Water on Stage, Screen and Canvas: Events

The World Without Clean Water
Wednesday, April 16
6 p.m.
BCC Lower Level 

Dr. William Vasquez, Professor of Economics
Professor John Powers, Professor of Public Relations, Quinnipiac University

Sponsored by JUHAN, this event is about the vital importance of clean water in the developing world. Raffle tickets available! Proceeds will be used to purchase clean water filters for families in the Dominican Republic 

The Pirate Plays
September 24-26, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Wien Experimental Theatre 

Steve Bonnet, Gentleman Pirate, and Anne Bonny, Pirate Queen, relive their colorful lives in Adjunct Professor Steve Otfinoski’s award-winning The Pirate Plays.. Based on historical fact, the production is directed by Kelly DiMauro and features Fairfield actors Alexander Kulcsar and Sally Arlette-Garcia. A faculty panel will follow each performance. 

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer
Friday, February 6, 2015 at 6&8 p.m.
Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 5&8 p.m.

$30 ($5 FFLD Students)
Wien Experimental Theatre

Winner of the best solo show at the New York International Fringe Festival, The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer is a tiny tale set in the deepest dark blue oceans. Seas have risen, billions have died. Alvin Sputnik is our only hope. He must venture to the bottom of the ocean to find his wife’s lost soul and save humanity. 

Created by master storyteller Tim Watts of Perth, Australia, thie endearing tale is the highly imaginative story of a brave explorer told through the fusion of animation, mime, bubbles, puppetry, projections, and song. Through all the darkness, Alvin takes us on a journey of hope and discovery. 

Jeffrey D. Sachs
“The Age of Sustainable Development”
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 8 p.m.
$45 

Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of The Earth Institute and world-renowned author, is widely considered to be one of the world’s leading experts on economic development and the fight against poverty. His work has taken him to more than 125 countries with more than 90 percent of the world’s population. Sachs is the recipient of many awards and honors, including membership in the Institute of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Harvard Society of Fellows, and the Fellows of the World Econometric Society.