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Jamie Saxon: Translations

If you know my mother don’t let her read this ’til after Christmas — it’ll ruin her present. My father, who was raised a Jew, became a Unitarian as...

U.S. 1 Crashes a Party

It’s funny how some houses have good party energy. Some are just made that way; others become that way thanks to their owners’ vision and attention to detail. Stony...

Prison Instruction: A Respite from Isolation

Institutional lights flicker dimly in the rainy night as Celia Chazelle approaches the Albert C. Wagner Youth Correctional Facility in Bordentown, where she offers prisoners a weekly class on...

Let’s Try…The Rocky Hill Inn

She’s back! The grand old lady on the corner of Princeton Avenue and Washington Street in Rocky Hill has received her initial face lift and will soon be completely...

Theater Review: ‘Shrek the Musical’

He’s big, green, and ugly. He smells bad (how about using skunk as an underarm deodorant?), frightens everyone he meets, and wants to be left alone. He’s Shrek, an...

Thoughts on the New Year

Okay, let’s make it a trilogy on commodities. Two weeks ago in this space it was natural gas in northeastern Pennsylvania. Last week we talked about solar energy in...

What’ll It Be? Dance? Comedy? An Outdoor Bonfire?

Go ahead, pick your poison this New Year’s Eve, from the singers and dancers from the Vienna City Ballet in “Salute to Vienna” at the State Theater to stand-up...

Seven Fishes: An Italian Christmas Tradition

There is much lore surrounding the historical and religious significance of the Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner, a commemoration of the wait, called Vigilia (Italian for “vigil”)...

Blacks and the Revolutionary War

Olivia Carpenter Glenn, who has put together one of several African American-themed exhibits for this year’s Patriots Week, says many people in this state don’t realize how important New...

Opportunities

For more listings visit www.princetoninfo.com.AuditionsKelsey Theater seeks tenors for “Godspell.” Call 215-579-5677 or E-mail suzanne_mclean@hotmail.com for appointment.Call for EntriesSouth Brunswick Arts Commission invites artists to submit up the five...

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Artist’s Travel Journals Reveal Images, Words, and Trends

For many, a personal journal is just that — personal, often kept in a discrete place such as the bottom of a drawer. Mikel Cirkus, on the other hand, wants to celebrate his journals with the world.