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Princeton Public Library Buzzing as Hermann Gets A-List Authors, Including Jhumpa Lahiri

At last week’s monthly meeting of the Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees, Programming Librarian Janie Hermann gave out the scoop on upcoming celebrities who will be stopping by the…

Whimsy and Insight from Local Artist Tom Kelly On View in the Gallery at the Chapin School

Local artist Thomas Kelly’s whimsical works will be on view in the exhibition “All I Have Learned, Until Now” opening at the Gallery at Chapin School on Princeton Pike on…

New Jersey Symphony Brings a Bit of Vienna to Princeton

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra paid tribute to both New Jersey composers and music educators this past weekend with a concert of Classical period music—touched with a bit of 20th century…

Admission: Princeton Is Setting for Film About the College Admissions Process

Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) has worked for 16 years in the admissions office at Princeton, the university regularly rated by experts as among the best in the country. Because of…

Remembering My First Bryn Mawr Book Sale and a Man Who Was Interested in Everything

My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India. —Edward Gibbon I bought no books at my first Bryn Mawr Book Sale,…

Area Exhibits 3/20/13

Art Times Two Gallery, Princeton Brain and Spine Care, 731 Alexander Road, presents “Energy in Mind: Picturing Consciousness,” works by Jennifer Cadoff, Debra Weier and Andrew Werth, through April. View…

The Croods: Cavemen Summon Up Courage to Explore in Animated Adventure

Are you better off than you were four million years ago? That’s the evolutionary question playfully posed by The Croods, a visually captivating action cartoon about a family of cave…

Perseus Slays Medusa: Greek Myth Retold, Barbara Warren Exhibition at Arts Council

Artist Barbara Warren brings together ancient Greek myth and the contemporary medium of digital photography to startling effect in her solo exhibition, “Slaying Medusa: A Greek Myth Retold Through Self-Portraits,”…

Living in Dostoevsky: Joseph Frank’s Acclaimed Biography Was Born in Princeton

In Beat Generation scripture Carl Solomon asks Allen Ginsberg, “Who are you?” to which Ginsberg instantly replies, “I’m Prince Myshkin,” asking the same of Solomon, who says, unhesitatingly, “I’m Kirilov.”…

This Year’s Concerto Winners Perform With Princeton University Orchestra

One thing the Princeton University campus has no shortage of is talented student musicians. In the second performance of concerto winners this season (winners of the 2013 Concerto Competition), the…