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“The Common Fate of All Things Rare”: Or Fats Waller’s Last Ride

Aware that this issue will be appearing on Fats Waller’s 110th birthday, I’m listening to “Honeysuckle Rose,” the first track on If You Got to Ask, You Ain’t Got It,…

Photographic Images at Gallery 14 Invite Viewers to Imagine Narratives

Gallery 14 in Hopewell features photography by longtime gallery member Martha Weintraub in the Main Gallery and by David C. Wurtzel in the adjoining Jay Goodkind Gallery from May 23…

Godzilla: Legendary Sea Monster Resurfaces as Ally of Humanity

Godzilla made its debut in 1954 when the mythical man eating monster, accidentally created by an atomic blast, emerged from the Pacific Ocean to carve a path of death and…

On and Off the Crooked Road of Genius — A Shady Dog Story

If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there. —George Harrison, from “Any Road” First off, I didn’t know that last week’s trip to the Shady…

An Original Cast Member of “Our Town” Charles Wiley Visits George Street Production

He was in the cast of two Pulitzer-Prize-winning plays, performed during the golden age of radio, and entertained the troops at USO shows during World War II. But Charles Wiley…

Princeton Pro Musica Takes Audience To 18th Century in Season’s Final Concert

Princeton Pro Musica took a musical journey back to the world of George Frideric Handel this past weekend with a concert which was historically accurate, both in instrumentation and presentation.…

Moms’ Night Out: Three Mothers Take a Break From Domestic Duties in Family Comedy

Allyson Field (Sarah Drew) really can’t complain. After all, her life is the epitome of the American Dream: she has a handsome husband who adores her and is an excellent…

“Can This Be Happening on Television?” — The Twin Peaks Effect Goes Gold

I started out just as a regular person, growing up in the Northwest …. —David Lynch Once upon a time during the reign of George I, on April 9, 1990,…

Bob Justin’s Emotional Response to Pain In “Out of Darkness” Show in Plainsboro

Bob Justin is one of a kind, a man who didn’t expect to be an artist but just couldn’t help himself. The creative impulse has led this former Plainsboro resident…

NJSO Pays Tribute to Freedom With Commissioned Work by Richard Danielpour

The clarinet does not often come out from its customary orchestral place behind the flutes and next to the bassoons. Mozart, as well as a few Romantic composers and Benny…