The Call of the Wild

There is the realization in exploring the vivid, breathtaking photography of Thomas Blagden, that he is much more than a simple recorder of nature’s most profound and elegant moments. He is part of them. As Jack London declared in his landmark 1903 novel The Call of the Wild  “he was sounding the deeps of his […]

By |2021-05-28T19:49:22-04:00May 28th, 2021|Featured Artist|

Critically Acclaimed Local Author Phoebe North Adds Strange Creatures to Celebrated Young Adult Collection

Writing from their home in the Hudson Valley, author Phoebe North, graduate of the University of Florida’s MFA program in poetry, gears up for the release of their brand-new young adult fiction novel Strange Creatures in June. North’s latest outing focuses on the characters of Annie, her […]

By |2021-05-18T13:32:41-04:00May 17th, 2021|Author Profiles, Featured Artist, WOTS|

The Journey of a Thousand Miles

Rebecca Bloomfield loves to help things grow.

That may seem like an off-beat way of introducing a talented photographer who is gaining local notoriety because of her work on Small Town Big Talk currently on display at the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village, CT, as well as on the library’s website. It is, however, […]

By |2021-05-04T14:09:45-04:00April 27th, 2021|Featured Artist|

An Actor’s Actor – A Cop’s Cop

There’s an intriguing phenomenon that occurs when actor Robert Clohessy walks into a room full of strangers, strolls by shoppers in the local market, stands idly pumping gas into his car or waits on the train platform, ready to board Metro North. Double takes. Whispered “I know that guy…” to those nearby. Or, the self-fulfilling […]

By |2021-04-07T11:00:48-04:00March 29th, 2021|Featured Artist|

A Happy Hippo Dashes By

Sandra Boynton demurs. “I don’t think it’s a question of talent at all; it’s a question of interest and temperament.” This from the fountain of talent and playful temperament that has created hundreds of greeting cards, musical programs, stage productions, videos, and over 60 books that have sold well over 75 million copies.

Nestled in the […]

By |2021-03-05T10:30:25-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Featured Artist|

And the Story Continues

There is a term used freely in analyzing novels, screenplays, even 30 second commercials for use on television. “Story arc.” It’s really shorthand for the always critical questions of “How does the story start, what happens and how does it end?”

Patty Ewald has not come to the end of her story arc, but the adventures, […]

By |2021-01-27T19:07:12-05:00January 27th, 2021|Featured Artist|

Bringing the Global Community Home

The places we call home are as unique and diverse as the very world we share. For Abigail Marcelo Horace, owner and founder of Casa Marcelo, a burgeoning design firm in Falls Village, CT, unique interiors help to define human connection. Starting in 2017, Abigail has used her skill for aesthetically and structurally […]

By |2021-01-10T12:08:37-05:00January 10th, 2021|Featured Artist, Wellness|

Deconstructed, Revitalized… Reconstructed

Perhaps Oscar Wilde was correct. “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” Should one be in need a living example, please welcome Richard Griggs. An artist who finds elegance and beauty where others see pieces that should be consigned to the local transfer station, Griggs creates pieces that take on new and whimsical […]

By |2020-12-28T17:48:05-05:00December 28th, 2020|Featured Artist|
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