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Wish I Was Here: Zach Braff Stars in Delightful Family Drama/Comedy

As an actor, Zach Braff is most closely associated with the character J.D. from Scrubs, the Emmy-winning sitcom which ran for nine years on network television. As a director, he’s…

Discovering John Howard Griffin: A Life Worth Remembering, a Novel Worth Reading

John Howard Griffin was one of the most remarkable people I have ever encountered. He was just one of those guys that comes along once or twice in a century…

Art, Photography Show At PEAC This August

As part of its “Art on Display” program, PEAC Health & Fitness will showcase a combined artwork display of photography from PEAC members and paintings from local artist Christine Ochab-DiCostanzo…

Princeton University Summer Concerts Presents Donald Sinta Quartet in Unusual Music

What is enjoyable about the Princeton University Summer Concerts Series is that people tend to come as they are on a warm summer evening — anything goes with attire and…

America: Imagine the World Without Her: Revisionist Documentary Speculates About Alternative U.S. 

What would the United States look like today if the Minutemen had lost the Revolutionary War and England had prevailed? That query is in the beginning of America: Imagine the…

On Gluck’s Tercentenary: Wigs, Nightcaps, and the Infinite Varieties of Beauty and Deception

Art is the most beautiful deception of all! —Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Simplicity and truth are the sole principles of the beautiful in art. —Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787) Debussy’s line about art…

Art Meets Architecture At D&R Greenway, July 12 

An experimental project to design homes based on sustainable building practices is the focus of a gathering this Saturday, July 12, on the grounds of D&R Greenway Land Trust, from…

Tammy: McCarthy and Sarandon Travel to Niagara Falls in a Road Comedy

After winning an Emmy for her TV sitcom Mike & Molly in 2011 and receiving an Oscar nomination for Bridesmaids in 2012, Melissa McCarthy apparently was able to write her…

The Good, The Bad, and Eli Wallach — The Role of a Lifetime 

I hate guns, have never had any use for them. —Eli Wallach (1915-2014) A week ago Eli Wallach, the actor who gave the world Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez,…

Singing and Dancing, Seducing and Swindling Win the Day In “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” at Off-Broadstreet Theatre in Hopewell 

“What you lack in grace, you certainly make up for in vulgarity,” the suave con-man Lawrence Jameson advises his young rival Freddy Benson, as the two compete for supremacy in…