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Saturday, July 23, 2016

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Art museum to hold outdoor film screenings

Thursdays, June 23, July 7 and Aug. 4, 2016, 8:30 p.m. · Brown/Dod Quad

Inspired by the pioneering women in the exhibition "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise," on view through July 10, the museum will hold its sixth annual outdoor summer film series. This year's theme is "girl power." All films will be shown at 8:30 p.m. in Brown/Dod Quad. In the event of rain, the screenings will take place at 8 p.m. in McCormick Hall, Room 101.

• Thursday, June 23: "Frida" (202) featuring Salma Hayek as the artist Frida Kahlo. • Thursday, July 7: "True Grit" (2010), directed by Joel and Ethan Coen • Thursday, Aug. 4: The animated feature "Brave" (2012)

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Summer music performances offered at Richardson

Thursday, June 23, through Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 7:30 p.m. · Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

Princeton University Summer Chamber Concerts will present its 49th season with the following performances at 7:30 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall:

• Thursday, June 23: Aizuri String Quartet • Tuesday, June 28: Prima Trio • Monday, July 18: Enso String Quartet • Wednesday, July 27: Calmus Vocal Quintet

Free tickets (maximum of four per person) may be ordered online beginning a week prior to each concert. Tickets will be valid until 7:25 p.m. on the evening of each performance. If you are not able to order tickets online, please call 609-570-8404 and leave your name, address, phone number and the number of tickets you would like, or email your request to General seating begins at 7 p.m. Open seats will be made available if there is a wait line.

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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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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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