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J.D. Salinger Unbound and Unbowed: “There Is Monumental Work To Be Done In This Appearance”

J.D. Salinger’s refusal to publish anything in the 45 years between the June 19, 1965, issue of The New Yorker and his death at 91 in 2010 was disappointing, to …

Artist of Woodstock Exhibition at Ellarslie

To Baby Boomers the name Woodstock conjures up images of Richie Havens, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin performing in a field at Yasgur’s farm in 1969. To fans of American…

Zimmerli Extends Exhibition Of Russian Artist Leonid Sokov

The exhibition “Leonid Sokov: Ironic Objects” is being extended through December 31 at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, which boasts “the world’s largest collection of…

There’s a World of Wackiness With a Dash of the Grotesque In “Fuddy Meers,” Absurdist Family Comedy at Theatre Intime

Imagine waking up every morning with no memory of your past, your identity, or your current life. Each day is a new start and a struggle to discover who you…

An Old Friend, the Brentano String Quartet Opens University’s 2013-14 Music Season

The Princeton University department of music launched its 2013-14 season last Friday night with an old friend. The Brentano String Quartet, Performers-in-Residence at the University, set an elegant and precise…

Rush: Race Car Drama Recounts Death-Defying Racing Rivalry

In the 70s two racecar drivers, who were as different from each other as Dudley Do-Right and Snidely Whiplash, became adversaries on the Formula 1 race car circuit. England’s James…

Thomas Wolfe and Maxwell Perkins, Honored Guests at This Year’s Book Sale

My friend, the editor, has likened his own function at this painful time to that of a man who is trying to hang onto the fin of a plunging whale.…

Ben Colbert’s Minimalist Landscapes On View at PTS Erdman Center Gallery

“Serenity” is the word that springs to mind when viewing Ben Colbert’s “linear landscapes” at the Princeton Theological Seminary’s Erdman Gallery in Princeton. The artist’s one man show, “Beyond the…

Times of Trenton Photographer’s Exhibition Opens in Chapin School Gallery

The Gallery at Chapin School will feature work by Michael Mancuso, photo journalist for the Times of Trenton, in an exhibition entitled “Weather or Not.” The show will run from…

Baggage Claim: Stewardess Frantically Searches for Mr. Right in Romantic Comedy

Montana Moore (Paula Patton) has a problem. The pretty stewardess is practically 30-years-old, the age at which her mother (Jenifer Lewis) insists any young lady must be married in order…