Monday, December 9, 2019

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.

Let’s Try . . . Casa Gennaro

A popular restaurateur in the Princeton area since 1999 when he opened La Terrazza on State Road, Gennaro has steadily moved forward in enlarging his imprint on the food scene.

Sculptor Wright Shapes Space and Himself

Sculptor Autin Wright stands in the midst of his studio at Grounds For Sculpture. Surrounded by decades of works in a variety of materials — wood, Styrofoam, clay — he points to several sculptures on a nearby table and says “the ones I’m going to show at Princeton are bronze pieces.”

A Pianist Converses in ‘International Language’

Pianist Kairy Koshoeva learned from personal experience that music is an international language.

The Mysterious Power of NJ’s Native American Art

Vessels created between 200 and 900 C.E. are guides to both an ancient and lost tradition and the nature of art. The designs also have a direct connection to the Trenton area.

Gala Season Hits High Gear

PEI Kids, Community Options, McCarter Theater, and the Van Harlingen Historical Society host celebrations.

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.

The Haunted Homes, Halls, and Byways of Mercer County

Haunted houses, halls, and highways — Mercer County has them all. Dan Aubrey takes readers on a tour of ghost stories around the region.

An Invitation to a Walk in Rail Park, Philadelphia’s New Elevated Public Space

This past June a magnificent new outdoor art park opened in the Callowhill area of Philadelphia. Dubbed the Rail Park, the concept has been simmering for almost a decade.

Pioneer Songs Arrive in the Capital City

“Pioneer Songs" is Eric Houghton’s epic meditation on the courage and resilience of those Americans who blazed the western frontier.

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Let’s Try . . . Elite Five Sushi & Grill

Tony Yu has opened Elite Five Sushi & Grill in an L-shaped space adjacent to the former Two Sevens restaurant.

The Fall of Icarus