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Mon Apr 10, 2017 - Mon May 8, 2017 · 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Drawing Matter Collection — 21 January 2017, IN 08:44 OUT 20:16

School of Architecture · Presented by: School of Architecture

30,000 sheets of paper, eleven hours and thirty two minutes, a collector, a curator, an architect, and her associate, this exhibition is the product of a day spent with the Drawing Matter Collection located at the Shatwell Farmyard, Somerset, England, two hours to the west of London. The collection ranges from the sixteenth century to the present day and has been assembled by Niall Hobhouse over the past twenty years to explore the boundaries of architectural representation. Exhibition hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 AM - 5 PM or by appointment.

Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center · Presented by: McCarter Theatre Center

So you think you know your Sondheim? You will have second thoughts when you listen to pianist Anthony de Mare, a champion of contemporary music with a passion for Sondheim and a brilliant idea: why not ask 36 of today’s leading composers to “re-imagine” their favorite Sondheim songs as solo piano works? Contributors range from Wynton Marsalis, Duncan Sheik, Ethan Iverson, and Steve Reich to Nico Muhly, Fred Hersch, Paul Moravec—and even Sondheim himself.

Wed Apr 26, 2017 · 2:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Lindy/Swing Jazz Dance Workshop

Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio · Presented by: Program in Dance

Guest artist Jacquie Bird leads a workshop/lecture on Lindy/Swing Jazz Dance as part of the popular course "The American Dance Experience and Africanist Dance Practices"

Labyrinth Books · Presented by: Labyrinth Books

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Smash Cut, Flannery, and City Poet delivers the first popular biography of Rumi, the thirteenth-century Persian poet revered by contemporary Western readers. Pulitzer Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon joins Brad Gooch for a conversation about Rumi’s life and poetry.

Thu Apr 27, 2017 - Sat Apr 29, 2017 · 8:00 pm

[Work in Progress], a new play by Ross Barron ’17

Hamilton Murray Theater in Murray Dodge Hall · Presented by: Program in TheaterTheatre Intime

Work in Progress, a new play by Senior Ross Barron, engages with questions of love, loss, and death. Artie, an author, and Allen, his character, find themselves at odds in how they think their story should end. Allen will do everything he can to change the fate that has been written for him, and Artie will try to stop him because that's not how it happened. What neither of them realize is that it's not really even up to them, it's up to the woman they both love.

Fri Apr 28, 2017 · 7:30 pm

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca

Matthews Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center · Presented by: McCarter Theatre Center

In their 90-minute adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone (Antigona in Spanish), Soledad Barrio, her husband Martin Santangelo, and their company of 18 musicians and dancers fuse Greek tragedy and Spanish passion into a work of dance-theater that is not only a visual feast but a powerful visceral experience that conveys the essence of flamenco’s underlying relevance.

Fri Apr 28, 2017 - Fri May 5, 2017 · 8:00 pm

Spring on Fire: A Guatemalan Story

Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio · Presented by: Program in Theater

A workshop presentation of a new play written by senior Edwin Rosales follows a Maya family living in the highlands of Guatemala, the soldiers who occupy their village, and the spirits who guide and haunt them all during the most violent moments from the civil war.

Richardson Auditorium · Presented by: Princeton University Concerts

Breaking Ground — The Finnish virtuoso with "the most personal sound of any classical violinist now alive" (The Telegraph) joins the youngest composer ever commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera for a hallmark program combining the music of J.S. Bach with contemporary fare. PUC125: Performances Up Close events are eclectic programs with the audience seated onstage around the performers.

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