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Rolling Down the Road With Bob Dylan: “Shadows in the Night” and “The Basement Tapes Raw” 

Listeners can journey back and forth between Dylan at 73 and Dylan at 25, in Shadows in the Night (Columbia), the new album being released this week, and The Basement…

Mary Leck’s “Flowers and Ice” On View at Chapin Gallery

The Gallery at Chapin’s latest exhibition brings artistry and botanical science together for a close look at flowers and ice, the twin interests of local photographer Mary Allessio Leck. “Parallel…

Black or White: Grandparents Fight Over Biracial Child in Courtroom Drama

When Elliot Anderson’s (Kevin Costner) wife Carol (Jennifer Ehle) perishes in a tragic car accident, he is left with the task of raising his 7-year-old granddaughter Eloise (Jillian Estell) alone.…

Thoughts On Martin Luther King In Shirtsleeves and an Unforgettable Film

This being a week after the national holiday devoted to the man who gave his heart, soul, and life to the cause of racial justice, I’ve been reading The Autobiography…

Friday Reception for D&R Greenway’s Current “High Noon to Midnight” Show

In celebration of its current art exhibition, “High Noon to Midnight Moon–Talismans of the Horizon,” the D&R Greenway Land Trust will host a reception and artists’ opening this Friday, January…

“Sizwe Bansi Is Dead,” South Africa Under Apartheid, Resonates Powerfully, Timelessly in McCarter Revival

“You have to understand,” Styles, in his photo studio in the black township of New Brighton outside Port Elizabeth, South Africa, tells us, “we have nothing except ourselves. We own…

Dryden Ensemble Presents a “Cantata Fest” For an Afternoon of J.S. Bach’s Music

One can never get too much J.S. Bach on a winter Sunday afternoon. The Dryden Ensemble brought some rarely-heard works to Miller Chapel on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary…

The Imitation Game: Biopic Chronicles Exploits of Cryptologists Who Cracked the Nazi Code

At the outset of World War II, the Nazis gained an early advantage with the help of its Enigma, the encrypting machine which enabled the German military to communicate without…

 “There Is No Limit to Paris” — Revisiting the City of Hugo, Baudelaire, Walter Benjamin, and Daumier

“Paris is always showing its teeth; when it is not scolding it is laughing.” – Victor Hugo Read in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on a satirical journal in…

Danny Lyon’s Iconic Civil Rights Era Images Document Selma and Washington at TCNJ

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama that ultimately saw President Lyndon Johnson sign the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Besides…