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Looking for Flannery O’Connor on Her 90th Birthday — “The Dreary Chair She Sat in Glowed.”

I have a large tumor and if they don’t make haste and get rid of it, they will have to remove me and leave it. —Flannery O’Connor (1925-1964) The characteristic…

Historic Photography Shines in Show Marking Pennington’s 125th Anniversary

An exhibition of historic photographs from the Hopewell Valley Historical Society’s George H. Frisbie Collection goes on show at The Pennington School’s Silva Gallery of Art Friday, March 27. “Pennington…

Insurgent: Shailene Woodley Excels as Heroine of Satisfying Sequel

Insurgent is the second in the series of screen adaptations that are based on Veronica Roth’s blockbuster Divergent trilogy. This movie is a rarity for a cinematic sequel because it’s…

A Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale Discovery Illuminates the Literary Year

All in all the most useful volume I ever found at the Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale, which begins with a $25 preview Friday, March 20, at 10 a.m., is “a…

Children’s Book Illustrator Invites The Imagination to Play at PDS

The Anne Reid ’72 Art Gallery at Princeton Day School is pleased to present “Drawing and Drawing Again” featuring the artwork of book illustrator Matthew Cordell from March 30 through…

“Baskerville” Features Sherlock Holmes in a World of Wackiness; Madcap Theatricality, Melodrama and Chilling Mystery Prevail

You might think you know Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective, but Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery will take you into surprising, hilarious realms of sheer theatricality, wild…

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents A Winter Concert of 19th-century Music

Princeton Symphony Orchestra called their late winter concert this past weekend “Soulful Reflections,” presenting lush meditative music with a bit of virtuosity attached. Conductor Rossen Milanov began Sunday afternoon’s performance…

Run All Night: Thriller Finds Liam Neeson on the Run as Hunted Hit Man

Hit man Jimmy Conlon (Liam Neeson) and mob boss Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris) have been friends for decades. So much so that the blood brothers from Brooklyn routinely recite their…

There’s Something About Mary — An Immodest Proposal for “Downton Abbey” 

Just for fun, I’m going to do a number on Downton Abbey. Devoted fans may see no reason for tampering with that fabulously popular tour de force of an ensemble…

Reception Tonight for Frank Rivera Retrospective at MCCC Gallery

There will be an opening public reception tonight, Wednesday, March 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the gallery in Mercer County Community College (MCCC) for an exhibition of work…

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