Guests in Princeton’s Atelier@Large series will range from Tom Stoppard to DMC

by JAY LUSTIG
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TOM STOPPARD

Princeton University will kick off its “Atelier@Large: Conversations on Art-making in a Vexed Era” series with an open-to-the-public discussion, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at its Richardson Auditorium, featuring novelist Jennifer Egan and tap dance artist Michael J. Love. Poet and Princeton professor Paul Muldoon will serve as the moderator.

According to the university’s website, the series “brings guest artists to campus to discuss the challenges they face in making art in the modern world.”

The talk is free though advance tickets are required. Visit arts.princeton.edu.

The Princeton Atelier was founded in 1994 by writer Toni Morrison (who was then teaching at the university) and is now directed by Muldoon.

Future participants in the series will include:

Sept. 22: Playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard
Oct. 11: Singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane and singer-songwriter/playwright Anaïs Mitchell
Oct. 30: Actor Jonathan Majors
Nov. 15: Rapper Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, writer Jennifer Homans and singer-songwriter Iarla Ó’Lionáird

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