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Vol. LXIII, No. 20
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
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(Photo by Dilshanie Perera)
ART FOR ALL AGES: Family Day at the Princeton University Art Museum proved to be a success, with attendees of all ages delighting in the art-making workshops, exhibition scavenger hunt, and live performances last Saturday. Pictured here is a mask-making booth celebrating Asian art and culture that was set up in the museum’s lobby. The event was made possible through a collaboration between the museum and the Princeton Chinese Language School. “We are delighted to offer families an opportunity to engage with the museum’s collection and special exhibition, “Outside In,” in a fun and informal way said Curator of Education Caroline Harris.

Local Poet, Founder of People for Princeton Ridge Daniel Harris Enjoys “A Second Writing Life”

Dilshanie Perera

After a long career as an English professor spent analyzing Victorian and modern poetry, with a special emphasis on William Butler Yeats, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Alfred Tennyson, Grace Aguilar, and Isaac Rosenberg, local resident and environmental activist Daniel Harris decided to give writing poetry a try.

Two Poets at Labyrinth Book Event Explore “The Erotics of Exchange”

Ellen Gilbert

In her most recent book, The Heaven Sent Leaf, Katy Lederer, one of the speakers at a Labyrinth book event last week asks, “What do poets know of capital?” Plenty, it turns out.

Maria Pisano Explores the Art of the Book In a Wide-Ranging Series of Classes

Ellen Gilbert

“The book is a magic object where everyone can present their ideas and stories,” said book artist and MGP Studio Arts Director Maria Pisano. With that in mind, she is offering a series of workshops in her Plainfield studio during the coming weeks, focusing on a variety of styles and techniques used in the creation of books.

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