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Modern Masterworks Will Return to PUAM This Fall

A major exhibition of masterworks by Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Modigliani, and Van Gogh will be on view at the Princeton University Art Museum from September 12, through January 3, 2016.…

Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists Perform What May Be the First Opera Written

Opera popularity is often in reverse chronological order. Much is made of contemporary works, the most popular of the genre date from the 19th century, and enthusiasm has grown for…

Welcome to Me: Lottery Winner Hosts TV Talk Show in Dramatic Comedy

Let’s say you’re a diehard Oprah fan who has always wanted to have your own television series just like Oprah. What would you do if you won the lottery and…

Celebrating Ellington’s Birthday and Strayhorn’s Centenary: “They Could Read Each Other’s Minds”

Someone should write a blues for the lonely offline souls suddenly bereft of all access, thwarted by codes, passwords, various unknowns. One minute you have the lyrics to Billy Strayhorn’s…

Boheme Opera NJ Presents Namesake Opera “La Boheme” at The College of New Jersey

Opera is a complex musical genre, and sometimes simplicity is the best approach. This past weekend, Boheme Opera NJ used simplicity to its advantage in its production of Giacomo Puccini’s…

Ex Machina: Computer Programmer Falls in Love With Fembot That Has Free Will

Caleb Smith (Domnhall Gleeson) is a computer programmer for Blue Book, the most popular internet search engine in the world. When he wins a staff lottery, he is summoned to…

Laurel Circle Loses a Very Very Very Fine Neighbor

Driving into Philadelphia Friday, we’ve got music on the stereo, as always. The day began with rain, it’s still overcast as we cross the Delaware on I-95, and the CD…

“La Cage Aux Folles” Celebrates Love, Family, Acceptance In the Glittery Setting of a St. Tropez Transvestite Nightclub

“I beg you, open your eyes … you have arrived at La Cage Aux Folles,” announces the master of ceremonies for the evening. In the opening number, “We Are What…

Orchestra From “Down Under” Dazzles Princeton With a Variety of Musical Styles and Instruments

Just a week before the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli during World War I, a musical representative of Australia paid a visit to Princeton to present a…

Unfriended: Teens Are Terrorized On the Internet in Found Footage Horror Film

On April 9, 2013, Laura Barns (Heather Sossaman) drank too much at a high school classmate’s unsupervised keg party and passed out and soiled herself. In the past, such immature…