Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Museum Serves Up Vision of the Ancient Art of Banqueting

"The Eternal Feast: Banqueting in Chinese Art from the 10th to the 14th Century,” on view at the Princeton University Art Museum through February 16, reflects several traditions.

Portrait of a New Jersey Arts Community

Morven Museum & Garden’s exhibition “Dreaming of Utopia: Roosevelt, New Jersey” opens with a reception on Thursday, November 14, and continues through May 10, 2020.

Cosmic Space and Art in the Age of Einstein

“Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein,” on view at the Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick through January 5, traces the influence of early 20th-century scientific discoveries on some of the era’s most celebrated artists.

Bucks County Playhouse Review: ‘Once’

‘Once’ is a musical that provides ample opportunity for liveliness and uplift.

Let’s Try . . . Roots Ocean Prime

Formerly known as Cargot, a French-themed bistro, the space across University Place from McCarter Theatre has been completely renovated and is now Roots Ocean Prime.

Survival Guide

The Method to the Madness of Innovation

Amy Radin, author of “The Change Maker’s Playbook: How to Seek, Seed and Scale Innovation in Any Company,” speaks at the Ellevate networking group on November 14.

Redistricting Group Wants to Make NJ Elections Fair

On Thursday, November 14, at Princeton University, the League of Women Voters, together with Fair Districts New Jersey and the Princeton Gerrymandering Project, will host a town hall featuring members of the California Independent Redistricting Commission.

Redeveloping Trenton Without the G-Word

Architect John Hatch will be a speaker and panelist in the next installment of the Trenton Economic Development series on Friday, November 8, at the Trenton Country Club.

The Future of Work Is Bright — for the Educated

Jane Oates says there are four major forces at work transforming the nature of work: longevity, technology, globalization, and a disconnected education system.

The Old Antiques Market Is Dead

David Rago speaks on the end of the traditional antiques market on November 7 at the Princeton Mercer Chamber luncheon.

Compliment or Insult? Microaggressions in the Workplace

Pamela Pruitt, director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Rider University, will deliver a seminar on “micromessaging” and “microaggression” at a meeting of the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday, November 1.

Can Trenton Get the Lead Out?

Isles is holding a symposium, “Lead Policy and the Law,” on Wednesday, November 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Seton Hall Law School in Newark.

Fast Lane

On the Move: Manufacturers, CMA, and More

Contract manufacturer CMIC CMO USA is leasing a 233,000-square-foot building in Cranbury; Patricia Gray joins CMA; and firms are recognized for hiring veterans.

On the Move: New Lease at BMS Campus, Healthcare Partnership, and More

A subsidiary of Croda International, a British specialty chemical company, is moving its headquarters to 70,000 square feet of office space at the former Bristol-Myers Squibb complex in Hopewell.

Get Ready for Months of Traffic Hell

Alexander Road is closing for nearly six months, and officials are predicting traffic tie-ups for the Princeton area.

On the Move: 20 Nassau Street, TerraCycle, Deaths

An iconic office building at the corner of Nassau and Chambers streets has been sold to a hotel developer.

Commentary

Cheers to 35 Years

U.S. 1 celebrates its 35th anniversary this month. A lot has changed, but the vision the paper was founded with is still its driving force.

To the Editor: Three Cheers for Dor

A town’s success depends critically on its ability to engage community members of all walks of life to be active participants in local government, and for volunteers to feel that they can make a difference.

To the Editor: Wake Up, Princeton

The citizens of Princeton need to come to the rescue of this jewel of Princeton and raise their voice, “keep an independent Westminster in Princeton.”

A Smashing Success & A Call for Writers

47 years after it was first published, Anita Benarde's "The Pumpkin Smasher" is still a Halloween favorite.