Schedule

Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Breakwater Books
Members of the Guilford Poets Guild will do readings of their latest works, many of which are to be collected in the guild’s forthcoming anthology, Our Changing Environment.Artist BioThe Guilford Poets Guild is a group[...]
Sep 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Breakwater Books
Dolores will give a reading from her most recent book of poems, Exuberance, set in the earliest years of American aviation, when daredevil pilots—women and men—thrilled spectators who had never seen an airplane. She will[...]
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Breakwater Books
Award-winning spoken-word artist, educator and activist Frederick-Douglass Knowles II—the inaugural Poet Laureate for the City of Hartford—will do a reading of work from his collection of poetry, BlackRoseCity.Artist BioFrederick-Douglass Knowles II is a poet, educator[...]
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Breakwater Books
Come hear author Carlos Eire, whose book Waiting for Snow in Havana won the 2003 National Book Award in nonfiction, read from his work and lead a timely discussion of escape from political repression, immigration,[...]
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center
Suzanne’s solo performance on voice and guitar will showcase her original songs along with the music of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan.Artist BioWith a capacity for writing as well as covering great songs,[...]
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Christ Episcopal Church
The 15 talented kids of FOCUS Teen Improv conjure stories out of thin air, using improvisational theater to spark a spontaneous, interactive relationship with their fellow performers as well as the audience. Structured improv games[...]
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Breakwater Books
Dennis Culliton, co-founder of the Witness Stones Project, will give a walking tour of downtown Guilford, where a number of bronze “stones” have been installed to honor the contributions of enslaved people in Guilford’s establishment,[...]
Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm BSK Design at Greene Gallery
Lou will perform Out of Rushmore’s Shadow, based on his quest to gain recognition for his grandfather, Luigi, the chief carver of the Mount Rushmore monument. Artist Bio Actor, singer and storyteller Lou Del Bianco[...]
Sep 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Guilford Town Green
Be the music in this all-ages workshop/class/celebration of rhythm, drumming and improvisation led by Peter Hawes, percussionist/teacher and team-building facilitator. We’ll use voice, body percussion, movement, drums and other instruments to make a joyous, heartfelt[...]
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Breakwater Books
Explore the power of the human mind with mindreader and hypnotist Keith Zalinger, as he connects with every member of his audience through thoughts, feelings and imagination.Artist BioA mindreader and licensed hypnotist with scores of[...]
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Guilford Town Green
Step right up! The Air Temple Arts circus will perform aerial silk, hoop and sling acts, and keep the whole family entertained with juggling, tumbling, side show, stilt walking, unicycling and other ground-based circus routines.[...]
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Breakwater Books
Rob will read from his books Playing for Change and Homeless in Paradise, then guide a discussion on music and art in community building and social movements.Artist BioRob Rosenthal writes, researches and teaches in the[...]
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center
Steve will perform jazz standards and popular music, accompanied by vocalist Caroline Shelton and bass player Mark Rabuffo.Artist BioGuitarist Steve Shelton performs solo and in regional groups such as The Muddy Rudders, The Racket Downstairs,[...]
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Hyland House Museum
Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk presents a theatrical and highly interactive performance of classic and original Faerie tales featuring varied voices, characterization and period garb.Artist BioJonathan Kruk grew up on tall tales and daydreams. He acted[...]
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm First Congregational Church
A contemporary pop musical created by high-school and middle-school actors, singers and musicians, Just One Sip is a coming-of-age-story with humor, romance and drama, set in a local coffee shop.Artist BioWriters Gaby Onorati and Carlin[...]
Sep 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Guilford Town Green
NBYT will perform a short Cinderella story, Estrellita de Oro, followed by acting games in which performers and the audience interact to explore the characters just seen on stage. Based on a Mexican folktale, Estrellita[...]
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center
Tommy and Bobo promise a rocking good time for all ages, with a wide-ranging selection of country, folk, rock, rockabilly and R&B songs—old favorites and new delights.Artist BioGuitarist Tommy Cosmo and bassist Bobo Lavorgna play[...]