Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks April 26-28

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks April 26-28

This third weekend in April finishes out the first Decan of Taurus, a spirit ruled by Venus, who wears a burning dress. Her wavy, flowing hair is loose and her soft, relaxed belly reveals a mind that thinks often of enjoying her next meal. She is consumed by thirst, prizes adornments, and purifies with fire…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks April 19-21

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks April 19-21

The air is thick with shifting energies this third weekend in April, as a full moon in Aires gives way to Taurus, the bull of fixed earth. Stubborn and possessive, yet grounded and sensual, the bull prefers to peacefully graze amidst the lush grasses and emergent Spring blossoms, but has an unrelenting lack of chill…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks April 12-14

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks April 12-14

Extracted from ancient seams of compressed carbon, the brilliant and indestructible diamond is the gemstone associated with April, the cruelest month. Meticulously cut and polished to enhance its inner fire, this precious gem’s value is both elevated by myth and tarnished by its brutal legacy of financing apartheid. It is not the rarest of jewels,…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks April 5-7

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks April 5-7

The first weekend in April begins with a New Moon in Aires, providing an inky background for the spring starscape. It is a month often associated with the Goddess Venus/Aphrodite, who scorned the many potential suitors who fell for her beauty. As a punishment her vanity, she was forced to marry Vulcan, the God of…

Weekend Artoscope – Trenton Film Festival Edition: Predictions and Picks March 28-31

Weekend Artoscope – Trenton Film Festival Edition: Predictions and Picks March 28-31

This fifth and final weekend in March finds us with a waning moon in Aires and a temperate thaw in both the weather and the icy grip of diminishing Transitional Aid/PILOT from the State of NJ. As we awaken from this dormant season, the changing patterns of light and dark/warm and cool that stir us…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks March 22-24

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks March 22-24

While the Vernal Equinox may not get as much social media attention as the Summer Solstice, it cannot be underestimated for its power to drive mythology, symbolism and celestial phenomenon. For the Chinese, it arrives in the form of a Green Gragon, for the Greco-Romans, it is depicted in the stars as the Ram with…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks March 15-17
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Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks March 15-17

That middle of March feeling hangs heavy on the vine this third weekend in the month. As we shake off the weight of last week’s circadian shift, we are confronted by final Decan of Pisces, a slippery water snake ruled by Mars. Heaving against the grasp of this constrictor as it threatens to squeeze our…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks March 8-10
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Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks March 8-10

This second weekend in March finds us in the second Decan of Pisces, the Ship, a female spirit ruled by the moon and fragrant with the perfume of champak blossoms. Arriving at the seacoast of her friends on a ship with a tall mast and billowing flags, she brings a message of universal humanity and…

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks March 1-3

Weekend Artoscope – Predictions and Picks March 1-3

In the Mayan calendar of sacred signs, this first weekend in March begins on the day of Imox, a Water spirit who is sometimes symbolized by the form of an alligator. It reminds us to bring ceremony and give thanks for the fundamental resource that lies at the foundation of our good health and potential…

Hightstown High wins Mercer County Consumer Bowl

Hightstown High wins Mercer County Consumer Bowl

A team of students from Hightstown High School took the top honor at Mercer County’s High School Consumer Bowl, beating out six other area high schools in a quiz-show style competition on good consumer practices. It marked the third straight Mercer County title for Hightstown. The school also won the Central Jersey Regional and New…