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Campus Recreation will offer a free week of fitness

Monday through Sunday, Sept. 19-25, 2016 · Dillon Gym and other locations

Campus Recreation will offer a full week of free fitness classes to all University students, faculty, staff and Dillon Gym members from Monday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 25. Classes will include Yoga, TRX, martial arts, meditation, belly dance, barre and more. Most classes will take place in Dillon Gymnasium. Visit the Campus Recreation website for more information and schedules.

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French Theater Festival opens with 'Dans la Solitude des Champ de Coton' and 'Clôture de l’amour'

Thursday and Friday, Sept. 22-23, and Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, 8 p.m. · Frick Chemistry Building Atrium and 185 Nassau St.

Seuls en Scène, Princeton's fifth annual French Theater Festival, which brings celebrated French actors and directors to the University and the greater Princeton community, opens at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 22 and 23, in Frick Chemistry Building Atrium, with "Dans la Solitude des Champs de Coton (In the Loneliness of the Cotton Fields)." This production sets to music this famous play by Bernard-Marie Koltès in an all-new version with a twist: each spectator will participate using a set of headphones. Performed in French. Tickets are free but reservations are required: click here. 'Clôture de l’amour (Closing of Love)' will be performed in French with English supertitles at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in the Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St. For reservations, click here. The festival runs through Oct. 6.

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Chapin to discuss musical theater

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 2 p.m. · 185 Nassau St., Matthews Theater

Ted Chapin, president and executive director of Rodgers & Hammerstein and the author of "Everything Was Possible: The Birth of the Musical 'Follies,'" will discuss the work of Hal Prince and Michael Bennett on "Follies" at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the Matthews Theater, 185 Nassau St. Chapin's visit is part of the fall course, "Luminaries of American Musical Theater."

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Clarke to lead lecture/workshop on West African music and dance

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 2:30 p.m. · New South, Room 108

Ayanda Clarke will lead a lecture/workshop on "The Relationship Between Traditional and Contemporary West African Music and Dance" as part of the fall dance course, "The American Dance Experience and Africanist Dance Practices," at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Room 108 at New South. Open to the public to observe.

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Conversation between Yusuf and George will discuss faith and more

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 6 p.m. · University Chapel

A conversation between Hamza Yusuf and Robert George will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the Princeton University Chapel. Yusuf is an American Islamic scholar and co-founder and president of Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California. George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and a professor of politics at Princeton, as well as director of Princeton's James Madison Program. Yusuf and George will discuss faith, public morality, current affairs and much more. Their conversation is sponsored by the Office of Religious Life and the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.

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First presidential debate viewing will include panel discussion

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 8:15 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

The campus community is invited to a presidential debate panel talk and watch party starting at 8:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Richardson Auditorium. A panel of Princeton University faculty, as well as Nan Hayworth, a member of the Class of 1981 and a former U.S. Representative, will talk about the United States presidential election before the first 2016 presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is televised at 9 p.m. The panel discussion and watch party is cosponsored by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students and the Department of Politics.

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French Theater Festival continues with ' Finir en Beauté (A Beautiful Ending)' and 'Ceux Qui Restent (The Ones Who Remain)'

Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 28-29, and Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016, 8 p.m. · Whitman College Theater and 185 Nassau St.

Seuls en Scène, Princeton's French Theater Festival, continues at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 28-29, in Whitman College Theater, with "Finir en Beauté (A Beautiful Ending)," performed in French with English supertitles. Tickets are free but reservations are required: click here. "Ceux Qui Restent (The Ones Who Remain)" will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, in the Matthews Theater, 185 Nassau St., in French with English supertitles. For free tickets, click here. The festival runs through Oct. 6.

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Photographer Misrach, musician Galindo will discuss border project

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, 7:30 p.m. · McCormick Hall, Room 101

The presentation and performance "Border Cantos: The Photography of Richard Misrach" will take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in McCormick Hall, Room 101. Richard Misrach has spent years documenting the U.S.-Mexican border. Misrach will talk about his photographs with Guillermo Galindo, who has made musical instruments out of remains left by immigrants trying to cross the border. A reception and book signing will follow the talk. The event is part of the Wilson College Signature Series.

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Schacht to give master acting class

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m. · Whitman College Theater

Sam Schacht, an actor and former dean of the Actors Studio Drama School, will give a master class for Princeton students on "Acting Chekhov: The Stella Adler Approach," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Whitman College Theater. The event takes place in the context of the fall course "The Human Comedy of Anton Chekhov Off and On Stage." Open to the public to observe.

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Brunnermeier, James to discuss 'The Euro and the Battle of Ideas'

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m. · Robertson Hall, Room 016

Markus Brunnermeier, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Economics and director of the Bendheim Center for Finance, and Harold James, the Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies and a professor of history and international affairs, will discuss their new book, "The Euro and the Battle of Ideas," co-authored with Jean-Pierre Landau, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Robertson Hall, Room 016.

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Author to discuss 'Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President'

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m. · Robertson Hall

Patrick J. Maney, a professor of history at Boston College and author of "Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President," will speak at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Robertson Hall.

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Violinist Hadelich and guitarist Sáinz Villegas open PUC125 season

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, 6 and 9 p.m. · Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

For the first concert in its PUC125 2016-17 season — with artists and audience onstage together for an intimate one-hour concert experience — Princeton University Concerts will present Grammy Award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich and Spanish guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas in a program "Histoire du Tango" at 6 and 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. Lighting designer Kate Ashton will create atmospheric lighting, transforming the space into an Argentine nightclub. The 6 p.m. performance is sold out; tickets remain for the 9 p.m. performance.For tickets, call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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Panel to examine Brexit and the road ahead

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, 2 p.m. · Robertson Hall

A panel will discuss "Brexit: Why and How the United Kingdom Leaves the European Union" at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Robertson Hall. The event is the inaugural program of the new European Crises project at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies.

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Flu vaccine clinic, wellness fair will be held

Oct. 5, 6 and 12, 2016, various times · Frist Campus Center, Level B

FluFest, University Health Services' seasonal influenza immunization clinic and wellness fair, will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 5-6, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Frist Campus Center, Level B. Flu vaccinations are free for current faculty, staff and students, and are available for a fee for dependents age 9 years and older. No appointments are necessary.

Faculty, staff and students must bring their Princeton University ID card (TigerCard) in order to receive the free vaccine. Dependents will be charged $34 for the flu shot and payments may be made by cash or check only. Anyone under age 18 must receive written consent from a parent or guardian in order to receive a flu shot (a consent form is available on the UHS website).

A wellness fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5-6, and "Know Your Numbers Screenings" will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5-6. More information on FluFest is available on the UHS website.

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Mezzo-soprano Barton and pianist Baillieu to perform

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, 8 p.m. · Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

Princeton University Concerts will present mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton and pianist James Baillieu at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. For tickets, call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220. A pre-concert talk by Professor Lindsey Christiansen from Westminster Choir College will take place at 7p.m., free to ticketholders.

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Behavioral economics is topic of educational video series

Fridays, Sept. 16-Dec. 16, 2016, noon · Lewis Library, Room 225

The Lewis Science Library will show the DVD series "Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide" from noon to 1 p.m. every Friday Sept. 16 through Dec. 16, in Lewis Library, Room 225. Scott Huettel, the Jerry G. and Patricia Crawford Hubbard Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University, will host the series on a range of topics. For a full schedule and list of weekly topics, visit the Lewis Library website.

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Exhibition to focus on global contemporary art

July 30-Oct. 30, 2016 · Princeton University Art Museum

"A Material Legacy," on view July 30-Oct. 30 at Princeton University Art Museum, brings together many of the most exciting artists of the past decade to illuminate the material impulse found in contemporary art practices. Nearly all made within the last ten years, and many in the last several years, the works in the exhibition provide a fresh view into art making in the 21st century and include globe-spanning artists from North America to Chile and India.

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Exhibition to feature photography of Adams and Weston

June 25-Sept. 25, 2016 · Princeton University Art Museum

"Ansel Adams to Edward Weston: Celebrating the Legacy of David H. McAlpin" will be on view June 25-Sept. 25 at the Princeton University Art Museum. Featuring approximately 40 photographs, the exhibition celebrates the pioneering legacy of David McAlpin, a member of the Class of 1920, whose seminal gift to Princeton of more that 500 photographs, beginning in 1971, made the museum one of the earliest to commit to photography as a fine art form.  

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Exhibit examines Wilson's contested legacy

Monday, April 4, through Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, various times · Robertson Hall, Bernstein Gallery

The contested legacy of Woodrow Wilson forms the focus of a new exhibition that opens Monday, April 4, in the Bernstein Gallery of Robertson Hall. The show, "In the Nation's Service? Woodrow Wilson Revisited," documents not only the positive but also the negative aspects of Wilson's tenure as 13th president of Princeton University and 28th president of the United States. The show is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and until 4:30 p.m. during the summer months.  

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