Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Art in Abstraction

That looks terrible... Not bad now... It's still under-lit... Hot on the lower left...“That's pretty good.”High praise, at last, from exhibition curator Deborah Rosenthal as she fine-tunes the lighting...

Jackie Robinson Plus 50

Arnold Rampersad has written a brilliant and eloquent biography of Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play a major professional team sport. His deeply moving book commemorates the...

A Young Poet’s World

Nourished by memory, poet Frederick Olessi has roamed the world from Calabria to Israel, from London to Seville. Yet unlike many a lost and wandering artist, he always comes...

‘As Bees in Honey Drown’ Theater Review

Who among us seekers of the good life would not be easily seduced by the likes of Alexa Vere de Vere, a glib and stylish grifter with a flair...

In the Galleries

Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau, 609-921-6748. Craftsmanship, Comfort, and Elegance: The Architecture of Rolf W. Bauhan, 1920 to 1966, a show celebrating the work of the...

Mark Nelson’s Relative Success

Perhaps portraying a young Albert Einstein in Steve Martin's comedy Picasso at the Lapin Agile has given Mark Nelson a facility for calculating his career. Believe me, I'm no...

U.S. 1 Crashes a Party

Can a play that has an undeniably tragic ending ever seem like a burst of glorious sunshine? Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, in its traditional Russian setting, literally dazzles our...

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