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Opportunities: Art, Plays, and More

Area venues are seeking artwork, book donations, plays, and singers.

Fall Arts Preview: Theater

Action on the stage and behind the scenes marks the fall theater season — one of the busiest ever in our region.

Fall Arts Preview: Music

The 2019-20 music season offers wide horizons when it comes to music events with classical tendencies.

An Unusual Rock Garden Just a Stone’s Throw Away

One of the finest rock gardens in the eastern United States is within an hour’s drive of the U.S. 1 circulation area.

Historic Farmstead Grows with Garden State History

The Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum, located on the oldest recorded farmstead in Hunterdon County, is more than an unusual destination — it is a place where New Jersey’s agricultural heritage is preserved.

Fall Arts Preview: Visual Arts

The region’s museums, galleries, and schools are coming alive this fall with images and objects to stimulate the mind and the imagination. And with most of the below free or at nominal cost, it is time to plan to take a visual day trip.

The Magical, Not So Mysterious World of NJ Magic

Once a month from September to June, the Hightstown First United Methodist Church meeting room is where you can find members of the Society of American Magicians Assembly 181 – aka KaDabara

Ten Years of Collecting on View at State Museum

The art of collecting has become a theme of sorts at the New Jersey State Museum where exhibitions have been highlighting objects obtained for the museum through the New Jersey State Museum Foundation.

Artists and Art That Speak to Our Times

The fall season gets started with two politically charged works that move to the heart of our times.

Fall Arts Preview: Dance

The American Repertory Ballet gets a new home and a change in artistic leadership, the Roxey Ballet stays on track, and McCarter and the State theaters bring in world class companies: there are plenty things moving in the region’s dance scene.

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Facial Recognition: In Fast-Growing Field, Glitches Persist

Patrick Grother discusses the “industrial revolution” recently in facial recognition algorithms to the point where some of them are extremely accurate.