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Vol. LXII, No. 17
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
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Wednesday, April 23

4:30 p.m.: Readings by poets James McMichael and Lucie Brock-Broido; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Environmental Commission; Room A, Township Municipal Complex.

7:30 p.m.: U.S. 1 Poets Invite series with poets Bonnie Minick and Christine E. Salvatore; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Student Recital by jazz pianist Julia Brav; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

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

Thursday, April 24

7:30 p.m.: Concert by Woodwind quintet 5 Women 5; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: Chamber ensemble Tashi; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Pop/rock musician Eric Ginsberg; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Friday, April 25

7:30 p.m.: “Wind-Up” dance theater performance; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Saturday at 3 and 7:30 p.m.

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

8 p.m.: Westminster Opera Theater production of Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito; Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Jeff Capri and Preston Simpson; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 26

10 a.m.: West Windsor Township Arbor Day proclamation and celebration; Ronald Rogers Arboretum, Clarksville and Princeton-Hightstown Roads.

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

2 p.m.: National Poetry Month reading by poet Terry Blackhawk; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Westminster Community Chorus and Chamber Choir; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

8 p.m.: Jazz concert with Cyrus Chestnut’s Manhattan Trinity Trio and Jason Moran & Bandwagon; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Richard Nader’s Magic Moments to Remember concert; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8:30 p.m.: Atlantis Underground (spoken word); Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Sunday, April 27

Noon to 4 p.m.: Annual Lawrenceville Main Street Jubilee; between Gordon and Phillips Avenues.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Third annual Earth Day Fair, rain or shine; Montgomery High School Commons, Route 601, Skillman. Free.

2 p.m.: Singer-pianist Tony DeSare; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Youth Chorale concert, “Songs from Our Diverse Heritage”; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

4 p.m.: Miami City Ballet; McCarter Theatre.

4 p.m.: Tribute to “Titans of Song” Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson performed by Follow the Drinking Gourd ensemble; Princeton Public Library.

4 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra; Richardson Auditorium.

Monday, April 28

Recycling

7 p.m.: African-American Interest Book Group discussion of I Am The Darker Brother: An Anthology of Modern Poems by African Americans; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

7 p.m.: American Repertory Ballet’s Dance Power Program’s Waiting in the Wings; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

7:30 p.m.: Second Chance Cinema screening of Paul Haggis’ In the Valley of Elah; Kresge Auditorium, Frick Chemical Building, Princeton University.

Tuesday, April 29

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Edel Rodriguez, author/illustrator of Sergio Makes a Splash; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Woodrow Wilson School lecturer Mickey Edwards, “Reclaiming Conservatism: How a Great Political Movement Got Lost and How It Can Find Its Way Back”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: Composers’ Ensemble of Princeton; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

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

Wednesday, April 30

4:30 p.m.: Lecture, “From Liberation to Mutual Fund: Images of Christ in Black Politics,” by Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Assistant Professor of Politics and African-American Studies at Princeton University; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall.

7 p.m.: U.S. Air Force touring big band, Airmen of Note; Montgomery Performing Arts Center, Montgomery High School, 1016 Route 601, Skillman. Free.

8 p.m.: Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby; McCarter Theatre.

Thursday, May 1

10 to 11:30 a.m.: Peace Corps Information Session; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

4:30 p.m.: “Art of the Times” panel discussion with four New York Times op-ed artists; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

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

7 p.m.: Lecture by Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik on “Women, Religion, and Diplomacy”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Dr. Toby Israel, author of Some Place Like Home: Using Design Psychology to Create Ideal Places; Lasley Brahaney Architecture, 860 State Road. For reservations, call (609) 921-2822, ext. 216.

Friday, May 2

8 p.m.: Comedian Craig Ferguson, host of CBS’ The Late, Late Show; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

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.: Italian pianist Marcella Crudeli; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

8 p.m.: The Threepenny Opera; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

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

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Frank Santorelli and Eric Tartaglione; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 3

10 a.m. to noon: Princeton Regional Health Department’s Spring Free Rabies Clinic; Community Park Pool, 380 Witherspoon Street. For information, call (609) 497-7608.

2 and 4 p.m.: Sleeping Beauty; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

5:45 p.m.: YWCA “Evening at McCarter Theater” dinner/fund-raiser with Peter, Paul, and Mary; McCarter Theater.

6 p.m.: Annual Benefit Gala, “From Broadway to Brunswick,” with Marvin Hamlisch; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

7:30 p.m.: Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Le Triomphe de l’amour concert, “Music of the Scottish Enlightenment”; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

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