Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival Kicks Off Saturday

Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival Kicks Off Saturday

Set to brighten the local winter landscape, the Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival opens Saturday, Jan. 21 and concludes on Jan. 28. A wide range of events includes a soup-a-thon, art gallery crawl, ice sculptures and a snow folk art competition. A pair of historic pub crawls is already sold out, but other ticketed events include…

Special Events Will Honor 240th Anniversary of the Battle Of Princeton

Special Events Will Honor 240th Anniversary of the Battle Of Princeton

A series of special living history events will commemorate the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Princeton for three days in early January. Local public historians will be on hand to interpret the events leading up to the pivotal battle in Princeton that turned the tide in the early days of America’s war for independence. On…

Registration Now Open for Princeton Community Works Conference
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Registration Now Open for Princeton Community Works Conference

Princeton Community Works, the annual networking and training event for area non-profit leaders and volunteers, is back for its 19th year. The 2017 conference will be held Monday, Jan. 30, from 5 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at the Frist Campus Center at Princeton University. The annual gathering attracts more than 400 non-profit volunteers and staff…

New York Times Op-Ed Columnist David Brooks to Speak at Princeton Seminary Nov. 22
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New York Times Op-Ed Columnist David Brooks to Speak at Princeton Seminary Nov. 22

Columnist and commentator David Brooks will speak about community life and the social fabric that binds us together on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Princeton Theological Seminary. Brooks is an op-ed columnist with The New York Times and a political and cultural commentator on The PBS NewsHour, NPR’s All Things Considered, and NBC’s Meet the Press….

Bruce Springsteen Photo Exhibit Opens Nov. 18 at Morven Museum
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Bruce Springsteen Photo Exhibit Opens Nov. 18 at Morven Museum

Morven Museum and Garden will showcase 40 photos of one of New Jersey’s favorite rockers, Bruce Springsteen, starting later this month. The museum will host the exhibition “Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey,” a traveling photography exhibition curated by the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles. In addition to photos of the rock legend, the exhibition features…

Princeton Day of the Dead Celebration This Saturday

Princeton Day of the Dead Celebration This Saturday

Strolling mariachis, sugar skull decorating, face painting, and live dance performances will be featured at the annual Day of the Dead celebration from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 5, in the courtyard at the Princeton Shopping Center. The Day of the Dead is observed throughout the world in connection with Halloween and…

Dodge Poetry Festival Kicks Off Today in Newark
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Dodge Poetry Festival Kicks Off Today in Newark

The 30th annual Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival begins today, Oct. 20 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 23, in Newark. This Dodge Festival is the largest poetry event in North America. This is the fourth time the event is being hosted in New Jersey’s largest city. Newark’s downtown Arts District has been transformed into a…

Michael Brown Sr., Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Shaun King to Discuss Black Lives Matter Movement Tonight at Princeton University

Michael Brown Sr., Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Shaun King to Discuss Black Lives Matter Movement Tonight at Princeton University

Michael Brown, Sr., Shaun King and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor will discuss race, police brutality, violence and activism at Princeton University tonight at 6 p.m. The discussion will be held in room 104 of the Carl A. Fields Center. Doors will be open starting at 5:30 p.m. The three will discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and…

Exoneree Michael Austin to Perform Tonight at the Arts Council
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Exoneree Michael Austin to Perform Tonight at the Arts Council

Singer, songwriter and musician Michael Austin will present a free pop-up concert with Theljon Allen and Friends tonight, October 12, at 8 p.m. in the Arts Council of Princeton’s Solley Theater. In April 1974, a security guard was shot and killed during an armed robbery of a grocery store in Baltimore, Maryland. Two employees described…

Poet Billy Collins to Speak at Princeton Theological Seminary Nov. 2
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Poet Billy Collins to Speak at Princeton Theological Seminary Nov. 2

Former United States Poet Laureate Billy Collins will read from his work, discuss the nature of poetry, the task of writing, and connections between poetry and faith at Princeton Theological Seminary on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The 7 p.m. conversation with Princeton Seminary President M. Craig Barnes is free and open to the public. The event…

Photo Exhibition Features Lives of Wrongfully Convicted
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Photo Exhibition Features Lives of Wrongfully Convicted

Twelve years ago, Diane Bladecki was given tickets to see “The Exonerated,” a play that told the stories of several men and women who spent years in prison for crimes they did not commit. One of the people she met that night was Kerry Max Cook, a Texas man who spent 22 years on death…