“I was fascinated by the sun as a child … the way light and shadows would move on the wall as sunlight filtered through the venetian blinds.” Robert Adzema has a long and tender relationship with the way the sunlight appears to move throughout the day, how those changes cast precise shadows and the artistic […]
Sharon Ruchman is living proof.
There has long been the contention that nestled in the Litchfield Hills, the Berkshires and the Hudson Valley, there are literally armies of brilliant writers, artists, musicians … most of whom found their separate ways to this bucolic part of the country to find the calm and quiet that allows creativity […]
If the world is your classroom, then moments of learning and education can blithely appear anywhere. For fabric artist Joy Setton, circumnavigation of the globe after her father sold his French company and took the family on a two-year cruise was the foundation for lifelong learning.
Back on land, Joy studied journalism and film at NYU […]
As Connecticut starts to come alive again, Almost, Maine one of the most popular plays in America comes to the charming town of Washington, CT July 17 and 18 as part of Caroline Kinsolving’s Theater for Good series which donates all it’s proceeds to charity. The playwright himself, Tony-nominated Broadway actor John Cariani, will be […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Where do you feel a sense of belonging?
What are some of your hopes for our town and our country?
What is a belief you hold that has changed over time?
What are some of your concerns about the future?
Have you ever felt misunderstood?
Perhaps most importantly, what does it take to feel like you’re a member […]
Beginning on May 1, the small town of Falls Village CT, who in the 18th century was central to the early production of iron on the east coast, will return to its fiery roots this time, in the artistic realm. Local artist Kathleen Kucka, whose work has been featured in numerous one-woman and group shows […]
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 […]