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Ex-Slave Exacts Vengeance in Tarantino Version of Spaghetti Western

There’s a good reason why nobody ever wanted to be an Indian whenever we played Cowboys and Indians as kids. That’s because the white man was invariably the hero of…

Before the Beatles There Was Sam Weller: Concluding The Year of Dickens and England

You read me Shakespeare on the  rolling Thames,  That old river poet that never, ever ends – Kate Bush “The new year belongs to England” is how I began the…

Area Exhibits 12/26/12

Art for Healing Gallery, University Medical Center of Princeton, Route 1, Plainsboro, is showing watercolors by Joel Popadics through January. Art Times Two Gallery, Princeton Brain and Spine Care, 731…

Wounded Souls Lean on Each Other in Tenderhearted Tale

Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) completely lost his temper one day when he came home early from work to find his wife Nikki (Brea Bee) naked in the shower with one…

Andrew Solomon’s Timely, Timeless Book: Embattled Families and the Work of Love

“I am glad I had kids and glad I had the kids I did,” says Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold, “because the love for them — even…

Alicia Ostriker and Gerald Stern Share the Stage at Labyrinth Books

“It’s so fun to be reading with Gerry,” said poet Alicia Ostriker on Saturday afternoon at Labyrinth Books. “Gerry” was another poet, Gerald Stern, a Pittsburgh native who has written…

Area Exhibits 12/19/12

Art for Healing Gallery, University Medical Center of Princeton, Route 1, Plainsboro, is showing watercolors by Joel Popadics through January. Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon Street,…

Rudd and Mann Revive Roles From an Earlier Film

We first met Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) in Knocked Up (2007), when the couple was in crisis, primarily because of her controlling behavior. She unreasonably suspected her…

On Flaubert’s Birthday, Brubeck Makes the Stars Shout, Flaubert Makes Them Weep

The word is like a cracked kettle on which we beat out melodies for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will move the stars. —Gustave…

Princeton University Orchestra Presents 2012 Concerto Winners

The Princeton University Music Department is accustomed to showing off its orchestra, but it is not often the community gets the chance to hear from the composition program. The University…