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Vol. LXIII, No. 29
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
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Calendar

Wednesday, July 22

7:30 a.m.: Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Before Business Breakfast with Bloomberg TV Commentator Tom Sowanick discussing “Making Cents of Tomorrow’s Economy”; Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street. Reservations required by calling (609) 924-1776.

1 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Movies for Seniors screening of Young at Heart; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

2 and 8 p.m.: A Chorus Line; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7 p.m.: Opera New Jersey musical theatre concert; Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton. Free.

7:30 p.m.: CoOPERAtive Program (opera training) student recitals; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Free.

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

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, July 23

11 a.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of Rumpelstiltskin; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m.

3:30 p.m.: Dress rehearsal of New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony; Richardson Auditorium. For tickets, call (800) 255-3476.

5 p.m.: Mercer County Music Fest concert with Jimmy and the Parrots Caribbean band; South River Walk Park, Trenton.

6 p.m.: Newark Black Film Festival screening of A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School; New Jersey State Museum, 225 West State Street, Trenton. Free.

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Courtyard Concert with Alash; Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

7 p.m.: Music in the Park concert with The Whiskey Girls; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, conducted by Mark Laycock; Richardson Auditorium. Sold out.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater’s No Time For Comedy; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Finian’s Rainbow; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

Friday, July 24

7 p.m.: Summer Under the Stars concert with Karen Rodriguez Latin Jazz Ensemble; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7:30 p.m.: Westminster Chamber Choir; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Bravura Virtuoso Trio; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Ballet School’s “An Evening of Dance”; Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart.

8 p.m.: Opera New Jersey production of The Abduction from the Seraglio; Berlind Theatre.

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

8 p.m.: There Goes the Bride; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 25

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Guitarist Arturo Romay; West Windsor Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive parking lot, Princeton Junction train station.

10 a.m.: Historical Society of Princeton’s Albert E. Hinds Memorial Walking Tour: African American Life in Princeton; Bainbridge House. Reservations required; call (609) 921-6748, ext. 100.

2 to 4 p.m.: Concert with The Alice Project; Palmer Square. Free.

6 p.m.: West Windsor Arts Council “Celebrate Americana” concert with Music Together; Nassau Park Pavilion, Nassau Park, West Windsor. Free.

6 p.m.: Mercer County Music Fest concert with classic rock band British Invasion; Rosedale Park, Pennington.

6:30 p.m.: Larry Tritel & Guy DeRosa folk/jazz band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

7 to 10 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Cafe Improv cabaret; Solley Theatre, Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: CoOPERAtive Program (opera training) student recitals; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Free.

8 p.m.: Opera New Jersey production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

8 p.m.: So Percussion percussion quartet; McAlpin Rehearsal Hall, Woolworth Music Center, Princeton University. Free.

8 p.m.: Jersey Summer Beatles Bash with Glen Burtnik and Friends; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Sunday, July 26

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Holistic Life and Health Expo; Princeton Racquet Club, 150 Raymond Road.

2 p.m.: Opera New Jersey production of Lucia di Lammermoor; McCarter Theatre.

2 to 4 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton Sunday Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and University campus; Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. No reservations required.

5 to 9 p.m.: Caribbean Jam with dinner featuring Caribbean cuisine and steel band music by Raymond Charles And The Caribbean Authentics; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

Monday, July 27

7 p.m.: African-American Interest Book Group discussion of Stephen Carter’s New England White; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

7.30 p.m.: Planet Café; Camillo’s Cafe, Princeton Shopping Center.

Tuesday, July 28

Noon to 2 p.m.: Concert On The Landing with Roy Richardson; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton. Free.

p.m.: Choral Reading Session of Mendelssohn’s Psalm 42, conducted by Elizabeth Schauer; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Free.

Wednesday, July 29

1 p.m.w: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Movies for Seniors screening of Doubt; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

2 and 8 p.m.: A Chorus Line; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7 p.m.: Recital with pianist Radek Materka; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Free.

7 p.m.: Screening of Back Home Tomorrow documentary; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, July 30

11 a.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of Rumpelstiltskin; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m.

12:30 p.m.: Talk by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, authors of The Real Real; Mercer County Library, 333 North Post Road, West Windsor.

6 p.m.: Newark Black Film Festival screening of Within Our Gates; New Jersey State Museum, 225 West State Street, Trenton. Free.

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Courtyard Concert with Patty Larkin; Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

7 p.m.: Music in the Park concert with The Blawenburg Band; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Steve Hiltner and Sustainable Jazz Ensemble; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: So Percussion percussion quartet; Albert Hines Community Plaza, Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater’s No Time For Comedy; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Friday, July 31

11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5 p.m.: Thomas & Friends Live! A Circus Comes to Town; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Saturday at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Comedian Marty Allen; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency.

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

8 p.m.: There Goes the Bride; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 1

Property Taxes Due

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Chuck Schaeffer; West Windsor Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive parking lot, Princeton Junction train station.

2 to 4 p.m.: Concert with Carnaby Street Band; Palmer Square. Free.

6 p.m.: Mercer County Music Fest concert with Ernie White rock ‘n’ roll band; Mercer County Park Marina, West Windsor.

6:30 p.m.: John & Carm rock, blues, and bluegrass band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

7 p.m.: Recital with cellist Sara Bennett Wolfe and pianist Heather Lauffer; Williamson Hall, Westminster Choir College.

Sunday, August 2

2 to 4 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton Sunday Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and University campus; Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. No reservations required.

4 to 9 p.m.: Multicultural Participatory Dance, benefiting Web of Compassion; Albert Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Free.

Monday, August 3

Recycling

8 a.m.: Registration for first annual Swing For The Kids charity golf outing benefiting First Tee of Greater Trenton and The National Junior Tennis League of Trenton; Jasna Polana, 4519 Province Line Road.

7 p.m.: Writers’ Exchange Group, moderated by Pulitzer Prize nominee Ed Leefeldt; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

Tuesday, August 4

Noon to 2 p.m.: Concert On The Landing with Sue Giles; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton. Free.

Wednesday, August 5

1 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Movies for Seniors screening of Taking Chance; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

2 and 8 p.m.: A Chorus Line; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

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

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, August 6

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Courtyard Concert with The Alfred James Band; Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

7 p.m.: Talk by career expert Ford R. Myers, author of Get the Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

7:30 p.m.: Voices Chorale read-through of Faure’s Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine; Music Together Community Room, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road, Hopewell.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of The Underpants; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Friday, August 7

7 p.m.: Summer Under the Stars concert with Mark Cosgrove & the Good Medicine (bluegrass) Band; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7 to 10 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s “Dancing Under the Stars”; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: There Goes the Bride; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 8

2 to 4 p.m.: Concert with Sundog Band; Palmer Square. Free.

3 to 5 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Sophie Glovier, author of Walk the Trails In & Around Princeton; Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, Princeton Shopping Center.

p.m.: West Windsor Arts Council “Celebrate Americana” concert with Sandy Zio band; Nassau Park Pavilion, Nassau Park, West Windsor. Free.

6:30 p.m.: Without a Net rock band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Ballroom Blitz dance; Universalist Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

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