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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

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Students present 'theater walk' around campus and town

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 1:30-3:30 p.m. various venues

Students in the class "Biodrama and Documentary Theater" will present theater vignettes on the themes of love, death, secrets and frustration on "everyday living stages" on campus and in the town of Princeton at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. The course — taught by Argentine theater director Vivi Tellas, the Belknap Fellow of the Council of the Humanities for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures — is designed to have student explore theatricality outside professional theater. The performance will be in Spanish and English mixed. Attendees may go to any location. The performers will be in each location approximately 10-15 minutes, starting at the main entrance of Roberts Stadium.

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Princeton University Glee Club and Chamber Choir to present 'Football Concert'

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

The Princeton University Glee Club and Chamber Choir will perform its annual "Football Concert" with the Harvard Glee Club at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. The choral face-off is a 100-year-old tradition that takes place annually on the eve of the Princeton-Harvard football game. For tickets call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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Princeton University Art Museum to hold fall celebration

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, 5 p.m. McCosh Hall, Room 50, and Princeton University Art Museum

The Princeton University Art Museum annual fall event to celebrate its fall exhibitions will begin with a keynote lecture "Kongo in Carolina: Art, History and the Politics of Authenticity" by Jason Young of the University of Buffalo at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in McCosh Hall, Room 50, followed by a reception in the art museum.

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Curators to discuss 'Kongo Across the Waters' exhibition

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 3 p.m. Princeton University Art Museum

Susan Cooksey, curator of African art at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, and Robin Poyner of the School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida, will speak on the exhibition "Kongo Across the Waters" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Princeton University Art Museum. The exhibition opens on Saturday, Oct. 25.

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'Follow the Money' is subject of lecture series

Tuesdays, Oct. 14-Dec. 9, 2014, 8 p.m. Friend Center, Room 101

The lecture series "Follow the Money" will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 14-Dec. 9, in Friend Center, Room 101. The lectures are co-sponsored by the Princeton Adult School and the University's Office of Community and Regional Affairs Community Auditing Program. Economists and social scientists will lead lectures on topics related to income inequality. Registration for the lectures is $125 through the Princeton Adult School website.

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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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