Opportunities: Grants, Art, and More

The Mercer County Division of Culture and Heritage offers two grants programs.

Film Festival Brings the World to Trenton

The 11th annual Trenton Film Festival gets rolling at the Mill Hill Playhouse from Thursday through Sunday, March 28 through 31.

NJ Musicians and Filmmakers Reeling at NJ Film Festival

The New Jersey Film International Film Festival begins its 24th annual screening on Saturday, June 1, at Voorhees Hall at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.

Rock Rocking Artist’s Works in Lambertville and Trenton

American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote, “There are no second acts in American lives,” but Hamilton resident Howard Michaels is proving otherwise.

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.

World Premiere Brings Sounds of Mango Street to Princeton

The Princeton Symphony reaches its current season’s climax with “Mango Suite,” a world premiere collaboration by composer Derek Bermel and writer Sandra Cisneros, author of the novel “The House on Mango Street.”

New Play Connects with Voiceless Communities

Trenton’s Passage Theater’s spring main stage production, “Morir Sonyando,” opening Thursday, May 2, for a three-weekend run, talks to a contemporary problem: families torn apart by imprisonment.

Briz Spreads Joy at Summer Concert Series

Although soul singer-songwriter Briz is reticent when speaking about herself on the phone, she is not shy at all on stage. Quite the opposite, in fact.

A Midsummer Faire Conjures Haunted Happenings

Dig into some 250 years of history at the property just off Fourth/Burlington Street in Fieldsboro and you can imagine the one-time grandeur of the manse and the changes in our region the house has seen over the years.

Bucks County Review: ‘Dial ‘M’ for Murder’

“Dial ‘M’ for Murder” is a chestnut, a ripe and tasty one, from the 1950s, when mysteries or thrillers were as well-made as other plays and in which full-bodied characterization was given the same importance as plot.

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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.