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Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
 

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Senior Rise presents art show

Monday through Friday, Feb. 23-27, 2015 · 185 Nassau St., Lucas Art Gallery

"Over-Looked," an exhibition of collaged paintings by senior visual arts certificate student Elise Rise that examines the body within rapidly changing ideas of gender, sexuality and voyeurism, will be on view Monday through Friday, Feb. 23-27, in the Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26.

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Tickets available for public lecture by National Security Agency director

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 4:30 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

Ticket distribution will begin Friday, Feb. 27, for "Challenges and Opportunities in an Interconnected World: A Conversation with Admiral Michael Rogers, USN," part of the G.S. Beckwith Gilbert ’63 Lecture Series. Rogers, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency; and Chief, Central Security Service, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall.

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Princeton University Players to present 'Hair'

Thursday, Feb. 19, through Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, various times · Whitman College Theater

Princeton University Players will present the musical "Hair" at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 19-21, and Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28, in Whitman College Theater. One matinee will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. The Feb. 26 performance will be followed by a talkback hosted by Stacy Wolf, professor of theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts, who will discuss the history, controversy and relevance of "Hair" to our society. For tickets call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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'At Work with Artwork' series to present curator Stuart

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, 4:45 p.m. · Chancellor Green, Room 105

The Department of Art and Archaeology's 2014-15 "At Work with Artwork" series concludes with a discussion with Jan Stuart, the Melvin R. Seiden Curator of Chinese Art at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C., at 4:45 p.m. Friday, February 27, in Chancellor Green, Room 105.

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Princeton University Glee Club and the Nassau Sinfonia to perform

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, 7:30 p.m. · Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

The Princeton University Glee Club and the Nassau Sinfonia will perform the annual Walter L. Nollner Memorial Concert "Music for Royal Occasions" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium. To mark the 300th anniversary of the coronation of King George I, the program will feature works by Purcell, Handel, Walton and others representing three centuries of ceremonial music composed for British coronations. For tickets, call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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Theatre Intime to present 'The Little Dog Laughed'

Friday, Feb. 20, through Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, various times · Murray Dodge Theatre

Theatre Intime will present "The Little Dog Laughed," directed by senior Jack Moore, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21, and Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28, at Murray Dodge Theatre. Two matinees will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, and Saturday, Feb. 28. For tickets call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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Orange Pan-Hellenic Association to present tribute concert

Sunday, March 1, 2015, 4 p.m. · Fine Hall, Taplin Auditorium

The Orange Pan-Hellenic Association will present a tribute concert to progressive, contemporary Greek lyricist Lina Nikolakopoulou, featuring Greek vocalist Nikos Kouroupakis, at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Nikolakopoulou will be present for the event, and Princeton student musicians will open the concert.

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Kristof, WuDunn to discuss 'A Path Appears'

Monday, March 2, 2015, 4:30 p.m. · Robertson Hall, Dodds Auditorium

Pulitzer Prize winners and co-authors of three best-selling books Nicholas Kristof, op-ed columnist for The New York Times, and Sheryl WuDunn, MPA '88, a former business editor at The New York Times, will discuss their new book "A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity," on Monday, March 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. A book sale/signing will follow the discussion.

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Film screening to focus on Latino community

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6 p.m. · School of Architecture, Betts Auditorium

The Princeton University Art Museum and the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities "The City Lost and Found" film series will continue with screenings of "Los Sures" and "Living Los Sures" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in Betts Auditorium, the School of Architecture. The films tell the story of a Latino community struggling to survive the late 1970s and early 1980s in the south side of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Each screening in the series will be followed by a faculty-led discussion.

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Princeton Sound Kitchen to present movie night

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 8 p.m. · Fine Hall, Taplin Auditorium

Princeton Sound Kitchen will present an evening of video works and multi-channel audio works by Princeton composers at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

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UPDATED: Piketty to speak on 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 4:30 p.m. · McCosh Hall, Room 50

Thomas Piketty, associate chair and professor of economics at the Paris School of Economics, will discuss his book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in McCosh Hall, Room 50. Tickets have sold out. and are no longer available at the Frist Campus Center Tickket Office. For those unable to get a ticket, there will be a wait line outside McCosh Hall, Room 50, at 4 p.m. the day of the talk. All media must register in advance.

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Lecture covers sound waves as a measurement of universe's expansion

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 8 p.m. · McDonnell Hall, Room A-02

Daniel Eisenstein, an astronomy professor at the Harvard-Smithsonia Center for Astrophysics, will present the lecture, "Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound," at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in McDonnell Hall, Room A-02. Eisenstein will discuss how sound waves from the early universe now provide some of the best measurements of dark energy and the universe's expansion. His appearance is part of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Lecture in Astrophysics sponsored by Princeton University's Department of Physics.

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Third Biennial CO2 Workshop reviews latest in carbon-dioxide research

Monday and Tuesday, March 16-17, 2015, various times · Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Taylor Auditorium

The latest work and ideas in carbon-dioxide research will be the topic of the Third Biennial CO2 Workshop to be held by the Princeton University Department of Chemistry Monday and Tuesday, March 16 and 17, in the Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Taylor Auditorium. The workshop will run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, and from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The free event includes lunch, but attendees must pre-register.

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'Versailles on Paper' exhibition captures palace and gardens of Louis XIV

Feb. 13-July 19, 2015 · Firestone Library, main gallery

The exhibition "Versailles on Paper," on view Feb. 13-July 19 in the main gallery of Firestone Library, documents the contemporary representation of Versailles through a multifaceted array of prints, books, maps, medals and manuscripts. It highlights in particular those elements that today survive only on paper, including unusual and surprising glimpses into a largely lost world. All the books and prints on display were created in the 17th and 18th centuries. With only a few exceptions, they were selected from the holdings of Firestone and Marquand libraries, acquired over the past 140 years.

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Exhibition to explore 'The City Lost and Found'

Feb. 21-June 7, 2015 · Princeton University Art Museum

The exhibition "The City Lost and Found: New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, 1960-1980" will be on view Feb. 21-June 7 at the Princeton University Art Museum. The exhibition — which brings together works by major artists such as Ed Ruscha and Garry Winogrand with newly rediscovered projects — explores photographic and cinematic responses to the changing fabric of these major metropolitan areas that contributed to the focus on cities in popular media and urban policy during this period. Several lectures, events and film screenings will take place in conjunction with the exhibition.

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Exhibition to focus on socio-political themes

Feb. 7 through March 19, 2015 · Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

"Society in Upheaval: Three Artists Respond" will be on view Feb. 7 through March 19 in the Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The exhibition features the work of Raśl Gonzales III, Edward Monovich and Karen Moss, whose work focuses on images of social ills, environmental devastation and economic disparities. An artist reception will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, in the gallery.

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