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Area Handbell Composer Ringing Sue’s Blues

Handbell music composer Susan Nelson is a rock star in Estonia.

Todd Evans Serving Trenton Art Family Style

"I am an open mic host, community artistic event organizer, a bit of a poet, and run a community theater group — most, if not all, of my events are free,” says Todd Evans.


Calls for diapers and volunteers, and scholarships and summer camps for students.

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.


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.”

An Ornithologist Shares the Joys of Birdwatching

Since birdwatching has a seemingly limitless number of game to catch by eye, it’s an activity where the sky — along with everything under it — is the limit.

Robeson’s Life of Advocacy Celebrated in Graphic Form

Rutgers University Press’ just released “Ballad of an American: A Graphic Biography of Paul Robeson” gives a fresh look at a regionally connected American icon — literally.

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The Fall of Icarus

You don’t expect to find insights into our troubled times from the Flemish Old Masters. But on a recent trip to Brussels I found myself wandering into the Royal Museum of Fine Arts.