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Sculptor-Dalton M. Ghetti

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While wandering through the “Big Tent” at the Mini Maker Faire, on Saturday, I came upon Dalton M. Ghetti. Instantly I recognized his sculptures–for two reasons–the first being that they are extremely small; the second being that they had been on display at the Library some months back. The exactitude of his work is, quite […] [Read More]

Three Events Saturday, April 28th

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The Mini Maker Faire at Library/Jesup Green Saturday 10-4. Miggs Burroughs and David Pogue are presenting workshops (many others too). See website here for info. Art opening/reception at Nuartlink next to Starbucks downtown. Sam Friedman-Territories Unexplored 5:30-8 PM. See website here for info. The Warhol Ball a Night At The Factory for the Westport Arts […] [Read More]

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Registered Historic Landmark in Norwalk Connecticut. It’s understood to be of the finest surviving examples of Second Empire styled architecture in the United States. Built in 1868 by LeGrand Lockwood and designed by Detlef Lienau the mansion boasts two marble statues sculpted by Joseph Mozier in 1859. I […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Norwalk

The Wheelie King of Westport

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You might have seen him. He’s fast and daring with incredible balance. Sharply dressed with a good sense of humor. He stands out in a crowd while doing wheelies the length of Main Street proper on his bicycle. Al Clark is 36 years old but he moves like he’s 18. He’s been practicing freestyle trick […] [Read More]

Spring & Fall are Faves

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Spring and fall are my favorite seasons, in Westport. Yesterday the leaves were practically popping out of their buds.  Also, spring is about new beginnings, a symbol for rebirth, you could really sense that feeling yesterday. [Read More]
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U.S.S. Saugatuck

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Hull # 335, the U.S.S. Saugatuck was built in Philadelphia in 1942 and launched on the one year anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1942. She was named after a river in Connecticut, the Saugatuck River. Saugatuck means “river that flows out” in the Paugusset Indian dialect. As a Suamica Class […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Westport

New Art Show Downtown (Nuartlink April 28th)

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SAM FRIEDMAN Territories Unexplored APRIL 28 – JUNE 12, 2012 Opening Reception SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 5:30-8pm Nuartlink gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of works by New York based artist, Sam Friedman. Friedman has been producing art for the last decade. Tending to reflect the natural world, his work is simultaneously loose and precise. Friedman moves between […] [Read More]
Categories: General

A Place by the River

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Spring has sprung in Westport and people were out today, by the river. Over on Ford Road, where the Red Coats crossed the Saugatuck, on their way back to Compo from sacking Danbury, fly fishermen were breaking out their gear. At Gorham Island, where the parking lot is open to the public on weekends, the […] [Read More]

Yesterday (pics)

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Downtown – Concept or Pretty Picture

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Reading a new book (new for me). The Source by James A. Michener. I’m only a couple chapters in but already it got me to thinking about downtown Westport because it’s about a place, over the years, thousands of years. The archaeologists, in this make-believe place turn up artifacts and then the author tells a […] [Read More]