Meet Us In The Courtyard!

by Arts Council Marketing TeamJune 2, 2017

Summer is right around the corner, and you know what that means: it’s time for the Summer Courtyard Concert Series! Now in its 32nd year, the series is best known for featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world, rock, and blues year after year. The Arts Council is thrilled to once again partner with the Princeton Shopping Center to deliver family-friendly entertainment in their beautiful courtyard every Thursday. This year’s lineup boasts diverse performers from a wide range of genres. Here’s your

Meet the Staff: Stephanie Nazario

by Stephanie NazarioMay 11, 2017

Welcome to our Meet the ACP Staff blog series! This is our way of introducing the community to the incredible individuals behind the day-to-day operations of the Arts Council of Princeton. Meet Stephanie Nazario, the Arts Council of Princeton’s Financial Administrator. Hi, Steph! Tell us a little bit about your role at the Arts Council. I am the Financial Administrator. I am pretty much the accounting department with some HR duties as well. I take care of the day-to-day financial duties as well as help

Communiversity ArtsFest 2017 = Success!

by Taneshia Nash LairdMay 3, 2017

On behalf of the Arts Council of Princeton’s Board of Trustees, staff, and members, we would like to thank everyone – from the two hundred-fifty participants consisting of artists, non-profits and merchants, to the hundreds of volunteers and the tens of thousands of visitors – who helped make the 47th annual Communiversity ArtsFest such an amazing event. Communiversity ArtsFest is a town-gown celebration with something for everyone: live performances, creative artistry, and crafts, interactive children’s activities, delicious food and drink. We appreciate the extremely talented

Your Guide to Communiversity ArtsFest 2017

by Taneshia Nash LairdApril 21, 2017

On behalf of the Arts Council of Princeton, we are so excited to welcome you to Communiversity ArtsFest – Sunday April 30, 2017 from 1-6pm in Downtown Princeton! From its humble beginnings as the “Art People’s Party” on the lawn of Nassau Hall in 1970, Communiversity has grown and evolved into what is now Central Jersey’s largest and longest running cultural event, attracting more than 40,000 art-enthusiasts and fun-seekers. We are pleased to partner with the students of Princeton University and the town of Princeton

Honoring Paul Robeson

by Ben ColbertMarch 26, 2017

The house on the corner of Witherspoon and Green Streets has been the focal point for advancement of the African American community in Princeton for over a century. It was the residence of Reverend Drew Robeson and his family when he was appointed pastor of the Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church in 1879. Paul, his youngest son, was born there on April 9, 1898. The Paul Robeson House of Princeton, as it’s now called, is dedicated as a memorial to Paul Robeson with special emphasis on his commitment to

Meet Erin Armington

by Erin ArmingtonMarch 23, 2017

Welcome to our Meet the ACP Staff blog series! This is our way of introducing the community to the incredible individuals behind the day-to-day operations of the Arts Council of Princeton. Meet Erin Armington, the Arts Council of Princeton’s Office Administrator. You wear many hats at the ACP. What is your favorite part about your role? EA: As Office Administrator, I am involved with rentals, membership, ticketing, birthday parties, and so many other functions of the Arts Council. I enjoy playing a part in almost

Meet Maria Evans

by Arts Council Marketing TeamFebruary 27, 2017

Welcome to our new series, Meet the ACP Staff! This is our way of introducing the community to the incredible individuals behind the day-to-day operations of the Arts Council of Princeton.  Meet Maria Evans, the Arts Council of Princeton’s Artistic Director. What is your role at the Arts Council? ME: I’ve had many positions at the Arts Council over the years and now I serve as the Artistic Director. My first job at the Arts Council was teaching a children’s ceramics class once a week

The Miracle That Is Cafe Improv

by Tom FlorekFebruary 17, 2017

We like to say that every episode of Cafe Improv is a miracle. Since 1990, Cafe Improv has been a regular monthly live concert series, and since 1998, Cafe Improv has been a mainstay on the schedule of Princeton Community Television and the Arts Council of Princeton. After all of these years, Cafe Improv continues to bring exciting local music, poetry and comedy to our community. Our all-volunteer crew loves to be part of a series that presents music that comes straight to your ears

Transposed!

by Sarah DonnerFebruary 10, 2017

Well, it’s February, so you know what that means: it’s time for Cabernet Cabaret, a cabernet-infused performance in the most romantic month of the year! Each year I return to the Solley Theater with special guests for a night of live music filled with drama, romance and comedy. This will be our fifth year performing Cabernet Cabaret. I am so excited to bring a fresh theme to the show with our Transposed! theme. In the past, we have chosen our program based on our voice

No School? No Problem!

by OSheila EuralFebruary 3, 2017

On February 17, February 20, and March 17, Princeton schools will be closed. Don’t worry – we’ve got your family covered! The Arts Council of Princeton is pleased to offer one-day mini-camps for upcoming school closings for all Princeton Public Schools. Each mini-camp runs from 9am-3:30pm and features mixed media visual arts options for ages 5-10 and digital arts options for ages 10-13. Read more about the ACP’s unique opportunities for art enrichment on days off from school: February 17 A Heart for Art [ages 5-10]: