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By Pam Hersh To mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp on Jan. 27, more than 40 presidents and prime ministers, kings, princes and grand dukes came to Jerusalem to attend the Fifth World Holocaust...
Jazz at Princeton University will bridge cultures and traditions through performance program 'Historias' (Stories) on Saturday, Feb. 22. Students in the Jazz Vocal Collective Ensemble, alongside acclaimed Chilean musician Claudia Acuña, will present this performance at 8 p.m. in Richardson...
On Friday, Jan. 31, at 8 p.m., Broadway stars and musicians of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert reading of "The Big Time," a new musical comedy from Douglas Carter Beane, author of Broadway’s "Sister Act," "Cinderella,"...
The Europium Dance Theater,a local, avant-garde dance company announced a new addition to their community programing schedule, "Spanish, Very Spanish," a festive and interactive show that gives a 75-minutue, glimpse into the dramatic soul and love that expresses the...
By Pam Hersh Princeton Council member Leticia Fraga thought she was getting an early Christmas present. In fact, it may have been an early Martin Luther King Day present. On Dec. 19, four weeks and one day before MLK Day, Leticia had...
Many Americans are beginning the new decade by populating gyms across the country. This trend, each year, happens as a part of individual’s New Year’s resolutions to have or maintain a healthy lifestyle. “Obviously, New Year’s resolutions are really helpful with...
The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) will present a concert focused on women composers featuring five of its ensembles on  Jan. 26 in Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium. The concert on Sunday will begin at 4 p.m. at the auditorium that...
By Pam Hersh The Princeton Public Library on hosted a rock star on Jan. 8 who attracted a standing room only crowd. As a huge fan, I knew I had to arrive early to get a seat for the performance...
For decades the Academy of Music Anniversary Concert and Ball has been among Philadelphia’s most highly anticipated charity events. On Saturday, Jan. 25, acclaimed performer John Lithgow will join Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra to celebrate the...
Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday with performances of all five piano concertos by three award-winning soloists. Yefim Bronfman, Daniil Trifonov and Emanuel Ax to perform all five piano concertos in a concentrated three-week period. Performance of Piano Concerto No. 4 marks orchestra’s...
YWCA Princeton’s Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) received a grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals to support its Transportation Program, which provides free rides to and from treatment for breast cancer patients in need. The Transportation Program was established in 2014 to...
Princeton University Concerts is expanding the legacy of Gustavo Dudamel’s residency last season to launch the Neighborhood Project, an educational initiative designed to connect musicians on Princeton University Concerts’ series and students from neighboring low-income communities. Building on Princeton University...
Angela Zator-Nelson, the Associate Principal Timpanist for the Philadelphia Orchestra, will perform with the Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey (YOCJ) on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. Angela joins YOCJ’s Symphonic Orchestra to perform a work by 2010 Pulitzer Prize...
By Pam Hersh Climate crisis, Iran/Iraq/North Korea/China/Yemen/Venezuela, mass shootings, stabbings, ethnic hate, massive debt, a dismal ranking for NJ as a business friendly state (Forbes 14th annual "Best States For Business”), short daylight days, bad hair days, and no baseball...
Princeton University Concerts resumes its 2019-2020 season programming on Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. at Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. Princeton audience-favorite musicians Isabelle Faust, violin, Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello and Alexander Melnikov join forces to perform a program of Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano...
"The Big Chill" meets "This is Us" in Rachel Bonds’ play "Goodnight Nobody." In this world premiere, a group of old friends reconnect after years apart. They reminisce with wild abandon, until the things they aren't telling each other come hurtling...
By: Pam Hersh On Sunday, Dec. 29, at the Jewish Center of Princeton, Princeton Police Chief Nick Sutter was working to oversee crowd control and security, but also working to keep his emotions together – during the funeral service of...
"New York Times" bestselling author, Chris Bohjalian, will bring his world-premiere stage adaptation of his novel, "Midwives," to the George Street Playhouse, next month. The novel, which has sold more than 2 million copies since its publication, was an early...
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