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April 2018

Social Justice Workship with the Princeton YWCA

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
YWCA Princeton, 59 PAUL ROBESON PLACE
PRINCETON, NJ 08542 United States
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Join the Princeton YWCA for the social justice workshop "Thought Provoking Talks", where four distinguished speakers will discuss their personal experiences with racism, and how it continues to affect people and the world today. The Talks will then lead into small facilitated discussion groups to come up with solutions to the questions posed by the speakers at the end of their talks. Everyone is welcome to join, however RSVP is required. More details and RSVP via Eventbrite.

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Child Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention with Sasha Joseph Neulinger

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

On April 26 at 7:00pm, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties will host a public presentation with Sasha Joseph Neulinger, actor, filmmaker and survivor of child sexual abuse at The College of New Jersey, Business School Basement Lounge. Sasha Neulinger is a national advocate for reforms in child abuse and child abuse prevention.  The statistics are alarming: one out of four girls and one out of six boys are sexually abused before they are…

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Lecture: J. Robert Oppenheimer and Dinner in Camelot

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historical Society of Princeton, 354 Quaker Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Free

In April 1962, President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy hosted forty-nine Nobel Prize winners — along with many other prominent scientists, artists, and writers — at a famed White House dinner. Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, Director of the Institute for Advanced Study, was the most controversial guest, having lost his security clearance in 1954. Oppenheimer was ostracized from participating in the official discussions of the use of atomic energy and was a target for conservative critics who saw him as…

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Vaping: What You Need To Know

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Princeton Municipal Building-Main Meeting Room (Court Room), 400 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Free

Corner House Behavioral Health, in conjunction with The Princeton Alcohol and Drug Alliance and the Princeton Police Department, will hold a forum entitled, “Vaping: What You Need to Know” on Monday, April 30 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  in the Main Meeting Room at the Princeton municipal building at 400 Witherspoon Street. This program has been designed to educate middle and high school parents, their children, and other interested community members about what is happening in the world of e-cigarettes,…

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May 2018

Judaism and Science Series #3 – Prophecy and Prediction

May 1 @ 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

Prophecy and Prediction: Biblical and Scientific Perspectives Panelists: Gideon Rosen and Rabbi David Wolf Silverman The third in a series of panel discussions between local clergy and noted scientists in the community about topics of contemporary importance. This panel will discuss how prophecy is used for prediction in the bible and in the contrast to the role of prediction in modern science. Professor Gideon Rosen (BA Columbia, 1984; PhD Princeton, 1992) is Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. He…

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Federalism in the Era of Trump: Resistance, Reform, and Compromise

May 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Sanctuary cities. Marijuana legalization. Environmental reform. Federalism has long been the darling of conservatives, but progressives are increasingly turning to state and local power in the age of Trump. Heather Gerken will explain why state and local policy can serve as a tool of resistance and an incentive for compromise. In doing so, she will urge progressives and conservatives alike to move beyond outdated notions of state power and embrace a federalism suited for the 21st century. This annual lecture…

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Andy Warhol: Business Art is the Best Kind of Art

May 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

On Wednesday May 2, Thomas Sokolowski, director of the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University and former Director of the Andy Warhol Museum, delivers a presentation entitled “Andy Warhol: Business Art is the Best Kind of Art” at Rago. Having worked for 10 years as a freelance graphic designer for ad agencies, fashion clients, and magazines, Andy Warhol was uniquely positioned to join, and in many ways lead, the pop art movement in its effort to craft and “sell” a…

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Corelli’s Musical World Featured at Dorothea’s House

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dorothea’s House, 120 John Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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John Burkhalter, artistic director of The Practitioners of Musick, will present an illustrated talk on the musical world of the violin virtuoso Arcangelo Corelli, whose work still captivates audiences nearly 300 years following his death, 6 p.m. May 6 at Dorothea’s House. (Please note the May program will be held an hour later than regular programs). Burkhalter’s talk will be supplemented with a performance of chamber music featuring various instruments including the harpsichord and “English” flute. The Practitioners of Musick,…

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The Historic Landscapes of the Sourlands

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The preserved areas on Sourland Mountain are full of history as well as nature. Join archaeologist Ian Burrow to discover the human history of the Cedar Ridge Preserve. Find stone walls, building foundations, and old road traces. Learn how the vegetation teaches us about the history of the land. For a special treat, participants will be invited to enjoy a distillery tour at Sourland Mountain Spirits following the hike. Registration is required. www.tiny.cc/HistoricLandscapes. Sponsored by Sourland Mountain Spirits and the Sourland Conservancy.

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Artists’ Round Table: featuring artists from The Princeton Festival’s production of Madama Butterfly

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Cooper Room at the Erdman Center, Princeton Theological Seminary, 20 Library Place
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Free

Artists from the opera and production staff of The Princeton Festival’s upcoming production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly will share their personal experiences with the audience during this refreshing and stimulating forum. Hear the pleasures and perils faced both on stage and off, as the artists bring the opera to life for its opening performance. The Artists’ Round Table offers a rare opportunity to meet the performing artists up close and hear in their own voice how they develop their roles, interpretations,…

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