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Alicia Ostriker and Gerald Stern Share the Stage at Labyrinth Books

“It’s so fun to be reading with Gerry,” said poet Alicia Ostriker on Saturday afternoon at Labyrinth Books. “Gerry” was another poet, Gerald Stern, a Pittsburgh native who has written…

The Fountain and the Top Hat: Woodrow Wilson’s Star-Crossed Quest

I have the uncomfortable feeling that I am carrying a volcano around with me. My salvation is in being loved. —Woodrow Wilson, from a letter to Ellen Axson When I…

Portraying Princeton History and More, Jean Lareuse Embraces Past and Present

Artist Jean Lareuse was born in 1926 to Catalan parents in French Guiana, Africa, and while his career has been international in scope, he has left his particular stamp on…

Once Upon a Time in The Fertile Crescent: Two Girls and a Hat

Miss Butterfly is going to meet the sun; as she is looking for a way out and reaching for the light, she becomes caught in a spider’s web. —Shadi Ghadirian…

Carnage and Communion: Encountering Art in the Shadow of Aurora

On my way across campus to the University Art Museum, I see a single leaf drifting toward the September 11 memorial garden at Chancellor Green. I’m in a don’t-take-anything-for-granted mood,…

“Expressing Themselves Through Art”: PHS Student Work Fills Numina Gallery

Following last week’s article on the “art scene” at Princeton High School (PHS), Town Topics received photographs of Numina Gallery’s end-of-year show, and curator Veronika Bychkova responded to a series…

“Place as Portrait”: Student Art On Display at Princeton High School

Art projects by students are currently on display in several venues at Princeton High School, and today, Wednesday, June 6, is, in fact, the only day the public can view…

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoonist Tony Auth Is Subject of Retrospective at the Michener

“I read widely and comment on things that rise to some sort of level where my alarms go off,” said political cartoonist Tony Auth in a recent interview. The fruits…

Nature’s Scream, Earthy Angels, Musing Madonnas, and the True Complexion of Humanity

One evening I was walking along a path, the city was on one side and the fjord below. I  felt tired and ill. I stopped and looked out over the…

Two Days in Washington D.C. — Stirred by Lincoln, Surprised by Whitman

Whitman’s Washington consisted of an unfinished Capital dome with blocks of marble and granite strewn about its grounds. The Washington monument was not yet half of its present height of…