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ARTS & CULTURE

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An aerial view of an orchestra on stage under a spotlight.

“The musicians showcased not only their outstanding musical mastery, but their ability to connect to the emotional nuances of the composition, creating a transcendent musical experience, and transforming Richardson Auditorium into an opera house."

“The musicians showcased not only their outstanding musical mastery, but their ability to connect to the emotional nuances of the composition, creating a transcendent musical experience, and transforming Richardson Auditorium into an opera house."


Helen Grimaud playing at in Richardson Auditorium

Hélène Grimaud debuts at Princeton University Concerts

The bittersweet sentiment was enhanced by her control of rubato – slightly slowing down at the end of phrases – and her ease in navigating abrupt transitions: from misty, brooding arpeggios to calm, yearning chords.

The bittersweet sentiment was enhanced by her control of rubato – slightly slowing down at the end of phrases – and her ease in navigating abrupt transitions: from misty, brooding arpeggios to calm, yearning chords.

THE PROSPECT | February 11

The facade of a movie theater with darker green accents surrounding the doors. A marquee displays coming attractions while the theater itself is flanked by a blue sky and green tree.

How USG Movies secures early premieres

Is the USG Movies Committee more powerful than we think? How do they have early access to films such as “Saltburn?” Read and find out by peeking behind the silver screen to see how the committee has had access to movies before they hit theaters. 

Is the USG Movies Committee more powerful than we think? How do they have early access to films such as “Saltburn?” Read and find out by peeking behind the silver screen to see how the committee has had access to movies before they hit theaters. 

THE PROSPECT | January 17

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Lewis Center for the Arts names Hodder Fellows for 2024–2025 academic year

The Lewis Center for the Arts announced the five recipients of the Mary Mackall Gwinn Hodder Fellowship for the 2024–2025 academic year. Each year, the Hodder Fellowship grants an opportunity for artists and musical innovators to be supported by Princeton University in their creative endeavors.

The Lewis Center for the Arts announced the five recipients of the Mary Mackall Gwinn Hodder Fellowship for the 2024–2025 academic year. Each year, the Hodder Fellowship grants an opportunity for artists and musical innovators to be supported by Princeton University in their creative endeavors.

THE PROSPECT | January 16

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A complex villain story, turned to film: a review of ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’

"As far as movie adaptations go, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” with Suzanne Collins as its executive producer, is astonishingly faithful to the book."

"As far as movie adaptations go, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” with Suzanne Collins as its executive producer, is astonishingly faithful to the book."

THE PROSPECT | December 3