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Parties & Openings

Nov. 11 - Chatham
PS21 Gala

Nov. 4 - Pittsfield
NAACP Awards Dinner

Oct. 29 - G. Barrington
Halloween At L'Atelier

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Erik Hoffner’s ‘Heritage Homecoming’ Opens At Galerie Giroux

Amy Krzanik reports from Great Barrington. Heifer International told Erik Hoffner that he could go anywhere, travel to any of the locations where the U.S.-based nonprofit runs programs, to photograph a story for its World Ark magazine. The organization, which helps people all over the world achieve self-reliance through the gift of animals, seeds and skills training, has spearheaded programs everywhere from the U.S. to Nepal and numerous places in between. Hoffner chose a rural farming community in northeastern Poland and spent time getting to know the farmers and endangered heritage breed cows, chickens and geese Heifer International helped reintroduce to the area. Hoffner’s resulting collection of limited edition photographs, Heritage Homecoming, opened with an artist’s reception at Galerie Giroux at Griffin on Saturday, January 24. Griffin’s new, expanded space allows the shop to carry even more of the unique clothing and gifts it’s known for, along with the gallery space which will showcase Hoffner’s work until February 28. Stop by the space for a talk and slide show with Erik Hoffner on February 5 at 7 p.m. Above, the artist is flanked by Emily Kirshen and Donna Jacobs.

Susan Baker and photographer Francesco Mastalia; Griffin GB owner Connie Griffin with book publicist David Carriere and Julia Werman.

Hannah Fries, Jennifer Sahn and Sean Van Deusen; Tim Hickey and Chris Nye.

Molly and Aurelien de St Andre; Adam Brown with Kateri Kosek.

Scott Gast with Sam Willsea; Kristen Hewitt and landscaper Devan Arnold.

Erik Hoffner [far right] with his wife, Jenny Goodspeed, and the gallery’s owner Paul Giroux.

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