April 2018

Fun with our furry, feathered and four-legged friends.

History takes flight

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The New-York Historical Society’s “Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife,” opening April 6, combines fashion, activism and the history of the groundbreaking Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918.

Jeweled creatures

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“Fauna: The Art of Jewelry,” the second in a series of compact jewelry books from Thames & Hudson, puts the spotlight on jewelry, historic and contemporary, inspired by animals.

Into Africa – and memory

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Westfair managing editor William G. Armstrong Jr. and wife Clarinda Higgins are the authors of “Against the Current,” about her cousin Mark Higgins, who gave up a life of comfort to work for Albert Schweitzer in Africa.

Wonders of Wave Hill

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WAG takes a tour of Wave Hill, a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. In a case of ideal timing for our issue’s “animal kingdom” theme, the year-round destination has a full slate of bird-themed programming set for spring.

Not just for the birds

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With birds, wildlife and plants bursting onto the scene, Audubon Greenwich is springing to life this April and offering a variety of public programs and activities for people of all ages to enjoy.

Croc on

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Lacoste – the luxe sportswear company – is celebrating the 85th anniversary of its polo shirt with a new “crocodile” (alias, brand ambassador) and new bedding made out of the shirt’s material.