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 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm First Church of Christ, Scientist
The program includes classical, jazz and musical theater repertoire by Verdi, Bach, Handel, Joplin, Gershwin and Bernstein.Artist BioThe NHSO Brass Quintet comprises five members of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra: Richard Clymer and Kenneth Tedeschi, trumpet;[...]
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 @ 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 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm First Church of Christ, Scientist
The quartet will perform Mozart’s String Quartet No. 19 in C Major K.465 Dissonance. Artist BioThe Jef Quartet was formed at Yale University in September 2018 as part of The Performance of Chamber Music, an undergraduate[...]
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 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm First Church of Christ, Scientist
The West Haven Consort will present The New Music of the 1600s, featuring works by Monteverdi, Huygens, Caccini and d’India, sung and performed on period instruments.Artist BioTenor and musical director Thomas Heilman, a specialist in[...]
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[...]