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By Pam J. Hersh As an experienced and well-known Princeton-based journalist, Barbara Fox is aware of the puns that could be associated with her avocation – button collecting. She “buttons” rather than zips through her daily activities, and some might describe...
Stepping away from screens big and small, I plan on focusing on the stage this week as I had the pleasure of seeing “Hillary and Clinton” on Broadway (currently in its preview performances), last week. Tony award nominated writer Lucas...
Downtown Princeton will once again serve as the host on April 28 when an estimated crowd of 40,000 is expected to attend the popular annual event-- Communiversity, an arts festival designed for hands-on fun, art, music and food. “The festival...
While Jordan Peele’s latest horror film “Us” is currently reigning supreme at the box office, I opted to see Julianne Moore’s latest film “Gloria Bell” this past weekend. It may have been for my distaste for horror films, or it...
By: Pam J. Hersh What you see is what you get – WYSIWYG, in the texting vernacular. That’s a good thing, right? Not so fast, WYSIWYG. McCarter Theatre Productions, particularly world premieres, subscribe to the principle of: What you get may be far...
Producer Lisa G. Black, a former Edison native, had her latest film “The Bird Catcher” open the 2019 Garden State Film Festival at Convention Hall in Asbury Park on March 29. Bringing in four awards, "The Bird Catcher" was recognized...
East Brunswick native Zack Morrison will screen his first short musical comedy, “Everything’s Fine – A Panic Attack in D Major,” at the 2019 Garden State Film Festival on March 29 at the Asbury Park City Council Chambers at...
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” was released on Blu-Ray last week and writer J.K. Rowling has been under heavy scrutiny for comments she said in an interview available through the bonus features with the film. The second installment of...
B: Pam Hersh It was serendipity, not Legacy.com that showed me the relationship between Apollo 11 and former Princeton Township Mayor Bernie Miller. Apollo 11 and Bernie are both celebrating big milestones. The Apollo 11 spaceflight that landed the first two...
A young classics professor puts her career — and her love life — in peril, and calls on the gods of ancient Greece to save her. Things don’t go according to plan when the gods who show up are...
By Pam Hersh The elderly couple living at Stonebridge Senior Living Community retirement community in Skillman interrupted my perusal of sparkling water bottles at ShopRite, in order to tell me I “had” to write about an upcoming choral concert at...
“Captain Marvel,” Marvel’s 21st installment and penultimate chapter of its Phase Three in its Cinematic Universe was released in theaters last week and box offices around the world have been flourished by the overwhelming number of moviegoers, which is...
Grounds For Sculpture will host The 14th Early Music Festival on March 24. The 42-acre not-for-profit sculpture garden, museum and arboretum located in Hamilton will feature Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Early American music sung and played by many of the...
By: Pam Hersh The one ingredient Dorothy “Dor” Mullen sprinkles into every recipe she creates is change. Known in Princeton as a chef, gardener, counselor, life coach and preacher of healthy eating, she is above all else a change-agent. Dor...
Now that the Academy Awards have come to an end, I’ll be switching over to the smaller screen this week and talking about a television series that concluded its first season last week, “A Million Little Things.” When it comes...
Opera stars Lawrence Brownlee and Eric Owens came together at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton on Feb. 24 to perform a unique collaboration. Bass-baritone Owens, who is known as an interpreter of classic works, was joined by Grammy-nominated tenor...
Metuchen resident and local quilter, Jennifer Strauser had her work featured at QuiltCon 2019, an international modern quilt convention that was scheduled to run from Feb. 21-24 in Nashville. Held annually by Modern Quilt Guild (MQG), the organization is a...
Over 90 percent of serial killers are men. Over 50 percent are white. But only one serial killer is president. At least that's the case in the world of Robert Wolinsky's upcoming comic "SKOTUS: Serial Killer of the United...
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