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Vol. LXIII, No. 23
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
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(Photo Courtesy of Princeton Young Achievers)
ART SAFARI: This is no ordinary papier-mache giraffe. It’s also a cleverly crafted mancala board, combining “the math, with the art, and the fun,” said Pamela Elmi, executive director of Princeton Young Achievers (PYA). This sculpture, and other artwork by 70 students from PYA will be on view at the Valley Road School building at 369 Witherspoon Street on Friday, June 12, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Upcoming One-Day-Only Art Show Will Feature Works by Local Talent and Young Achievers

Dilshanie Perera

Through a program called “Creative Fridays,” Princeton Young Achievers (PYA) has collaborated with the Arts Council of Princeton to provide art-making workshops and curriculum for students enrolled in their three learning centers.

Good Lessons From the Garden: Alice Waters Enjoys a PDS Buffet

Ellen Gilbert

“Where is she?” anxiously asked one of the people milling around the buffet table set up next to Princeton Day School’s (PDS) vegetable garden one afternoon last week.

“Keeping Things Vibrant”: Hometown Princeton Focuses on Buying Local to Boost Business

Dilshanie Perera

Faced with the effects of the economic downturn on businesses, merchants in town are forming a group to promote the benefits of buying local.

Long and Winding Road to Publication: Edwards Scores With “The Little Book”

Ellen Gilbert

Selden Edwards’s story about the publication of his novel The Little Book, a rollicking account of a contemporary San Franciscan who finds himself in the thick of fin-desiècle Vienna’s simmering culture, would itself make for what reviewers like to call “a good read.”

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