This Week's Broadcasts
This week on your PBS stations, see recent work from choreographers Nai-Ni Chen, Tsai Hsi Hung, Dare Ayorinde, Erin Carlisle Norton, Pallavi Degwekar Shaikh, Barkha Patel, and Robert Mark Burke, and hear from them about the challenges of creating during the year of Covid.

Sat, 10/9 @ 7:30 pm
Thurs, 10/14 @ 11:30 pm

Sun, 10/10 @ 11:30 am

Mon, 10/11 @ 10:30 am & 3:30 pm
Wed, 10/13 @ 10 am & 3 pm
National Book Month
What are you reading this month? Throughout October, we're sharing profiles of some of the well-known authors we've featured over the years.

2018 MacArthur Genius Award-winner, John Keene is the author of Counternarratives, a series of wide-ranging stories based in the African diaspora following the introduction of the slave trade to the Americas. In addition to his other works, Keene is known for his translation of poetry and other literary works from the diaspora.
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The Princeton Public Library presents this year's annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival, running from Oct 12-24. There are three State of the Arts features included this year in the "Made in NJ" category—check out the schedule for these and more!
The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey presents Black Lives Matter, featuring paintings by John Morris and Melvin Lee Smith, at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, 661 Jackson Road in Newtonville, NJ. The exhibit is on display until Dec 29, with a reception Sat, Oct 9, from 1-4 pm.

The Montclair Film Festival is back this month! Tickets are available now for this year's celebration of cinema, which runs Oct 21-30. The festival includes both in-person and virtual screenings.

Our related story: The Montclair Film Festival
Don't miss the New Jersey State Museum's photography exhibition Preserving the Pinelands: Albert Horner’s Portraits of a National Treasure, up through January 2, 2022!

Our related story: Albert D. Horner
Catch up on some of the best of State of the Arts
Artist Kevin Sampson is based in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood, where you can find him creating found-object sculptures.

MOMIX, founded by Moses Pendleton in 1981, brings together acrobatics, gymnastics, mime, props, and film to create a dance company like no other.

Our 1995 story: MOMIX
This dip into our archive features the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s outdoor production of Comedy of Errors under the night sky.

Our 2013 story: Shakespeare Under the Stars
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Pictured: Alea
....going on location with New Jersey's most creative people!
Producers Circle:
Peter A. Benoliel & Willo Carey
W. Carl Burger
Melanie & John Clarke
Philip E. Lian & Joan L. Mueller
Richard & Xandra E. Nosarzewski
Pheasant Hill Foundation
Judith M. Scheide
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