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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.

Catch ‘Roebling’ To Go

Playwright Mark Violi says his play “Roebling: The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge,” currently available for online viewing through Theater to Go through April 9, “is very much a local story.”


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Off the Presses: ‘Liner Notes for the Revolution’

"Quiet as it’s kept, Black women of sound have a secret,” starts Daphne Brooks in her new book, “Liner Notes for the Revolution — The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound.”

Book Opens Doors to University Chapel’s Silent Messages

While the Chapel and the community are still separated from one another during a second spring because of COVID-19, the recent re-release of Stillwell’s book provides an opportunity to prepare to revisit the building.

Writer’s Book Is a Product of Love and T.A.S.K.

"Welcome, everyone, to my first poetry book,” writes Deborah Kisela on the opening pages of “Poems of my Own: Love and Life.”


Opportunities abound for lovers of nature and all art forms.

Keeping the Faith to Keep Community Theater Alive

One year after the pandemic disrupted Passage Theater‘s schedule, board president Carolyn Wylie is keeping the faith for the capital city’s only nonprofit professional theater — fittingly housed in an old church.

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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.