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Saturday, July 30, 2016

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Princeton Summer Theater to present 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'

Friday, July 29, through Sunday, July 31, various times · Hamilton Murray Theater

Princeton Summer Theater (PST), the student-run theater company, continues its 2016 season with "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," Tom Stoppard’s modern tragicomic behind-the-scenes look into Shakespeare’s "Hamlet," at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 29 and 30, in Hamilton Murray Theater. There will be matinees at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31. A post-show discussion with the cast and PST artistic director Ogemdi Ude. Tickets are available online.

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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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Carillon concerts planned through summer

July 3 through Aug. 28, 2016, 1 p.m. · Graduate College, Cleveland Tower

The University's 24th annual Summer Carillon Series, featuring carillonneurs from around the United States and abroad, will be held at 1 p.m. each Sunday from July 3 through Aug. 28.  at Cleveland Tower on the Graduate College campus. The concerts are performed on the University's renowned Class of 1892 Bells, which include 67 bronze bells cast in Europe.

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Museum to hold annual picnic and outdoor film screening

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, 6 p.m. · Brown/Dod Quad

Celebrate summer at the annual picnic of the Princeton University Art Museum at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in Brown/Dod Quad. The event will feature barbeque far, live music, exhibition tours at the museum, family-friendly activities and an outdoor screening of the the last film in its summer series, "Brave," at sunset. In the event of rain, the screening will take place at 8 p.m. in McCormick Hall, Room 101.

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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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