Vol. LXII, No. 53
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
1 p.m.: The Fifes & Drums of the Old Barracks Concert (Military Music of the 18th Century); Masonic Temple, Front and Barrack Streets, Trenton. For reservations, call (609) 396-1776.
6 p.m.: Salute to Vienna; State Theatre, New Brunswick.
7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Gary Delena and Chris Rich; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
8 p.m.: Greater Trenton Symphony Orchestra; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.
New Year’s Day
7:30 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s “Best of Vienna” concert; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.
3 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Classic Comedy Cavalcade, screening of short films with film historian Bruce Lawton; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.
7:30 p.m.: West Windsor symphony orchestra Sinfonietta Nova; Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Princeton Junction.
7:45 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society California Mix dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.
5.30 p.m.: Book Group discussion of Toni Morrison’s A Mercy, led by Beth Machlan, Ph.D.; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.
8 p.m.: Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Thursday at 8 p.m.
7 p.m.: Screening of Silvio Soldini’s Days and Clouds (in Italian with English subtitles); Lawrence Branch, Mercer County Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. 8 p.m.: Jazz at the Robeson Center with Ralph Bowen Quartet; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.
7 and 10 p.m.: The Beat is Sweet: Memory of a Broken Dream; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Saturday at 7 and 10 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.
8 p.m.: Princeton University student production of Claudio Monteverdi’s opera The Return of Ulysses; Richardson Auditorium. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.
8 p.m.: Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.
8 to 10:15 p.m.: Dance Improv; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: “Cans, Clothes & Coins” drive; Albert E. Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library.
11 a.m.: Environmental Film Festival; Princeton Public Library. Free.
7:30 p.m.: West Windsor Film Series screening of Liev Schreiber’s Everything Is Illuminated; West Windsor Branch, Mercer County Library, 333 North Post Road, West Windsor.
8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; State Theatre, New Brunswick.
2 p.m.: Screening of 12 Angry Men; Lawrence Branch, Mercer County Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. To register, call (609) 989-6920.
3 p.m.: NAMI Mercer Annual Fund-raising Concert with Dr. Richard Kogan, “The Mind and Music of George Gershwin”; Music Building, The College of New Jersey, Ewing.
3 p.m.: Greater Trenton Choral Society performance of Mozart’s Requiem; Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, 2220 Pennington Road, Ewing.
5:30 p.m.: NAMI Mercer “Night Out with NAMI” dinner and auction; Eickhoff Hall, The College of New Jersey, Ewing. For information, call (609) 799-8994.
4 p.m.: Historic Preservation Commission; Township Municipal Complex, 400 Witherspoon Street.
7:30 p.m.: Talk by Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart headmaster Olen Kalkus, “Engaging Boys in Reading and Learning”; Princeton Public Library.
7:30 p.m.: Cineclub Series Screening of award-winning Belgian film Ben X; Princeton Public Library.
7:30 p.m.: Writers Talking Series talk by Richard Fleming, author of Walking to Guantanamo; Princeton Public Library.
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