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Globally acclaimed pianist Robert Taub performed last week as part of Princeton University’s 23rd annual International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices. The recital, which was held on June 19 saw an estimated crowd of 100 people gathered...
Robin Park, a 17-year-old from Princeton Junction, has been selected to join Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Ensemble for 2018. Each summer, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute chooses young adults from around the country to form the National Youth Orchestra of...
French guitarist - and now Princeton resident - Jean Chaumont released his debut album last week, "The Beauty of Differences." Chaumont grew up in a small village in France with a large family. His parents belonged to a theater company,...
LIFESTYLE LOOSE ENDS By Pam Hersh I spotted Princeton Police Chief, Nick Sutter and two of his officers Detective, Adam Basatemur and Detective Sergeant, Ben Gering in Hamilton Township last week in the midst of a shoot – with cameras, not guns, pointed at them. They...
The 2018 Princeton Parklet has opened. Returning to its original location in front of Small World Coffee on Witherspoon Street in Princeton, the Arts Council of Princeton had a successful launch of its third parklet on Saturday, June 9. Parklets are...
By Kelly Giuliano William Shakespeare - medieval bard, classic playwright and Elizabethan comedian - has been regarded as one of the greatest composers of the English language. “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” a Shakespearean comedy that has received the brunt...
 North Brunswick resident Milena Makse will assume a lead role in Phoenix Productions' upcoming revival of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s "In The Heights." Makse joins the cast as the admired “good girl” Nina Rosario, Benny’s love interest and the first in her...
LOOSE ENDS   by Pam Hersh   Photo caption In the Faculty Room of Nassau Hall, Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber (third from left) gathers with honorary degree recipients (from left) Lonnie Bunch III, Carla Diane Hayden, R. Barbara Gitenstein, Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J. and...
The collection of jazz icon, William J. “Count” Basie Jr., is now in the possession of Rutgers University in Newark. The Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS), which is located on the Rutgers campus in Newark, announced this past week that...
By Anthony Stoeckert Four days before the release of John Grisham’s newest legal thriller, “The Rooster Bar,” The Washington Post ran a review by Carrie Dunsmore, a lawyer and book blogger, praising Grisham for what he gets right about the...
By Anthony Stoeckert, Features Editor Everyone has their favorite Disney princess and for Jordan Virgil the choice is clear — Belle from "Beauty and the Beast." “That was always my favorite Disney movie and Belle was always my favorite Disney princess...
By Mike Morsch Michael McDonald had this little riff that had been rolling around in his mind for a while. “It really hadn’t gone anywhere, but I knew there was something to it,” McDonald says. “I just never had the wherewithal...
By Anthony Stoeckert    Anyone who goes to see Charles Busch’s “The Divine Sister” during its run at the Bucks County Playhouse is going to expect a night of big laughs. But to hear Jennifer Van Dyck talk about it, apparently...
By Mike Morsch, Executive editor Bronx native Yo Vinny and his boys are going to be in East Windsor this weekend. That’s what he’s called — “Yo Vinny.” And he got that moniker from a rock and roll legend. Several years ago,...
By Ilene Dube    Some of the most exquisite designers can be found in the animal insect world — a silkworm secreting a single strand of silk and swathing itself in a cocoon, or a female organ-pipe wasp braiding balls of...
By Anthony Stoeckert    Sarah Kirkland Snider was writing a piece of music about her memories of North Carolina — the state her father is from — when her family received devastating news.    Ms. Snider had received a commission from the North...
   McCarter Theatre in Princeton has announced its 2016-17 classical music series.    The season will begin Nov. 9, with a piano concert by Imogen Cooper. Regarded as one of the finest interpreters of Classical and Romantic repertoire, English pianist Ms. Cooper...
By Anthony Stoeckert    You might have seen “Psycho” before, but have you ever watched it with a psychiatrist?    Well, now you have a chance to see a great movie and gain some insight into the psychiatric theory behind it when the...
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