The Power of Hearing and Writing Stories

The People & Stories program based in Lawrenceville and the subject of the accompanying story encourages people from all background and communities to verbally recount and share moments of their lives.

Literary Group Has a Good Story or Two to Share

While McCarter Theater Artistic Director and playwright Emily Mann and noted American playwright Ken Ludwig are the guest story tellers at People & Stories’ Wednesday, March 6, fundraiser at the Nassau Club in Princeton, they may be the first to tell you that the real story is that the Lawrenceville-based nonprofit project has many voices, locations, and stories.

Opportunities: Call for Poetry, Art, and More

To commemorate National Poetry Month, the New Brunswick Free Public Library will publish its 21st annual Poetry Month Celebration Anthology in April.

Gainsborough and the Portrait Artist as a Family Man

The disgruntled yet family-loving artist is the subject of the Princeton University Art Museum’s “Gainsborough’s Family Album,” developed by the National Portrait Gallery in London and on view in Princeton through June 9.

African American Composers Shine in Trenton

American composers have always had it tough. And in the golden age of American classical music, composers of color had it especially bad. Two of them will be featured on an ambitious program to be performed by the Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey at the Trenton War Memorial on Sunday, February 24, at 4 p.m.

Where to Watch Oscars Shorts Before the Ceremonies

In preparation for the televised Academy Award ceremonies on Sunday, February 24, regional film centers are once again screening “Oscar Shorts,” short documentaries, animation, and live action films contending for top spots in the film industry.

Return Engagement at Trenton City Museum

Mark Twain in 1897 is reappearing in Trenton to commemorate his February 23, 1869, speech at the Taylor Opera House. But this time he arrives as a week-long exhibition and series of events at the Trenton City Museum in Cadwalader Park.

Opportunities: Call for Poetry, Singers, Art

NAMI NJ is accepting entries for its annual Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest.

Maestro Dudamel Making Music in Trenton and Beyond

Trenton Central High School orchestra students moved over to let another musician sit with them during a recent performance — world-renowned conductor and musician Gustavo Dudamel, who joined the violin section.

New Exhibition Shows Morven’s Fuller History

In re-installing its first-floor galleries, Morven Museum & Garden in Princeton is showing a part of its history that was for many years swept under the carpet.

Trending Stories

From NJWedding.com to NJParenting.com

Twenty-two years after it launched NJWedding.com is starting a family: NJParenting.com, launched in February, is a directory of child-related services, much like its parent site is a directory for the wedding business.