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By Pam Hersh The last time I saw Princeton businessman and entrepreneur Jack Morrison was at the gym – one year ago. A few weeks prior to the gym encounter, I had interviewed Jack, along with Chef Nicolas Demurge, at Jack’s...
The Princeton Festival has appointed Becky Brett, an award-winning leader of festivals in the performing arts and humanities, as its interim executive director. Brett will oversee the festival’s 2021 season, help strengthen its professional staff, and take a role in...
Ongoing Every first and third Saturday through April, the West Windsor Community Farmers Market is held outdoors, rain, snow or shine, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at MarketFair on Route 1 in West Windsor/Princeton. Available is fresh produce, coastal seafood,...
By Pam Hersh Twelve months ago, I attended the municipal reorganization meeting of the Franklin Township Council that featured, among other agenda items, the swearing in of a co-worker - Ms. Crystal Pruitt – as a Franklin Township Council member....
Ongoing While decorating for the holidays is a tradition, too often strings of burnt out or damaged holiday lights end up being tossed out with household garbage. There is a greener way to properly dispose of these decorations. Instead of discarding...
By Pam Hersh The virtual farewell party for Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert, the first mayor of consolidated Princeton, featured 90 minutes of teary-eyed speeches about her extraordinary talents, character, brains, empathy, social intelligence, work ethic, and socially and environmentally progressive...
The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) will welcome acclaimed fine art photographer Robin Resch as its Winter 2021 Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence. During her residency, Resch will continue work locally on her series, "Taking Pause," in response to the challenges of...
Ongoing While decorating for the holidays is a tradition, too often strings of burnt out or damaged holiday lights end up being tossed out with household garbage. There is a greener way to properly dispose of these decorations. Instead of discarding...
By Pam Hersh In this year of big tragedies and anxieties, I preferred complaining about small irritations in life. These proved to be perfect conversation topics for the pandemic era, neither annoyingly Pollyanna nor overly depressing. My favorite small irritant topic...
By Nolan Thompson A Princeton nonprofit theater has remained closed and is providing virtual screenings to engage with patrons during the pandemic, despite New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy permitting movie houses to reopen as of early September. The Princeton Garden Theatre's...
Ongoing While decorating for the holidays is a tradition, too often strings of burnt out or damaged holiday lights end up being tossed out with household garbage. There is a greener way to properly dispose of these decorations. Instead of discarding...
By Pam Hersh I am trying to get a date with Josh Ellis for New Year’s Eve. Totally irrelevant are the facts that he is happily married to Katy Glickman, the daughter of a longtime Princeton friend of mine, Elyse...
Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts has announced the selection of five Mary Mackall Gwinn Hodder Fellows for the 2021-22 academic year. This year’s recipients include choreographer/performer Leslie Cuyjet, visual artist Mark Thomas Gibson, playwright and poet Anya Pearson,...
Ongoing Mercer County Community College’s youth program, Camp College, is accepting students for Winter Session and Spring 2021. Virtual classes for students ages 6-14 focus on science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) with staggered start dates from December through May. Each...
By Pam Hersh In New Jersey, Steve Kornacki has achieved Bruce Springsteen rock-star status among the politically passionate and electoral nerdy set. His chinos are now as iconic as Springsteen’s denims. And Ingrid Reed, the producer of Steve’s Princeton speaking...
The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market will be available online starting 10 a.m. Dec. 13. There will be more than 140 vendors, including John Rounds and Mercer Art LLC. Once you select a vendor, you will be taken to their website. Visit www.tprfm.com
The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers invites art lovers to come together this winter during a variety of free virtual programs on Zimmerli at Home. Explore eMuseum, make art at home, Art + Music, virtual backgrounds, online exhibitions, artist interviews, virtual...
Ongoing The Princeton Farmers Market will offer its Winter Market Series at its temporary outdoor location on Franklin Avenue, providing ample space for social distancing. Markets will operate 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on select dates. Market dates are posted at...
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