvest Local Food Coordinator at 641-472-6177.

Follywood News

Indigestion by Brian Stains and Luke Stenger, starring David Murphy just released on You Tube:

Mark Your Calendars
The Drummer
– Free Film, Friday, August 21, 7:15 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, $1 for organic popcorn

Woodstock – 40th Anniversay Celebration Tribute, Saturday, August 29, 8:00 p.m, Sondheim Center

Spencer Myer – piano recital
Friday November 13
8 p.m.

Christmas Divine with Diana Upton-Hill, Saturday, December 6, 7:30 p.m.

Beethoven Sonatas, Wednesday, December 9, 8:00 p.m.

An Evening of Opera with Deborah Raymond, Saturday, December 19, 7:30 p.m.

Winter Dance Party
– tribute to Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper, Sunday January 24, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Tomas Kubinek – certified lunatic and master of the impossible, Thursday, February 14, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

In the Mood – big band musi, Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Medalist – Yeol Eum Son, Friday, April 16, 2010
7:30 p.m.

Voices from Ellis Island with Pippa White
, Friday, May 1, 7:30 p.m.

Second Biannual Tri-State Local Food Conference
, Producing Sustainability: Growing Food, Growing Lives, Growing Economies
Friday, September 4, 2009, 10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m., Fairfield Arts and Convention Center
There’s something for everyone with two keynote speakers and nine concurrent sessions.  Program tracks include: Farm to Institution, Producer Innovation and Food System Advocates.  Early bird registration includes a delicious, locally grown lunch.  For more information call 641-472-6177.
View conference information at .  Register online

Fairfield First!, Fairfield Entrepreneurs Association and Hometown Harvest Annual Award Celebration
featuring locally grown food
September 16, 2008
6:30 p.m.
Fairfield Arts and Convention Center