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Documentary Filmmaker, Elena Rossini

Elena Rossini traveled from Paris, France to talk about an issue about which she is so passionate….body image and how marketing shows perfection when that is impossible to obtain. Rossini, a documentary filmmaker, spent about 7 years traveling the world to produce “The Illusionists.” The film is about the marketing of unattainable beauty ideas from around the Read more…

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La Petite France, A Bakery In Connecticut, Helps Paris

West Hartford French Bakery Café to Donate to the Victims of the Paris Attacks La Petite France Owner Donating 5% from Every Sale in December December The owner of  La Petite France in West Hartford, Alexandra Litor is trying to turn her heartbreak into something positive and will donate 5% of every sale in the Read more…

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It’s A “Paris” State of Mind with Connecticut’s Jill Butler

Jill Butler  presents:  “My Paris Portfolio- Original Art, Design and Product” at the Essex Art Association Gallery at 10 North Main Street in Essex on the weekend of October 16-18. The show opens with a wine and cheese reception on Friday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 9 p.m., and will continue on Saturday, Oct. 17, 10-5pm Read more…

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World Renowned Chef, Madison’s Jaques Pepin

World-renowned Chef Jacques Pepin of Madison, Connecticut, talked to me about his love of cooking and how it all began when he was a just a young lad in France. Jacques always has his dog, Paco at his side these days who creates some antics during this interview. Jaques will tell you all kinds of Read more…

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A World Class Ice Sculptor in Connecticut

Bill Covitz, originally of Ridgefield, Connecticut, started out in life as a chef after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Bill did that for ten years in restaurants in the U.S. and in France and even on a yacht in Belgium where he cooked for the Prince of Bahrain. Read more…

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