Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXIII, No. 10
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Coldwell Banker Princeton Office

Prudential Fox and Roach, Realtors

Gloria Nilson GMAC Real Estate

Henderson Sotheby's International Realty

N.T. Callaway Princeton Office

Stockton Real Estate, LLC

Weichert, Realtors

Advertise in Town Topics

Iris Interiors

Advertise in Town Topics

Weather Forecast

Other News

(Photo by Bruce M. White for the Princeton University Art Museum)

“THE BIKERS”: This detail from a work by Zhang Hongtu is part of “Outside In,” an exhibit at the Princeton University Art Museum that explores what it means to be Chinese, American, and contemporary in the art world. These images of people biking toward and away from the viewer, respectively, are positioned on two hanging scrolls. Images of a 15th century Chinese landscape painting and Mao Zedong’s handwriting can be seen in the background of the scrolls. From a Chinese-Muslim family, Mr. Hongtu describes his time in Beijing as one of a perpetual outsider looking in.

PU Art Exhibit “Outside In” Poses Questions About Contemporary, Chinese, American Art

Dilshanie Perera

“Outside In,” a new exhibit at the Princeton University Art Museum, aims to dismantle any preconceived notions of what a mixture of Chinese, American, and contemporary art might look like.

Upcoming Numina Gallery Exhibition Offers Retrospective of Education in Princeton

Ellen Gilbert

The exhibit, “150+ Years of Princeton Public Schools: A Pictorial Retrospective,” was taking shape this week as students, teachers, and volunteers busily prepared for the exhibit’s official opening on Wednesday, March 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Princeton High School’s Numina Gallery. Sponsored by the Princeton Education Foundation (PEF), the event is free and open to the public. 

He Always Had Paris: Labyrinth Books Presents a Conversation About Henry James

Ellen Gilbert

Saying that he was tired of “new wave criticism,” author Peter Brooks described his quest for “a new way to do it.” The solution proved to be the book Henry James Goes to Paris, an examination of James’s year in Paris (1875 to 1876), and its consequences.

Topics in Brief
A Community Bulletin

Town Topics® may be purchased on Wednesday mornings at the following locations: Princeton — McCaffrey’s, Cox’s, Kiosk (Palmer Square), Krauszer’s (State Road), Olives, Speedy Mart (State Road), Wawa (University Place); Hopewell — Village Express; Rocky Hill — Wawa (Route 518); Pennington — Pennington Market.
Copyright© Town Topics®, Inc. 2011.