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Vol. LXII, No. 8
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
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Calendar

Wednesday, February 20

4:30 p.m.: Readings by poet Natasha Trethewey and fiction writer/essayist George Saunders; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

5:30 p.m.: Talk, “The Soprano State,” about corruption in New Jersey politics, by investigative reporters Robert Ingle and Sandy McClure; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

Thursday, February 21

7:30 p.m.: Pennington School Chorus and Paul Winter Consort, Missa Gaia; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Sandy Riley of Lancaster County on “Amish Traditions”; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Ariel Dixon; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: Brentano String Quartet; Richardson Auditorium.

Friday, February 22

8 p.m.: Jazz concert with Terence Blanchard, James Moody, Benny Green, Nnenna Freelon; McCarter Theatre.

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

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 Program in Theater & Dance Spring Dance Festival; Berlind Theatre. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Richie Byrne and Bob Phillips; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 23

1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Tours celebrating George Washington’s 276th birthday; Rockingham State Historic Site, Route 603, Kingston. For information and reservations, call (609) 683-7132.

2 and 4 p.m.: Max and Ruby; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

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

8 p.m.: Gabriela Montero; Mount Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

8:30 p.m.: Emmett Lindsay Band; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Sunday, February 24

3 p.m.: Steinway Society musicale with pianist Joanna Chao; Recital Hall, Jacobs Music, Lawrenceville.

3 p.m.: Princeton University Department of Music Student Recital with Sonya Hsieh ’08, piano; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

3 p.m.: Book discussion with Jane Bernstein, author of Rachel in the World; Princeton Public Library.

4 p.m.: Eastern Wind Symphony’s Winter Concert; The College of New Jersey Concert Hall, Ewing.

Monday, February 25

7 p.m.: African American Interest Book Group; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

7:30 p.m.: Second Chance Cinema screening of Away from Her; Kresge Auditorium, Princeton University.

Tuesday, February 26

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Reads book discussion of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart with poet Paul Muldoon and the People’s Verse Speaking Choir; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Screening of From Heart to Heart: Beethoven’s Plea for Peace, a performance of Missa Solemnis; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, February 27

4:30 p.m.: Readings by poets and non-fiction writers Mary Karr and Honor Moore; 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 readings by Chris Cunningham and Jean Hollander; Princeton Public Library.

Thursday, February 28

7 p.m.: Princeton Pro Musica annual meeting (public invited); Township Municipal Complex.

7:30 p.m.: Book Discussion/signing with Anne Lamott, author of Grace (Eventually); Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Department of Music Student Recital with John Travis ’08, voice; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

8 p.m.: Mary Blacklock; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Friday, February 29

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Department of Music Student Recital with Kieran Ledwidge ’08, violin; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

8 p.m.: Thoroughly Modern Millie; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Jazz Friday Series with David “Fathead” Newman Quartet; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

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

Saturday, March 1

8:15 a.m. to noon: Education Symposium on “Life After High School” for learning disabled and special needs children, sponsored by Special Education PTO of Princeton Regional Schools; John Witherspoon Middle School.

7 p.m.: Dinner theater presentation of Murder on the Campaign Trail; Mountain View Golf Club, Ewing.

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