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April 2018

Reading by Jenny Xie and seniors from the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creating Writing

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 09542 United States
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Free

Poet and Princeton alumna Jenny Xie reads with six seniors as part of the C.K. Williams Reading Series for the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University. The series showcases senior thesis students in the program, with established writers as special guests. Xie is is the author of "Eye Level" (Graywolf Press, 2018), recipient of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets, and "Nowhere to Arrive" (Northwestern University Press, 2017), recipient of the Drinking Gourd…

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The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Robertson Hall, corner of Prospect and Faculty Roads
Princeton, 08544 United States
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Free

Lunch is provided. RSVP required: click here Please join the Woodrow Wilson School's program in Law and Public Affairs for a lunchtime book talk with Hendrik Hartog, to discuss The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North. From UNC Press: "In this intriguing book, Hendrik Hartog uses a forgotten 1840 case to explore the regime of gradual emancipation that took place in New Jersey over the first half of the nineteenth century. In Minna’s case, white people fought…

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May 2018

Book Launch – The Soulstealer War: The Splintering Realm – at Small World Coffee

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Small World Coffee, 11 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Book Launch and Signing: May 1, 2018 at Small World Coffee on Witherspoon St. in Princeton – 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Local author W.L. Hoffman will present, sell and sign Book Two of his epic fantasy/sci-fi series - The Soulstealer War: The Splintering Realm. www.WLHoffman.com

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Historical Fiction Book Group

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Historical Society of Princeton, 354 Quaker Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Free

Get immersed in the world of a historical time and place, and then engage with a scholar to learn the “real” story. At meetings of the Historical Fiction Book Group, scholars participate in discussions of the fictional elements and the nonfictional local and regional context of selected books. May 1: Discussion of The Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen with Michael Merrill, Professor of Professional Practice and LEARN Director, Rutgers Labor Education Center.

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Congress’s Constitution: Legislative Authority and the Separation of Powers

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Lunchtime book talk with Josh Chafetz, to discuss "Congress's Constitution: Legislative Authority and the Separation of Powers." Event is free and open to the public, but you must register online with the Woodrow Wilson School. Includes lunch. From Yale University Press: "Congress is widely supposed to be the least effective branch of the federal government. But as Josh Chafetz shows in this boldly original analysis, Congress in fact has numerous powerful tools at its disposal in its conflicts with the other…

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Swingin’ Lunch with Frank & Dean!

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Brodsky Gallery, Chauncey Conference Center, ETS Campus, 660 Rosedale Road
Princeton, New Jersey, 08540
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$59

For swingin’ fans of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin! Enjoy a music-filled lunchtime event! Live performances by two fine singers, Rat Pack era music, a tasty Italian style buffet lunch, free prizes and a very special guest! All happening on Sunday May 6th, Noon to 3pm. To attend one must purchase a ticket. E-mail Karen Morris (sand3737@gmail.com) for further info.Ticket link: www.buytickets.at/sandcastlecommunications  

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Conversations on Creativity: An Evening with Elizabeth Gilbert

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Grounds for Sculpture, 80 Sculptors Way
Hamilton, NJ 08619 United States
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$125

Grounds For Sculpture is delighted to present this very special engagement with acclaimed author Elizabeth Gilbert, whose novel Eat, Pray, Love exploded onto the literary scene in 2006. Called “a generation’s instruction manual” by The Toronto Sun, the bestseller famously chronicled the year Gilbert spent traveling the world after a shattering divorce. In the decade since, people around the world have sought Gilbert’s advice on how to lead a bold and inspired life, and she has dedicated herself to exploring the mysteries of…

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Semitism – Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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$10

Jonathan Weisman speaks about his new book (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump Weisman will speak about his book that contemplates how Jews are viewed in America since the election of Donald J. Trump. The book chronicles the rise of bigotry, anti-Semitism and racism unleashed in the age of Trump, and asks how we can move forward in the midst of the current national moral crisis. Jonathan Weisman is congressional editor and deputy Washington editor at…

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Great Minds Salon with Brad Borkan

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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$5

When Your Life Depends On It: Extreme Decision Making Lessons From The Antarctic. Lecture is open to the public at the Jewish Center of Princeton at 435 Nassau Street. Non-member entrance fee: $5.  Dessert will be served.

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Fri 27

HomeFront’s ARTJAM: Feel Good Twice!

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 27

Aldo Martins Trunk Show at Hedy Shepard Ltd.

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri 27

‘Sculpted’ Exhibition

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 27

West Windsor Arts Center Stand Against Racism

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm