Black Box Theater PHS
January 19 – 20, 7:30 p.m.
This year’s winter drama, Playboy of the Western World, written by John Millington Synge, tells the story of Christy Mahon, a young farmer running away after claiming he killed his father. Performed by Patricia Wray’s Drama Ⅱ class, the audience will be thrown into a world in which Northwestern Ireland becomes fascinated by the anti-hero protagonist and his endeavors to save his reputation.
Princeton Public Library, Second Floor
As part of Princeton Public Library’s Vietnam Series, the art exhibit “Transition: Vietnam” will be opening January 10 and will be featured until March 30. The display will include photographs of modern day Vietnam by two Monmouth University professors, Mark Ludak and Andrew Cohen. This exhibit, co-sponsored by the library and the Arts Council of Princeton, shows how Vietnam has changed in the years following the war.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
January 15, 10:00 am – 8:30 p.m.
The Arts Council of Princeton will host their annual Martin Luther King Jr Day celebration in downtown Princeton. The celebration will focus on honoring the life and legacy of MLK through collective workshops, multidisciplinary performances, and discussions that relate to Dr. King’s life and teachings.
Patriot’s Week: Battle of Princeton Real-time Tour
Clarke House, 500 Mercer Street, Princeton NJ
December 31, 6:45 – 9:30 am
Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under
Join the Princeton Battlefield Society for a tour of the Battle of Princeton on its 241st anniversary. Experience the battle in real-time as you learn about what is referred to as the Ten Crucial Days, the events leading up to the Battle of Trenton in the last few days of 1776. The Battle real-time tour is just one of the several events of Patriot’s Week, taking place from December 26-31. Throughout the week, events such as a Washington Crossing Reenactment, an opportunity to sing revolutionary hymns, and an interactive screening of 1776 will be taking place.