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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,…

Struggling Couples, Silly Love Songs, and a Valentine’s Day Conception

Some people wanna fill the world with silly love songs …. —Paul McCartney from “Silly Love Songs” By all rights, George Stevens’s 1941 film Penny Serenade should be to Valentine’s…

Boheme Opera NJ Presents Production Of Gaetano Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale”

In mid-19th-century Italy, when attending opera was as popular as going to the movies today, Gaetano Donizetti turned out operas at a remarkable rate. In his fifty-year lifetime, he composed…

Area Exhibits 2/13/13

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…

Amour: Undying Love Explored in Haneke’s Poignant Film

Retired music teachers Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) have been married for over 60 years. But the frail octogenarians’ love for each other remains as strong as it…