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Vol. LXII, No. 5
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
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Wednesday, January 30

7:30 p.m.: Westminster Choir College Faculty Recital Series with baritone Elem Eley and pianist J. J. Penna; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

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 p.m.

Thursday, January 31

8:30 to 10 a.m.: Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit Leadership Forum with Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation President David Grant; Marriott Princeton Hotel and Conference Center.

7 p.m.: Lecture, “The City and the Valley: An Unfinished Fable,” by Prof. Kimberly Smith; D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Talk, “Secrets of the Inca,” by Bucks County Community College Prof. Douglas Rosentrater; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Jessica Tomsko acoustic band; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Friday, February 1

10 a.m.: Sleeping Beauty; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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.: Driving Miss Daisy; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Goodbye Charlie; The Heritage Center, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Relatively Speaking; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: African Footprint; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Eric Lyden and Darren Dillon; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 2

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Lawrenceville/Princeton Antique Show benefiting Womanspace Inc.; National Guard Armory, Lawrenceville. Also Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2 and 4 p.m.: Funny Stuff Circus; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

6:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Quintet; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

7:30 p.m. New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players’ Princess Ida; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s Broadway Pops! concert; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Annual Princeton Center for Yoga & Health concert with songwriter-folksinger David Brahinsky; PCYH, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

8 p.m.: “Contrasts in Sound” concert with pianist James Goldsworthy, soprano Judith Bettina, and guitarist James Day; The Playhouse, Westminster Choir College.

8 p.m.: Buckwheat Zydeco and Kevin Dorn’s Traditional Jazz Collective; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Sunday, February 3

Noon to 2 p.m.: Oyster Bowl IX, 9th annual oyster eating contest benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure; Blue Point Grill, Nassau Street.

2 p.m.: Black History Month talk/reading by journalist Dominic Carter, author of No Momma’s Boy; Princeton Public Library.

3 p.m.: Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra’s annual Winter Concert; Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School.

4 p.m.: Global Cinema Café Screening of Road to Guantanamo; Carl A. Fields Center, Olden and Prospect Avenues. Free.

Monday, February 4

12:30 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center opera video series, Beverly Sills in America; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free. To register, call (609) 924-7108.

8 p.m.: Cello-violin duo, David Finckel and Wu Han; McCarter Theatre.

Tuesday, February 5

7 p.m.: Technology Talk with Robert Lackie of Rider University, “Detecting and Protecting Your Digital Footprint”; Princeton Public Library.

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 and 7:30

p.m.

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.: Talk by Princeton resident 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.: 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.

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

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

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

Saturday, February 9

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

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.

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