New Canaan Historical Society honors work of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero

As one of the most sought-after architectural photographers of the 1950s, Pedro E. Guerrero had an eye that most shutterbugs only dream of. Perhaps known best for his closeness with Frank Lloyd Wright, which helped him get unprecedented access to the artist’s work, Guerrero also worked with notable artists such as Alexander Calder and Louise …

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Crafting art at the Aldrich: Local artist to weave on-site at museum

While kneading her fingers into the scarlet and saffron fibers, internationally acclaimed weaver Helena Hernmarck said she fell in love with creating textile art after being introduced to a loom at 17. “I thought ‘that’s it, that’s what I want to do’ and I never changed my mind,” she said. The Swedish artist will have …

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Michael Chekhov Festival marks 10th anniversary

Ridgefield has long been a hub for groundbreaking theater and one of the major players is the Michael Chekhov Theater Festival, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this fall with a line-up of standout performances. A nephew of famed playwright Anton Chekhov, Michael Chekhov (1891-1955) achieved fame in his own right as actor/director/author, who relocated …

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