Sunday, March 7, 2021

Making Trenton’s Past and Present Black Lives Matter

Algernon Ward is hopeful that 2021 will be the year that brings the Locust Hill Project closer to fruition.

Off the Presses: ‘John Haslet’s World’ by David Price

Lawrenceville author and Princeton Battle field guide David Price's new book is “John Haslet’s World: An Ardent Patriot, the Delaware Blues, and the Spirit of 1776,” just released by Knox Press.

Trenton City Museum Celebrates Women Artists

The Trenton City Museum opens its new exhibition “Women Trenton Style” this month.


Virtual opportunities for actors, singers, and aspiring artists.

Toasting the Holidays Ye Olde Colonial Way

A quick question to Old Barracks executive director Richard Patterson set the record straight with some spirited insights about alcohol consumption in ye-olde Trenton — and the colonies.

Radio Christmas Tradition Stays Home for the Holidays

True shared experiences are lacking in the COVID-19 era, but Jon Solomon is here to make sure we have at least one before the year wraps up.

Studio-Free Radio Marathon Hits the Air

Long time radio host and pianist Marvin Rosen brings his annual 24-hour holiday season marathon of new music — “Viva 21st Century” — to the WPRB Radio airwaves and internet on Sunday and Monday, December 27 and 28.

Area Light Show Gets National Spotlight

‘Winner: Martel Family’s Christmas Wonderland.” That is the headline on ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight” website announcing that the popular Hamilton holiday attraction — now in its 33rd year — won the nationally broadcast television show’s top prize of $50,000.


Learning opportunities abound in the new year including Italian classes, Evergreen Forum offerings, and chances to tutor adults in ESL.

Celebrating Beethoven’s Birthday with a Regional Devotee

One online and print music critic with some strong thoughts about Beethoven is Linda Holt, a Bordentown resident whose regular reviews can be found in the Philadelphia-based Broad Street Review. Here are her thoughts on occasion of the composer's 250th birthday.

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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.