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Ridgefielder featured in quilt show

Ridgefielder featured in quilt show

A collection of more than 35 quilts from author and designer Johanna “Jo” Wilson will be featured at “Quilts & Flowers” showcase, scheduled for Sept. 24-28 at Ridgefield Crossings Senior Living, 640 Danbury Rd., Ridgefield. Jo grew up in New England where she was a teacher and Connecticut high school librarian. In December 1979, she...
From heart to hand Christmas gifts: Start a family tradition

From heart to hand Christmas gifts: Start a family tradition

Learning about the different ways families exchange gifts is always fascinating. While one family picks names out of a hat to purchase a special gift for one person, other families do a Yankee Swap, also known as a Chinese auction. However, this just might be the right year to start a family tradition by making...

American Fabrics holding annual Open Studio event this weekend

The American Fabrics Building is holding its annual Open Studio event this weekend, November 10 and 11 from 10 to 5 each day. Over 30 artists representing all types of creative pursuits will open their loft studios to the public. There will be  demonstrations, raffles, food, drink and music. There is something for everyone: ceramics,...
One man’s passion renewed

One man’s passion renewed

John Bender, known to his friends, family and clients as JC, has three loves: his family, his physical therapy practice and his artwork. JC received a master of science in physical therapy from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield in 2000. His undergraduate degree was in art, since art and illustration were JC’s first passion. However,...
The art of quilting records a history of the theatrical arts in Stratford

The art of quilting records a history of the theatrical arts in Stratford

In the 1970s, when the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford was producing a full season of plays, big-name stars would come to perform. It was not unusual to find fans asking for an actor’s autograph after a show. Angela Corso Galli of Huntington, however, did something that most people would never think of doing. She...
The Westchester Fine Craft Show

The Westchester Fine Craft Show

Looking for ways to complement your home or office with the latest in stylish contemporary accents? Don’t miss the Westchester Fine Craft Show on Oct. 14 to 16 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.