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Last Vegas: A Bachelor Party Reunion in Nostalgic Buddy Comedy

Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman), and Sam (Kevin Kline) were inseparable when they were growing up in Flatbush back in the 50s. They managed to…

Bucks County Playhouse Exhibit at Michener Details 75 Years of Productions and Stars

The Grace Kelly exhibit that opened in Doylestown, Pa. this week isn’t the only attraction drawing crowds to the Michener Art Museum. In a cozier space connected to the lavish…

A View With a Room: Dreaming of Bristol in Coleridge Country

In Bristol it all happened. I fell apart and found my own little pieces and put them together again …. It is the most beautiful city in Great Britain. —Peter…

Daniela Bittman’s Massive Canvases Astonish Visitors at Rider Art Gallery

At an opening reception last Thursday, the art gallery at Rider University was filled with art enthusiasts marveling at the large-scale canvases by Princeton artist Daniela Bittman. “I’ve been running…

New Jersey Symphony,With Gluzman, Brings Bernstein and Tchaikovsky to Princeton

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) subtitled its concert series this past weekend “Lacombe & Gluzman.” This moniker referred to the conductor of the concert and the soloist in its…

Highly Anticipated “Can’t Miss” Crime Thriller Misses the Mark

It’s easy to see why this crime thriller got the green light in Hollywood. First of all, it was written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Cormac McCarthy whose No Country for Old…

D&R Greenway Exhibitions Are All About Trees in Peril

Two exhibitions currently on view in the Marie L. Matthews Galleries at the D&R Greenway Land Trust focus on the beauty of trees and the dangers to them from storm…

“The White Snake” Brings Classic Chinese Fable to McCarter Stage, And Maybe You Too Can Be Loved for the Snake You Really Are!

Transformations are a recurrent theme in Mary Zimmerman’s distinguished career as playwright and director. As a writer, she brilliantly adapts stories, myths, and fables for the stage: her Odyssey at…

The University Orchestra Opens Season With Challenging 20th Century Works

The Princeton University Orchestra started the year off with a musical bang this past weekend, with a concert program that belied the fact that the school year began less than…

12 Years a Slave: Chiwetel Ejiofor Stars in Adaptation of African-American Memoir

Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) was a black man who was born a free man in upstate New York in 1808. A skilled carpenter and fiddler, he and his wife (Kelsey…