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Vol. LXIII, No. 2
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
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Calendar

Wednesday, January 14

7 p.m.: Latin American Task Force’s Ask-a-Lawyer Program; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Darla Rich Jazz Quartet; Salt Creek Grille, 1 Rockingham Row.

7 p.m.: Art Talk by artist Rebecca Sylvan; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Mrs. Warren’s Profession; Berlind Theatre. Also Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Adult School lecture with Princeton Symphony Orchestra guest conductor Mei-Ann Chen discussing PSO’s January 18 concert, “Princeton Commissions a Concert”; Princeton United Methodist Church.

8 p.m.: Armenian violinist Sergey Khachatryan, accompanied by pianist Lusine Khachatryan; McCarter Theatre.

Thursday, January 15

12:15 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory at Nassau recital by Loeffler Trio; Niles Chapel, Nassau Presbyterian Church. Free.

7 p.m.: Guitarist Bill Frisell; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

7 p.m.: Screening of Les Paul: Chasing Sound; Princeton Public Library. Free.

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

Friday, January 16

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 p.m.: Playwrights Lab works-in-progress; Passage Theatre, Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Free.

8 p.m.: Don’t Dress for Dinner; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert with Bruce Molsky; Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane.

8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Jersey Jumpers Swing Dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Saturday, January 17

Noon: Independent Author Afternoon readings by more than 20 writers; Princeton Public Library.

3:30 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s panel discussion, “Behind the Music,” with preview of new Clarinet Concerto by Paul Moravec; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street. Free by reservation; call (609) 497-0020.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Rhythm, Dance, & Drum Circle; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, Skillman.

7 p.m.: Salon 33 Pot Luck Dinner and Concert of “Roots” music with pianist Diane Goldsmith, bassist Ivan Woods, and soprano Shannon Hunt; Looking Glass Pond, 800 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction.

7:30 p.m.: State Ballet Theatre of Russia’s production of Giselle; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Community Orchestra; Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School.

8 p.m.: Princeton Laptop Orchestra; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Salsa Sensation dance; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Sunday, January 18

1 p.m.: Talk by Philadelphia Bulletin Middle East analyst and former Israeli Defense Forces member Joseph Puter; Jewish Center of Princeton.

3 p.m.: New School for Music Study Faculty Recital with piano faculty members Rebecca Pennington and Todd Van Kekerix; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Faculty Recital, “Songs of Desire and Decision”; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

3 p.m.: Lecture by Bristol-Myers Squib Senior V.P. Dr. Annalisa Jenkins on her experience as the first female physician in the British Royal Navy to see combat; Kirby Arts Center, Lawrenceville School.

3 p.m.: Guitar/drumming duo Virago; Princeton Public Library.

3 p.m.: Princeton University Faculty Recital with tenor David Kellett and pianist William Tracy; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

3 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert, Paris: Fantasy & Discovery; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

3 p.m.: Steinway Society Musicale with Barton & Lehrer Duo; Recital Hall of Jacobs Music, 2540 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

4 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra concert, “Princeton Commissions a Concerto!”; Richardson Auditorium.

6 p.m.: Princeton Community Democratic Organization’s Annual Meeting and Potluck Supper; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Monday, January 19

Recycling

1 p.m.: Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration; Richardson Auditorium. Free.

1 and 4 p.m.: Bob the Builder: Spud’s Big Mess; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, January 20

10 to 11:30 a.m.: Windrows University lecture series on “Drug Development from the Medical Perspective” with Dr. Dorothy Windhorst; Princeton Windrows, 2000 Windrow Drive. Free.

5:30 p.m.: Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Mrs. Warren’s Profession; Berlind Theatre. Also Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., 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.

Wednesday, January 21

7 to 9 p.m.: Teen Summer Programs Fair; Princeton High School.

7:30 p.m.: Folk songwriter Arlon Bennett; Princeton Public Library.

Thursday, January 22

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton Artist Potluck; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: Classical guitarist Stanley Alexandrowicz; Princeton Public Library.

Friday, January 23

7 p.m.: Rumplestiltskin; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 4 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Cirque Éloize’s Nebbia; McCarter Theatre. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Sourland Hills Actors Guild cabaret concert, “Night & Day”; Montgomery Upper Middle School Theater, 375 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: All-Bach Concert by Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, directed by Mark Laycock; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Budapest Festival Orchestra; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Orson’s Shadow; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

8 p.m.: Don’t Dress for Dinner; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 24

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale; Lawrence Branch, Mercer County Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

10 a.m. to noon: Waldorf School of Princeton Open House; Waldorf School, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, Montgomery.

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Art of Chinese puppetry with master puppeteer Hua Hua Zhang; Cotsen Children’s Library, Firestone Library, Princeton University. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Girlchoir’s Cantores and Maryland State Boychoir; All Saints’ Church.

7:30 p.m.: Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra Winter Concert; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Parental Advisory Comedy; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

Sunday, January 25

3 p.m.: Dryden Ensemble concert, Handel’s Apollo & Dafne; Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary.

3 p.m.: Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey; Richardson Auditorium. Also at 7 p.m.

3 p.m.: Guitarist Ken Lelen; Princeton Public Library.

4 p.m.: Israeli/Jewish Film Festival screening of documentary Toots; The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street.

Monday, January 26

7:30 p.m.: Book discussion/signing with James McBride, author of Song Yet Sung; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

7:30 p.m.: Wild Nights!; The Room, Berlind Theatre.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by National Public Radio journalist Stefan Fatsis, author of A Few Seconds of Panic; Princeton Public Library.

Tuesday, January 27

6:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Jazz Trio; Witherspoon Grill, 57 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: Mrs. Warren’s Profession; Berlind Theatre. Also Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, January 28

7:30 p.m.: Township Environmental Commission; Township Municipal Complex.

Thursday, January 29

2 to 4 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Angela Chang, author of The Intriguing World of Chinese Home Cooking; Chicklet Books, Princeton Shopping Center.

7:30 p.m.: Discussion of U.S. foreign policy with G. John Ikenberry and Anne-Marie Slaughter, authors of The Crisis of American Foreign Policy; Princeton Public Library. 8 p.m.: Roby Lakatos Ensemble; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Friday, January 30

7:30 p.m.: The Spencers: Theatre Of Illusion; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Starry Winter Night: A Story Hour for Grownups, featuring Princeton area writers; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: Capital Singers of Trenton and Trenton Community Singers’ “Winter Songs III” concert; St. Paul’s Church, 214 Nassau Street.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert, “America and Beyond”; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Orson’s Shadow; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

8 p.m.: Don’t Dress for Dinner; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 31

2 and 4 p.m.: Russian American Kids Circus; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

6 p.m.: Friends of Princeton University Art Museum annual gala; cocktails at Art Museum followed by dinner at Prospect House. For information, call (609) 258-3762.

7 p.m.: Eclipsed; The Room, Berlind Theatre. Also Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m. Voices Chorale concert, Sing for the Cure; Congregation Beth El, 375 Stony Hill Road, Yardley.

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