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Vol. LXII, No. 18
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
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Calendar

Wednesday, April 30

11 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Li’l Abner; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

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.

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

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.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Wind Ensemble; Richardson Auditorium.

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

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Annual Spring Fair and Sale, “Fiesta de Primavera Gigante”; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, Cherry Hill Road.

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

11 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.: “Web of Compassion” Fund-raiser with Latin Dance Workshops and Performances (6:45 to 11:30 p.m.); Suzanne Patterson Senior Resource Center, 45 Stockton Street.

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

5:45 p.m.: YWCA 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.

Sunday, May 4

8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Trenton Kennel Club’s 79th annual Dog Show and Obedience Trial; Mercer County Park, West Windsor.

2 to 5:30 p.m.: Annual Teal Tea Party Fund-raiser for National Ovarian cancer Coalition; Educational Testing Service, Rosedale Road.

3 p.m.: “Swingtime” concert by Princeton University jazz students, conducted by Anthony D.J. Branker; Princeton Public Library. Free.

3 p.m.: Steinway Society Scholarship Winners Musicale; Recital Hall, Jacobs Music, Lawrenceville.

4 p.m.: Princeton Pro Musica presentation of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

6 p.m.: Talk about “Slow Food” movement with Slow Food Central New Jersey food writers Pat Tanner and Faith Bahadurian; Dorothea’s House, 120 John Street. Free.

8 p.m.: Standup comic Katt Williams; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

Monday, May 5

7:30 p.m.: Second Chance Cinema screening of Little Children; Kresge Auditorium, Princeton University.

Tuesday, May 6

7 p.m.: Tuesday Technology Talk with librarian Nicole C. Engard on “The Online Office”; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Wednesday at 8 p.m.

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

8 p.m.: Li’l Abner; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, May 7

4 and 8 p.m.: Chamber ensembles coached by the Brentano String Quartet; Taplin Auditorium.

7 p.m.: Screening of The Painted Veil; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Darla Rich Quintet; Fedora Café, Lawrenceville.

7 p.m.: Talk and book signing by “Supernanny” Jo Frost, author of Jo Frost’s Confident Baby Care; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair.

7:30 p.m.: Concert of Italian and English Renaissance music for strings and voice by La Spirita Quintet; Mercer County Public Library, Darrah Lane, Lawrenceville. Free. To register, call (609) 882-9246.

8 p.m.: Mercer County Community College Jazz Band; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

Thursday, May 8

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Princeton University professor Sophie Gee, author of The Scandal of the Season; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, with violinist Sarah Chang; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Sinfonia Concert; Richardson Auditorium. Free.

Friday, May 9

7:30 p.m.: Testimony: Scenes from an American Apocalypse, documentary play about culture wars; Whitman Class of 1970 Theater, Whitman College, Princeton University. Free. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Voices Chorale’s “Twenty Years of Voices” Anniversary Concert; St. Paul’s Church, 214 Nassau Street. Also Sunday at 3 p.m. at The Anchor Presbyterian Church, 980 Durham Road, Wrightstown, Pa.

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

8 p.m.: Princeton University Student Recital; Taplin Auditorium.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Eddie Clark and Pete Black; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 10

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market; Vaughn Drive parking lot, Princeton Junction train station.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Princeton/Pettoranello Sister City Foundation Plant Sale; Pettoranello Gardens, Community Park North.

11 a.m.: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s annual Great Strides fund-raising walk; Mercer County Park.

2 and 4 p.m.: Madeline and the Bad Hat; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

2 and 7 p.m.: Princeton Ballet School’s Don Quixote; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Community Walk/Bike Rally; Hinds Community Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Rain or shine.

8 p.m.: Binghamton, New York’s Tri-Cities Opera production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble and University Jazz Composers Collective; Richardson Auditorium.

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