Thursday, June 4, 2020

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Gallery Going: Van Gogh in Princeton & Hamilton

This week’s pick is Vincent Van Gogh’s 1888 painting, “Tarascon Stagecoach” (La Diligence de Tarascon). It can be found in two manifestations in two important area arts centers.

City Artists Stirring It Up Trenton Style

So what about Trenton' artistic waters? Several artists readily dove in when asked about it.

Off The Presses: Three Sea Stones

New Jersey poet Vasiliki Katsarou writes that her new chapbook, “Three Sea Stone,” distills images and themes touched in her first collection of poems, “Memento Tsunami.”

The Art of Quarantine IV

Artists responded to an invitation to share visual thoughts, feelings, and discoveries during our current health crisis.

Opportunities

Art classes and art exhibits online, and a drive for food and gently used clothing.

Survival Guide

Deaths of Despair

Although Princeton professors emeritus Anne Case and Angus Deaton’s book “Deaths of Despair” was released only in March, its appearance at the outbreak of national health crisis has made its name and message a part of a national discussion on the future of physical and mental health.

Virtual Business Meetings June 3 to 10

Business meetings are carrying virtually, with webinars, Zoom-based discussions, and networking from home.

Tribute to Women Goes Virtual

The Princeton YWCA's annual Tribute to Women awards will be celebrated virtually on Thursday, May 28.

Virtual Business Meetings May 27 to June 3

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Surviving Corona

Most venture backed companies are in a fight for survival. To survive entrepreneurs need to focus on actions within their control.

Women, Money, and Power

Emily Green of Ellevest will discuss managing finances during and after the current financial and health crisis on a free webinar on Friday, May 22.

Americans Share Economic Forecast

The Pew Research Center’s late April report on COVID-19’s economic impact provides both a snapshot of what American are thinking and the shape of things to come.

Fast Lane

Deaths: Remembering the Historian Who Told Tales of Buildings

Architectural historian Constance Greiff, who died on February 29 at the age of 90, believed that “every building tells a story” and helped tell their tales in her books.

CDC Gives Advice for Safe Office Openings

As the state of New Jersey gradually allows more business to resume normal operations, the Centers for Disease Control has issued guidance to employers on making sure office spaces are safeguarded against the spread of COVID-19.

On the Move: Expansions, Food Delivery for Seniors, and More

Right At Home has expanded to Mercer County, and the Princeton Senior Resource Center is offering a food delivery program for seniors.

On the Move: Chamber, YWCA, and More

Chamber launches a TV show; Princeton YWCA names a new CEO, and more.

Commentary

Letters to the Editor: Panera, Art All Night

Readers lament the loss of the Starbucks in downtown Princeton and announce the transition of Art All Night to a virtual event.

Creativity Isn’t Canceled

The cultural calendar has changed, but creativity has not been canceled, as evidenced by events gone virtual and new outlets for art and fiction.

Call for Fiction

This year fiction will be a summer-long affair in U.S. 1.

A Message from Spirit of Princeton

The Spirit of Princeton will commemorate Memorial Day virtually.