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Westminster Community Orchestra Presents Performing Jewel in Beethoven Piano Concerto

The Westminster Conservatory, which houses the Westminster Community Orchestra, has within its ranks a wealth of musical talent not often heard on area public stages. The Community Orchestra and conductor…

Sequel Finds Katniss Competing in Another Death Match

The Hunger Games book trilogy has so captured the collective imagination of children the world over that it has already eclipsed Harry Potter as the best-selling children’s book series of…

Kennedy 50 Years After Dallas: A Sense of History, A Sense of Fate, A Sense of Himself

I used to have the feeling that no matter what happened I’d get through. It’s a funny thing that as long as you have that feeling you seem to get…

Works by Judy Brodsky, Peter Chapin On View At the Printmaking Center of New Jersey

An exhibition at the Printmaking Center of New Jersey (PCNJ) offers a rare chance to see works by two influential New Jersey artists who have shaped the development of printmaking…

Princeton and Yale Combine Football And Music in Concert of Choral Works

Each year at this time, Princeton takes on Yale in a football game that, for more than a century, has been bringing out the best in student competition. Over the…

Dallas Buyers Club: Matthew McConaughey Delivers Oscar-Quality Performance

Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) was informed that he had 30 days to live when he was diagnosed as being HIV positive in 1986. While pharmaceutical companies around the world were…

“Woman As She Is”: Robert Louis Stevenson and His American Wife

Born on this day, November 13, 1850, in Edinburgh, Robert Louis Stevenson was writing The Weir of Hermiston when he died of a cerebral hemorrhage on December 3, 1894, in…

War Profiteering, Moral Angst and Family Strife at Intime In “All My Sons” (1947), Arthur Miller’s First Successful Play

In the manner of Aeschylus, Sophocles’ Oedipus and the great tragedies of Henrik Ibsen, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons (1947) is a drama of retrospective analysis. Written and set in…

Princeton Pro Musica Pays Tribute to Veterans Day With Music of Copland, Van, and Williams

Between the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and next year’s 70th anniversary of D-Day (as well as a few World War I anniversaries) there are a myriad of opportunities…

The Best Man Holiday: Sequel Finds Reunited Friends Romancing and Reminiscing

When released in 1999, The Best Man was dismissed by some as merely an African American version of The Big Chill, and by others as the black male answer to…