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By Pam Hersh In the current phase of social isolation life, I became particularly nostalgic for social mingling, when I walked past Small World (the smaller one on Nassau Street) on Memorial Day weekend. I saw a crowd of people...
Through May 31, the Princeton University Art Museum is offering free six-month memberships. While the galleries are temporarily closed, enjoy six months of exclusive virtual programming; a subscription to the museum’s weekly e-newsletter; a mailed copy of the spring issue...
By Pam Hersh In hyperbolic language similar to what I hear from my six-year-old grandson, several of my friends declared a few months ago that Nov. 6, 2019, was the “worst” day of their lives. It was the day Alexander...
by Pam Hersh The good news is that artist and business entrepreneur Kathy Morolda, the owner of Cranbury Station Gallery (CSG) in Princeton and Monroe, is working full-time virtually to save her business. The really good news is that by...
By Pam Hersh My friends are worried that the COVID-19 social distancing has made me go off the deep end – into a pool of Cheetos dust. I have proclaimed to them and to anyone who will listen that this...
The American Repertory Ballet (ARB) Princeton Ballet School (PBS) is presenting excerpts from “Giselle,” its new full-length production, that premiered in February at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.   "Giselle" was first presented in France in 1841 in two acts,...
The 27th Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition traditionally showcased in the Phillips Mill Gallery in New Hope, Pennsylvania, will be an online gallery format this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Juror Emmet Gowin, formerly a professor of Art at Princeton...
The Princeton Festival is presenting exclusive video readings by 12 distinguished, widely published poets from the U.S., Japan and China on Facebook (www.facebook.com/princetonfest), Instagram (www.instagram.com/princetonfest), and the festival website (www.princetonfestival.org/performance/poetry-reading-series/). The festival series features a different poet every day, reading...
Princeton University has announced its newest art fellows for the Lewis Center for the Arts: writer Danez Smith and theater director Will Davis. Smith and Davis will begin two years of teaching and community collaboration in September, which will end...
The coronavirus pandemic has forced layoffs at several not-for-profit organizations in Princeton, which includes the McCarter Theatre Center. The theater's Board of Trustees and management announced on April 17 that they were laying off a majority of full time and...
By Pam Hersh In the spring of 2019, Dr. Craig Gronczewski, the chair of Emergency Services at Penn Medicine Princeton Health, was focused on operational improvement at the hospital that had become part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System...
At 7 p.m. each night in New York City, residents stand on patios, on rooftops and in doorways to clap and cheer wildly for the individuals working at the hospitals in their neighborhoods. If this were happening in Trenton,...
Members of the McCarter Theatre Center Costume Shop are still utilizing their skills, as the group creates face masks for those on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic. Sarah Romagnoli, a former Princeton area resident who has worked at the...
By Pam Hersh The current celebration of Passover (April 8-16) is a time when all of us – no matter what our faith - are waiting for the COVID-19 plague to pass over. The signature Passover seder question – "Why...
Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre has announced its contingency plans to finish out the 2019-20 production season. The theater in West Windsor Township has moved "13 (the musical)" and "Parade" into its 2019-20 summer season, after the production of...
The Princeton Festival canceled its 2020 season. This includes 22 performances of nine events in June, plus 15 free lectures, workshops and special events scheduled to start in May, Benedikt von Schröder, chair of the Board of Trustees, said in...
By Pam Hersh May 30, 2015, was the last time I ran into - or more accurately, looked way up to - Bill Bradley, Princeton University (PU) Class of ’65. The former U.S. senator and renowned Princeton basketball legend was...
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