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Vol. LXIV, No. 16
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
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Calendar

Wednesday, April 21

7:30 p.m.: Screening of Breaking Boundaries: The Art of Alex Masket, about the autistic painter; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Jazz Vespers; Princeton University Chapel. Free.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, April 22

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Princeton First Aid And Rescue Squad Used Clothing Drive; Squad Building, 237 North Harrison Street. Also Friday from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Noon: Talk and book signing by Huck Fairman, author of Noah’s Children; Chicklet Books, Princeton Shopping Center.

12:30 p.m.: Organ concert by Mark Trautman; Princeton University Chapel.

6:30 to 11 p.m.: Salsa Social dance; Princeton YWCA, 59 Paul Robeson Place.

7 p.m.: Screening of Reporter, about Nicholas Kristof’s coverage of power struggle in Congo, and talk by filmmaker Eric Metzgar; Princeton Public Library.

7:15 p.m.: My Daughter’s Words with a cappella singing group Jersey Transit and Laurie Altman Jazz Ensemble; Nassau Presbyterian Church.

8 p.m.: Anatomy of Gray; Spitz Studio Theater, Rider University, Lawrenceville. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Friday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Friday, April 23

5 to 8 p.m.: Classic rock concert by Acoustic Road; Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Pinot to Picasso art and wine fundraiser; Technology Center of Princeton, 330 Carter Road. For tickets, call (609) 924-8777.

7 p.m.: Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour; McCosh 10 auditorium, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: Shine All Night Tour with Martina McBride and Sarah Buxton; Sun National Bank Center, 81 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Tom, Dick and Harry; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Annie; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Orchestra; Richardson Auditorium. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: A Moon for the Misbegotten; Heritage Center, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Westminster Symphonic Choir, performing Rachmaninov’s All-Night Vigil; Princeton University Chapel.

8 p.m.: Liminal; Matthews Acting Studio, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Stand-Up Comic Geno Bisconte; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency, Route 1. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 24

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Rutgers Day, Rutgers University, New Brunswick campus. Free performances, tours, exhibits, activities, lectures, demonstrations. For information, visit http://rutgersday.rutgers.edu/.

Noon to 5 p.m.: Communiversity; downtown Princeton.

6 p.m.: Princeton Festival Annual Fund-raising Gala; Greenacres Country Club, Lawrenceville. For information or reservations, call Jean Brown at (215) 493-6846.

6 p.m.: “Stories and Music from Around the World” concert with instrumentalist, storyteller, teacher, and sound therapist Jim Gagnon of The Dreamtime Project; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, Skillman.

7 p.m.: New School for Music Study Faculty Recital of dance and music; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Jazz Nite with acoustic bassist Warren Oree and The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble; Café Ole, 241 East Front Street, Trenton.

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

8 p.m.: One Night of Queen; McCarter Theatre. POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 15.

Sunday, April 25

9 a.m.: March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies; Mercer County Park. To register, visit www.marchforbabies.org.

Noon to 5 p.m.: 12th Annual Lawrenceville Jubilee street fair; Village of Lawrenceville, Route 206 between Gordon and Phillips Avenues.

2 p.m.: Rider University Choir and Rider University Chorale concert, “The Soul of America”; Gill Chapel, Rider University, Lawrenceville.

2 p.m.: Concert of Baroque music from France and Italy by The Dryden Ensemble; Ellarslie Mansion, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, Trenton.

3 p.m.: Concert, “The Great American Songbook,” with soprano Jean McClelland and pianist Bill McClelland; Princeton Public Library. Free.

3 p.m.: “Gospel Train — A Celebration of African-American Spirituality,” with singers Doris Spears, Joan Waite, and Maise Daughtry; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

3 p.m.: Musica Alta Early Music Ensemble; Whitman College, Princeton University.

4 p.m.: Westminster Concert Bell Choir; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

4 p.m.: Nassau at Four recital by pianist Alessandra Tiraterra; Nassau Presbyterian Church. Free.

8 to 11 p.m..; Central Jersey Dance Society Argentine Tango Dance Social; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Monday, April 26

Recycling

6 to 9 p.m.: 18th Annual Taste of the Nation Princeton, food and wine samplings from 40 area restaurants and vineyards; Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village.

7:30 p.m.: SmartTalk Connected Conversation with Good Morning America contributing editor Lee Woodruff; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: University Jazz Composers Collective; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

Tuesday, April 27

3 p.m.: Lewis Center for the Arts Program in Theater conversation with James Lapine; Friend Center 004, Princeton University. Free.

8 p.m.: Princeton International Film Festival screening of 35 Shots of Rum; Garden Theatre. Free.

8 p.m.: Liminal; Matthews Acting Studio, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street. Also Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, April 28

4:30 p.m.: Lecture, “Fidelity and Flux: How We Build Our Constitution,” by Yale Law School Professor of Constitutional Law Jack Balkin; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

4:30 p.m.: Lewis Center for the Arts readings by Chang-rae Lee and W.S. Merwin; Stewart Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street.

4:30 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Martha A. Sandweiss, author of Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line; Lewis Science Library, Princeton University.

7 p.m.: Crisis Ministry of Princeton and Trenton lecture by Prof. Cornel West, “Re-Imagining Charity”; Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street. Free. For reservations, call (609) 396-9355, ext. 27.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, April 29

11 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Friday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

12:30 p.m.: Organ concert by Iris Lan; Princeton University Chapel.

4:30 p.m.: Lecture, “Leading Universities in the 21st Century: Chances and Challenges,” by University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann; McCosh Hall, Room 50, Princeton University.

4:30 p.m.: Talk, “Inequality and the Labor Market,” by Claus Offe, Professor of Political Sociology, Hertie School of Governance; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Theological Seminary handbell concert, “Hymns! Hymns! Hymns!”; Nassau Presbyterian Church.

8 p.m.: Junior-Senior Concert featuring new works by Princeton University music majors; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

Friday, April 30

7:30 p.m.: MacHomer; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Take Flight; Berlind Theatre. Also Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: A Moon for the Misbegotten; Heritage Center, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Tom, Dick and Harry; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Annie; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Saturday, May 1

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Open House; James Forrestal Campus, U.S. Route 1, Plainsboro.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Pet Expo; Trenton Waterfront Park.

11 a.m.: DanceVision Youth Ensemble’s excerpts from the ballet The Secret Garden; Princeton Public Library.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Spiritual Heritage Day; Johnson Ferry House historic site, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville. Free.

2 p.m.: Pennington Dance performance; Greenwood House, Ewing.

7 p.m.: Cheaper Than Therapy Tour with former Saturday Night Live comic Jim Breuer; Kendall Hall, The College of New Jersey.

7:30 p.m.: Jim Brickman; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Richard Nader’s Solid Gold Rock and Roll Show; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Princeton Pro Musica presentation of Brahms’ Requiem; Richardson Auditorium.

8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society California Mix dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

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