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“Michael Dweck: Blunderbust” exhibition opens April 11

Heather Gaudio Fine Art - Greenwich 382 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to present Michael Dweck: Blunderbust, his first solo exhibition at the gallery. The show will open April 11th, with a reception for the artist 6-8pm, and will be on view through June 1st, 2024. Dweck is a multi-disciplinary artist primarily known for working in photography, most notably for his series documenting niche socio-cultural identities such as Mermaids, Habana Libre, and The End: Montauk. Over the years his artistic practice expanded to sculpture and filmmaking, and more recently he has delved into painting. The gallery will be presenting Blunderbust, Dweck’s first paintings from the multi-media corpus that also includes photography, sculpture, installations, and a feature documentary. For over 70 years, the Long Island car raceways were a vital part of its small-town, blue-collar culture. Dweck grew up minutes from Freeport Stadium known for a survival-of-the-fittest type of racing rallies, “somewhere between NASCAR and Mad Max, whose wild theater – jostling colors and stench of gas and burnt rubber, the cacophony of screeching tires and crashing metal” made for some of the artist’s early memories. As is the fate of many such enclaves, Freeport was replaced by a strip mall in 1983, and in 2007 Dweck […]

Shop the Closet of FIGTNY

La Miason Fete 11 Court Road, Bedford

Join us for an event on April 12th where you can shop the closet of Michaela Babuskova - local fashion influencer!

Event Series Kids Ballet

Kids Ballet

Bedford Hills Community House 74 Main Street, Bedford Hills

BALLET Instructor: Lauren Muccino Ballet is the foundation for all forms of dance. Learn the various positions and develop grace and balance. Class consists of warm up at the “barre,” floor stretches, center dance, and free-form freeze dance. Come dance like a ballerina and perform in the showcase at the end of the session. Ballet slippers, tights, and leotard preferred, but comfortable clothing and sneakers are welcome as well. FOR: Grades K – 5 DAY: Fridays DATES: April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16 LOCATION: Bedford Hills Memorial Park (Bedford Hills Community House during inclement weather) FEE: $150 Residents, $185 Non-Residents FOR: Grades K – 2 TIME: 4:15 – 5:00pm ACTIVITY #: 142106C FOR: Grades 3+ TIME: 5:15 – 6:00p

Spring Garden-to-Table Dinner at Grace Farms

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan

Experience a delicious meal prepared by our culinary team highlighting fresh produce and herbs harvested from our garden, followed by a spring-inspired dessert. Members of our culinary, horticulture, and garden teams, including Master Gardener Lauren Elliott and Pastry Chef and Educator Leah Jones, will introduce the meal and provide helpful tips on how to select, grow, and extend the life of local produce. Recommended for adults. Menu coming soon! $30 for nonmembers / $24 for members https://gracefarms.org/event/spring-garden-to-table-dinner

Colin Quinn Live at the Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield

COLIN QUINN (Writer/Performer) is a stand-up comedian from Brooklyn (okay, Park Slope), who has been a part of your whole life even though you never asked for it. From MTV’s “Remote Control” to SNL to Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn,” Mr. Quinn is not one to take a hint and bow out gracefully. He’s been on Broadway with Colin Quinn: An Irish Wake and Colin Quinn: Long Story Short and Off-Broadway with his show Colin Quinn: Unconstitutional, Colin Quinn: The New York Story, directed by Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn: Red State, Blue State, and most recently Colin Quinn: The Last Best Hope. Recent credits include Trainwreck, Girls, and his web series “Cop Show,” streaming now on Colin’s YouTube  channel. His last book, “Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States,” is now out from Macmillan publishing. https://ridgefieldplayhouse.org/event/colin-quinn/