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“Double Indemnity’s” Seven Oscar Nominations Helped Ignite the Film Noir Boom

While channel-surfing the other night, I found myself watching the beginning of a film I’d already seen and had no intention of seeing again. That’s Fred MacMurray slumped at a…

Wild, Bawdy Farce Blends With Intense, Poignant Mourning In Paula Vogel’s Intriguing “Baltimore Waltz” at Theatre Intime

Inspired by her brother’s death from AIDS and his unfulfilled request near the end of his life that she join him on an excursion to Europe, Paula Vogel wrote The…

Princeton University Chamber Choir Performs Featured Concert as Part of Handel Conference

There has been a great deal of Handel scholarship going on in Princeton recently. The University’s department of music hosted events of the biennial American Handel Society Conference and Festival,…

Jack the Giant Slayer: Farm Boy Rises to the Occasion in Adaptation of Fairy Tale

When Jack (Nicholas Hoult) was a little boy, his imagination was inspired by a bedtime story about a mythical war that was waged ages ago against a fearsome race of…

As Grand Central Marks 100 Years, New York Deserves a Lifetime Achievement Oscar

People on their busy way across Grand Central’s main concourse the evening of February 1 stopped and looked up, struck by the sudden appearance of rows of lights dancing in…

Lincoln Assassination “Wanted Poster” Discovered at Princeton University Library

The serendipitous “rediscovery” in the Princeton University Library of a wanted poster offering a $100,000 reward for Lincoln’s murderer “couldn’t have happened at a more opportune time,” says Curator of…

Richardson Chamber Players Warm Cold Winter Sunday With 20th Century Music

The Richardson Chamber Players has always been an ensemble exploring the outer edges of chamber repertoire. Now more than 15-years-old, the Players has become a presenter of music audiences may…

Area Exhibits 2/20/13

Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon Street, has outdoor sculpture by Mike Gyampo on view through March 30 on the Michael Graves Terrace. “Structure and Flow: An…

Beautiful Creatures: Trans-species Love Blossoms Supernatural Romantic Fantasy

Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich) has lived only in Gatlin, South Carolina, a tiny town whose residents still deny that the South lost the Civil War. The community is so backwards that…

Exhibitions Opening This Month Explore African Presence, Legacy in Art, Science

Two exhibitions opening in Princeton and Newark this month take a close look at art for discoveries of African cultural and scientific influence. Inspired by collections in Baltimore and Washington,…