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Festival Schedule

* Please note: this schedule is subject to change, and we will continue to add additional events in the coming weeks. 

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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Transient Effects: The Solar Eclipses and Celestial Landscapes of Howard Russell Butler

October 5, open 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. October 6-7, open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. October 8, open 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Princeton University Art Museum Exhibition runs from July 22-October 8, 2017…

10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Making History Visible: Of American Myths and National Heroes

Presented on the occasion of the Princeton and Slavery Project, this installation examines the complex ways in which American artists have confronted American history and identity.

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center

Princeton Poetry Festival (Day One)

The Princeton Poetry Festival is a two-day biennial event presented through the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Performance Central series, organized by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Princeton professor Paul Muldoon.

Artists / Speakers

Paul Muldoon

12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CoLab @ Lewis Arts complex

Designing the Lewis Center for the Arts: Steven Holl Architects

September 15 – October 15, open 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily CoLab An exhibition by Steven Holl Architects of concept drawings, models and construction details showing the working process that led to the…

Artists / Speakers

Steven Holl

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
McCosh 10

The Architecture of the Lewis Center for the Arts: Panel Discussion

October 5, 4:30 p.m. McCosh 10 To celebrate the opening of the new Lewis Center for the Arts, University architect Ron McCoy; American architectural critic and educator, and contributing editor for Vanity Fair magazine, Paul Goldberger; and Museum…

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Richardson Auditorium Stage

Princeton University Concerts Presents: Barokksolistene

October 5 at 6:00 p.m. Richardson Auditorium Join the opening of the PUC125: Performances Up Close series. An evening of music from English theaters and the Court at the time of Henry Purcell by…

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center

Simpatico by Sam Shepard

October 5 at 7:30 p.m., October 6 at 8:00 p.m., October 7 at 3:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m., October 8 at 2:00 p.m. Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center McCarter Theatre Center presents A…

9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Forum @ Lewis Arts complex

Princeton University Concerts presents an Alehouse Session with Barokksolistene

October 5 at 9:30 p.m. Arts complex Forum Princeton University Concerts PUC125 series continues with a musical trip to the tavern led by the Norwegian Baroque ensemble Barokksolistene under director Bjarte Eike featuring songs…

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Transient Effects: The Solar Eclipses and Celestial Landscapes of Howard Russell Butler

October 5, open 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. October 6-7, open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. October 8, open 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Princeton University Art Museum Exhibition runs from July 22-October 8, 2017…

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Making History Visible: Of American Myths and National Heroes

Presented on the occasion of the Princeton and Slavery Project, this installation examines the complex ways in which American artists have confronted American history and identity.

12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CoLab @ Lewis Arts complex

Designing the Lewis Center for the Arts: Steven Holl Architects

September 15 – October 15, open 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily CoLab An exhibition by Steven Holl Architects of concept drawings, models and construction details showing the working process that led to the…

Artists / Speakers

Steven Holl

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center

Princeton Poetry Festival (Day Two)

The Princeton Poetry Festival is a two-day biennial event presented through the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Performance Central series, organized by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Princeton professor Paul Muldoon.

Artists / Speakers

Paul Muldoon

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Princeton University Chapel

Of Matter and Mass

A site-specific, generative, spatial acoustic sound installation by graduate student Bora Yoon.

Artists / Speakers

Bora Yoon

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton

This series of pointed, inquisitive and playful performance walks through the Princeton University campus examines issues of race and protest.

Artists / Speakers

Alison Isenberg

Aaron Landsman

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Donald G. Drapkin Studio @ Lewis Arts complex

McCarter Lab reading and discussion with playwright Nathan Allen Davis

October 6 at 3:30 p.m. Donald G. Drapkin Studio at Lewis Arts complex Under the auspices of the McCarter Lab, playwright Nathan Allen Davis will present a reading of his latest work-in-progress, followed by…

Artists / Speakers

Nathan Allen Davis

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forum @ Lewis Arts complex

Theater for One

This innovative mobile venue pairs one professional actor and one audience member at a time for the performance of a short play in an intimate booth.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taplin Auditorium (Fine Hall) Courtyard

Art Walk with Sō Percussion

Tours begin at Richard Serra’s The Hedgehog and the Fox sculpture near Taplin Auditorium (Fine Hall).

Artists / Speakers

Sō Percussion

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart '32 Theater at 185 Nassau St.

F. Scott Fitzgerald: New in Bookstores & Now Playing with A. Scott Berg ’71 and Anne Margaret Daniel *99

Join Princeton alumnus and consulting producer A. Scott Berg ’71 for an exclusive screening of the television adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald 1917’s last work, The Last Tycoon.

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lee Music Performance & Rehearsal Room

Princeton University Orchestra Open Rehearsal

October 6 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Lee Music Performance and Rehearsal Room Your chance to go behind-the-scenes of an orchestra! Sit in on a working rehearsal of the Princeton University Orchestra as Maestro Michael Pratt…

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton

This series of pointed, inquisitive and playful performance walks through the Princeton University campus examines issues of race and protest.

Artists / Speakers

Alison Isenberg

Aaron Landsman

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marie & Edward Matthews '53 Acting Studio @ 185 Nassau St.

Orpheus Unsung by Steven Mackey, Mark DeChiazza and Jason Treuting

October 6 & 7 at 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau St. An opera for electric guitar, composed by Grammy Award-winner and Music faculty member…

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hearst Dance Theater @ Lewis Arts complex

A Love Supreme by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Salva Sanchis

In A Love Supreme four performers dance to the eponymous music by John Coltrane. The work is renowned for its exploration of the tension between tonal and rhythmical complexity and simplicity.

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center

Simpatico by Sam Shepard

October 5 at 7:30 p.m., October 6 at 8:00 p.m., October 7 at 3:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m., October 8 at 2:00 p.m. Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center McCarter Theatre Center presents A…

8:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Wave Fanfare by Jeff Snyder & Jane Cox

A multi-stage performance event featuring original music by Jeff Snyder for the Princeton Laptop Orchestra, Tilt Brass, and Sō Percussion.

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wallace Theater @ Lewis Arts complex

World premiere of Gurls by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins ’06

Two-time Obie Award-winning playwright and Class of 2006 Princeton alum Branden Jacobs-Jenkins‘ new adaptation of Euripides’ classic of the Greek stage, The Bacchae, in a contemporary setting.

Artists / Speakers

Lileana Blain-Cruz

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Richardson Auditorium

Declassified Memory Fragment dance performance by Olivier Tarpaga

Baker and Tarpaga Dance Project’s dance theater work with live music inspired by ideas and themes around memory, history and images of some of the political and cultural realities affecting the continent of Africa.

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lee Music Performance & Rehearsal Room

The Princeton University Jazz Creative Large Ensemble in Concert

October 6 at 9:00 p.m. Lee Music Performance and Rehearsal Room at Lewis Arts Complex Under the direction of multiple Grammy Award nominee Darcy James Argue, the Princeton University Jazz Creative Large Ensemble will…

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Marie & Edward Matthews '53 Acting Studio @ 185 Nassau St.

Orpheus Unsung by Steven Mackey, Mark DeChiazza and Jason Treuting

October 6 & 7 at 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau St. An opera for electric guitar, composed by Grammy Award-winner and Music faculty member…

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Forum @ Lewis Arts complex

Late Night A Cappella

Celebrate Princeton’s a cappella tradition with a set of music featuring the Footnotes, Nassoons, Roaring 20, Tigerlillies, Tigertones, Tigressions and VTone Performance.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895-1925

October 7, open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. October 8, open 1 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Princeton University Art Museum Exhibition runs through January 7, 2018 Free This exhibition spotlights the work of Clarence White…

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Transient Effects: The Solar Eclipses and Celestial Landscapes of Howard Russell Butler

October 5, open 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. October 6-7, open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. October 8, open 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Princeton University Art Museum Exhibition runs from July 22-October 8, 2017…

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Making History Visible: Of American Myths and National Heroes

Presented on the occasion of the Princeton and Slavery Project, this installation examines the complex ways in which American artists have confronted American history and identity.

10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Family Day – Celestial Art

Visit the Art Museum for a fun-filled day of art making and activities.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taplin Auditorium (Fine Hall) Courtyard

Art Walk with Sō Percussion

Tours begin at Richard Serra’s The Hedgehog and the Fox sculpture near Taplin Auditorium (Fine Hall).

Artists / Speakers

Sō Percussion

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dance Studios @ Lewis Arts complex

Open Dance Rehearsals Led by Stuart Singer and Raphael Xavier

Open Dance Rehearsals led by Stuart Singer and Raphael Xavier in Dance Studios 1 (Roberts Dance Studio) and 2 (Murphy Dance Studio).

12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CoLab @ Lewis Arts complex

Designing the Lewis Center for the Arts: Steven Holl Architects

September 15 – October 15, open 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily CoLab An exhibition by Steven Holl Architects of concept drawings, models and construction details showing the working process that led to the…

Artists / Speakers

Steven Holl

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Forum @ Lewis Arts complex

John Cage’s Musicircus

October 7 at 12:15 p.m. Forum and multiple locations at Lewis Arts Complex Originally conceived by composer John Cage, the Musicircus invites a diverse group of musicians to come together and simultaneously perform any…

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton

This series of pointed, inquisitive and playful performance walks through the Princeton University campus examines issues of race and protest.

Artists / Speakers

Alison Isenberg

Aaron Landsman

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Donald G. Drapkin Studio @ Lewis Arts complex

Student Showcase: O’Keefe Colony / Saturate / When Art Comes to Life / The Mirage

Featuring works by: Jessica Chambers, Anna Kimmel, Helen Lu, Yasmine Eichbaum, Somi Jun, and William Keiser

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Lee Music Performance & Rehearsal Room

Jazz Vocal Collective led by Trineice Robinson-Martin

October 7 at 1:30 p.m. Lee Music Performance & Rehearsal Room The Jazz Vocal Collective Ensemble (JVC), Princeton’s elite small jazz ensemble that features solo voice, will join director Dr. Trineice Robinson-Martin in performing…

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taplin Auditorium (Fine Hall) Courtyard

Art Walk with Sō Percussion

Tours begin at Richard Serra’s The Hedgehog and the Fox sculpture near Taplin Auditorium (Fine Hall).

Artists / Speakers

Sō Percussion

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
James M. Stewart '32 Theater at 185 Nassau St.

Lights, Camera, Action!

October 7 at 2:00-4:00 p.m. James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau St. A mini film festival of nine works by recent graduates of the Program in Visual Arts made during their junior…

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forum @ Lewis Arts complex

Theater for One

October 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., October 7 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., October 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Forum at Lewis Arts Complex This innovative mobile venue, designed…

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Princeton University Art Museum Highlights Tour

Discover the Art Museum's globe-spanning collections by taking a Highlights Tour, offered free of charge. Tours meet at the Museum entrance.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Dance Studios @ Lewis Arts complex

Open Dance Rehearsals Led By Rebecca Lazier and Olivier Tarpaga

Open Dance Rehearsals led by Rebecca Lazier and Olivier Tarpaga in Dance Studios 2 (Murphy Dance Studio) and 3 (Roberts Dance Studio).

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Jazz studies studio @ Lewis Arts complex

Tagore Meets Gospel with Dr. Trineice Robinson-Martin and Somdatta Pal

October 7 at 2:30 p.m. Jazz Studies Studio at Lewis Arts complex Tagore Meets Gospel is a demonstration and dialogue that explores the connections between two different genres of music with distinct styles. It…

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center

Simpatico by Sam Shepard

October 5 at 7:30 p.m., October 6 at 8:00 p.m., October 7 at 3:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m., October 8 at 2:00 p.m. Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center McCarter Theatre Center presents A…

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton

This series of pointed, inquisitive and playful performance walks through the Princeton University campus examines issues of race and protest.

Artists / Speakers

Alison Isenberg

Aaron Landsman

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taplin Auditorium

Franz Schubert’s Winterreise: a Thomas Guthrie Production

October 7 at 3:00 p.m. Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall A Thomas Guthrie production originally commissioned by New Kent Opera for singer, puppet, and period instruments, with animated drawings by Peter Bailey, puppets by Mandarava,…

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dance Studios @ Lewis Arts complex

Open Dance Rehearsal Led by Brian Reeder

Open Dance Rehearsals led by Brian Reeder in Dance Studio 1 (Roberts Dance Studio).

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Donald G. Drapkin Studio @ Lewis Arts complex

Student showcase: Sinfonia Flute Choir / Carnatic Vocal Performance / Le Van Sisters

Le Van Sisters (Solène & Sarah ) / Carnatic Vocal Performance / Sinfonia Flute Choir

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Princeton Steel Band

October 7 at 3:15 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. Plaza The Princeton University Steel Band, run by Josh Quillen of Sō Percussion, will make it’s public debut playing classics from the soca and calypso repertoire of Trinidad…

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Dance Studio 3 @ Lewis Arts complex

Dances of the Diaspora: Community African Dance Class led by Dyane Harvey Salaam

October 7 at 4:00 p.m. Dance Studio 3 at the Lewis Arts complex With live Traditional West African musicians, participants will experience the relationship between rhythm shape and motion, dancer and musician, and celebrate…

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate College Lawn

Carillon Concert

October 7 at 4:00 p.m. (raindate October 8 at 4:00 p.m.) Graduate College lawn Carillon bells at the Graduate College’s majestic gothic architecture in Cleveland Tower will be featured in a very special outdoor, site-specific…

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Donald G. Drapkin Studio @ Lewis Arts complex

Scenes from Phèdre by L’Avant Scène

October 7 at 5:00 p.m. Donald G. Drapkin Studio, Lewis Arts compex L’Avant Scène, the Department of French and Italian’s French Theater Workshop, will present, in English, key scenes from Phèdre by Jean Racine,…

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton

This series of pointed, inquisitive and playful performance walks through the Princeton University campus examines issues of race and protest.

Artists / Speakers

Alison Isenberg

Aaron Landsman

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marie & Edward Matthews '53 Acting Studio @ 185 Nassau St.

Orpheus Unsung by Steven Mackey, Mark DeChiazza and Jason Treuting

October 6 & 7 at 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau St. An opera for electric guitar, composed by Grammy Award-winner and Music faculty member…

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roberts Dance Studio @ Lewis Arts complex

Student Showcase: A Study of Song / Intermixed / Regurgitated Coffee / Broadway Love Songs

Featuring Princeton East West Theater, Princeton University Ballet & more

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Princeton Steel Band

October 7 at 3:15 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. Plaza The Princeton University Steel Band, run by Josh Quillen of Sō Percussion, will make it’s public debut playing classics from the soca and calypso repertoire of Trinidad…

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hearst Dance Theater @ Lewis Arts complex

A Love Supreme by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Salva Sanchis

In A Love Supreme four performers dance to the eponymous music by John Coltrane. The work is renowned for its exploration of the tension between tonal and rhythmical complexity and simplicity.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dance Studio 3 @ Lewis Arts complex

Page 607 with Tracy Bersley, Daniel Kublick ’08 and Dorothy Abrahams

Inspired by quantum physics, insect mating rituals, texting emoticons, George Eliot’s provincial Victorian novel Middlemarch, and a growing sense of disconnect, Page 607 explores the question: what happens when we lose the ability to communicate?

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Richardson Auditorium

Princeton Music Mashup

October 7 at 7:30 p.m. Richardson Auditorium Richardson Auditorium morphs into a surround-sound host to the wide-ranging talents of the Music Department’s ensembles and alumni. Join the Princeton University Orchestra, Jazz Ensembles, Glee Club,…

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center

Simpatico by Sam Shepard

October 5 at 7:30 p.m., October 6 at 8:00 p.m., October 7 at 3:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m., October 8 at 2:00 p.m. Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center McCarter Theatre Center presents A…

8:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Wave Fanfare by Jeff Snyder & Jane Cox

A multi-stage performance event featuring original music by Jeff Snyder for the Princeton Laptop Orchestra, Tilt Brass, and Sō Percussion.

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wallace Theater @ Lewis Arts complex

Gurls by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins ’06

Two-time Obie Award-winning playwright and Class of 2006 Princeton alum Branden Jacobs-Jenkins‘ new adaptation of Euripides’ classic of the Greek stage, The Bacchae, in a contemporary setting.

Artists / Speakers

Lileana Blain-Cruz

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Marie & Edward Matthews '53 Acting Studio @ 185 Nassau St.

Orpheus Unsung by Steven Mackey, Mark DeChiazza and Jason Treuting

October 6 & 7 at 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau St. An opera for electric guitar, composed by Grammy Award-winner and Music faculty member…

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Roberts Dance Studio @ Lewis Arts complex

TouchTones: A story of sex, death and telephones by Brian Herrera

Brian Herrera’s latest autobiographical storywork project draws upon the several years in the early 1990s that Brian worked as a “moderator” for one of New York’s leading adult party-line services.

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lee Music Performance & Rehearsal Room

Princeton Pianists Ensemble presents Piano Extravaganza

October 7 at 9:00 p.m. Lee Music Performance and Rehearsal Room

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Forum @ Lewis Arts complex

Late Night Cabaret

An evening of comedy and song featuring Tap Cats, J. Lind, Fuzzy Dice Improv Comedy, & Triangle Club

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PLOrk Studio

Student Showcase: Disklavier Listening Room

October 8 at 11:00 a.m. Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk) Studio at Lewis Arts complex Listen to works by Princeton composers written for the modern version of a “player” piano, the Diskalvier. See the variety…

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Forum @ Lewis Arts complex

Theater for One

October 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., October 7 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., October 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Forum at Lewis Arts Complex This innovative mobile venue, designed…

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Various locations @ Lewis Arts complex

Princeton Sound Kitchen Pop Ups

October 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Various locations Princeton’s graduate and faculty composers present pop-up performances of their original music throughout the Arts Complex’s spaces. Experience music of “the here and now”…

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Making History Visible: Of American Myths and National Heroes

Presented on the occasion of the Princeton and Slavery Project, this installation examines the complex ways in which American artists have confronted American history and identity.

12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CoLab @ Lewis Arts complex

Designing the Lewis Center for the Arts: Steven Holl Architects

September 15 – October 15, open 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily CoLab An exhibition by Steven Holl Architects of concept drawings, models and construction details showing the working process that led to the…

Artists / Speakers

Steven Holl

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton

This series of pointed, inquisitive and playful performance walks through the Princeton University campus examines issues of race and protest.

Artists / Speakers

Alison Isenberg

Aaron Landsman

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Murphy Dance Studio @ Lewis Arts complex

Community Gaga/People Dance Class led by Omri Drumlevich

October 8 at 1:00 p.m. Murphy Dance Studio Faculty member Omri Drumlevich leads a class that explores the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin offering a creative framework for participants to connect to their…

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895-1925

October 7, open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. October 8, open 1 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Princeton University Art Museum Exhibition runs through January 7, 2018 Free This exhibition spotlights the work of Clarence White…

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Transient Effects: The Solar Eclipses and Celestial Landscapes of Howard Russell Butler

October 5, open 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. October 6-7, open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. October 8, open 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Princeton University Art Museum Exhibition runs from July 22-October 8, 2017…

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hearst Dance Theater @ Lewis Arts complex

A Love Supreme by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Salva Sanchis

In A Love Supreme four performers dance to the eponymous music by John Coltrane. The work is renowned for its exploration of the tension between tonal and rhythmical complexity and simplicity.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center

Simpatico by Sam Shepard

October 5 at 7:30 p.m., October 6 at 8:00 p.m., October 7 at 3:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m., October 8 at 2:00 p.m. Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center McCarter Theatre Center presents A…

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Peaceful Nassau in Thee We Sing – Concert of 18th-Century Princeton Musick

Early Music Princeton presents a concert of the oldest (and newest) examples of Princeton music-making and composition.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Princeton University Art Museum Highlights Tour

Discover the Art Museum's globe-spanning collections by taking a Highlights Tour, offered free of charge. Tours meet at the Museum entrance.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex

Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton

This series of pointed, inquisitive and playful performance walks through the Princeton University campus examines issues of race and protest.

Artists / Speakers

Alison Isenberg

Aaron Landsman

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
James M. Stewart '32 Theater at 185 Nassau St.

DC Comics’ Jim Lee ’86: A Lecture Demonstration

October 8 at 3:00 p.m. James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau St. Join DC Entertainment publisher Jim Lee ’86 (Batman, Justice League, Suicide Squad, Superman Unchained) as he talks about his 30+…

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lee Music Performance & Rehearsal Room

Community Reading of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy

October 8 at 3:00 p.m. Lee Music Performance and Rehearsal Room at Lewis Arts Complex Musicians and singers of all ages and levels of skill are invited to join the Princeton University Orchestra directed…

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wallace Theater @ Lewis Arts complex

Gurls by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins ’06

Two-time Obie Award-winning playwright and Class of 2006 Princeton alum Branden Jacobs-Jenkins‘ new adaptation of Euripides’ classic of the Greek stage, The Bacchae, in a contemporary setting.

Artists / Speakers

Lileana Blain-Cruz

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Taplin Auditorium

The Klez Dispensers

The Klez Dispensers perform a short concert of Klezmer-inspired music celebrating the rich legacy of Eastern European/Yiddish cultures blended with the big-band sounds of the New World.

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Donald G. Drapkin Studio @ Lewis Arts complex

Song of Rome, a work-in-progress presentation based on Virgil’s Aeneid with Denis O’Hare and Lisa Peterson

October 8 at 4:00 p.m. Donald G. Drapkin Studio From the same creative team that wrote An Illiad – produced at McCarter in 2010 – comes the beginnings of a new solo piece titled…

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dance Studio 3 @ Lewis Arts complex

Student Showcase: Opus 21 / Brass Quintet / Crossing Borders through Musical Collaboration

Performances featuring Alex Chein, Hana Mundiya, Leland Ko, Henry Whitaker, and Shruthi Rajasekar

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Murphy Dance Studio @ Lewis Arts complex

West African drumming workshop with Baker and Tarpaga Dance Project

A 90-minute drumming workshop with a focus on music from the West African Manding Empire. Taught by master drummer Olivier Tarpaga (Declassified Memory Fragment), the workshop provides hands-on experience on two main instruments, the Djembe and the Dun dun.

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lee Music Performance & Rehearsal Room

Jazz Jam Session led by Rudresh Mahanthappa

Seven-time Downbeat Magazine Critics Poll Winner and Director of Jazz Studies at Princeton Rudresh Mahanthappa will lead a community jam session.