Saturday, May 30, 2020

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Take a New Look at the Region’s WPA Art

The writing is on the wall. Millions of artists are out of work and unsure of if and when they will return to work on commissions, performing, or teaching. Yet artwork on the walls of several buildings in the region provides a reminder of another era when millions, including artists, lost their jobs: The Great Depression, 1929 to 1941.

The Art of Quarantine III

Artists responded to an invitation to share visual thoughts, feelings, and discoveries during our current health crisis. So we are turning this page into a virtual gallery and letting the artist have their say in shape and color.

Off the Presses: Pregnancy & Miscarriage

Labyrinth Books and the Princeton Public Library continue their live stream author talks on Thursday, May 28, with Lara Freidenfelds, author of the recently released “The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy: A History of Miscarriage in America.”

Gallery Going: Comfort at the State Museum

With regional museums closed and waiting to reopen, we decided to remind readers of their important collections by highlighting visual art works you can visit as soon as social distancing practices change and museum doors open.

Recording Project Captures a Sonic Snapshot of Trenton

Bill Nobes made an album capturing the sound of Trenton’s underground music scene. Titled “Analog Trenton,” the recording released late in 2019 on CD and vinyl features 40 capital city music performers and bands.

Survival Guide

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.

Virtual Business Meetings May 20 to 27

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

Punch Up Your Virtual Networking Meetings

Michael Goldberg, the founder of Knockout Networking, offers a virtual talk on how to attract more business connections on Friday, May 15.

Fast Lane

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.

Construction Carries on at Forrestal Center

Construction on 8 Forrestal Road South, on Princeton University’s Forrestal campus across from the Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center campus, began on April 21.

In Memoriam: Remembering Jazz Legend Richie Cole & More

Trenton’s alto-sax jazz legend Richie Cole, who died of natural causes on May 2 at the age 72, told U.S. 1 in 2014 U.S.1, “I am not from Trenton; I am Trenton."


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.

Arts for Good

A call for artwork, a thank you from the Arts Council, and a new effort to track police misconduct.