This Week in Westville: 
Andy Morgan Encore, Women Comedy Show, Front Bar Events @Lyric, Testimonials: Film Screening @KLG, Cityseed's Edgewood Farmers Market!

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May Programs
MITCHELL LIBRARY  
Mitchell Library
Click HERE for full May calendar.
 
Monday, May 20, 4:00pm
Apply to Job Corps- FLYER

Monday, June 4, 6:00pm 
LADYBUG RELEASE PARTY- FLYER

Check HERE for updated weekly events.

LIBRARY HOURS:
Mon 12-8 |Tue 12-6| Wed 10-6 | Thu 10-6 | Fri CLOSED | Sat 10-5 | Sun CLOSED

Mitchell Library, 37 Harrison Street, 203-946-8117
Authentic Beauty Salon & Spa.
FACIAL/MAKEOVER DEALS! 

Authentic Beauty Salon and Spa, 902 Whalley Avenue, (203) 387,7303
Odeon


Odeon, 912 Whalley Avenue, (203)389-8704, OdeonBoutique.com
Through May 27
GROUP SHOW @KEHLER LIDDELL GALLERY

Kehler Liddell Gallery (KLG) presents the 2nd annual juried show,  April 26th - May 27th, 2018 "What is the point of making beautiful things, or of cherishing the beauty of the past, when ugliness runs rampant?"

Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue
SOHO Hair Group and Day Spa

NEW CLIENTS $20 OFF Any service valued over %50.00. Good for new clients only. Good for services valued at $50 or more. PLease present or show on mobile device at checkout. Not valid with any other offers or discounts, no cash valuie. CODE NC20

SOHO Hair Group and Day Spa, 916 Whalley Avenue, Sohohair.com
Strange Ways

STOREFRONT HOURS
Monday * Closed 
Tuesday-Sunday * 10AM-5PM 

Strange Ways, 910 Whalley Avenue, 
FOR RENT

Fully-furnished, spacious third floor apartment in owner-occupied Central Ave house.  1.5 bedrooms; large eat-in kitchen with all equipment and tools; office; living room with built-in shelving; roomy closets, hardwood floors...shared staircase, yards, basement; new towels, sheets, pillows...off-street parking in winter....SAFE SECURE.  Convenient to SCSU, Yale, downtown, highways, and shopping.  Available on or after  6/1/18 .  Lease, security, best refs required.  $1025+ . Call 203-606-3830 for more info or for a showing.
Order your Next Dessert!
CHIP IN A BOTTLE

Small batch confectionery where all items are made in house. Over 100 flavors of chocolates, gelato, and macarons are available. Chip In A Bottle also hosts chocolate creation parties.  Chipinabottle.com

Chip In A Bottle, 837 Whalley Avenue
NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

SAVE THE DATE: WESTVILLES O
NE DAY FREE GIVEAWAY ON JUNE 10!
A community tag sale, but everything is FREE! 

Westville folks: Join neighbors in giving stuff away to anyone who wants it! 

1.  Sign up at  www.onedaygiveaway.org  
THEN start collecting your stuff to give away! 

2. By noon on May 15 leave the stuff in front of your house without a price tage and let people take it! 

3. If you have nothing to give away consider giving away lemonade, free hugs, or a song! 

4. Stroll around, ,meet new people, chat, catch up!

 5. At 5:00pm clean up 6. In 2019, REPEAT! RSVP
Wednesday, May 23, 6:00pm

ARTIST TALK BY STEVE DIGIOVANNI- CIRCLING LEV 

Steve DiGiovanni will be giving an artist talk and slide presentation on the life and work of Levni Sinanoğlu at the Ely Center of Contemporary Art.

If you don't already know him, Steve is a professional artist and instructor who lives and works in Westville. He has exhibited throughout the region and is included in numerous private collections as well as the New Britain Museum of American Art. He has completed portraits for the Yale University department of political science, the Yale school of medicine and other private and professional clients. His work and exhibitions have been reviewed in many publications including the New York Times and Art New England. 

He received his MFA at The Maryland Institute College of Art, 1987 and is currently an Adjunct Professor at Norwalk Community College. He is also the Instructor and Department Head for Painting and Drawing at the Creative Arts Workshop. RSVP

Ely Center of Contemporary Art, 51 Trumbull Street
Friday, May 25, 8:00pm 

ANDY MORGAN PRESENTS THE WOMAN WHO SAW ALL @LYRIC HALL

The Woman Who Saw All is the story of Appalachian Psychic and Spiritualist, Mamie Bell Johnson- as told through the eyes of her grandson, Andy Morgan who is a magician. By recreating moments from his grandmother's personal life and public seances, Morgan gives his audience a visceral and moving experience of Spiritualism and the Occult in the 1920s. 

The performance runs for 1 hour; It will be followed by a brief intermission and then - for those interested- a 30-minute social reception and "talk back" session on how our lives are illuminated by Spiritualism, Psychic Experiences, and Magic. 

For tickets: Call 203-389-8885 $20 Doors open at 7:30pm 

This performance is not recommended for children under the age of 16 

Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Avenue, (203) 389-8885
Saturday, May 26, 7:00pm

NOT YOUR AVERAGE
WOMENS COMEDY SHOW @LYRIC

Come for a fantastic night of comedy, featuring Katie Arroyo, Harper Liles, Akisha Cassermere, and Chewy May!

  Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley avenue, (203) 389-8885
TWO EVENTS IN FRONT ROOM BAR @LYRIC HALL

Saturday, May 26, 4:00-6:00pm
An Intervention: Reading of a new play! Enjoy a reading of a new play in the new Front Room Bar. Donations to theatre company accepted for admission. Pay what you can.

Sunday, May 27, 12:00-2:00pm
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari- Silent film screening - brunch - silent auction Donations to theatre company accepted for admission. Pay what you can.

Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Avenue, (203) 389-8885
Sunday, May 27, 4:00-6:00pm 

TESTIMONIALS: FILM SCREENING

Nasty Women CT, w/ ArtEcon Initiative, present: "Testimonials," Film Screening

How can we create unity in our community when we choose to ignore the stories of those who have been marginalized? Throughout history storytelling has been utilized as a way of connecting people. The sharing of personal experiences and emotions creates empathy and facilitates crucial dialogues. 

In light of the #METOO movement, Nasty Women CT collected and documented stories from all people who chose to share their story over the last several months. Come and learn more about the people in your community, share, listen, and support. Screening followed by a discussion with Luciana Q. McClure, Founder of Nasty Women CT, and the filmmaker, Louisa de Cossy. 

Free and open to all.

Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue
Sunday, May 27, 10:00am-1:00pm

CITYSEED EDGEWOOD PARK FARMERS MARKET OPENING DAY THIS SUNDAY!

Edgewood Park Farmers Market, Sundays, 10am-1pm at the corner of Whalley & West Rock Aves. Check out who & what you can find at the market:

Produce: Four Root Farm* - flowers, pea shoots, spinach, cilantro plants Massaro Community Farm of Woodbridge, CT - Riverbank Farm* - onions, soups, salads, hummus, pestos Simon's Greenhouses - herbs and other greenhouse grown produce *organic

Meat/Dairy: Four Mile River Farm - steaks, burgers, sausages, ground meat Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm - meats, wool items, cheese, spreads,

Baked Goods: SoNo Baking Company & Café - pastry treats Specialty Products: Sperry Farm Naturals Live Music by The Imaginary Pickups



Edgewood Park, Whalley Avenue and West Rock Avenue
EXHIBITION "NEW HAVEN PHOTOGRAPHS" CONTINUES ONLINE   


"With unique perspectives and views of the city, Daniel's show "New Haven Photographs" takes over Lunch Money Print with our first ever online exhibition, and will be featured through the end of July. Over the course of this online exhibition, we will continue to work with Daniel by curating a book from the photographs, divide the collection of more than 100 photographs into unique series, as well as find additional space for a book launch, and closing reception. We invite you to visit our first ever online exhibition, and get to know Daniel Eugene, and his artwork. - click here - to attend "New Haven Photographs" in our online gallery space." 

https://lunchmoneyprint.com/

UPCOMING EVENTS    

Sunday, June 3, 2:00pm 
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: TOTO KISAKU- Click HERE for more info. Kehler Liddell, 873 Whalley Avenue, (203) 389-9555

Monday, June 4, 6:00pm 
LADYBUG RELEASE PARTY @MITCHELL- Click HERE for more info.
Mitchell Library, 37 Harrison Street, (203) 946-8117

Tuesday, June 5, 7:00pm
LOCAL LIT READING @LOTTA- Click HERE for more info. Lotta Studio, 911 Whalley Avenue.

FOR A FULL CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS, VISIT 
 

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