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Vol. LXII, No. 6
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2008
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Calendar

Wednesday, February 6

10:15 a.m.: Chinese New Year celebration; Princeton Senior Resource Center, Suzanne Patterson Building.

7 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Fedora Cafe, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Edward Albee’s Me, Myself and I; Berlind Theatre. Also Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by James Harford, author of Merton and Friends: A Joint Biography of Thomas Merton, Robert Lax, and Edward Rice; Princeton Public Library. Free.

Thursday, February 7

7 p.m.: Screening of No End in Sight; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Rider University Gallery Concert Series, music of the 17th century; Rider University Art Gallery, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Special Education PTO meeting; John Witherspoon Middle School.

8 p.m.: AEROS, Romanian gymnastic dance troupe; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Sharon Silverstein and The Peace Project; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Friday, February 8

7 p.m.: Young Artists International benefit concert; Mercer Oaks Golf Course Clubhouse, West Windsor.

7 p.m.: Smokey Joe’s Café; Bucks County Country Club, Jamison, Pa. Also Saturday at noon and 6 p.m., Sunday at 5 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Staged reading of The Breach, co-Sponsored by Arts Council of Princeton; Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Opera New Jersey’s Rigoletto; McCarter Theatre.

7:30 p.m.: World Championship Ice Racing; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Driving Miss Daisy; 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 p.m.: Princeton University Department of Music Student Recital with Steven Chen ‘08, violin; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

8 p.m.: Show Stoppers Revue; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Senior thesis production of Hedda Gabler; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Trinity Irish Dance Company; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Jackie Kashian with Keith Anthony; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 9

2 p.m.: Princeton String Academy; Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Princeton Junction. Free.

2 p.m.: An Afternoon of One Act Plays; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Sunday at 2 p.m.

2 and 7:30 p.m.: A Year With Frog and Toad; McCarter Theatre. Also Sunday at 3 p.m.

6:30 p.m.: Dick Braytenbah Trio with Tony Mennella; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

7:30 p.m.: Absolutely a Cappella! concert with Princeton Girlchoir, University of Pennsylvania’s Off the Beat, and Rutgers University’s Deep Treble; Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School.

8 p.m.: Princeton Singers’ Valentine’s Concert; Johnson Education Center, D&R Greenway Land Trust, 1 Preservation Place.

8:30 p.m.: The Billies country band; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Sunday, February 10

1 to 3 p.m.: Open House; The Lewis School of Princeton, 53 Bayard Lane.

2 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton screening of A Time For Burning; conTEMPORARY Arts Center, Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

3 p.m.: Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

3 p.m.: Princeton University Department of Music student recital with Carolyn Wu ’08, piano and violin; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory faculty recital with Seth Rosenthal, flute, and Suzanne Lehrer, piano; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra; Gill Memorial Chapel, Rider University, Lawrenceville.

3 p.m.: Opera New Jersey’s Rigoletto; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

3 p.m.: Princeton Rep Company’s PlayLAB staged reading series, Mark Leiren-Young’s Shylock; Princeton Public Library.

3 p.m.: Book Discussion/signing with James McBride, author of Song Yet Sung; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

3:30 p.m.: Princeton Girlchoir’s Grace Notes and Semi-Tones, “Young Voices United in Song”; Richardson Auditorium.

5 p.m.: Talk, “Opera and Carnival in Venice,” by Wendy Heller, Princeton University associate professor of music; Dorothea’s House.

Monday, February 11

7:30 p.m.: Second Chance Cinema screening of The Wind That Shakes the Barley; Kresge Auditorium, Princeton University.

Tuesday, February 12

5:30 p.m.: Township Housing Board; Township Municipal Complex.

7:30 p.m.: Edward Albee’s Me, Myself and I; Berlind Theatre. Also Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Department of Music Composers’ Ensemble Concert; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, February 13

Noon: Noontime Recital Series with a cappella trio Women in a Chord; Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Readings by Etgar Keret, fiction writer, and Phillip Lopate, essayist, novelist, and poet; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

7 p.m.: Screening of Parts I and II of Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Parts; Princeton Public Library. Conclusion Thursday, February 14 at 7 p.m. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Faculty Recital with duo pianists Phyllis Alpert Lehrer and Ena Bronstein Barton; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

8 p.m.: Pilobolus Dance Theatre; McCarter Theatre. Also Thursday at 8 p.m.

Thursday, February 14

6:30 p.m.: Dick Braytenbah Trio with Tony Mennella; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

8 p.m.: The Secret Garden; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Senior thesis production of Hedda Gabler; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Friday, February 15

7 p.m.: Drama, Ah, Fatal Night: The Last Hours of George Washington; Old Barracks Museum, Trenton. Also Sunday at 7 p.m. For reservations, call (609) 396-1776.

7 p.m.: Smokey Joe’s Café; Bucks County Country Club, Jamison, Pa. Also Saturday at noon and 6 p.m., Sunday at 5 p.m.

8 p.m.: My Favorite Year; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Johnny Guitar, the Musical; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Department of Music student recital with Michael McMillan ’09, piano; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

8 p.m.: Los Angeles dance troupe Diavolo; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: John Rizzo; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert with folk duo Mustard’s Retreat; Christ Congregation Church.

Saturday, February 16

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

7:30 p.m.: Marcia Ball and The Subdudes; McCarter Theatre.

8:30 p.m.: 3 Miles from the Moon alternative rock band; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

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