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Behind the Scenes – From Broadway to Waccabuc

Fran Weissler

“We chose to move out here to get rid of the tension of New York City—which I adore, by the way,” recalls Fran Weissler, of the weekend home she shares in Waccabuc with her husband and business partner, Barry. “When I met Barry, I was 37, and he was 26, and I had two kids. [...]read moreBehind the Scenes – From Broadway to Waccabuc

Music, the Great Equalizer – Inspiring students

Music

For Alla Zernitskaya, class begins five mornings each week at 6:30 sharp. “That’s the only way to accommodate students’ schedules,” says Zernitskaya, who is in her 26th year at the helm of the orchestral music program at Pittsfield High School and Herberg Middle School. The program—which includes 28 students in the high school orchestra, 29 [...]read moreMusic, the Great Equalizer – Inspiring students

Can you afford a personal celebrity chef? You might be surprised

Nicholas Browne

A small, but growing, group of people are bringing their dining experiences back home while still enjoying the experience of a professionally prepared meals—with personal chefs. The reasons are diverse: Some need help creating meals that accommodate allergies, weight loss, or other health concerns. Others have busy work lives and don’t have time to cook. [...]read moreCan you afford a personal celebrity chef? You might be surprised

Authors discuss their work and inspire

Charles-Mann

In an old town in northern Florida, a woman is walking at night. It’s raw weather and she walks fast, angry and alone. In the dark, her neighborhood looks half marvelous and half brutal—bird of paradise flowers and black swans and old Victorian houses sagging with rot. One live oak spreads over half an acre; [...]read moreAuthors discuss their work and inspire

Over the Plate — Tyler Kepner takes a swing at the history of pitching

Big K

When Tyler Kepner got a call from four-time Cy Young Award winner and Hall of Famer Greg Maddux, he was at his son Mack’s baseball game. He had no choice—he had to take the call. “I didn’t even have my recorder with me, so I was scribbling notes on the hood of my car,” he [...]read moreOver the Plate — Tyler Kepner takes a swing at the history of pitching

RIFF Kids Film Fest — Saturday, April 27

RIFF Kids Film Fest

Special Ticket Giveaway! As a sponsor of the Kids Film Fest, Townvibe is pleased to be able to offer two tickets to the event, to enter simple so to our Facebook page about the event and leave a comment. The Ridgefield Independent Film Festival launches its first Kids Film Fest on Saturday, April 27, with [...]read moreRIFF Kids Film Fest — Saturday, April 27

Ten Minutes With 15 yr old Award-winning Dancer — Aydin Eyikan — who talks about JLo and “World of Dance”

Aydin Eyikan is a 15-year-old Fairfield Ludlowe High School student who has studied dance since he was seven, and has placed in the top ten at every regional and national competition that he has competed in for the past five years. He recently became a contestant on NBC’s “World of Dance,” swiftly moving onto the [...]read moreTen Minutes With 15 yr old Award-winning Dancer — Aydin Eyikan — who talks about JLo and “World of Dance”

Bedford 2020 Moon Beam Dance with Chevy Chase and Jayni Chase

Bedford 2020 Moon Dance celebrates the strides the Bedford community has made in tackling environmental issues over the past nine years. Held under the light of the full moon on Saturday, May 18, at bucolic Maple Grove Farm, this farm-to-table party honors environmental heroes Jim Wood and Jayni and Chevy Chase. Guests enter the party [...]read moreBedford 2020 Moon Beam Dance with Chevy Chase and Jayni Chase

Director J.C. Chandor’s Candor about “Triple Frontier” starring Ben Affleck

JC Chandor

When Netflix recently released big-time, big-screen J.C. Chandor’s new film Triple Frontier, the filmmaker—a Pound Ridge resident—made sure to hold a premiere, complete with meet-and-greet and question-and-answer, at the new Bedford Playhouse. Chandor sits on the Playhouse’s board of advisors and is tuned into its mission of presenting quality film and film-related experiences. He couldn’t [...]read moreDirector J.C. Chandor’s Candor about “Triple Frontier” starring Ben Affleck

All the World’s a Stage — The journey of an event designer

Plume design

In eighth grade, a prophetic computer game alerted Erin Schultz to what would ultimately become her life’s calling. After tallying up her interests, the computer deemed she was destined to become a set designer. Growing up in a small Minnesota town, her only theatrical experience to date had been making her own Halloween costumes, but [...]read moreAll the World’s a Stage — The journey of an event designer

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