Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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T.S. Eliot & Emily Hale Letters: Re-examined

April will be a revealing month regarding the American-born English poet and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot and his relationship with his lifelong friend and muse, Emily Hale.

An Anthropologist Takes on Miss and Miss’d America

Laurie A. Greene nicely sets up her newly published book, “Drag Queens and Beauty Queens: Contesting Femininity in the World’s Playground,” with the following: “This book describes a process of evolving community identity in Atlantic City, New Jersey, by examining the dynamic relationship between a pair of spectacles, the iconic Miss America Pageant, and its drag counterpart, the Miss’d America Pageant."

PEFF Returns Virtually

The 15th annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival, organized by Princeton Public Library, runs in a virtual format through Sunday, April 18.

Opportunities

Places for volunteers to work outside, poetry, summer camps, and more.

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Trenton Latina

“Art saved my life,” says Trenton-based artist Tamara Torres, part of the current Women Artists, Trenton Style exhibit at Ellarslie. “It really did.”

Survival Guide

Fast Lane

On the Move: Ford Graham, Expansions, Grants, and More

Ford Graham faces eight new fraud-related charges; Rider announces a new program targeting job placement; Williams-Sonoma takes South Brunswick space; and I Am Trenton announces grant recipients.

On the Move: MCCC Partnership, Management Moves, Deaths

MCCC announces a new partnership; new appointments at Billtrust, Stark & Stark, and Medlogix; and more.

People on the Move: Management Moves, Abel Prize, Deaths

Ted Deutsch takes the reins at Taft Communications; Maplewood announces leadership roles; IAS' Wigderson shares the Abel Prize, and more.

CytoSorbents Announces New HQ

CytoSorbents Corporation has announced a 15-year lease agreement for 48,500 square feet on College Road East, scheduled to begin on June 1.

Commentary

Special Messages from Blue Bears & Mercer County

Blue Bears plans for its second anniversary; Mercer County plans for primary voting June 8.

Updates from CASA, COVID, and ACT

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month; COVID vaccine eligibility is expanding; and Stakeholders Allied for the Core of Trenton have started a petition.

Of Birds & Bunnies

Birds and bunnies bring life to the Garden State.

Summer Camps Are Back

Summer camps, and U.S. 1's annual summer camp issue, look a little different this year. But they're back.