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The listings below include arts events presented by departments & groups across the Princeton campus. Click "LCA" above to view Lewis Center events only.

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Apr
12
Mon

Authentic Jazz and Swing Dance Workshop

MonApr  122021 /  2:30 pm

As part of Dyane Harvey-Salaam's spring dance course, "The American Experience and Dance Practices of the African Diaspora," guest artist Mickey Davidson gives a virtual lecture/workshop on "Authentic Jazz and Swing Dance Practices." FREE and open to Princeton University community.

Apr
13
Tue

Intersections Theater Collective Gathering

TueApr  132021 /  4:30 pm

Intersections Theater Collective: A Collective for Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, and Multiracial identifying theater makers at Princeton University. We offer this collective with the intention to help center the voices and needs of BIPOC students involved in theater and to build a community that can discuss, create, celebrate, grieve, and organize together. Meetings held weekly on Tuesdays throughout the semester. FREE; for Princeton students only.

Apr
13
Tue

Kirstin Valdez Quade & A.M. Homes in Conversation: The Five Wounds

TueApr  132021 /  6:00 pm

From award-winning storyteller Kirstin Valdez Quade comes a stunning debut novel, The Five Wounds, about a New Mexican family’s extraordinary year of love and sacrifice. The author will be in conversation with her colleague and fellow novelist A.M. Homes. Presented by Labyrinth Books and cosponsored by the Princeton Public Library and the Lewis Center for the Arts. Livestream; registration required. FREE

Online

Apr
14
Wed

Creative Practice Lab

WedApr  142021 /  7:30 pm

Are you making work based in dance, writing, theater, music, visual art, new and/or expanded fields? Creative Practice Lab is an opportunity for students of all years to spend dedicated time making and thinking about creative work from an interdisciplinary perspective. Meet weekly on Wednesdays with a faculty member and other students to share work, give feedback, brainstorm challenges, and more. For Princeton students only. On Zoom; FREE.

Apr
14
Wed

Submit Videos for Princeton Research Day 2021

WedApr  142021 /  11:59 pm

Princeton Research Day is back in an all-online format! Undergrads, grad students, postdocs and early career researchers can submit 3-minute videos of their research, including their creative work in the arts (performances, readings, films, exhibitions).Submit videos from March 31 through deadline of April 28, 2021. Save the date for PRD Mainstage + awards on May 6. Learn more at researchday.princeton.edu.

Campus Partners
Online

Apr
15
Thu

CMD Colloquium Series: Richard Blanco

ThuApr  152021 /  6:00 pm

Princeton's Center for Migration and Development presents "Complaints of El Rio Grande," a reading and remarks by Richard Blanco, the fifth United States presidential inaugural poet. Patricia Fernández-Kelly will introduce and moderate Q&A. Part of the CMD 2021 Spring Colloquium Series. On Zoom Webinar; registration required. FREE

Creative Writing
Zoom Webinar

Apr
15
Thu

Princeton Triangle Club presents Conversation with Larry Hochman

ThuApr  152021 /  8:00 pm

Come join the Princeton Triangle Club for a conversation with Tony-winning Broadway orchestrator Larry Hochman. Requires registration/RSVP to receive Zoom link on the day of the event. FREE

Zoom

Apr
16
Fri

CANCELED — Fund for Irish Studies Lecture by Alan Hayden

FriApr  162021 /  4:30 pm

This event has been canceled. Alan Hayden (University College, Dublin) lectures on “Irish Archaeology Now” as part of Princeton University’s 2020-21 Fund for Irish Studies series. 

Fund for Irish Studies
Zoom Webinar

Apr
20
Tue

Intersections Theater Collective Gathering

TueApr  202021 /  4:30 pm

Intersections Theater Collective: A Collective for Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, and Multiracial identifying theater makers at Princeton University. We offer this collective with the intention to help center the voices and needs of BIPOC students involved in theater and to build a community that can discuss, create, celebrate, grieve, and organize together. Meetings held weekly on Tuesdays throughout the semester. FREE; for Princeton students only.

Apr
20
Tue

Spring 2021 Student Reading

TueApr  202021 /  5:00 pm

Selected students from spring 2021 courses in Creative Writing read from their work in fiction, poetry, screenwriting and literary translation as part of the Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series presented by the Program in Creative Writing. FREE and open to public.

Online

Apr
21
Wed

Creative Practice Lab

WedApr  212021 /  7:30 pm

Are you making work based in dance, writing, theater, music, visual art, new and/or expanded fields? Creative Practice Lab is an opportunity for students of all years to spend dedicated time making and thinking about creative work from an interdisciplinary perspective. Meet weekly on Wednesdays with a faculty member and other students to share work, give feedback, brainstorm challenges, and more. For Princeton students only. On Zoom; FREE.

Apr
21
Wed

Submit Videos for Princeton Research Day 2021

WedApr  212021 /  11:59 pm

Princeton Research Day is back in an all-online format! Undergrads, grad students, postdocs and early career researchers can submit 3-minute videos of their research, including their creative work in the arts (performances, readings, films, exhibitions).Submit videos from March 31 through deadline of April 28, 2021. Save the date for PRD Mainstage + awards on May 6. Learn more at researchday.princeton.edu.

Campus Partners
Online

Apr
22
Thu

Creating Change

ThuApr  222021 /  10:00 am

Moving Toward Equity, Justice, and Anti-racism in the NJ Arts Community: A two-day virtual gathering of the New Jersey Arts Community. These two-days are built around reflecting, healing, and learning as we work towards a more equitable, just, and anti-racist arts and cultural sector. Keynote Speakers include playwright/actor Nikkole Salter and arts advocate Vu Le. Presented by the NJ Theatre Alliance and ArtPride New Jersey, the Lewis Center and others. FREE; registration required.

Apr
22
Thu

L’Avant-Scène presents “Berlin mon garçon” by Marie NDiaye

ThuApr  222021 /  8:00 pm

The Troupe of L'Avant-Scène will perform its third and last play of the academic year, "Berlin mon garçon" by Marie NDiaye directed by Florent Masse. The production features Princeton students Flora Champy, Sultan Habsi ’22, Gavin LaPlace ’23, Marley Jacobson ’22, Elyssa Schaeffer GS, and Sophie Orloff who will be performing the play live. FREE; registration required.

Zoom Webinar

Apr
23
Fri

Creating Change

FriApr  232021 /  10:00 am

Moving Toward Equity, Justice, and Anti-racism in the NJ Arts Community: A two-day virtual gathering of the New Jersey Arts Community. These two-days are built around reflecting, healing, and learning as we work towards a more equitable, just, and anti-racist arts and cultural sector. Keynote Speakers include playwright/actor Nikkole Salter and arts advocate Vu Le. Presented by the NJ Theatre Alliance and ArtPride New Jersey, the Lewis Center and others. FREE; registration required.