October 2019

The “A” word

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“Amazon” – as in the river that snakes through South America and the idea of bold women – is having a moment in our area, spotlighting a word and a concept, powerful females, that have been fraught for Western civilization.

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Time of renewal

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With his passion for art, architecture and science, Robert Wolterstorff, the new Susan E. Lynch executive director and CEO of Greenwich’s Bruce Museum, would seem the right man to oversee its renovation and expansion.

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In tune with history

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Musician and academic Christopher Brellochs shares the adventures of his “Music of the Gilded Age in the Hudson Valley” sabbatical, when he explored the area’s rich history through the music that might have been played during the period’s glory days.

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Artful living

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Eleish van Breems Design, the Westport studio known for promoting an artful Nordic aesthetic, expands its reach with Eleish van Breems Home. This new retail shop just around the corner offers home furnishings, antiques, décor and gifts.

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Celebrating the sea

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One of the most highly anticipated art exhibitions to open this fall is “J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors From Tate,” comprising 90 works by the British artist – including paintings that have never been shown on the side of the Atlantic. And Mystic Seaport has got them.

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Art as healing

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Meghan Spiro is a Hudson Valley photographer whose “day job” is working as a commercial photographer and designer. But her artistry continues beyond the workday. Spiro uses her own time to explore social issues ranging from conservation to domestic violence.

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