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The Wolfpack Ventures to Vegas for Yet Another Zany Adventure: The Hangover Part III

When we last left the wolfpack, (Doug, Stu, Phil, and Alan), the boys were in Thailand for the wedding of Stu (Ed Helms) and Lauren (Jamie Chung). Of course, before…

Whistling in the Dark on Wagner’s 200th Birthday

I’m looking at a photograph of my father when he was a graduate student at Indiana University. He’s wearing a sleeveless sweater and in his lap is a princely male…

Juried Art Show at TCNJ to Feature Work by Students and Teachers

This summer, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) will showcase artwork by New Jersey’s K-12 students alongside innovative lessons designed by their talented art teachers. Students from Princeton High School,…

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Closes Season With Works by Wagner, Mackey, and Tchaikovsky

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) completed its 2012-13 Princeton concert series in grand fashion on Friday night with a performance full of precision, operatic flair, and innovative musical composition. Music…

Thor Heyerdahl Replicates Historic Migration to Polynesia

At the beginning of the 20th century it was generally agreed that Polynesia had been settled by Asians arriving from the Far East. But it’s one thing for a professor…

Doing “Gatsby”: F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Man With the Beautiful Shirts

The Garden Theatre was filled to overflowing for the Friday evening showing of Baz Luhrman’s big, jazzy, flamboyantly picturesque improvisation on The Great Gatsby (see review in this issue). People…

Jay McPhillips Captures Scenes of Princeton In New Exhibition Opening at Jane Saturday

The James McPhillips Museum and Gift Shop Show opens at Jane on Spring Street this Saturday, May 18, with a Meet and Greet with the artist from noon to 4…

Favorite Fairy Tales Frolic With Wild Wit, Whimsy, Magic, and Music In Fiasco Theater’s Spin on Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” at McCarter

Your favorite fairy tales — Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel — they start with wishes, and “I wish” is a repeated refrain in Into the Woods…

The Great Gatsby: DiCaprio Is Gatsby in 3-D Adaptation of Literary Classic

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is an era defining literary masterpiece that captured the decadence, debauchery, and self-destruction of privileged elites living in the lap of luxury at the height…

Deanna Durbin’s Star Shone Brightest in the World’s Darkest Hour

It’s already old news now, as dated as its subject — the obituary notices announcing the death at 91 of Deanna Durbin, the “plucky child movie star” who saved Universal…