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“Too Young To Have Ever Lived” — Fliers Sporting With Life and Death in the Great War

As Princeton resident and professor emeritus Samuel Hynes demonstrates in The Unsubstantial Air: American Fliers in the First World War (Farrar Straus and Giroux $26), the romance of being a…

D&R Greenway Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Mounts New Show of Botanicals by Local Artists

If you haven’t been to the D&R Greenway Land Trust’s galleries of late, a new exhibition opening this Friday, November 14, is sure to entice old friends and new visitors…

“Violent Delights Have Violent Ends” at Theatre Intime, In Modern-Dress Staging of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”

Near the end of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Duke Theseus offers his bride Hippolyta a witty and wise critique of the play-within-the-play that they are watching. “The best in…

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Opens Princeton Series With Music of Vienna

In the past two weeks, two very different piano soloists have tackled very different works on the Richardson Auditorium stage. Last week, 19th century musical pathos and drama was shown…

Whiplash: Prodigy and Professor Square-Off in Mesmerizing Drama

Nineteen-year-old Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) got more than he bargained for when he entered mythical Shaffer Conservatory. The prodigy had expected that the best music school in the country would…

On Being Haunted: Jack Bruce, Jack Huston, and the “We’re Going Wrong” “Boardwalk Empire” Blues

People are so in love with Richard, but he’s killed like 89 people! —Terence Winter on Boardwalk Empire’s Richard Harrow What’s haunting me this Halloween season is the singing of…

Trenton Reinvents Itself Through Art As “Art All Day” Covers 30 City Sites

Trenton is reinventing itself through art as visitors can see for themselves this Saturday, November 8, when the city becomes a huge outdoor gallery courtesy of ArtWorks, the visual art…

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents Stellar Soloist in Tchaikovsky Concerto

When studying in Bulgaria, Princeton Symphony Orchestra Music Director Rossen Milanov likely found Russian music and culture abundant. Judging from Sunday afternoon’s Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s concert at Richardson Auditorium featuring…

Nightcrawler: Gyllenhaal Great as Freelancer in Search of Grisly News Videos

Petty thief Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) was eking out a living selling stolen scrap metal to junkyards until the day he stumbled upon a legitimate line of work when he…

John Berryman Joins Dylan Thomas in Life and Death: A Double Centenary

Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight, And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way, Do not go gentle into that good night. —Dylan Thomas…