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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s Winter Festival Warms Up Audience With “Fire” Themed Music

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) focused its Winter Festival this year on the theme of “Fire,” including a well-received performance of the rarely-heard complete ballet score of Stravinsky’s The…

Virginia Woolf, Reading Over Dorothy Wordsworth’s Shoulder: A Birthday Tribute

Wordsworth & his exquisite Sister are with me …. Her manners are simple, ardent, impressive …. Her information various — her eyes watchful in minutest observations of nature — and…

Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton Star in Gospel Music Drama

When the Sacred Divinity Church’s choir director Bernard Sparrow (Kris Kristofferson) passes away unexpectedly, Pastor Dale (Courtney B. Vance) finds himself on the horns of a dilemma. Should he move…

Area Exhibits

The Art Way Gallery at Princeton Allliance Church, Schalks Crossing and Wyndhurst roads in Plainsboro, is showing “Seen & Unseen,” a show of photography by Deborah Land and Jeff Currie,…

PU Orchestra Vocal Competition Winners Perform Well in Concert of Handel’s Music

The Princeton University Orchestra treated its audience to a warm winter musical treat this past weekend with a concert dedicated entirely to the music of George Frideric Handel. Sometime during…

Henriques, Author of Book About Madoff, Details His Methods of Deceiving People

The crimes of Bernard Madoff have occupied journalist Diana Henriques since the details of his stunning, $65 billion Ponzi scheme began to unfold in December 2008. Ms. Henriques, a senior…

A Birthday Meditation on Archie Leach, Cary Grant, and the City of Bristol

Continuing toward February 7, which would be Charles Dickens’s 200th birthday, this second in a series of bicentenary meditations with an English accent appears on the birthday of Archie Leach…

Area Exhibits

The Art Way Gallery at Princeton Allliance Church, Schalks Crossing and Wyndhurst roads in Plainsboro, is showing “Seen & Unseen,” a show of photography by Deborah Land and Jeff Currie,…

“The World We Live In” — P.J. Harvey Creates an Album for the Ages

“Undaunted, never-failing love for you, England, is all, to which I cling.” —from P.J. Harvey’s song “England” The new year belongs to England, or so it seems after a week listening…

Slow Food Story, Plus 40 Recipes Featured in “Locavore Adventures”

Jim Weaver, the executive chef/owner of Princeton’s Tre Piani Restaurant, has written a book. Locavore Adventures (Rivergate Books $22.95) is a memoir about growing a sustainable food culture and a…