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  • Highlights include the biennial Princeton Poetry Festival featuring internationally-acclaimed poets; a concert by and “Alehouse Session” with the Norwegian Baroque ensemble Barokksolistene; Designing the Lewis Center for the Arts, an exhibition by Steven Holl Architects showing the working process involved in the realization of the new campus spaces; Princeton Music Mashup: rOaR, showcasing the wide ranging talents of Princeton University music ensembles; Douglas Gordon’s art installation 24 Hour Psycho that appropriates Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1960 film; the world premiere of Gurls, OBIE-Award winning playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ contemporary adaptation of Euripides’ The Bacchae; performances of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s evening-length work, A Love Supreme, set to the music of John Coltrane; and Orpheus Unsung, a wordless opera for electric guitar composed by Grammy Award-winner Steven Mackey in a production conceived and directed by Mark DeChiazza in collaboration with Jason Treuting; House of VIS, an exhibition of recent work from visual arts juniors and seniors curated by Jeff Whetstone; and the dance theater work Declassified Memory Fragment, inspired by ideas and these around memory, history, and images of the political and cultural realities affecting the continent of Africa. For a full listing of festival events visit lcaopening.princeton.edu

A Festival of the Arts at Princeton
  • October 5, 2017 to October 5, 2017
  • Various venues on Princeton University campus
  • Most events FREE; some events ticketed. Ticket prices vary - see event website.
  • Recurring daily