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Vol. LXII, No. 15
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
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Wednesday, April 9

2 to 6 p.m.: Teen Job Fair, summer employment opportunities; Princeton Public Library.

4:30 p.m.: Panel discussion, “Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s and What That Means in 2008”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

4:30 p.m.: Readings by fiction writers Gary Shteyngart and Rick Moody; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

7:30 p.m.: American Boychoir; St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Anything Goes; Princeton High School Auditorium. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Thursday, April 10

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Prof. Daniel Kurtzer, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Egypt, on “Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: U.S. Diplomacy in the Middle East”; Bowl 016,Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7 p.m.: Multilingual Poetry Night, featuring area poets reading in eight languages; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Lewis School of Princeton’s 12th annual cabaret, Simple Measures; Villa Victoria Theater, Ewing.

7 p.m.: New Jersey Orators Prose and Poetry Presentation; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

8 p.m.: Pianist Emanuel Ax with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Program in Theater & Dance production of Orange Woman, A Ballad for a Moor; Berlind Theatre. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Shaun Ruymen; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: Euripides’ The Trojan Women; Spitz Studio Theater, Fine Arts Building, Rider University, Lawrenceville. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Friday, April 11

7:30 p.m.: England’s Winchester College Chapel boys’ choir; Trinity Church.

8 p.m.: Dance Improv, Live; All Saints’ Church.

8 p.m.: Jazz Friday Series with Moss, jazz singers Theo Bleckmann, Peter Eldridge, Lauren Kinhan, and Kate McGarry; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

8 p.m.: Disney’s High School Musical; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Elaine May’s Roger is Dead; George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m.

8 p.m.: Cyrano de Bergerac; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

8 p.m.: At First Sight; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Wali Collins and Steve Lazarus; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 12

1 to 4 p.m.: Annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day; Princeton Family YMCA, Paul Robeson Place.

1 p.m.: Talk, book signing by Sen. Arlen Specter, author of Never Give In: Battling Cancer in the Senate; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

2 p.m.: Boheme Opera’s West Side Story; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton. Also Sunday at 3 p.m.

3 to 6 p.m.: Annual ESL International Day; YWCA Princeton Bramwell House, 59 Paul Robeson Place.

6:30 p.m.: Dick Braytenbah Trio with Tony Mennella; Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, Hopewell.

7:30 p.m.: Opera New Jersey “Spring Encore Opera” performance; PHS Senior Living Center, Stonebridge in Montgomery. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Jimmy Bosch Orchestra; Crossroads Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Exclusive New Jersey engagement of One Night of Queen with Gary Mullen and The Works; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Westminster Chapel Choir spring concert; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

8 p.m.: The Princeton Singers; Johnson Education Center at D&R Greenway Land Trust, 1 Preservation Place.

8:30 p.m.: Rock singer Sarah Donner; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Sunday, April 13

11 a.m.: The Odyssey Experience; McCarter Theatre.

11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Jazz brunch with Glenn McClelland Band; Princeton Windrows, 2000 Windrow Drive.

3 p.m.: Polka king Jimmy Sturr; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

3 p.m.: Program of original works by Princeton composers Rita Asch and Moshe Budmor, “Words that Sing and Songs that Speak”; Princeton Public Library. Free.

4 p.m.: Singer Sue Giles’ jazz combo; Princeton Church of Christ.

4 p.m.: Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

5 p.m.: Westminster Jubilee Singers concert, “The Best Is Yet To Come”; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

Monday, April 14

Tuesday, April 15
Recycling

8 p.m.: Delaware Valley Poets, Barnes & Noble, Princeton MarketFair, Route 1.

Noon: Screening of Sand and Sorrow, narrated by George Clooney; Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center, Communications Building, Mercer County Community College, Ewing. Free.

2:30 p.m.: “Who Used to Live in Your Back Yard?” program on Native American History with Jim Wade; Princeton Public Library.

5:30 p.m.: Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: NAMI Mercer meeting on the LEAP Approach; NAMI Center of Mercer County, Lawrence Commons, 3371 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

8 p.m.: Elaine May’s Roger is Dead; George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick. Also Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Thursday at 2 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m.

8 p.m.: Euripides’ The Trojan Women; Spitz Studio Theater, Fine Arts Building, Rider University, Lawrenceville. Also Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, April 16

7:30 p.m.: Talk by journalist Chris Hedges, author of I Don’t Believe in Atheists; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: St. Petersburg State Ballet, Carmen; McCarter Theatre.

Thursday, April 17

9 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Annual Spring Rummage Sale; Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell. Also Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

4:30 p.m.: Talk by United Nations’ Anne Le More on “International Assistance to the Palestinians After Oslo: Political Guilt, Wasted Money”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: Ragamala Music and Dance Theater; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Cancelled.

8 p.m.: Jam band Juicy Country; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

11:30 p.m.: Jazz at Café Vivian with Princeton University Jazz Composers Collective; Frist Campus Center, Princeton University.

Friday, April 18

8 p.m.: Dryden Ensemble; Trinity Church. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Doylestown, Pa.

8 p.m.: Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater and Dance presentation of “Dance Quanta; Berlind Theatre. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Cyrano de Bergerac; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

8 p.m.: Disney’s High School Musical; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: At First Sight; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Singer-songwriter Richard Thompson; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Glee Club performing Mendelssohn’s Elijah; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Student production of Macbeth; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Program in Theater & Dance senior thesis dance performance; Berlind Theatre. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert of Scottish folk music by Enoch Kent; Christ Congregation Church.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Joey Vega and Alan Marx; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Earth Day Celebration; Skating Rink, Mercer County Park, Old Trenton Road, West Windsor.

11 a.m.: Children’s concert with Disney recording artist Ralph Covert; McCarter Theatre.

Noon: Celebrity Charity Scrabble Tournament; Trenton Marriott Hotel.

2 and 4 p.m.: Dr. Doolittle; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

3 to 5 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s flute master class with flutist Jayn Rosenfeld; Princeton Public Library. Free.

6:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet, Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, Hopewell.

7 p.m.: New Jersey State “Guns N’ Hoses” Boxing Championships; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

7 p.m.: Brad Sherrill’s The Gospel of John; Nassau Presbyterian Church.

8 p.m.: Beatlemania/The Magic of the Beatles; Nicholas Music Center, Mason Gross Performing Arts Center, Douglass College, 85 George Street, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright; McCarter Theatre.

8:30 p.m.: Jazz band Swinging Poodles; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

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