Nominations Please

Fundraiser Cruise


Seeking Artists

Please Donate

Please Volunteer

Art Listings: Art in Town

Area Galleries

Campus Arts

Art in the Workplace

Art by the River

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Jewish Film Festival

The fifth annual Jewish Film Festival, presented by the Allen and Joan

Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at Rutgers University,

screens award-winning international dramatic and documentary feature

films. The films are shown at the Regal Cinema in North Brunswick. All

films are in English or have English subtitles. There are several

talks by producers, directors, and experts on Jewish life and Israeli

culture. Screenings are $9. Opening and closing receptions are $18.

Wondrous Oblivion. England, 2003. Directed by Paul Morrison. Remarks

by producer Jonny Persey. Opening reception with live music following

by screening. $18. Thursday, November 4, 6 p.m.

Lost Embrace. For mature audiences. Argentina, 2004. Directed by

Daniel Burman. John Dizgun speaks before the evening screening. $9.

Sunday, November 7, 12:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance after the Holocaust. United

States, 2003. Directed by Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky. In English,

Yiddish, and Polish with English subtitles. Daum will be present. $9.

Sunday, November 7, 2:45 p.m.

Yossi and Jagger. Israel, 2002. Directed by Eytan Fox. $9. Sunday,

November 7, 5:30 p.m.

Broken Wings. Israel, 2002. In Hebrew with English subtitles. $9.

Tuesday, November 9, 2 p.m.

No. 17. Israel, 2003. Documentary. $9. Tuesday, November 9, 5:15 p.m.

Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance after the Holocaust. United

States, 2003. Directed by Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky. In English,

Yiddish, and Polish with English subtitles. Rudavsky will be present.

$9. Tuesday, November 9, 7:45 p.m.

Yossi and Jagger. Israel, 2002. Directed by Eytan Fox. Pre-film talk

by Na’ama Sheffi, "Israeli Cinema and Cultural Transformation. $9.

Wednesday, November 10, 7 p.m.

Ruthie & Connie: Every Room in the House. Directed by Deborah Dickson.

Also, "A Good Uplift," directed by Faye Lederman, Cheryl Furjanic, and

Eve Lederman. Both United States, 2002. Dickson and Lederman talk

follow evening screenings. $9. Thursday, November 11, 2 and 8:30 p.m.

Broken Wings. Israel, 2002. In Hebrew with English subtitles. $9.

Thursday, November 11, 6:15 p.m.

Wondrous Oblivion. England, 2003. Directed by Paul Morrison. $9.

Sunday, November 14, 1:30 p.m.

No. 17. Israel, 2003. Co-director and cinematographer Ron Rotem

speaks. $9. Sunday, November 14, 4 p.m.

My Architect: A Son’s Journey. United States, 2003. Directed by

Nathaniel Kahn. Followed by closing celebration. $18. Sunday, November

14, 7 p.m.

NJ Jewish Film Festival, Regal Cinemas, Route 1 South, North

Brunswick. 732-932-4166.

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Kelsey Theater seeks a male actor, 17 or older, to play dual roles as

a male babysitter and a Mrs. Doubtfire-type schoolteacher for "Jenny

and the Jersey Devil." Contact Kitty Getlik at 609-586-4800, ext.

3580. Audition is Wednesday, November 3 in the evening.

SilverStar Productions is accepting photos and resumes for "The Pink

Flamingo Murders of 1933," an interactive dinner theater production to

open in New Hope in January. Musical skills a plus for male and female

character actors. E-mail or call Jerry Lyden at


Villagers Theater seeks men and women for "Side Man," to open January

28. Auditions are at 415 DeMott Lane, Somerset, on Tuesday and

Wednesday, November 16 and 17, 7:30 p.m. Visit or call 732-873-2710.

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Nominations Please

YWCA Princeton is accepting nominations for the Tribute to Women 2005

Award. The awards program, formerly known as TWIN, recognizes

outstanding women of excellence from the Princeton community who have

made significant contributions in their professions and communities by

demonstrating a high level of leadership and exceptional talent while

supporting the YWCA’s mission to empower women and eliminate racism.

Forms are at or call 609-497-2100, ext. 333.

Must be postmarked by Wednesday, November 24.

Princeton HealthCare System seeks nominations for physician

humanitarian award. Criteria includes being an attending or senior

attending physician with the organization and having performed acts

for which they are being nominated outside the parameters of his or

her standard job requirement. For information call 609-497-4191.

Deadline is Monday, November 15.

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Fundraiser Cruise

Kelsey Theater offers a five-night Bermuda cruise from New Jersey in

August, 2005, as a fundraiser. Prices begin at $947.75 for an interior

cabin. Call 609-275-0335 for information.

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United Jewish Federation Princeton Mercer Bucks offers funds for

Israel scholarships. Contact Edna at 609-987-8100.

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Seeking Artists

Golden Nugget Antique Market seeks artists for "Art on the Boardwalk"

featuring artists showcasing original paintings, photographs, or

sculpture. The exhibit is Saturday, November 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Raindate is Saturday, November 20. Call 609-397-0811.

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Please Donate

West Windsor Library welcomes donations of books, videos, audiotapes,

and DVDs. The mini book sale is Thursday, November 18 through Sunday,

November 21. The annual sale is Tuesday, March 8 to 13. Call

609-799-0911 for information.

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Please Volunteer

Twin "W" First Aid Squad seeks volunteers for either the team or

administrative work. Donations are also welcome. Call 609-799-4383 for


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Art Listings: Art in Town

CG Gallery, 10 Chambers Street, Princeton, 609-683-1988. Exhibit by

Shelly Lependorf and Stan Shire. Gallery hours are Tuesday to

Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Through November 30.

Dynasty Arts, 20 Nassau Street, Unit F, 609-688-9388. The recently

opened Chinese antique and art gallery features a silk-screen series,

"Last Dynasty," oil and watercolor, and limited edition prints. Artist

and owner, Lu Zuogeng, combines Chinese brushwork with Western

watercolor. Also, Chinese antique furniture of Ming and Qing

dynasties. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to

6:30 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street,

609-921-6748. "Princeton Recollects" exhibition was organized to

celebrate the accomplishments of the Princeton History Project. In the

1970s and 80s, the project was dedicated to collecting and preserving

memories, and publishing "The Princeton Recollector," a monthly

magazine. The exhibition includes original letters, documents, and

artifacts. Free. Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street, 609-497-7330. Group

exhibition of art by new artists from The Netherlands, Argentina, and

the United States. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.;

and by appointment. On view through November 30. @lt:Princeton Jewish

Center, 435 Nassau Street, 609-921-0100. An exhibit of abstract

acrylic painting inspired by flowers and gardens by Princeton resident

Gilda K. Aronovic. Gallery is open Tuesday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5

p.m.; Friday until 3 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed

Saturdays. On exhibit through December 5.

The Williams Gallery, 6 Olden Lane, 609-921-1142. Exhibit features the

works of a selection of artists from Japan, Australia, Germany, The

Netherlands, and the United States. Through November 27.

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Area Galleries

The Artful Deposit Gallery, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown,

609-298-6970. "Against the Grain," an exhibit of woodcuts and

paintings by Thomas Kelly. Gallery open Tuesday through Sunday. Show

runs to November 21.

Babbet Gallery, 120 Georges Road, New Brunswick, 732-828-5150. Group

exhibition featuring art work by the Princeton Artists Alliance in

honor of the gallery’s 20th anniversary. The alliance was founded in

1989 by artists seeking opportunities to exhibit as a group and to

offer educational events to the community. Artists with works on

exhibit include Joanne Augustine, Hetty Baiz, Anita Benarde, Clem

Fiori, Carol Hanson, Shellie Jacobson, Margaret K. Johnson, Nancy Lee

Kern, Marsha Levin-Roger, Lore Lindenfeld, Elizabeth L. Lombardi, Pat

Martin, Charles McVicker, Lucy Graves McVicker, Ruane Miller, Harry I.

Naar, Barbara Osterman, Tina Salvesen, Madelaine Shellaby, Marie

Sturken, and William Vandever. On view through November 19.

Firehouse Gallery, 8 Walnut Street, Bordentown, 609-298-3742. A show

of artwork by gallery owner Eric Gibbons, and his great aunt, Anita

Gish. Both have collections throughout the world. Through December 18

to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the exhibition.

Also, "Wizard of Oz Exhibition," a show of photographic monoprints

created by gallery owner Eric Gibbons from the movie. Each image is

unique, un-repeatable, and have a dreamlike quality. On view through

December 18. All work is for sale.

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511. "The Large

Print," a contemporary photography show by the members of Gallery 14.

Photographs are no less than 16 by 20 and some reach 50 inches.

Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and by

appointment. Exhibit through November 14.

Gold Medal Impressions, 43 Princeton Hightstown Road, West Windsor,

609-606-9001. Newly-expanded gallery of photographer Richard Druckman,

a freelance photographer for Associated Press. Six rooms and over 250

photographs of professional football, basketball, hockey, tennis, and

Olympic events. Photographs for sale are matted and framed and in a

variety of sizes and prices. Gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616.

Woven Metal featuring sculptures by David Paul Bacharach and Vesna

Yankovich. The Philadelphia Quilt Series, fabricated by Bacharach,

features woven and folded steel and copper wall hangings. Yankovich

created basket creations woven on a fabric loom and then sewn

together. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. In

the Toad Hall Shop and Gallery through December 31.

Also, a seasonal outdoor sculpture exhibition featuring the ISC

Outstanding Student Achievement Awards Exhibition. "Twisted Logic" by

Patrick Dougherty,"Earthwords and Geoglyphs" by Australian artist

Andrew Rogers. Show continues to May 1, 2005.

Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lily Street, Lambertville,

609-397-0275. Opening reception for the first solo exhibition for

artist Bette Baer, "Diversity: Recent Paintings and Ceramic Art,"

revealing her whimsical works of paint and clay. Through November 20.

Montgomery Center for the Arts, 124 Montgomery Road, Skillman,

609-921-3272. Annual juried show of works of art in oil, acrylic,

origami, watercolors, pastels, collages, prints, photographs, and wood

sculpture. Curated by Frances Chaves, the executive director of the

center. Through November 21.

Morpeth Gallery, 43 West Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-333-9393. Group

exhibition featuring recent paintings and still life curated by

Lafuente in conjunction with her solo exhibition. Gallery is open

Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Through November 20.

Peggy Lewis Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. Gretchen Altabef’s exhibit featuring photographs she

took at the largest memorial assembled after 911 in Union Square.

Searching for peace three weeks after 911, she was greeted with

handmade signs and memorials. Gallery hours are Monday, Wednesday,

Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 1 to 5 p.m.;

and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through November 9.

Queenstown Gallery, 43 South Main Street, Pennington, 609-737-1876.

Solo exhibition of recent landscapes of Hopewell Valley by artist Mary

M. Michaels. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to

5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through November 6.

Wheaton Village, 1501 Glasstown Road, Millville, 856-825-6800. Native

to Neo: Mexican Folk Arts from Oaxaca is a four-month project devoted

to the arts and crafts from Oaxaca, Mexico and the first exhibition in

the new Creative Community Connections Series, an initiative to

understand and embrace cultural diversity. Through November 12.

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Campus Arts

Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788. Medieval, Renaissance,

and baroque galleries are open. The museum’s galleries are open

Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Tours

are given on Saturdays at 2 p.m.

"Bringing into Being: Materials and Techniques in American Prints 1950

to 2000," an exhibition of 30 prints exploring American artists to

technical advances in printmaking. Through January 23, 2005.

Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, 609-924-7206. "Secret Places," an

exhibit of atmospheric watercolors of Lawrenceville artist, Kim

Moulder. Gallery is open by appointment during school hours. Through

November 5.

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts, Lawrenceville,

609-620-6026. "Selections from the Raab Collection," a collection of

original historical documents by Washington, Adams, Jefferson,

Lincoln, Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Reagan, Lee, Grant,

and Churchill. Steven S. Raab graduated from the school in 1967 and

practiced law from 1975 to 1998. All works are available for purchase.

Gallery open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 9 a.m. to

noon, and 1 to 4 p.m.; Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. On

exhibit through December 15 (gallery closed November 23 to 30).

CAPPS, Mariboe Gallery, Peddie School, Hightstown, 609-490-7550.

Artist Michael Maxwell’s exhibit is inspired by cognition and varying

states of consciousness. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to

3 p.m. On view to November 6.

Princeton Day School, The Great Road, Princeton, 609-924-6700. "The

People of Thailand," an exhibit of photographs by Bonnie Hunter who

has visually recorded her five trips to the region. On view through

November 5 while school is in session.

Erdman Gallery at Erdman Hall, Princeton Theological Seminary, 20

Library Place, Princeton, 609-497-7990. Exhibit "The Best of Us, by

disabled artists. Through December 10. Free. @lt:Rutgers University,

Alexander Library, 732-932-7505. "The Mask of Ceremony: Recently

Acquired Festival Books," a study of the elaborate festivals that

monarchs and church officials staged in Renaissance Europe to proclaim

their power. Gallery hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Through November 19.

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Art in the Workplace

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hopewell Campus, 609-252-5120. Outdoor sculpture

show features works by seven prominent East Coast artists: Hope Carter

of Hopewell, Kate Dodd, Richard Heinrich, John Isherwood, Joel

Perlman, John Van Alstine, and Jay Wholley. Exhibition is on view

during business hours and will remain in its location for two years.

The artists were selected by a panel composed of Alejandro Anreus,

veteran curator and scholar, Jeffrey Nathanson of the International

Sculpture Center, and visual artist Sheba Sharrow, working under the

guidance of Kate Somers, curator of the company’s corporate gallery in


Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Route 206, Lawrenceville,

609-252-6275. An exhibit featuring the work of Roswell Weidner. Known

as a landscape painter, he also painted still life, cityscapes, and

portraits. He worked in acrylic, oil, charcoal, and pastel. Open

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends, 1 to 5 p.m. Through

November 14.

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Art by the River

Atelier Gallery, 108 Harrison Street, Frenchtown, 908-996-9992.

"Vagaries and Vessels," an exhibit of ceramic art by Don Jordan and

Bryan Weitz, with painting by Joyce Barth, Florence Moonan, and

Mitchell Yarmark. Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Through November 8.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0804. Annual

fall show with featured artists Colette Sexton with oil painting and

Gabrielle Baumgartner with watercolors. Gallery hours are Wednesday to

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. On view to November 14.

Gratz Gallery, 30 West Bridge Street, New Hope, 215-862-4300.

"Pennsylvania Painters and the Philadelphia Ten." Valet parking.

Gallery hours, Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon

to 6 p.m.; and by appointment. Through November 14.

Louisa Melrose Gallery, 41 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, 908-996-1470.

Fall open state juried exhibition of representational art from New

Jersey Artists Professional League. All works are for sale. On view

through November 15.

New Hope Arts, Union Square, West Bridge Street and Union Square

Drive, New Hope, 215-862-3396. Second annual New Hope Sculpture

Exhibition featuring an indoor exhibition of more than 88 works by 43

nationally and internationally recognized artists and an outdoor show

of seven large-scale works installed throughout the town. Through

April, 2005.

Riverrun Gallery, 287 South Main Street, Lambertville, 609-397-3349.

"Tables and Shelves, Needle and Thread," an exhibit of

three-dimensional still lifes by potter/painter Judy Keenan and

hand-stitched fiber art by embroiderer Pat Klein. Gallery open daily,

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Through

November 8.

Robert Beck Painting Studio, 21 Bridge Street, Lambertville,

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