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Mah-Jongg Mania

Mah-Jongg

It began with a small gathering of curious folks, and then the word spread. After a few years, the Bedford-based group totaled 220. The enthusiasts aren’t “ladies who lunch,” and they don’t “do coffee” unless their shared time includes four of them—and a few rounds of Mah-Jongg. This 19th-century game is now bonding new and [...]read moreMah-Jongg Mania

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

Eating on the Wild Side – In pursuit of good taste and nutrition

My food world has been turned upside down, and I’m in glee. If you’re an incurable foodie, gardener, or soil nerd like me, you know what it’s like to go down a series of rabbit holes in pursuit of good eating. Who knew that broccoli and asparagus lose most of their nutrition soon after they’re [...]read moreEating on the Wild Side – In pursuit of good taste and nutrition

MASS MoCA at 20 with Annie Lennox and Jon Hamm

Annie Lennox imagined a mound. A large earthen mound revealing pieces of her past she couldn’t let go. People would be invited to view these fragments, to learn about them, and, she hopes, to understand her beyond her musicianship. Perhaps they would find a connection to themselves. “I knew that I couldn’t just let them [...]read moreMASS MoCA at 20 with Annie Lennox and Jon Hamm

WIN TICKETS — Michael Feinstein Trio — Wed, April 17

As a proud sponsor of the Ridgefield Playhouse, TownVibe is able to to have exclusive offers from time to time. Enter to win two tickets to see “Michael Feinstein Trio” at the Ridgefield Playhouse Wednesday, April 17 at 8pm. To enter, simply go to our Facebook Page and make a comment on our post about [...]read moreWIN TICKETS — Michael Feinstein Trio — Wed, April 17

The Art of It: Gatekeeper’s Aggression

Dai Ban

On a bright morning when the hills are iced and bare, Dai Ban stands in his Great Barrington studio, tracing the shape of an abstract sculpture. He cuts his angles freehand out of foam core and seals them in Venetian plaster as smooth as an eggshell, as in Gatekeeper’s Aggression, which appeared in the 2018 [...]read moreThe Art of It: Gatekeeper’s Aggression

International Designer draws on local roots

William Caligari

His small leather-bound notebook is filled with sketches, notes, measurements, paint swatches, project ideas—and some French writing and a bicycle training diary for good form. What is most revealing is the range of work William Caligari does, from detailed decorating to reimagining and redesigning the layout of a gutted house. Thirty years ago, Caligari opened [...]read moreInternational Designer draws on local roots

Wilton 25 Reception and Ceremony — May 2

Wilton 25

Wilton is home to a community of people of all ages, backgrounds, and personalities—residents who take their passions and run with them, creating a diverse, meaningful, compassionate, and spirited lifestyle. From entrepreneurs to activists, these individuals create the foundation that makes Wilton what it is. This Wilton 25 reception and ceremony honors a select group [...]read moreWilton 25 Reception and Ceremony — May 2

Straight Outta Brooklyn – Hipsters eye Pound Ridge as a compelling next move

Stop by The Kitchen Table in Scotts Corners, and you’ll undoubtedly meet a recent import from Brooklyn Heights or Williamsburg, drawn to the popular café by the best cup of coffee in town. “Brooklynites pride themselves on being adventurous,” says pre-school teacher Erin Joslyn, who together with her husband, Greg, a media-company executive, bought a [...]read moreStraight Outta Brooklyn – Hipsters eye Pound Ridge as a compelling next move

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