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Vol. LXII, No. 13
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
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Calendar

Wednesday, March 26

4:30 p.m.: Readings by Novelist Claire Messud and poet Edward Hirsch; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

6 p.m.: Talk and book discussion with Chinua Achebe, author of Things Fall Apart; Nassau Presbyterian Church.

7:30 p.m.: Argonautika; 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.

7:30 p.m.: U.S. 1 Poets Invite series with Mimi Schwartz and J.C. Todd; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Dabney C. T. Davis on “Women, Flintlock Muskets, and  Tactics in the Revolutionary War”; Mary Jacobs Library, Rocky Hill.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Environmental Commission; Room A, Township Municipal Complex.

8 p.m.: An International Jazz Collaboration with Amparo from The Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, Sweden, and Princeton’s Crossing Borders Improvisational Music Ensemble; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

Thursday, March 27

12:15 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory at Nassau series with soprano Danielle Sinclair, mezzo-soprano Denise Mihalik; Nassau Presbyterian Church. Free.

6 p.m.: New Writers’ Night with New Jersey authors Bruce Cooke, Barbara Ann Ellicott, David Biddle, W. L. Hoffman, Norma La Fleur, and Robert A. Miller; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

7 p.m.: Sesame Street Live; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton. Also Friday at 10:30 a.m., Saturday at 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Gallery Concert Series with Franklin Strings; Rider University Art Gallery. Free.

8 p.m.: Momix; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Friday, March 28

8 p.m.: Jazz Friday Series with Stanley Jordan; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

8 p.m.: Dance Improv, Live; All Saints’ Church.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Mike Stankewicz and John Briggs; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Singin’ in the Rain; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Patriots Theatre at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Disney’s High School Musical; The Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Saturday 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Saturday, March 29

1:30 p.m.: Opera New Jersey “Spring Encore Opera” performance; PHS Senior Living Center, Meadow Lakes, East Windsor. Free.

6:30 p.m.: Stringzville; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

7:30 p.m.: Musical, Damascus Road; Mackay Campus Center, Princeton Theological Seminary. Free.

8 p.m.: Jazz pianist/composer Omar Sosa; Richardson Auditorium. Free.

8 p.m.: Songwriter-folksinger David Brahinsky; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, Skillman.

8:30 p.m.: Gravity Hill roadhouse band; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Sunday, March 30

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

3 p.m.: 70th anniversary concert by American Boychoir and its alumni; Richardson Auditorium.

4 to 6 p.m.: Friends of the Princeton University Library Book Adoption Party; Chancellor Green Library, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: Practitioners of Musick concert, “The Great Mister Handel”; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

Monday, March 31

Recycling

7:30 p.m.: Second Chance Cinema screening of Letter from Iwo Jima; Kresge Auditorium, Princeton University.

Tuesday, April 1

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Newsweek’s Howard Fineman, “Once in a Lifetime: The Election of 2008”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: Argonautika; McCarter 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 p.m.

8 p.m.: Talk about current politics with Josh Marshall, founder of Talking Points Memo, and Princeton University Professor of History Anthony Grafton; McCosh Hall 50.

Wednesday, April 2

12:30 p.m.: Noontime Recital Series with pianist Kathleen Milly, violinist Robert Ellis, and cellist Peggy Skemer; Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Newt Gingrich on “Real Change: Bringing Health and Healthcare into the World that Works”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

Thursday, April 3

7:30 p.m.: Talk, book signing by Food Network stars Jamie and Bobby Deen; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, Route 1.

Friday, April 4

Noon: Talk by Harvard University Prof. Samantha Power on “War Crimes and Genocide Today: What Can One Person Do?”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Program in Theater & Dance production of Orange Woman, A Ballad for a Moor; Berlind Theatre. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Singin’ in the Rain; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Cyrano de Bergerac; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m. 

8 p.m.: Disney’s High School Musical; The Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Saturday 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Six one-act plays by New Jersey playwrights; Passage Theatre, Trenton. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

Saturday, April 5

3:30 p.m.: Bravo Winds Trio; Princeton Public Library. Free.

6:30 p.m.: Karen Zumbrunn Trio; Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, Hopewell.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert of works by Hungarian Composers; Patriots Theatre at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Irish step dancers The StepCrew; Mount Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

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