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Artists’ Talk with Bentrice Jusu & S. Bola Okoya, March 29, 2018

On Thursday, March 29, the Arts Council of Princeton will host an Artist Talk with Bentrice Jusu and S. Bola Okoya.  Jusu and Okoya are the photographers behind Local Women in their Crowns: A Portraits and Stories Community Project, a…

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McCarter Theatre Community Casting Call

McCarter is looking for non-union gospel singers to perform with the professional cast of Crowns! Rehearsals have begun for Crowns, March 13 – April 1, 2018, a play by Regina Taylor with music based on a book of photographs and…

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Princeton Digs Deep into Its Fraught Racial History

A New York Times article describes the Princeton & Slavery Project which began in 2013 to explore the University’s ties to slavery.  Many events related to the research will take place during the weekend of November 18 & 19, including…

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The Princeton and Slavery Plays, November 19, 2017 – 1pm & 4:30pm– Public performances

The Project: This fall, McCarter will present a reading of new 10-minute plays, commissioned in conjunction with a significant and timely community endeavor: the national public rollout of The Princeton and Slavery Project. Spearheaded by Martha Sandweiss (Princeton History professor and author of Passing Strange:…

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History of Slavery at Princeton University: Play Series Coming to McCarter Theatre, November, 2017

Seven nationally recognized playwrights will create plays about the history of slavery at the University, which will premiere with the launch of the Princeton and Slavery Project on Nov. 18, 2017.

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