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Princeton Festival Closes the Month With a Keystone State Boychoir Concert

Princeton Festival is many things during its month-long season, including opera, jazz, and instrumental genres. Last Saturday night was the Festival’s chance to be choral, with a presentation of one…

Earth to Echo: Classic Film “E.T.” Is Remade With Today’s Technologies Helping the Heroes

Most people know that E.T. is about several kids who befriend an alien that has been stranded on Earth and who is eager to return home before suspicious adults can…

Life As It Happens: George Orwell, Horace Silver, and the Sound of Surprise

Musical composition should bring happiness and joy to people and make them forget their troubles. —Horace Silver (1928-2014) You never know. Things happen. Life happens, death happens, music happens. You…

Steve Tobin “Out of This World” Exhibition To Open at Michener Art Museum, Saturday

For anyone who missed the incredible New Jersey showing of Steve Tobin’s work at Grounds for Sculpture (GFS) in 2012, the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown offers another…

Filmmaker and Subject of “Field Biologist” To Attend Screening at Environmental Film Festival

While shooting the documentary Sourlands a few years ago, filmmaker Jared Flesher was having trouble getting some needed shots of birds in the forest. A friend suggested someone he thought…

Princeton Festival Turns Up the Heat With Its Production of “Porgy and Bess”

Princeton Festival continued its season this past Sunday afternoon with a sultry performance of George Gershwin’s immortal opera Porgy and Bess at the Matthews Theater of the McCarter Theater Centre…

Begin Again: Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo Co-Star in NYC Musical

Greta (Keira Knightley) followed her college sweetheart (Adam Levine) to Manhattan when he signed a lucrative record deal with a major music label. However, the overnight fame went to his…

Curses, Riots, and Voodoo —  Deep in the Mines of Macbeth on Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday 

The theatrical superstition known as the Macbeth curse has it that terrible things may happen if you say the name of the play offstage; to be safe, say “the Scottish…

Fifth Graders Focus on Endangered Species In Conserve Wildlife Show at D&R Greenway

  An exhibition of artwork by New Jersey fifth graders will be on display in the Olivia Rainbow Gallery at the D&R Greenway Land Trust, through Friday, August 29. “The…

It All Began With a Painting — Bach, The Monteverdi Choir, and the Scheides

It is summer in Princeton, and one again, William and Judith Scheide are in a sharing mood. To the delight of Princeton choral aficionados, the Scheides brought the renowned Monteverdi…