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Begin Again: Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo Co-Star in NYC Musical

Greta (Keira Knightley) followed her college sweetheart (Adam Levine) to Manhattan when he signed a lucrative record deal with a major music label. However, the overnight fame went to his…

Curses, Riots, and Voodoo —  Deep in the Mines of Macbeth on Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday 

The theatrical superstition known as the Macbeth curse has it that terrible things may happen if you say the name of the play offstage; to be safe, say “the Scottish…

Fifth Graders Focus on Endangered Species In Conserve Wildlife Show at D&R Greenway

  An exhibition of artwork by New Jersey fifth graders will be on display in the Olivia Rainbow Gallery at the D&R Greenway Land Trust, through Friday, August 29. “The…

It All Began With a Painting — Bach, The Monteverdi Choir, and the Scheides

It is summer in Princeton, and one again, William and Judith Scheide are in a sharing mood. To the delight of Princeton choral aficionados, the Scheides brought the renowned Monteverdi…

Jersey Boys: Clint Eastwood Turns Tony-Winning Play Into Scintillating Spectacular!

Francesco Castelluccio (John Lloyd Young) was born on the wrong side of the tracks of Newark, New Jersey where he was raised in a public housing project that was controlled…

A Giant Among Us — “Game of Thrones” Star Peter Dinklage Turns 45 Today

I fell hopelessly in love with Peter Dinklage’s sexy dwarf, who is a schemer but a noble one by Lannister standards. —Maureen Dowd Like Maureen Dowd, who gave a shout-out…

Inspired by Bruce Springsteen’s Humanitarianism, Local Sculptor Creates Portrait of “The Boss”

Commuters to and from Princeton using the Alexander corridor will have noticed new artwork at the corner of Alexander and Faculty Roads. Sited at Larini’s Service Center and gas station,…

The Princeton Festival Kicks Off With Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra Concert

Over the past decade, Princeton Festival has grown to include a wide range of performance genres, from orchestra, to opera, to jazz. Just as diverse is the music presented by…

Edge of Tomorrow: Tom Cruise Rises to the Occasion in Time-Travel Movie

William Cage (Tom Cruise) has risen to the rank of Major in the U.S. Army without ever seeing any combat, which is fortunate since he can’t stand the sight of…

Mark Twain Slept Here, Or Did He? —  Celebrating New York From the Morgan to the Belleclaire

Bliss. Feeling like a kid up past his bedtime, I’m stretched out on a cushioned window seat on the ninth floor of a century-old Beaux Arts hotel gazing at the…