The holiday season is here, and there’s something glowing brighter than ever. That’s because the region’s cultural presenters are once again adding an abundance of color and life to a season that is dark and cold.
Internationally acclaimed Irish poet and Princeton University professor Paul Muldoon will read selections from his newest book, “Howdie-Skelp: Poems,” at Labyrinth Books in Princeton on Wednesday, December 1, at 6 p.m.
Professionals can learn from working with amateurs. Just ask Alex Meakem.A professional singer and music teacher, the 25-year-old Lawrenceville resident also works as a choral scholar for Voices Chorale NJ.
Hamilton resident Howard Michaels retired from teaching art at Lawrence Middle School and has launched a second act as a painter of pop portraits.
"Dismantling the Patriarchy, Bit by Bit: Art, Feminism, and Digital Technology” is the newest book by Princeton based artist, arts professor, and writer Judith Brodsky.
Caitlin Petre’s recently released book, “All the News that’s Fit to Click: How Metrics Are Transforming the Work of Journalists,” published by Princeton University Press, is an examination of how modern practices are affecting news gathering and sharing.
The Trenton City Museum’s “Painting the Moon and Beyond: Lois Dodd and Friends,” featuring works by New Jersey native and noted American painter Lois Dodd and several former students, opens Friday, November 19.
“Skeleton Crew,” at the Bristol Riverside Theatre through Sunday, November 21, is a play about dashed hopes, about a city, Detroit, that fades as once-thriving business after once-thriving business shuts down, about a robust industry that diminishes to a fraction of its prime, and about peop…
In addition to its trove of militia-related objects and information, the National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey is also home to an important online presence: The Center for U.S. War Veterans’ Oral Histories.
Ragged Sky Press, an independent Princeton-based publisher, and Princeton Makes, the new Princeton-based artist cooperative located in the Princeton Shopping Center, are launching a monthly Second Sunday Poetry Readings at the co-op’s center.
Regional Veterans Day commemorations include the presentation of Rider University film and history student Dani Jackson’s “A Two-Front War” at the university’s Bart Luedeke Center Theater on Thursday, November 11.
Robbinsville resident Vaughan Burton and his band, Dream of Maya, will present the premiere of his rock opera, “Croquet,” at the West Windsor Arts Center on Saturday, November 6.
Though known primarily as an architect of complex comedies and convoluted farces, Ken Ludwig displays a simpler, less complicated side to his writing in “Dear Jack, Dear Louise,” at New Brunswick’s George Street Playhouse through Sunday, November 21.
The region’s poetry community is emerging from the pandemic with a renewed focus and a new edition of US1 Worksheets, a publication that has connected poets and poetry lovers for nearly five decades.
Presenting its first program curated by new artistic director Ethan Stiefel, and dancing before a live audience for the first time since February 2020, New Jersey’s American Repertory Ballet — showing no signs of rustiness — made a glistening return to the stage in “Emergence.”
When Susan Rizzo began looking for a space that could serve as a combination art studio and gallery, little did she suspect that she would find what she was looking for just down the street.
Those growing weary of watching Halloween films at home can get up close with horror by hitting the road over the Halloween weekend and attending the 30th Chiller Theatre Expo in Parsippany.
Princeton-based writer Lauren B. Davis’s new novel “Even So” is the subject of a Thursday, October 28, livestream discussion presented by the Princeton Public Library and Labyrinth Books.
The New Jersey State house Tours have resumed after the state’s closing and offer visitors the opportunity to explore the functions of government and the historical building where it happens.
Richard Sauers is as close to a being a guide to the underworld as you can get. And during this season — with Halloween and All Souls Day — the chemist-turned-cemetery tour guide has been mixing history and chills during his popular tours at the Riverview Cemetery in Trenton.
Trent House trustee Samuel A. Stephens used his Ph.D. training in sociology to work with Hunter Research to report on archaeology at the Trent House.
While the pandemic may have paused concert going, the new Princeton University Press publication “Ways of Hearing” proves that concert hall silence did not pause sound thinking about music.
"This collection is a series of vignettes, very short stories, on the life and experiences of my maternal grandfather,” writes Michael P. Riccards in the introduction of his book “The Ordinary Duties of the Day: The Collected Grandpa Stories.”
"Trenton’s Treasures: Watercolors by Marge Chavooshian and Robert Sakson” is the upcoming Trenton City Museum show opening October 9 and on view through November 18.
Preventative medicine has been a tool for health throughout history — in New Jersey that history includes an early 19th century man of African ancestry who became a noted doctor using herbs, wisdom, and preventive approaches.
Hillsborough resident Howard Barkin has channeled a youthful fascination with crossword puzzles into a lifelong hobby -- and he's won awards in the process.
Two long-time fixtures of New Jersey's photography scene are exhibiting their work: Aubrey Kauffman at the Arts Council of Princeton and Kenneth Kaplowitz at the College of New Jersey.
Eighteen months after shuttering to prevent COVID spread, live theater is back! You can feel the jubilation of every theater lover from either side of the footlights.
Those looking to cool off with some lively art can do so by making a stop to one of the several fine art fountains in the central New Jersey region.
It’s the season for ghosts, goblins, and those things that go bump in the night, so spooky-spirited groups are putting out the invitation to get to greet the season — and maybe a holiday spirit or two.
Passage Theater in Trenton gets its 2021-2022 professional season going on Saturday, September 25, with a season preview led by several company playwrights, including the Bordentown Township-based David Lee White.
There are some innovative changes occurring at the Garden Theater in Princeton helping the vintage movie house position itself to overcome the challenges of a changed cinematic landscape.
Rutgers University Press’s just released “Sex, Society, and the Making of Pornography” is an eye opening looking into a cultural presence that started mostly as a subculture but grew into a major enterprise — and social conundrum.
The New Jersey State Button Society will lift its pandemic-induced pause button and celebrate its 80th anniversary tri-state button show at the Union Fire Company and Rescue Square Hall in Titusville on Saturday, September 11.