Charlie Rose Visits Fairfield University, Sunday
On Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 12:30 p.m., the Quick Center will host an afternoon and behind the scenes view of The World Today and a private lunch with Emmy-award winning journalist Charlie Rose.
Beginning at 12:30 p.m., there will be a private lunch reception with Charlie Rose, sponsored by the Artisan at Delamar Southport, which will be followed by celebratory cocktails at 1:30 p.m. at the Quick Center Walsh Gallery. Following the reception, Charlie Rose will speak with special guest interviewer Faith Middleton of Connecticut Public Radio and moderator Phil Eliasoph, director of the Open VISIONS Forum.
“The Quick Center is delighted to host Charlie Rose,” said Peter Van Heerden, executive director of the Quick Center. “The event promises to be an insightful look at the world today through the eyes of Mr. Rose, as we invite community and patrons to join us in celebrating the Quick Center for the Arts.”
Proceeds benefit the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts Education and Outreach Fund, enabling youth and families to engage and share in Quick Center performances, classes and workshops. Charitable giving accounts for 75% of the Quick Center's annual budget and makes programming at the Quick Center possible.
Spring Schedule of Open VISIONS Events:
Judith Jamison “Choreographing the Dance of My Career: Challenges and Triumphs” Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 3 p.m.
Former dancer, choreographer and artistic director of the acclaimed Alvin Ailey American dance theater will share her challenges and triumphs in the performing arts world.
Donatella Arpaia “From Undergrad Stag to a Hotshot TV Foodie: How This Iron Chef and Restauranteur Followed Her Dream to Success” Friday, February 26, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Trailblazing Iron Chef, Donatella Arpaia, returns to Fairfield University to share her experience of turning her dream into reality.
Open VISIONS Forum: Mark K. Shriver “Faith and Public Service” Wednesday, March 16, 2016 8 P.M.
Join Mark Shriver as he discusses his career in public service and his experience fighting social injustice while serving as President of Save the Children Action Network.
Tickets for the Open VISIONS Forum are available through the Quick Center Box Office at 203-254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396 / (1-877-278-7396), or can be purchased online.