Read on for the Prospect’s round-up of the best cultural and artistic events this week!
Screening of “The New Jersey Four: Race, Sexuality, and Incarceration” (Feb. 28) at Wilson Black Box Theater. “The New Jersey Four: Race, Sexuality, and Incarceration” is a telling the story of seven Black and lesbian women who were accused of being a gang of “killer lesbians” after resisting assault and harassment. The hosting of the movie is sponsored by the Ban the Box Campaign and BlaQT.
Raqs Belly Dance Company: Bloom (Feb. 28–March 1) at Frist Campus Center. Raqs, Princeton’s student belly dance company, presents their annual show “Bloom” this weekend. Watch the Raqs dancers perform hip isolations with swords on their heads and twirl with colorful veils in a breathtaking night of dance!
AASA Spring Cafe Night (March 1) at Campus Club Taproom. The Asian American Student Association (AASA) will be hosting their annual spring cafe night this Friday. There will be creative writing readings and music performances at the event, as well as visual art being displayed. The event is done in collaboration with the Princeton Coffee Club, which will be brewing special coffee drinks for the event.
Cowboy vs. Samurai (March 1–3, March 7–9) at Theatre Intime. Directed by Jacy Duan ’21, Cowboy vs. Samurai is a retelling of the French play “Cyrano de Bergerac.” The performance on March 2 will be followed by a talk-back with American Studies Professor Paul Nadal.
Questionable clothes fashion show (March 2) at the East Asian Library. While the East Asian library might not be the first place where you would imagine a fashion show, Jessica Zhou ’19 will be displaying her visual arts thesis there this Saturday. The show includes two collections, “East Meets Wild West” and “Pop Psychology.”