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Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

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Nassau Street entrance will be closed to vehicles

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014-Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 Nassau Street entrance

The Nassau Street entrance to campus for vehicles will be closed during the University's winter recess from 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, to 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The Faculty Road entrance for vehicles will be open 24 hours a day during this ...

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TapCats to present 'Thrive'

Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 8-10, 2014, 8 p.m. Frist Campus Center Film and Performance Theatre

The student dance troupe TapCats will present its winter show "Thrive" at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 8-10, in the Frist Campus Center Film and Performance Theatre.

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Senior thesis performance of 'Madman' to feature solo actor

Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 8-10, 2014, various times Whitman College Theater

Senior Jake Robertson will present a dramatic reading of "Madman/Robertson," an original adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's classic Russian short story "Diary of a Madman" but with a twist — exploring all the characters in the story as well as the art of performing itself — at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 8-10, in the Whitman College Theater. Additional performances will take place at 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10. The performances are free.

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Senior thesis production focuses on Vietnam

Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 8-10, 2014, 8 p.m. 185 Nassau St., Matthews Theater

Seniors Pat Rounds and Blake Edwards will perform "The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel" for their senior thesis project at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 8-10, in the Matthews Theater, 185 Nassau St. The play, written by David Rabe, tells the story of awkward young soldier Pavlo Hummel who trains for combat in Vietnam and achieves some distinction in battle before meeting a tragic end. For tickets, call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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Princeton University Opera Theatre to perform

Friday, Jan. 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

Princeton University Opera Theatre will present Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" and Jonathan Dove's "Tobias and the Angel" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. Free for students. For tickets, call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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Exhibition to feature photography, video and graphic design works by juniors

Jan. 14-Feb. 10, 2015 185 Nassau St., Lucas Gallery

The Program in Visual Arts will present an exhibition of artist's books created by juniors in the program, along with work by students in fall photography, video and graphic design courses Jan. 14 through Feb. 10, in the Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau Street. An opening reception will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, accompanied by a video screening of fall semester student work from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Stewart Theater.

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Dance showings to feature student performers

Dec. 8, 2014-Jan. 8, 2015, various times 185 Nassau St., Hagan Dance Studio

On Monday, Dec. 8; Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 10-12; and Thursday, Jan. 8, the Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Dance will present a series of performances by students in fall 2014 dance courses — from ballet and modern dance to dance on camera and Africanist dance — in the Hagan Dance Studio, 185 Nassau St. Visit the website for times and specific class showings.

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Historic map exhibit will mark 350th anniversary of New Jersey naming

Aug. 16, 2014-Jan. 25, 2015 Firestone Library, Main Gallery

The exhibit "Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888" will run from Saturday, Aug. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 in the Main Gallery of Firestone Library. The exhibit commemorates the 350th anniversary of the naming of New Jersey, and introduces viewers to the maps that charted the state’s development from unexplored colonial territory to the first scientifically surveyed state in the United States.

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