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Vol. LXI, No. 49
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
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Calendar

Wednesday, December 5

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Open House; Drumthwacket. Reservations required, by calling (609) 683-0057.

2 and 8 p.m.: It’s A Wonderful Life — The Musical; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Friday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

4:30 p.m.: Readings by poet and translator David Young and translator Richard Zenith; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

5 p.m.: Book signing by Lidia Bastianich, author of Lidia’s Italy; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

Thursday, December 6

5 p.m.: Menorah Lighting Ceremony; Hulfish Street North Plaza.

7 p.m.: The Kaplan Series with Tim Reynolds; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Princeton University provost Christopher L. Eisgruber, author of The Next Justice: Repairing the Supreme Court Appointments Process; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Soprano Rosella Washington; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7:30 p.m.: Global Warming seminar address, “Environmental Ethics in an Educational Environment,” by Lewis School Director of Strategic Planning Robert P. Martinez; Nassau Presbyterian Church. Free.

8 p.m.: Christmas classics performed by Clay Aiken; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Friday, December 7

1 p.m.: Princeton Sports Symposium; Robertson Hall. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Lecture by Vincent Sherry of Villanova University, “Irish Decadence”; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

6 to 8 p.m.: Princeton Family YMCA’s “Swim with Santa” event; Princeton Theological Seminary Pool, West Windsor.

6 p.m.: Jazz Pianist Barry Wilcox; Ellarslie Mansion, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, Trenton. Free.

7 p.m.: Dance Vision Youth Ensemble’s The Nutcracker; Montgomery Performing Arts Center. Also Saturday and Sunday at noon and 4 p.m.

7 p.m.: Annual Concert and Tree of Light Celebration; Lewis School, 53 Bayard Lane.

7:30 p.m.: A Christmas Carol; McCarter Theatre. Also Saturday and Sunday at 1 and 5:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Program in Theater & Dance production of Death and the Maiden; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Canadian Brass Holiday Concert; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Nobody’s Perfect; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Miracle on 34th Street; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Saturday, December 8

2 p.m.: Pianist George Dabrowski; Ellarslie Mansion, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, Trenton. Free.

2 p.m.: The Princeton Girlchoir; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

3 p.m.: Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty, with Elaine Bromka; Princeton Public Library.

3:30 p.m.: Returns; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

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

7 p.m.: The Kaplan Series with Tim Reynolds; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Jazz Ensembles’ “Hard Bop” Concert; Richardson Auditorium.

Sunday, December 9

2 p.m.: The Capital Singers; Ellarslie Mansion, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, Trenton. Free.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Faculty Recital Series with pianist Erik Allesee; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

4 p.m.: Practitioners of Musick; Christ Congregational Church.

7 p.m.: The Irish Tenors; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

7 p.m.: Kingston Women’s Chorus Community Carol Sing-along; Kingston United Methodist Church, Franklin Township.

7:30 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Youth Chorale annual Hanukah concert; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

Monday, December 10

Recycling

7:30 p.m.: Book signing by Paul Krugman, author of The Conscience of a Liberal; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

Tuesday, December 11

7 p.m.: Singer Peggy Lee Brown; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

8 p.m.: Mercer County Community College Chorus; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Free.

Wednesday, December 12

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Open House; Drumthwacket. Reservations required, by calling (609) 683-0057.

2 and 8 p.m.: It’s A Wonderful Life — The Musical; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Friday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Poets Douglas Goetsch and Shanti Tangri; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Dance Performance Workshop; Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

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

Thursday, December 13

7 p.m.: Screening of Mansour Sora’s Ndeysaan; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: A Christmas Carol; McCarter Theatre. Also Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 1 and 5:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Program in Theater & Dance production of Death and the Maiden; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Friday, December 14

4:30 p.m.: Lecture by composer Frank Corcoran, “The Dolmens’ Lament”; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

5 to 9 p.m.: Trenton2Nite concert with Rick Fiori Trio; Trenton Marriott, 1 West Lafayette Street, Trenton. Free.

5:30 to 9 p.m.: Trenton2Nite concert with Sue Giles & Co.; Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street, Trenton. Free.

7 p.m.: ’Twas the Night Before Christmas; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m., and Sunday at 2 and 4 p.m.

7 p.m.: Urban Central; Passage Theatre, Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Also Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Holiday concert with Stretto Youth Chamber Orchestra of Princeton and Trenton Children’s Chorus; Nassau Presbyterian Church.

7:30 p.m.: Opera New Jersey HolidayFare concert; Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton. Free.

8 p.m.: Annie; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 p.m.: Nobody’s Perfect; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Robert Glasper jazz trio; Berlind Theatre.

8 p.m.: The Song of Bernadette; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

8 p.m.: Hopewell Valley Chorus holiday concert; Church of St. Ann, 1253 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrence Township.

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

8:15 p.m.: Folksinger Debra Cowan; Christ Congregation Church.

Saturday, December 15

2 p.m.: Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

3 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra Annual Family Holiday Concert with New Jersey Tap Ensemble and Princeton High School Choir; Richardson Auditorium.

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

7:30 and 10 p.m.: Cabaret with Tony Award winner Faith Prince; Berlind Theatre.

8 p.m.: The Princeton Singers; Nassau Presbyterian Church.

8 p.m.: Westminster Community Orchestra, From Beethoven to Broadway; Princeton High School Performing Arts Center.

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