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‘Sleuth’s’ Quick Stage Exit at McCarter

While Adam Immerwahr’s intelligent, suspenseful production of “Sleuth” unveiled its cat-and-mouse tricks on the McCarter Theater’s Matthews stage, you would never know there was any story in the world, or in Princeton, besides Anthony Shaffer’s engrossing 1970 duel of gamesmanship between two canny players.

From Wrappers to Hoarding, Toilet Paper’s the Thing

Princeton-based poet Ellen Foos collects toilet paper. Or more accurately, she collects something related to the product: the not-so-fine art of toilet paper wrappers.

Artist and GFS Founder Seward Johnson Dies

Noted area sculptor and Grounds For Sculpture founder John Seward Johnson, Jr. died of cancer on March 10 at his winter home in Key West, Florida. He was 89.

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Anne Frank’s Silent Words Soar in Song

“Annelies” sports a libretto by Melanie Challenger, who distilled the text from “Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl.”

Spirited Saxophonist Furlong Jazzifies at Sanctuary

Baritone saxophonist, bandleader, arranger, and composer Jack Furlong feels blessed for a lot of reasons.

Commentary: St. Patrick – Without Beer, Sleep, or Shoes

I am standing barefoot in the back of St. Patrick’s Basilica on an island in the northwest of Ireland. The path to this moment opens when my Irish cousin Patrick Lohan invites me to join him on a trip to Lough Derg.

Author Event Gives Voice to Death and Despair in America

"Deaths of Despair" is an investigation of the rise of mortality rates among of white Americans between the ages of 25 to 64 and its place in a larger and more disturbing social trend.

In His Own Words: Benjamin Bagby’s ‘Beowulf’

Performer Benjamin Bagby, a faculty member at the Sorbonne in Paris specializing in medieval music performance, explains his effort to return the story of the famed warrior to the ancient voice of the “scop” or bardic storyteller.

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Mercer’s Voting Machines: Old, Hackable, and Not Going Anywhere

Mercer County’s substandard, easily hackable voting machines were supposed to be replaced in 2008. But they will still be in place for the 2020 election.

The Fall of Icarus