Time Traveler’s Lens ‘extended reality’ performance illuminates history of Colonnade at Princeton Battlefield State Park

Time Traveler’s Lens ‘extended reality’ performance illuminates history of Colonnade at Princeton Battlefield State Park

Choreographer and filmmaker Merli Guerra has created 360-degree, extended reality videos that use dance to tell stories about the history of the Colonnade at the Princeton Battlefield State Park. The videos are viewable on mobile phones as augmented reality if you are on the battlefield grounds or as a virtual reality experience when viewed elsewhere….

McCarter Theatre performances canceled through June

McCarter Theatre performances canceled through June

McCarter Theatre has canceled all performances through June of 2021. The decision was announced on Thursday in an email to supporters. “We are so very grateful for the kind notes and generous support that we continue to receive every day. Your good wishes lift our spirits as we navigate these extraordinary times and patiently wait…

Hamilton AMC 24 movie theater closes permanently
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Hamilton AMC 24 movie theater closes permanently

The AMC 24 movie theater on Sloan Avenue in Hamilton has closed down for good. AMC updated its corporate website on Monday, replacing the Hamilton listing with a note informing people that the theater is closed and directing them to the AMC 10 at the MarketFair Mall in West Windsor. MarketFair currently is screening a…

McCarter Theatre cancels all in-person performances through January
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McCarter Theatre cancels all in-person performances through January

The McCarter Theatre Center announced on Friday that all in-person performances have been canceled through Jan. 31 of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s difficult to imagine so much time without artists, staff, and patrons in our building, but we believe that this is the best choice for the health and safety of our…

Arts Council of Princeton names new executive director
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Arts Council of Princeton names new executive director

Adam Welch, the director of Greenwich House Pottery in New York City, has been named the new executive director of the Arts Council of Princeton. He will begin his new post on Sept. 1. Welch worked at Greenwich House Pottery, a leading ceramic arts center, for 17 years, serving as the director since 2010. While…

Princeton University Art Museum offers free six-month memberships

Princeton University Art Museum offers free six-month memberships

When the COVID-19 pandemic shut their doors, museums across the country quickly ramped up their online offerings and virtual tours so people could explore art from home. The Princeton University Art Museum has gone a step further, offering free six-month memberships. While you’re stuck at home, you can sign up for free remote classes, experience…

Chapin School student entertains seniors with tabla and piano performances via live video
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Chapin School student entertains seniors with tabla and piano performances via live video

Atishay Jain has been playing the tabla since he was six years old. He also plays the piano and is a trombonist in the Chapin School jazz band and wind ensemble. The eighth-grader from Robbinsville is 14 years old and has been taking private lessons to master playing the tabla, or Indian drums, for more…

Stuart Country Day School choir creates virtual performance of ‘Will the Circle Be Unbroken’
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Stuart Country Day School choir creates virtual performance of ‘Will the Circle Be Unbroken’

Last week would have been the annual Stuart Country Day School middle and upper school spring concert. The concert would have featured the award-winning choir at the school, the Tartantones Choir, singing “Will the Circle Be Unbroken,” by J. Moore. To honor the work that the choir put into practicing and performing since the start…

McCarter Theatre to celebrate Emily Mann’s 30-year tenure with a live stream tribute May 2

McCarter Theatre to celebrate Emily Mann’s 30-year tenure with a live stream tribute May 2

The McCarter Theatre Center will host a live stream event celebrating Emily Mann on Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m. The event will feature highlights from the last 30 years, tributes, and special guest appearances. Mann is known as a champion for new voices in the theater and has been a transformative force for McCarter…