PST's Community Spotlight features discussions on issues and topics that are most important to you and our community. Community Spotlight airs Sunday mornings at 6AM.
On the next Community Spotlight...
Communiversity Festival of the Arts 2013
Sunday, April 28, 2013 -- Communiversity Festival of the Arts is taking place this year on April 28th in Downtown Princeton. This annual free event, that attracts more than 40,000 visitors each spring, is one of Central New Jersey's most well-known events and is a beloved "Town-Gown" tradition. Jeff Nathanson, Executive Director of the Arts Council of Princeton, joins us to talk about the big day ahead, the history of Communiversity and the relationship with the University in making this day possible, as well as what to expect from the day's events.
Arts Council of Princeton is a non-profit organization which supports visual, performance, & visual arts. 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 924-8777 artscouncilofprinceton.org
Communiversity Festival of the Arts | 1pm-6pm Downtown Princeton on Nassau & Witherspoon Streets, in Palmer Square on the Green, and throughout the Princeton University Campus
To find more information about Communiversity, including a detailed program with the schedule of events, some of the day's highlights, details about parking, and more, visit: communiversity.artscouncilofprinceton.org.
"From its humble beginnings as the 'Art People’s Party' over four decades ago, this town-gown festival has grown to become the largest cultural event in Princeton."
- Arts Council of Princeton
Previously on Community Spotlight...
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Rebroadcast)
Sunday, February 17, 2013 -- Kevin Moffitt, from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society joins us once again to talk about upcoming events lined up on behalf of the Greater Delaware Valley Chapter. The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. Kevin shares with us how MS is treated, the society's efforts to help those affected by the disease and how we can make a difference with fundraising.
"We're trying to help people right now... by giving them hope, that there will be, ultimately, better treatments and then someday a cure for this disease." - National MS Society
SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals (Rebroadcast)
Sunday, January 13, 2013 -- Since 1941, SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals, has been dedicated to protecting the health and welfare of homeless dogs and cats in the greater Princeton area and is committed to strengthening the human-animal bond. Executive Director Piper Burrows calls in to talk about this volunteer organization that works tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of many deserving pets.
SAVE is in the middle of a capital campaign to build a new state-of-the-art shelter that will house 100 dogs and cats and will position SAVE to become a model shelter for the State of New Jersey and the region. Piper shares with our listeners how they can contribute to their cause with volunteer efforts, donations, and the upcoming 13th Annual Gala Benefit in May.