What’s hot on campus?, Daily Princetonian Contributor , Grace Rehaut , Maya Wesby and Tammy Tseng | Oct 1, 2014
Literature: Nathaniel Mackey ’69 Poetry Reading
Looking for aThursdayafternoon snack break? They say poetry is food for the soul, so whet your appetite by attending a reading from award-winning poet and current professor of creative writing at Duke University, Nathaniel Mackey ’69. Mackey will be reading selections from his own works, which have received accolades such as the National Book Award for Poetry and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Don’t miss out on this chance to hear this Princeton alumnus’s groundbreaking work! Reception to follow.
Thursday, 4:30 p.m.
— Tammy Tseng ’18
Concert: Emerson String Quartet
Wishing you could relax and enjoy some good music once in a while? Well, imagine being lulled into peaceful bliss after your restless week with the Emerson String Quartet! This is their first appearance at Princeton after adding rockstar cellist Paul Watkins to the renowned group, and you won’t want to miss it. Allow this Grammy Award-winning quartet to sweep you off your feet with some good tunes by the likes of Haydn, Beethoven and Ravel. If you come early enough, you can enjoy a pre-concert talk hosted by professor Scott Burnham at 7 p.m.
Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall
Thursday, 8 p.m.
— Annie Yang ’18
The Princeton chapter of Team U is hosting a 5K run to raise money and awareness for Shoe4Africa, an organization founded with the intent of providing shoes to children and is now working to build a children’s hospital in Eldoret, Kenya. Participation in the run is free, but dgfev online casino donations will be accepted on the day of the race. To make the race more exciting, volunteers will release bombs of colored powder onto participants at various points throughout the run, showering them in bright shades. The result is sure to be Instagram-worthy — just don’t forget to wear white!
Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
— Grace Rehaut ’18
Theater: “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”
Want to relive the Peanuts gang’s shenanigans just one more time? Miss the Snoopy dance? Dying to know if Lucy will everlet Charlie kick that football? You’re in luck! Princeton University Players is kicking off their season with Clark Gesner’s award-winning “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” The show, directed by Katie Birenboim ’16, features characters from Charles Schultz’s timeless comics as they venture through their seemingly endless childhood days. Good grief! Take a break from all that homework and spend some quality time with good ole Charlie Brown.
Class of 1970 Theatre in Whitman College
Thursday and Friday, 8 p.m.
Saturday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
— Maya Wesby ’18