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Vol. LXV, No. 6
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
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(Photo courtesy of the Historical Society of Princeton)
MUSING: Einstein sits in his favorite chair, which saw changes in upholstery and a slew of slipcovers throughout his 22 years in Princeton. This portrait of him from 1954 was taken in his study. His chair is on display as part of “Einstein at Home,” the latest exhibition at the Historical Society of Princeton, which showcases photographs and furniture from the organization’s permanent collection. The exhibit runs through January 16, 2012 at Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street.

The Genius at Home: Einstein’s Domestic Life Chronicled in Historical Society’s Latest Show

Dilshanie Perera

A rarely seen side of Albert Einstein is showcased at the Historical Society of Princeton’s (HSP) latest exhibit, which displays furniture and personal items that the physicist used in his home on Mercer Street, where he lived from 1933 to 1955.

Library Weathers Economic Downturn, Seeks to Balance Electronics and Print

Ellen Gilbert

“It’s lovely to be here just to report and not actually be asking you for anything,” observed Princeton Public Library Executive Director Leslie Burger as she began her annual report to Township Committee at their Monday evening meeting.

Topics in Brief
A Community Bulletin

Ali and Elvis, American Icons, Appearing at Michener Museum

A two-in-one exhibit featuring a pair of American icons is opening on February 19 at The James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pa., where it will be on view through May 19. Elvis at 21: Photographs by Al Wertheimer features the work of a young photographer who spent several weeks with a very young Elvis when he was on the brink of superstardom. “Muhammad Ali: The Making of an Icon” includes more than 50 photographs of Ali’s personal life as well as some of the more famous episodes from his career by photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, Gordon Parks, and Art Shay.


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