May 11, 2020 Arts/Cultural
These Princeton Alumni Are Creating Art From Home
The PAW’s asked alumni artists how they are promoting and practicing their art from home, and received a flood of responses. Here are snapshots of the creative lives of many other Princetonians.
April 30, 2020 Arts/Cultural,
Music is Balm to Lean On for Cordaro Rodriguez ’08
Like many idled by stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19, Cordaro Rodriguez ’08 has turned to the arts for comfort. The virus forced Rodriguez and his quartet, the Sons of Serendip, to put their musical tour on hold. It didn’t stop the music, though. (Photo by Shef Reynolds)
April 30, 2020 Arts/Cultural, Education
We persisted: Teaching American cultural history in the pandemic
Rhae Lynn Barnes, an assistant professor of history, is using her expertise in digital humanities to help other educators. She launched “The Show Must Go On: American Culture in Times of Crisis,” a free curriculum of lesson plans and filmed mini-lectures by leading scholars. Her goal, she said, is to help reduce the workload of millions of teachers and professors on the frontlines of public education during the COVID-19 disruptions.
April 19, 2020 Arts/Cultural, Education
Master Class: Get Your Art Fix in a Double Dose of Lecture and Drawing, Virtually
Unleash your inner artist and enjoy an inside peek of the Princeton University Art Museum all in one night. The art museum’s popular Late Thursday programming has gone virtual to allow for social distancing with the current coronavirus challenge, but added a new element — an online drawing class to enhance the experience.
April 7, 2020 Arts/Cultural, Podcasts
Taking the Long-View of History: COVID-19 Through the Lens of Ancient Pompeii
Like college seniors across the nation, Princeton classics concentrator Kirsten Traudt ’20 is finishing her coursework online under the ‘new normal’ rules of social distancing. It’s an unprecedented situation. At the same time, she’s finding a 2,000-year-old account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius provides thought-provoking perspective.
March 23, 2020 Arts/Cultural, Community
Inspirational, uplifting and written by Peter Mills ’95, “Two Buoys” is performed by Prospect Theatre Company, which includes Princeton alumni Sarah Corey ’92, Tira Harpaz ’74, David Kessler ’99, Katie Pickett ’00, Tony Valles ’97 and Simone Zamore ’99.