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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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January 2017

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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On Friday January 20 from 6:30 to 9:00pm, enjoy champagne and hors d'oeuvres at the Preview Party for the Bedford Art Show which includes a mix of traditional and contemporary art,...

Cost: $100 for preview party, Show is Free

Where:
St. Matthew's Church
382 Cantitoe Street
Bedford, CT  10506
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Telephone: 914.234.9636
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Last Days of Pangea: In the Footsteps of Dinosaurs November 19, 2016 - July 16, 2017 Image: Cast skull of Postosuchus, one of the largest carnivorous reptiles during the late Triassic, 200...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 Senior/student, under 5 and member free

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06878
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
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January 21, 2017 - May 21, 2017 The Bruce Museum and the Hôtel de Caumont Centre d’Art in Aix-en-Provence, France, are mounting a major monographic exhibition of the art of the...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 student, member and under 5 free. Free to all on Tuesdays

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

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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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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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Spin It! Youth Classes start January 22nd at the Clay Art Center in Port Chester. Build your inner artist while creating picture perfect pottery. Work with clay to develop creative problem solving...

Cost: Cost varies per class

Where:
Clay Art Center
40 Beech Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
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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
Website »

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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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    Recipes: Bone Broth & Beet Stew with Lamb Meatballs    This workshop, specifically designed for women, will assist you in slowing down and savoring life.   The...

Cost: $150 per person

Where:
SunRaven: The Home of Slow Medicine
501 Guard Hill Road
Bedford , NY  10506
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Sponsor: Slow Medicine
Telephone: 914-218-3113
Contact Name: Tanya Neiman
Website »

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Last Days of Pangea: In the Footsteps of Dinosaurs November 19, 2016 - July 16, 2017 Image: Cast skull of Postosuchus, one of the largest carnivorous reptiles during the late Triassic, 200...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 Senior/student, under 5 and member free

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06878
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Website »

More information

January 21, 2017 - May 21, 2017 The Bruce Museum and the Hôtel de Caumont Centre d’Art in Aix-en-Provence, France, are mounting a major monographic exhibition of the art of the...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 student, member and under 5 free. Free to all on Tuesdays

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

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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
View map »


Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
Website »

More information

Last Days of Pangea: In the Footsteps of Dinosaurs November 19, 2016 - July 16, 2017 Image: Cast skull of Postosuchus, one of the largest carnivorous reptiles during the late Triassic, 200...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 Senior/student, under 5 and member free

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06878
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Website »

More information

January 21, 2017 - May 21, 2017 The Bruce Museum and the Hôtel de Caumont Centre d’Art in Aix-en-Provence, France, are mounting a major monographic exhibition of the art of the...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 student, member and under 5 free. Free to all on Tuesdays

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

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Start 2017 with some laughs! Join us for Play With Your Food’s 15th season kick off in Greenwich on January 25 (SOLD OUT!) & Jan 26, at Greenwich Arts Council (299 Greenwich...

Cost: $45

Where:
Greenwich Arts Council
299 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: JIB Productions
Telephone: 203.293.8729
Contact Name: Diana Muller
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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
View map »


Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
Website »

More information

Last Days of Pangea: In the Footsteps of Dinosaurs November 19, 2016 - July 16, 2017 Image: Cast skull of Postosuchus, one of the largest carnivorous reptiles during the late Triassic, 200...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 Senior/student, under 5 and member free

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06878
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Website »

More information

January 21, 2017 - May 21, 2017 The Bruce Museum and the Hôtel de Caumont Centre d’Art in Aix-en-Provence, France, are mounting a major monographic exhibition of the art of the...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 student, member and under 5 free. Free to all on Tuesdays

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

More information

Start 2017 with some laughs! Join us for Play With Your Food’s 15th season kick off in Greenwich on January 25 (SOLD OUT!) & Jan 26, at Greenwich Arts Council (299 Greenwich...

Cost: $45

Where:
Greenwich Arts Council
299 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: JIB Productions
Telephone: 203.293.8729
Contact Name: Diana Muller
Website »

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Art in Nature explores various drawing and painting techniques using reference from the nature world.  The class will venture out into the spacious and wooded Westmoreland property to gather...

Cost: $115 to $140

Where:
Westmoreland Sanctuary
260 Chesnut Ridge Rd.
Mount Kisco, NY  10549
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Telephone: 914-666-8448
Contact Name: Westmoreland Sanctuary
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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
View map »


Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
Website »

More information

Last Days of Pangea: In the Footsteps of Dinosaurs November 19, 2016 - July 16, 2017 Image: Cast skull of Postosuchus, one of the largest carnivorous reptiles during the late Triassic, 200...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 Senior/student, under 5 and member free

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06878
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Website »

More information

January 21, 2017 - May 21, 2017 The Bruce Museum and the Hôtel de Caumont Centre d’Art in Aix-en-Provence, France, are mounting a major monographic exhibition of the art of the...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 student, member and under 5 free. Free to all on Tuesdays

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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
View map »


Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: (203)801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
Website »

More information

Fine photographic artist, N.W. Gibbons, will present a lecture and rare demo of the 19th century “wet plate” photography process, Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Norwalk...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Norwalk Historical Society Museum
141 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT  06851
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Sponsor: Norwalk Historical Society
Telephone: 203-846-0525
Contact Name: Samantha Kulish
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Join us as international bestselling author, Corban Addison, launches his new book, A Harvest of Thorns, at Grace Farms. A reading by Corban Addison will be followed by a discussion...

Cost: Free

Where:
Grace Farms
365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Grace Farms Foundation
Telephone: 203-920-1702
Contact Name: Regan Hayes
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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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Last Days of Pangea: In the Footsteps of Dinosaurs November 19, 2016 - July 16, 2017 Image: Cast skull of Postosuchus, one of the largest carnivorous reptiles during the late Triassic, 200...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 Senior/student, under 5 and member free

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06878
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Website »

More information

January 21, 2017 - May 21, 2017 The Bruce Museum and the Hôtel de Caumont Centre d’Art in Aix-en-Provence, France, are mounting a major monographic exhibition of the art of the...

Cost: $7 adult, $6 student, member and under 5 free. Free to all on Tuesdays

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

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Looking for something relaxing, creative and fun to do this Winter/Spring for the whole family. Take part in Clay Art Center’s Saturday Drop-In Clay Class, Saturdays from...

Cost: $25

Where:
Clay Art Center
40 Beech Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
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Telephone: 914-937-2047
Contact Name: Nancy Yates
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