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September 2018

A Conversation about the History of Casting

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, 122 Alexander Street
Princeton, NJ, 08540 United States
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How did contemporary casting practices come into being? How did actors become freelancers? Do you know the sordid history of the headshot? How has casting changed in the internet era? Why do casting controversies figure so prominently in discussions about race, gender and sexuality in contemporary theatre? Drawing upon his ongoing research for his book-length study of the topic (Casting, A History), performance historian and Princeton Associate Professor of Theater Brian Herrera will invite questions from those assembled to guide a…

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A Conversation about the History of Casting

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, 122 Alexander Street
Princeton, NJ, 08540 United States
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Free

How did contemporary casting practices come into being? How did actors become freelancers? Do you know the sordid history of the headshot? How has casting changed in the internet era? Why do casting controversies figure so prominently in discussions about race, gender and sexuality in contemporary theatre? Drawing upon his ongoing research for his book-length study of the topic (Casting, A History), performance historian and associate professor of theater at Princeton University, Brian Herrera will invite questions from those assembled to…

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Being in Life without Wanting the World: On Biopolitics and the Attachment to Life

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
McCormick Hall 101 at the Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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A lecture by Lauren Berlant of the University of Chicago.

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Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

September 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Glen Weyl, co-author of"Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society," discusses his book. He is a principal researcher at Microsoft and a visiting scholar at the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance. Anna Stilz, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values, Director, Program in Values and Public Life at Princeton University, will participate in the book talk.

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ArtConnect Forum:A Community Gathering for Art Enthusiasts, Artists and Creative Minds

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hopewell Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525 United States
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$10.00 – $20.00

The Hopewell Valley Arts Council invites you to explore and deepen your passion for art at the second ArtConnect forum, a community gathering for art enthusiasts, artists and creative minds.This new community event is the place to explore your passion and appreciation for art in a fun, collaborative and social setting. Each meeting will feature speakers sharing their work, inspiration, and their creative process. Get the latest news in the local art world and learn from distinguished guest speakers and other artists.

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Art Talk: Trudy Borenstein-Sugiura with Dara-Lyn Shrager

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Artist Trudy Borenstein-Sugiura, who creates portraits out of the important documents of her subjects’ lives, discusses “Out of Character,” the exhibit of her works on view on the Princeton Public Library' second floor. Dara-Lyn Shrager will discuss the works on display in the Library Technology Center and how she pairs poetry with art in her online journal Radar Poetry. Library Newsroom.

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Merits of Uncertainty: The Evolution and Future of China’s Nuclear Retaliatory Capability

September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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The speaker is Wu Riqiang from the School of International Studies at Renmin University of China, and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. 221 Nassau Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 12:30 p.m. Brown bag lunch seminar: Attendees are welcome to bring their lunches.

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60 Minutes Correspondent Lara Logan Speaks at The College of New Jersey

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Mayo Concert Hall, The College of New Jersey campus, 2000 Pennington Road
Ewing , NJ 08618 United States
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The College of New Jersey will welcome 60 Minutes/CBS Correspondent Lara Logan to the Mayo Concert Hall for an interview and question/answer session moderated by Maurice Hall, Dean of the School of the Arts and Communications. Logan’s bold, award-winning reporting has earned her a prominent spot among the world’s best foreign correspondents. Named a full-time 60 Minutes correspondent in May 2012, the 2017-18 season is her 13th at the newsmagazine.

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Lecture by Carolyn Porco, Planetary Scientist for the Cassini Mission at Saturn

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Carolyn Porco is the leader of the imaging science team on the Cassinimission in orbit around Saturn from 2004 to 2017, a veteran imaging scientist of the Voyager mission to the outer solar system in the 1980s, and an associate member of the New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. Carolyn has co-authored over 125 scientific papers on a variety of subjects in astronomy and planetary science and has become a regular public commentator on science, astronomy, planetary exploration, and the intersection of science…

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Lecture by Carolyn Porco, Planetary Scientist for the Cassini Mission at Saturn

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Carolyn Porco is the leader of the imaging science team on the Cassinimission in orbit around Saturn from 2004 to 2017, a veteran imaging scientist of the Voyager mission to the outer solar system in the 1980s, and an associate member of the New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. Carolyn has co-authored over 125 scientific papers on a variety of subjects in astronomy and planetary science and has become a regular public commentator on science, astronomy, planetary exploration, and the intersection of science…

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Princeton Symphony Orchestra Soundtracks

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day 26 of the month, repeating until November 28, 2018

Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Princeton Symphony Orchestra Soundtracks. Music lecture series. Wednesdays, Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 24, 7 p.m. Princeton Public Library Community Room.

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Reading by Poet Li-Young Lee and Playwright Lynn Nottage

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Arts Complex, Alexander Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Award-winning poet Li-Young Lee and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage read from their work.

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Lecture: Why Everything You Thought You Knew About the Opioid Crisis is Wrong

September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
McCormick Hall 101 at the Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Carl Hart is the Chair of the Department of Psychology at Columbia University. He is also the Ziff Professor of Psychology in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry. Professor Hart has published nearly 100 scientific articles in the area of neuropsychopharmacology and is co-author of the textbook Drugs, Society and Human Behavior (with Charles Ksir). His most recent book, “High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society,” was the 2014 winner of the…

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Naomi Klein and Yarimar Bonilla in Conversation

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Trenton Public Library, 120 Academy Street
Trenton, NJ United States
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In the rubble of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans and ultrarich "Puertopians" are locked in a pitched struggle over how to remake the island. Labyrinth and the Trenton Public Library invite you to a conversation between bestselling author and activist Naomi Klein and distinguished scholar of the Caribbean, Yarimar Bonilla. Klein uncovers how the forces of shock politics and disaster capitalism seek to undermine the nation's radical, resilient vision for a "just recovery." The book is an analysis of the forces…

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October 2018

Peace Works: America’s Unifying Role in a Turbulent World

October 1 @ 4:30 am - 5:30 pm
Free

Talk by Ambassador Rick Barton, author of "Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World," and lecturer of public and international affairs and co-director of the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative at Princeton University.   book sale and signing will follow.

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Lecture Series: Yo Shimada

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Yo Shimada founded Tato Architects in 1997 upon graduating from Kyoto City University of Art, where he completed a number of designs and built architecture projects at the school. Based in his hometown of Kobe, Tato Architects undertakes projects throughout various locations in Japan. The projects are mainly private houses, however, in recent years the office has taken on assignments for interior and installation work as well. The ideology of the practice is to formulate positive outcomes through understanding the…

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Infant – Toddler Class

September 21 @ 10:00 am - December 21 @ 12:00 pm
Sun 23

Apple Days Harvest Festivals at Terhune Orchards

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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West Windsor Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tiffany Window Tours

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm