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Vol. LXIII, No. 11
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
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Wednesday, March 18

10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.: Sesame Street Live performance of Elmo Makes Music; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

7 p.m.: Storytelling workshop, “The Riddle of the Prize,” with Philadelphia psychoanalyst Ann Goffe; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Guitarists Jorma Kaukonen and Barry Mitterhoff; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: John Witherspoon Middle School Do Something Club’s second annual Talent Show, benefiting Ellie Koerner Leukemia Foundation; Witherspoon School Auditorium.

7:30 p.m.: William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night; McCarter Theatre. Also 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.

8 p.m.: Musica Alta; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

8 p.m.: Musical theater, Into the Woods; Princeton High School Performing Arts Center. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith; George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick. Also Thursday at 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 and 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 19

12:15 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory at Nassau recital with pianist Eric Houghton; Niles Chapel, Nassau Presbyterian Church. Free.

7 p.m.: Alive Mind Film Series screening of The American Ruling Class, with Q&A by the film’s executive producer Libby Handros; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7 p.m.: Evening Book Club discussion of Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; Lawrence Public Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike.

7:30 p.m.: Lecture, “The Benefits of Bilingual Education”; French-American School of Princeton, 16 All Saints’ Road. Free.

Friday, March 20

10 a.m.: The Little Engine That Could; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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

8 p.m.: Midlife! The Crisis Musical!; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Doctor Anonymous; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa.

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert with singer-songwriter Cosy Sheridan; Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane.

Saturday, March 21

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Lawrence Township Community Foundation’s Community Conversation for residents, businesses, non-profits, and students; Clark Music Center, The Lawrenceville School.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Commemoration of soldiers’ 1759 march from Trenton Barracks to French & Indian War; Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street, Trenton. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2 p.m.: American art collection tour for families with children 5 to 9; Princeton University Art Museum. Registration required by calling (609) 924-9529, ext. 240.

2 and 4 p.m.: Little Red Riding Hood; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

5 p.m.: Korkina Scholarship Fund concert, “Celebrating Spring with Music Bouquet”; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

6:30 p.m.: West Windsor Arts Council’s second annual Cabin Fever Cabaret; D&R Greenway’s Johnson Education Center, Rosedale Road.

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

7 p.m.: New School for Music Study Faculty Recital; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

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

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

Sunday, March 22

3 p.m.: Annual Westminster Conservatory Showcase with Westminster Community Orchestra, Community Chorus, and Children’s Choirs; Richardson Auditorium.

3 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; State Theater, New Brunswick.

3 to 5 p.m.: Singer/songwriters Carol Selick and Carol Heffler; Volition Wellness Solutions, 842 State Road.

4 p.m.: American Boychoir and Alumni Choir annual Homecoming Concert; Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 801 West State Street, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s Argentine Tango and Potluck Dinner; Suzanne Patterson Center.

9 to 11 p.m.: Singer-songwriter David Jacobsen; Alchemist & Barrister, 28 Witherspoon Street.

Monday, March 23

9 a.m. to 9 p.m.: Annual used book sale; Whiteley Gymnasium, Princeton Theological Seminary. Also Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

4:30 p.m.: Talk by William Burns, U.S. Department of State Under Secretary of Political Affairs, “Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the New Administration”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

6:30 p.m.: Lecture and discussion of Family Law with attorney Nicole Solvibile; Lawrence Public Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike. Free.

7:30 pm African-American Interest Book Group discussion of Cornel West’s Hope on a Tightrope: Words and Wisdom; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by author and media executive Roland Laird, “Alternative Views on a Post-Racial Society”; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Adult School’s Second Chance Cinema screening of Starting Out in the Evening; Kresge Auditorium, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: Classical guitarist John Williams; McCarter Theatre.

Tuesday, March 24

4:30 p.m.: Lecture, “Eleanor Roosevelt: The Challenge and Future of Human Rights,” by C.U.N.Y. Prof. Blanche Wiesen Cook; Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture, Princeton University.

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Uwe Reinhardt, Princeton University Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, “Health Care Sails Into a Perfect Storm: Can Obama Come to the Rescue?”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith; George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick. Also Wednesday at 8 p.m., Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 p.m.: Recital by trombonist Matthew Rich; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

Wednesday, March 25

2 to 9 p.m.: Annual Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale; Upper Gymnasium and Cafeteria, Princeton Day School, Great Road. Also Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

4:30 p.m.: Public lecture by Jean Bourgain, Institute for Advanced Study Professor of Mathematics; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study.

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Timothy Shah, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Religion and Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, “March of the Jacobins: The Advance and Retreat of Political Secularism in the 20th Century”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Poetry readings by Laura S. White, professor of Italian at Rutgers University; Dorothea’s House, 120 John Street. Free, but registration requested by calling (908) 369-3897.

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

7:30 p.m.: William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night; McCarter 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.

8 p.m.: Recital by double bassist Theo Beers; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

Thursday, March 26

Noon: Talk by Cherie Castellano, “Police Suicide: Lessons Learned”; Communications Building, Room 110, Mercer County Community College. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Maleeha Lodhi, former Pakistan advisor to the United States and United Kingdom, “Pakistan’s Current Crisis”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

5:30 p.m.: Reading by Jayne Anne Phillips, author of Lark and Termite; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

7 p.m.: 8th annual Lunafest film festival showcasing short films about women; Mayo Concert Hall, Music Building, The College of New Jersey, Ewing.

7 p.m.: Lecture by Harvard University Prof. Robert Kegan, “In Over Our Heads: The Hidden Curriculum of Everyday Life”; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Afro Cuban All Stars; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

Friday, March 27

12:30 p.m.: Q&A with dance artist Vanessa Daou; Communications Building, Room 122, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Lecture by Colm Tóibín, author of Mothers and Sons, on Flann O’Brien’s novel At Swim-Two-Birds; Stewart Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street.

7:30 p.m.: Screening of WWOOF ‘n Wander and discussion with director Joshua Halpern; Whole Earth Center Café, 360 Nassau Street. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m. For reservations, call (609) 924-7429.

8 p.m.: Tony Vacca and World Rhythms; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

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

8 p.m.: Midlife! The Crisis Musical!; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Hairspray; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Pleiades, Collaborative Senior Dance Thesis Performance; Berlind Theatre. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Recital by pianist Taotao Liu; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

8 p.m.: Chamber music ensemble ARTEK, “Cantatas from 17th-Century Rome”; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Drive.

Saturday, March 28

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Household Chemical and Electronic Waste Day; Dempster Fire Training Academy, Basin Road, Lawrenceville.

2 to 5 p.m.: Latin American Legal Defense & Education Fund-sponsored Citizenship Workshop; Princeton Public Library.

2 and 4 p.m.: Songs from the Soul; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

2 p.m.: DanceVision performance of The Secret Garden ballet; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

3 p.m.: Immigration Workshop; Princeton Public Library. Free.

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

8 p.m.: Opera Project concert with baritone Don Sheasley singing music by Ralph Vaughan Williams; St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 50 York Street, Lambertville.

8 p.m.: Folksinger David Brahinsky; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

8:30 p.m.: Recital by violist Emily Miller; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

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