On the Road with Martin Sexton

Corrections or additions?On the Road with Martin SextonThis article by Nicole Plett was published in U.S. 1 Newspaper on January 7, 1998. All rights reserved.Singer-songwriter Martin Sexton...

Dance Fever — English, Country

Not everyone spends their winter weeknights huddled by the fire, licking work wounds. Both here and around the country, a growing number of people choose to spend those...

Simon Saltzman

The holiday season was drawing to a close. As anticipated, it was not home for the holidays for our dear friends Sally and Frank, and their two children Ted...

Phone Friends: Adventures in Interviewing

You what!?" said conductor Matthias Bamert, appalled that I interview artists over the telephone, rather than in person. "I would never agree to an interview with somebody who wouldn't...

Mice Squeak, Kids Listen

"Sheep baa. Cows moo. Ducks quack.” These whimsical animal sounds have been with us as long as anyone can remember. And so have the toddlers who delight in cutting...

Sax Man, Classical Style

Playing classical saxophone is a musical niche , a niche that is not only small, but not necessarily sought after, says classical saxophonist Michael Whitcombe. “Being a classical saxophonist...

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#b#Westminster Choir College of Rider University#/b#The Westminster Choir has thrilled audiences throughout the world, but Central New Jersey audiences take particular pride in Westminster Choir College as a staple...

Review: McCarter’s `June Moon’

We're never out of sight or earshot of a piano in “June Moon,” the 1929 Ring Lardner and George S. Kaufman comedy that opened last Friday at McCarter Theater....

Review: ‘Uncle Vanya’

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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...

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