Monday, December 17, 2018

Opportunities: Art Classes, Coat Drives, and Photo Contests

Grounds For Sculpture is collecting new and gently used coats for their Jersey Cares Coat Drive now through Wednesday, December 12.

Aydmara Cabrera is the New Director for Princeton’s ‘Nutcracker’ Central

Aydmara Cabrera is the new director of the Princeton Ballet School — the official school of the American Repertory Ballet and a source of young talent for the annual production of “The Nutcracker."

Architecture Meets Dance at McCarter Theater

The McCarter Theater appearance presentation by the Jessica Lang Dance Company on Friday, November 16, presents area audiences with the opportunity to experience the work of one of the today’s most innovative choreographers as well as ponder architecture — specifically one Princeton University building.

On View: 300 Years of Nation, Nature, and Human Impulse

What in the world have we done to our planet? Two paintings at the entrance to “Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment,” on view at Princeton University Art Museum through January 6, place the big question of our era front and center.

Bucks County Playhouse Review: ‘I Hate Hamlet’

‘I Hate Hamlet” has one primary purpose, to entertain. It’s out for laughs and earns them via intelligence, sarcasm, and wit.

Opportunities: Audition, Donate, Submit Art

The Arts Council of Princeton’s annual Sauce for the Goose holiday market, set for November 30 through December 2, is still looking for artists and crafters.

Will Krakower Taking Charge & Talking History at the Battlefield

As seasonal historic educator at the Clarke House Will Krakower has immersed himself in the battle and its main characters and seems to know General Mercer intimately.

Bristol Riverside Theater Review: ‘The Rivals’

The many worthy traits of Peter Kellogg and Stephen Weiner’s musical version of “The Rivals” are clouded by a need for sharper definition in the world premiere being mounted at Bristol Riverside Theater through November 18.

Review: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

The powerhouse that is the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra appeared at Richardson Auditorium in Princeton on November 2, with solo violinist Augustin Hadelich performing the rarely heard Violin Concerto opus 15 by Benjamin Britten.

Book Review: ‘The Patch’ By John McPhee

In his latest book, “The Patch," author John McPhee has assembled a collection of his nonfiction work, none of which has previously appeared in book form.

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