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Vol. LXIII, No. 25
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
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Calendar

Wednesday, June 24

2 and 8 p.m.: My Fair Lady; 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.

6 p.m.: Opera New Jersey Concert; Palmer Square. Free.

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

7:30 p.m.: Readings by U.S. 1 Poets Patricia Goodrich and Rita Williams; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Princeton Festival’s The Fantasticks; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street.

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

Thursday, June 25

5 p.m.: Mercer County Music Fest concert with Reggae/Caribbean band Verdict; South River Walk Park, Trenton.

6 p.m.: Kids Gospel Music Festival with First Baptist Church Angels Choir; Pettoranello Gardens Amphitheater, Community Park North. Free.

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

7 p.m.: Music in the Park concert with country/blues band The Tone Rangers; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Sustainable Princeton meeting with Township and Borough Mayors to discuss ways homeowner associations can “go green”; Community Room, Township Municipal Complex.

8 p.m.: Princeton Festival’s Young Musicians Piano Competition Finals; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Summer Concert with Cypress String Quartet; Richardson Auditorium. Free.

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

Friday, June 26

7 p.m.: Opera New Jersey musical theater concert; Palmer Square. Free. Also Saturday at 3 p.m.

7 p.m.: Summer Under the Stars concert with Upper Princeton Swing Collective; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7:30 p.m.: Courtyard Concert with MIXXTAPE; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

8 p.m.: Princeton Festival’s The Fantasticks; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Musical, Soup du Jour; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

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

8 p.m.: Comedians Lowell Sanders and Joe Pontillo; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 27

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Blueberry Bash summer festival, featuring Tuckers Tales Puppet Theatre at noon and 2 p.m.; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1:30 p.m.: Mercer County Park Commission’s 21st Annual Old Time Baseball Game; Howell Living History Farm, 70 Wooden’s Lane, Lambertville. Free.

3 p.m.: Pianist Terry Boyarsky and balalaika virtuoso Oleg Kruglyakov; Princeton Public Library.

3 to 7 p.m.: Bob DeVos Jazz Quartet; Candlelight Lounge, 24 Passaic Street, Trenton.

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

6:30 p.m.: Cornerview rock band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

7 p.m.: Blue Curtain concert with Stick Men progressive rock trio; Pettoranello Gardens, Princeton Community Park North, Mountain Avenue and Route 206. Free.

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

7 to 9:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Jazz Quintet; Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, Hopewell.

8 p.m.: Princeton Festival Chorus performance of Maurice Duruflé Requiem; Princeton University Chapel.

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

Sunday, June 28

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

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.

3 p.m.: Princeton Festival’s production of Benjamin Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream; McCarter Theater.

3 p.m.: Pianist Roburt Gajdos and violinist Alexandre Djokic (Duo d’Esterhazy); St. Philip’s Church, Route 32 at Chapel Road, New Hope, Pa.

8 p.m.: Concert in Celebration of the Year of St. Paul with Capital Singers of Trenton and Trenton Community Singers; St. Anthony’s Church, 625 South Olden Avenue, Trenton.

8 to 11 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Milonga Tangazo dance; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Monday, June 29

7:30 p.m.: Planet Café, Camillo’s Cafe, Princeton Shopping Center.

Tuesday, June 30

Noon to 2 p.m.: Concert On The Landing with Doreleena “Lady D” Sammons-Posey; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton. Free.

8 p.m.: Folksinger Jez Lowe; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

8 p.m.: University of London’s Choir of Royal Holloway; Princeton University Chapel. Free.

Wednesday, July 1

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

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

Thursday, July 2

11 a.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of East of the Sun and West of the Moon; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m.

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

7 p.m.: University of London’s Choir of Royal Holloway; Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 801 West State Street, Trenton.

7 p.m.: Music in the Park concert with Riverside Bluegrass band; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville.

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

9 p.m.: Spirit of Princeton’s annual Independence Day Fireworks; fields next to Princeton University Stadium, Western Way.

Friday, July 3

8 p.m.: Musical, Soup du Jour; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, July 4

1 to 5 p.m.: Demonstration of 18th century ice cream making by food historian Susan McLellan Plaisted; Johnson Ferry House, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville. Free.

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

Sunday, July 5

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.

Monday, July 6

Recycling

Tuesday, July 7

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

Wednesday, July 8

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

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

Thursday, July 9

11 a.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of East of the Sun and West of the Moon; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m.

Noon: Mercer County Music Fest concert with Arturo Romay Latin jazz band; Mill Yard Park, Trenton.

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Courtyard Concert with Alex Mitnick and the Kaleidoscope Band; Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

6 to 8 p.m.: Book signing with Princeton resident Tad Troilo, author of children’s adventure novel Rosie Fights the Twisted Wind; Learning Express toy store, Princeton Shopping Center.

7 p.m.: Music in the Park concert with Rock & Roll band; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of The Glass Menagerie; 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 10

2 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center Science Café talk by Jim Manganaro, Ph.D., “Biofuels”; Suzanne Patterson Building.

7 p.m.: Summer Under the Stars concert with Nassau Brass; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

8 p.m.: Musical, Soup du Jour; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Saturday, July 11

1:30 p.m.: Opera New Jersey concert of arias and ensembles from popular operas; Meadow Lakes, 300 Meadow Lakes, East Windsor. Free.

3 p.m.: Talk by Lenore Look, author of Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School and Other Scary Things; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

5 p.m.: Mercer County Music Fest concert with pop group Party Dolls; Mercer County Park Marina, West Windsor.

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

6:30 p.m.: Stringsville jazz and bossa nova band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

7 to 9 p.m.: Jay Schwed’s “The Song of the Healing Crystal Bowls”; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

8 p.m.: Musical Soup du Jour; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Ballroom Blitz dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, July 12

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

8 p.m.: Golandsky International Piano Festival concert with pianist Stephen Beus; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University.

Monday, July 13

4 p.m.: Historic Preservation Commission; Township Municipal Complex, 400 Witherspoon Street.

7 p.m.: Talk by Princeton University Art Museum curator Caroline Harris, “Artists on Film: Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso”; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Summer Concert with St. Petersburg String Quartet; Richardson Auditorium. Free.

8 p.m.: Golandsky International Piano Festival concert with pianist Misha Dacic and bandoneón player Héctor Del Curto; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University.

Tuesday, July 14

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

Wednesday, July 15

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

2 p.m.: Opera New Jersey read‐through of Michael Ching’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream; McCarter Theatre. Free.

7 p.m.: “Dark Side of Oz” screening of 1939 film The Wizard of Oz with simultaneous presentation of Pink Floyd album Dark Side of the Moon; Princeton Public Library.

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

Thursday, July 16

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

7 p.m.: Music in the Park concert with The Dadz classic rock band; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Golandsky International Piano Festival concert with pianist Yehudi Wyner; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of The Glass Menagerie; 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.: “An Evening With Michael Cavanaugh: The Music of Billy Joel”; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

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