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Area Exhibits 3/6/13

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…

Rust and Bone: Bouncer Falls for Disabled Beauty in Romantic Love Story

Alain (Matthias Schoenaerts) is a homeless street hustler barely eking out a living in his native Belgium when he is unexpectedly given custody of his 5-year-old son Sam (Armand Verdure).…

Paintings by Local Artists and Students In Charter School’s First Show

Rita Stynes Strow has been painting since “time immemorial,” laughs the former art teacher who lives in Kingston. Inspired by her own Irish origins and tales from the Bible and…

“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…