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Highlights from the 2012 - 13 Season of Events

Moya Brennan on the harpMoya Brennan – the Voice of Clannad – with Family and Friends
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

"The First Lady of Celtic Music," Moya Brennan, from the Grammy Award-winning band Clannad, performed in concert at Princeton University on November 5, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. The event was co-presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts Performance Central Series, the Index of Christian Art in the Department of Art and Archeology, and the Fund for Irish Studies.

Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall


Photo of ConnellyTalk by Joan Breton Connelly
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

Connelly, a Professor of Classics and Arts History at New York University and Director at the Yeronisos Island Excavations, lectured on "Recovering the Ephemeral: Archaeologies of Performance in the Ancient Mediterranean World."

Theater at Frist Campus Center


Princeton Poetry Festival LogoPrinceton Poetry Festival
Friday, March 15 & Saturday, March 16, 2013

Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall


Improvisational theaterBaby Wants Candy
Tuesday, March 26 & Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.

Performances by the musical improvisational troupe, which the New York Times hailed as “Critics’ Pick! Truly Amazing!” TimeOut NY named “Best Visiting Comedy!” and The Onion noted as “Highly Recommended!” The group has performed over 2,000 completely improvised musicals around the world. Each performance is its own opening and closing night, and by design every show is completely unique and a once in a life time premiere.

Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center


Da Arabian MCsDAM - Palestinian Hip Hop Group
Performance: Monday, April 1 at 8:00 p.m.
Workshop: Tuesday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m.

DAM is the first and leading Palestinian Rap/Hip Hop group, formed by Tamer Nafar, Suhell Nafar and Mahmud Jrere out of the slums of Lod, a mixed Arab-Jewish town near Jerusalem, where the group grew up. DAM means "immortal" in Arabic. It also means "blood" in Hebrew, and is the abbreviation of “Da Arabian MC's”. DAM's music is a unique East/West fusion, organically combining rap with Middle Eastern pop influences and rhythms, creating a powerful message of freedom.

Performance in Frist Multipurpose Room
Workshop in James M. Stewart '32 Theater at 185 Nassau


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