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Elements of Style

leading classes by day, setting fashion by night



douglas foulke & ann dahlgren

Equine Fit
While equestrianism focuses on the many uses of horses, Cathy Davis, a British Horse Society-trained instructor, specializes in the recreational and artistic usages. An expert in boarding, training and riding instruction, she guides both equine and human students on farms in Bedford, including Maple Grove Farm, where she was photographed. Cathy is wearing a distressed faux shearling jacket by The W Line by Worth, available through Kathleen Usherwood, Pound Ridge; antique gold rhinestone chandelier earrings from Free & Co, Katonah; Ariat Challenge boots, Tailored Sportsman Trophy Hunter breeches, a Tailored Sportsman belt, and an Essex Show shirt from The Horse Connection, Bedford.

Nice Lines
David Llanos teaches his students in the Bedford schools about all aspects of art, including how to draw in the viewer with successful composition. A painter himself, he is energized by the children he teaches and encourages them to enjoy and celebrate the process. He was photographed in Gallery Yellow at Yellow Monkey Antiques, Cross River, wearing a Massimo Alba cardigan graphite sweater, Rag & Bone charcoal scarf, Massimo Alba woven shirt, Rag & Bone brown resin denim jeans, and Billy Reid Wing Tip shoes, all from Churchills of Mount Kisco.

Perfect Part
A professional stage actress, Deborah Feinstein, taught theater arts at the Northern Westchester Center for the Arts and Cavalier Camp at the Harvey School, before founding The Actors’ Studio - Acting Classes for Young Artists in South Salem, where she encourages students to express themselves. She was photographed backstage at The Ridgefield Playhouse, wearing a Claires Collection’s silk shantung, hand-beaded gown in blush; jewelry by Silver Angel; and crystal clutch by Le Regale. All available at the Elephant’s Trunk, Mount Kisco. Hair by Sophia at Fred’s Hair Salon, Katonah. Make up by KD Studio, Katonah.

Right Pose
Along with her teaching staff, Nevine Michaan has shaped Katonah Yoga, a blend of traditional hatha yoga postures, classical Taoist Chinese theory, and meditation, into a thriving Bedford Hills-based practice over the past 30 years. Nevine was photographed in her outdoor yoga space wearing a Modern Camouflage silk scarf, The W Line by Worth, available through Kathleen Usherwood, Pound Ridge, as well as The North Face Maya jacket, Prana Richi tech t-shirt, Prana Diane yoga pant, Kamik Ellie rain boot, and carrying a Prana Eco Sticky Mat in a Barefoot Yoga cotton yoga mat bag, all available at Acadia on Main, Mount Kisco. Make up by KD Studio, Katonah.

Sweet Sounds
Stacy Brunner, piano and voice teacher extraordinaire, approaches each student as an individual, basing her teaching on the way the student learns. Stacy was dressed at the Katonah General Store in a cotton lace petal top, double lace bustier, silk chiffon black eyelashes pants, hand-made sling-back shoes, stackable rings, and green glass earrings, all One of a Kind or Limited Edition by June Goldfinger, and an imported necklace. She was photographed at Cantabile Piano Arts, Yonkers. Hair by Shannon Nitti, Andrea Caballero and Sabrina Whalen of Richard Scott Salon & Day Spa, Mount Kisco. Make up by Danny DiMella and Frankie Campbell of Kiki Boutique, Mount Kisco.
Special thanks to Luis Cajas, Frankie Macancela, Ivan Brunner.

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December 2016

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition “Lasting Impressions,” a group show of colorful prints by leading contemporary artists Ross Bleckner, Jim Dine,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT
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This exhibit examines the 19th-century origins of this traditionally African-American congregation, as well as Antioch's growth, people, music, and ministries over its long and vibrant history...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bedford Hills Train Station
Depot Plaza
Bedford Hills, NY  10507
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Sponsor: Bedford Hills Historical Museum
Telephone: 914-806-2518
Contact Name: Ellen Cohen, Elin Peterson
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition “Lasting Impressions,” a group show of colorful prints by leading contemporary artists Ross Bleckner, Jim Dine,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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We all feel stress during the holidays. The expectations are that it is a happy time with family, friends, filled with gifts, good food, and company. However, many of these expectations are not...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Quest Yoga Arts
11-13 East Main Street
Mount Kisco , NY  10549
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Sponsor: Slow Medicine
Telephone: 914-218-3113
Contact Name: Tanya Neiman
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Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT
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The United Way Women’s Leadership Council 4th Annual Celebration of Women in Philanthropy brings together like-minded business women and community leaders to network, while raising...

Cost: $125.00

Where:
Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill
81 Highland Avenue
Tarrytown , NY  10591
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Sponsor: United Way of Westchester and Putnam
Telephone: 914- 997-6700 ex 737
Contact Name: Margaret Tramontine
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition “Lasting Impressions,” a group show of colorful prints by leading contemporary artists Ross Bleckner, Jim Dine,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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You don't have to live with back pain! Learn about treatment options from ONS pain and rehabilitation experts, Christopher Sahler, MD and Alicia Hirscht, DPT, SCS, CSCS. The program...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenwich Hospital
5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Greenwich Hospital
Telephone: 203-863-4444
Contact Name: Brigitte Lundgren-Foscante
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Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent...

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Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT
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By appointment only, a trained Navigator provided by the Westchester County Dept. of Health will be available to help with choosing and signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mount Kisco Public Library
100 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY  10549
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition “Lasting Impressions,” a group show of colorful prints by leading contemporary artists Ross Bleckner, Jim Dine,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT
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Counselors offer older adults one-on-one counseling covering a broad range of topics including Medicare health and prescription plans, food stamps, HEAP, EPIC, weatherization, minor home repair,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mount Kisco Public Library
100 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY  10549
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Sponsor: Mount Kisco Public Library
Telephone: 914-864-0130
Contact Name: Lisa Graziadei
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Kick off the season with a Holiday Market on Thursday, December 8th between 10am-5pm. There will be unique items including jewelry, clothing, plants, food and much more. This holiday...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
New Canaan Nature Center
144 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition “Lasting Impressions,” a group show of colorful prints by leading contemporary artists Ross Bleckner, Jim Dine,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on...

Cost: $7/adults; $5/seniors and students with ID; FREE/children 12 & under and members

Where:
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
400 Jay Street (Route 22)
Katonah, NY  10536
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Telephone: (914) 232-5651
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Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT
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Celebrate the holidays at Westchester's Winter Wonderland with its one-of-a-kind holiday experience featuring Santa and Friends, unlimited skating with skates included, performance by the...

Cost: general admission pay one price (0-5 yrs free) $15

Where:
KENSICO DAM PLAZA
One Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY
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Beginners are welcome and instruction is provided. Participants must bring their own set.  

Cost: Free

Where:
Mount Kisco Public Library
100 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY  10549
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Sponsor: Mount Kisco Public Library
Telephone: 914-864-0130
Contact Name: Lisa Graziadei
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Dogs love listening to stories! Come meet "Rover" and read your favorite story. For school age children age 5 and up.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mount Kisco Public Library
100 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY  10549
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Sponsor: Mount Kisco Public Library
Telephone: 914-864-0130
Contact Name: Lisa Graziadei
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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition “Lasting Impressions,” a group show of colorful prints by leading contemporary artists Ross Bleckner, Jim Dine,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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It’s designed to celebrate all things Harry Potter and we’re hoping for lots of costumes, dancing and music. There will be activity/coloring stations, crafts, photo ops. The store will...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble Westport
1076 Post Road East
Westport, CT
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Telephone: (203) 221-9192
Contact Name: Tricia Tierney
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Celebrate the holidays at Westchester's Winter Wonderland with its one-of-a-kind holiday experience featuring Santa and Friends, unlimited skating with skates included, performance by the...

Cost: general admission pay one price (0-5 yrs free) $15

Where:
KENSICO DAM PLAZA
One Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY
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Website »

More information

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on...

Cost: $7/adults; $5/seniors and students with ID; FREE/children 12 & under and members

Where:
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
400 Jay Street (Route 22)
Katonah, NY  10536
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Telephone: (914) 232-5651
Website »

More information

Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT
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Website »

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Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on...

Cost: $7/adults; $5/seniors and students with ID; FREE/children 12 & under and members

Where:
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
400 Jay Street (Route 22)
Katonah, NY  10536
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Telephone: (914) 232-5651
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PANCAKE BREAKFAST - THIS SATURDAY! - @  8:00 -11:00 am         Bedford Village Elementary School Cafeteria ​          45 Court...

Cost: $5 Pancake Breakfast

Where:
Bedford Village Elementary School
45 Court Street
Bedford , NY  10506
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Sponsor: BVES
Telephone: 718-974-4326
Contact Name: Ruth Toporoff

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Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition “Lasting Impressions,” a group show of colorful prints by leading contemporary artists Ross Bleckner, Jim Dine,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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Ayurveda defines health as a balance of body, mind, and spirit. But how do you stay in balance during the winter months when all you want to do is hibernate? How can you prevent from getting sick,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Kaushik's Ayurvedic & Naturopathic Clinic
765 Rte 35
Yellow Monkey Village
Cross River, NY  10518
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Sponsor: Dr. Somesh Kaushik
Telephone: 646-670-6725
Contact Name: Dr. Somesh Kaushik
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Here's how it works: Your Love, Our Musical features Rebecca and Evan interviewing a real couple in the audience for details on how they met and fell in love, because they're nosey....

Cost: $20

Where:
The Barn at The Egremont Village Inn
17 Main Street
South Egremont, MA  01258
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Sponsor: The Barn at The Egremont Village Inn
Contact Name: Jenny Rubin
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Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT
View map »


Website »

More information

Celebrate the holidays at Westchester's Winter Wonderland with its one-of-a-kind holiday experience featuring Santa and Friends, unlimited skating with skates included, performance by the...

Cost: general admission pay one price (0-5 yrs free) $15

Where:
KENSICO DAM PLAZA
One Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY
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Website »

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The Bedford Hills Farmers’ Market, a project of the community group Bedford Hills LIVE, is unveiling its Second Annual Winter Farmers’ Market on Saturday, November 5 beginning at 10am....

Cost: Free

Where:
Bedford Hills Train Station
Depot Plaza
Bedford Hills, NY  10507
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Telephone: 917.951.3588
Contact Name: Vanessa Pahucki

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If you’re an adult looking for a relaxing, fresh, and new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring class which meets every Saturday from 10:30 am -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mount Kisco Public Library
100 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY  10549
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Looking for something relaxing, creative and fun to do this Fall for the whole family. Take part in Clay Art Center’s Saturday Drop-In Clay Class, Saturdays from 2-4pm. One-time classes for...

Cost: $25

Where:
Clay Art Center
40 Beech Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
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Sponsor: Clay Art Center
Telephone: 914-937-2047
Contact Name: Adam Chau
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If you’re an adult looking for a relaxing, fresh, and new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring class. All materials will be provided.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mount Kisco Public Library Small Meeting Room
100 East Main St.
Mount Kisco, NY  10549
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Telephone: 914-666-8041
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