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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Enthralling Violinist in Richardson Auditorium

This season, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra has had a sponsorship partnership with Novo Nordisk, the Copenhagen-based pharmaceutical company. Given the location of Novo Nordisk’s home base in Denmark, it was…

Mythological Figures Fight the Boogeyman in Enchanting Adventure

When the Boogeyman (Jude Law) hatches a diabolical plan to eliminate the dreams of sugarplums dancing in tykes’ heads and to steal baby teeth that were left under their pillows…

Area Exhibits 11/28/12

Art for Healing Gallery, University Medical Center of Princeton, Route 1, Plainsboro, is showing watercolors by Joel Popadics through January. Artists’ Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, presents “Patterns & Meaning:…

The Fountain and the Top Hat: Woodrow Wilson’s Star-Crossed Quest

I have the uncomfortable feeling that I am carrying a volcano around with me. My salvation is in being loved. —Woodrow Wilson, from a letter to Ellen Axson When I…

Seascape Is Exquisite Backdrop for Spiritual Survival Tale

Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) was raised in the Hindu faith before converting to Catholicism and Islamism all on his own. The 16-year-old’s parents reacted differently to the changes in the…

Investing in “Breaking Bad” — A Matter of Life and Death

I believe in Walter White, his family and his friends. They aren’t just objects of interest and curiosity and occasional sympathy …. I actually care deeply about whether they live…

Theatre Intime Revives 1966 Thriller, “Wait Until Dark”; Resourceful Blind Woman Battles Three Deadly Criminals

If, after Halloween and Hurricane Sandy, you still have an appetite for breathtaking moments and frightening drama, for tense periods of waiting and surprisingly long stretches of darkness, then Frederick…

Portraying Princeton History and More, Jean Lareuse Embraces Past and Present

Artist Jean Lareuse was born in 1926 to Catalan parents in French Guiana, Africa, and while his career has been international in scope, he has left his particular stamp on…

A Large Variety of Skillfully Sung Music At Westminster Choir’s Home Concert

The Westminster Choir spends much of its time on the road, and Princeton concerts of the select chamber ensemble from Westminster Choir College are rare treats. Conductor Joe Miller and…

Compassionate Drama Chronicles Human Spirit’s Indomitability

Mark O’Brien (John Hawkes) was left paralyzed from the neck down by the polio he’d contracted as a child. Consequently, he can only breathe with the assistance of an iron…