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Vol. LXII, No. 1
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
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CLASSIC COMEDY: Short films featuring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy will be among those included in the Arts Council of Princeton’s eighth annual “Classic Comedy Cavalcade” this Saturday, January 5, at 3 p.m. in the conTEMPORARY Arts Center, 301 N. Harrison Street. Film historian Bruce Lawton will provide a “behind the scenes” commentary about all facets of the classic comedy shorts. Admission at the door is $6 for the general public and $5 for Arts Council members; children under 5 are free. For more information, call (609) 924-8777, or visit:

Keaton and Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy Coming to Arts Council’s Comedy Cavalcade

Linda Arntzenius

Bruce Lawton fell in love with the classic comedy routines of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin long before he became a film historian and archivist.

Former Kindergarten Teacher Joan Almon Stresses Child’s Play as Vital at Waldorf

Linda Arntzenius

“In too many schools, play has become a four-letter word,” according to Joan Almon, a former Waldorf kindergarten teacher for 20 years and the author of numerous papers on the vital role of play in early childhood.

Biking to Promote Peace, Love & Conservation, Iranian Couple Extends ‘Green Belt’ in Princeton

Matthew Hersh

When Jafar Edrisi and Nasim Yousefi, both mountaineers, first met at the summit of a mountain near Tehran, it was not only a monumental personal triumph for the pair, but also the beginning of their shared devotion for environmentalism.

Second Environmental Film Festival Features More Films, More Speakers

Linda Arntzenius

The Princeton Public Library hosted the first Princeton Environmental Film Festival last January, providing focus for issues that continued to come to the fore throughout the year.

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