Beverly Schaefer

As part of Princeton Arts Weekend, East Pyne Courtyard was transformed last month from the serene, scholarly home of classics and language concentrators into a rave — a dance party set to electronic music. Flashing colored lights and shifting geometric shapes splashed across the walls of East Pyne as students sporting fluorescent face paint and glow-stick necklaces bobbed and swayed to the throbbing bass line.

The event featured electronic-music performer Robert DeLong, who combined furious guitar- and drum-playing with contagious dance beats. Members of PLOrk, Princeton’s laptop orchestra, accompanied DeLong on a song, and several seniors designed the lighting and video projection mapping.