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Violinist Dazzles Audience in Performance With New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Superstar instrumentalists rarely come to Princeton, and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) presented a real treat to the community this past weekend with violinist Hilary Hahn. Playing Johannes Brahms’ demanding…

300 Rise of An Empire: The Rare Case of a Sequel That is Better than the Original

The epic movie 300 (2007) chronicled the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. when an outnumbered band of 300 soldiers were sent on a suicide mission to defend Sparta against…

RWJ Hamilton’s Lakefront Gallery Presents “Generations” Exhibition

Lakefront Gallery will debut “Generations,” an exhibition of photography by members of the Princeton Photography Club with an opening reception on Thursday, March 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The…

Out of Darkness Into Light with Alain Resnais (1922-2014), the Poet Laureate of Memory

… Hiroshima is a film about which you can say everything. —Eric Rohmer Coming out of Hiroshima mon amour (1959) into a sunny summer day in Manhattan, still deep in…

Princeton University Orchestra Presents 2014 Concerto Competition Winners

The Princeton University Orchestra concerts this past weekend had something for everyone, featuring two student instrumental soloists, one faculty vocalist, and two conductors. The music spanned close to 200 years,…

Veronica Mars: Detective Movie Is Faithful to the Original TV Series

Veronica Mars was a critically acclaimed TV series that ran from 2004 to 2007. Kristen Bell starred in the title role as a teen age detective who solved crimes committed…

Oscar Night 2014 — Ellen and Shakespeare Bring the Glamour Down to Earth

In the afterglow of the Oscars, with Shakespeare’s 450th birthday approaching, the time is right for a column about actors and acting, not just on the stage and screen, but…

Miek Boltjes’ Photographs Portray Street Art and Artists at Gallery 14

Hopewell’s Gallery 14 will showcase the work of the Dutch photographer Miek Boltjes in an exhibition opening next week. Ms. Boltjes is a relative newcomer to Princeton. Her “Street Art…

Richardson Chamber Players Pay Tribute To American Chamber Music Composers

Richardson Chamber Players presented a concert this past weekend entitled “Quiet City,” named for incidental theatrical music by Aaron Copland, but devoted to the music of several 20th-century composers. The…

Non-Stop: Alcoholic Air Marshal Is Tested in Transatlantic Thriller

Police officer Bill Marks’ (Liam Neeson) life went into a tailspin after his young daughter lost her battle with childhood leukemia. He looked for solace in a bottle of alcohol,…