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Events for Friday March 5, 2021

The Battle of Brooklyn, Men in Retirement, Princeton Senior Resource Center

Friday March 5, 2021
10:00 AM

The Battle of Brooklyn, the largest battle of the American Revolution, took place just one and a half months after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and was a crushing defeat for the Continental Army. The Revolution could have ended then, if not for favorable weather that allowed George Washington, under the cover of wind and fog, to safely evacuate his 9,500 men. Join Barry Singer for an exciting account of this famous battle. Register. Free.

Gillett G. Griffin Memorial Lecture: Raina Lampkins-Fielder, Souls Grown Deep Foundation, Princeton University Library

Friday March 5, 2021
12:00 PM

Lecture by Raina Lampkins-Fielder, curator of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation and program officer of the Souls Grown Deep Community Partnership Program. The Foundation documents, preserves, and promotes the work of African-American artists from the southern states of the USA. The Community Partnership Program focuses on supporting the communities that nurtured these artists, by fostering economic empowerment, racial and social justice, and educational advancement. Register. Free.

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First Friday Film - "Brooklyn" - PSRC

Friday March 5, 2021
1:00 PM

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters Running time: 1 hours, 52 minutes; Genre: Drama/Romance; Rated: PG-13 Registration required, no fee.


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Samuel Beckett's Happy Days, Princeton University's Fund for Irish Studies

Friday March 5, 2021
4:30 PM

A filmed production of Samuel Beckett's Happy Days ("One of the most unforgettable plays in the modern canon." –The New York Times), produced by The Wild Project of New York's East Village in association with Princeton University's Fund for Irish Studies in recognition of this modernist masterpiece's 60th anniversary. In the ultimate emblem of perseverance, Beckett's Winnie, a tour de force of charm and grit helplessly buried up to her waist in the ground, endures the wearisome humdrum of endless, interchangeable days. And now, speaking to an audience who has faced a year of quarantine, the play endures as well. Featuring Princeton alumni Tessa Albertson and Jake Austin Robertson and directed by alumnus Nico Krell.


For more information and Zoom registration link: https://arts.princeton.edu/events/fund-for-irish-studies-screening-film-happy-days-by-samuel-beckett/

The Diary of Anne Frank, Music Mountain Theatre

Friday March 5, 2021
8:00 PM

Music Mountain Theatre will continue their 2021 season with The Diary of Anne Frank running March 5 - 21. The Theatre will continue at 35% indoor capacity while also offering the options to stream at home. For the safety of patrons, The Theatre blocks off seats to allow for social distancing between groups.

The Diary of Anne Frank is one of the most famous and haunting stories to emerge from the 20th Century. The memoirs of this young Jewish girl, forced to hide for nearly two years to escape Nazi persecution, are an essential part of how we remember one of the darkest periods of our human history.

The Theatre strives to provide a safe environment for all with rigorous cleaning procedures and more recently, the installation of state-of-the-art air scrubbers to increase indoor air quality and reduce contaminants. For more information on our safety protocols or to purchase a ticket, visit www.musicmountaintheatre.org or call (609) 397-3337.

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