Here Comes the Sun

“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 […]

By |2021-08-28T12:13:30-04:00August 28th, 2021|Featured Artist|

Alive With The Sound of Music

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 […]

By |2021-08-03T14:28:35-04:00July 29th, 2021|Featured Artist|

Artistry…Naturally

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 […]

By |2021-07-13T11:34:16-04:00June 29th, 2021|Featured Artist|

Theatre for Good Presents “Almost, Maine” featuring Tony-nominated Broadway star

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 […]

By |2021-06-21T14:04:57-04:00June 21st, 2021|Featured Artist, Main Street|

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 |2021-06-16T14:34:21-04:00May 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|
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