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Vol. LXI, No. 19
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2007
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Calendar

Wednesday, May 9

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Princeton Windrows Greenhouse Plant Sale; Princeton Windrows, 2000 Windrow Drive.

11 a.m. and 8 p.m.:Bye Bye Birdie;Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7 p.m.: Looking at Jazz Series screening of A Night in Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba, with talk by Princeton University director of jazz programs Anthony D.J. Branker; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Mrs. Packard; 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.

8 to 10:30 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers’ Contra Dance; Suzanne Patterson Center.

8 p.m.: Mercer County Community College Jazz Band; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Free.

Thursday, May 10

6 to 8 p.m.: Hilltop Skate Park Design Meeting; Township Municipal Complex.

8 p.m.: Singer-songwriter Duncan Sheik; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: American Repertory Ballet and Elisa Monte Dance; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: The Deacons; Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

Friday, May 11

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.: Twilight Garden Tour of Indoor Display Garden; Duke Farms, Route 206, Hillsborough. Also Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. For reservations call (908) 722-3700.

5:30 to 10:30 p.m.: Women in Jazz Festival; Café Olé, 126 South Warren Street; Trenton Masonic Temple, 100 Barracks Street; Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street; and Trenton Marriott Hotel. For information, visit www.trenton2nite.com.

7:30 p.m.: Ramsey Lewis Jazz Trio; McCarter Theatre.

7:30 p.m.: Ancient Rhythms, Sounds from Ancient Musical Cultures of the Americas, with John Burkhalter and Gilette Griffin; ConTEMPORARY Arts Center, Princeton Shopping Center.

7:30 p.m.: Timberlane Middle School production of Fiddler on the Roof Jr.; Hopewell Valley Central High School Performing Arts Center, Pennington. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: New School for Music Study’s Spring Recital Series; Kingston Presbyterian Church. Free.

8 p.m.: The Full Monty; Academy Theatre, Bordentown. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Lust N’ Rust; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Goodbye Girl; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Comedy Idols; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Comedians Barry Friedman and Maria Walsh; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

8:30 to 11 p.m.: Bliggins & Goines; Mitchells’ Café, Church Street, Lambertville.

Saturday, May 12

8 a.m.: Waldorf School’s 4th annual Sun Run; Waldorf School of Princeton, 1062 Cherry Hill Road.

10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.: New School for Music Study’s Spring Recital Series; Kingston Presbyterian Church. Free.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Annual Children’s Day at Rockingham Historic Site, Laurel Avenue and Kingston-Rocky Hill Road. Free.

11 a.m.: May Fair; Waldorf School of Princeton, 1062 Cherry Hill Road.

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: 4-H Fun Day and Skateboard Competition; Veteran’s Park, Hamilton.

11 a.m.: Singer/songwriter Tom Chapin; McCarter Theatre.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: “Slammin’ Super Saturday” fund-raiser; John Witherspoon Middle School.

5 p.m.: Story Telling: New Orleans; Princeton Public Library.

6 to 9 p.m.: Mardi Gras jazz concert with pianist Philip Orr; Titusville United Methodist Church, Route 29 and Church Road, Titusville.

7 to 10:30 p.m.: New Jersey Students for Peace Fest; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton.

7 p.m.: Dark Star Orchestra; McCarter Theatre.

7 p.m.: Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble, An Evening of Afro-Latin Jazz; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Romeo & Juliette; State Theatre, New Brunswick. CANCELLED.

8 p.m.: Benefit concert with Broadway tenor Ciaran Sheehan; St. Paul Church, 214 Nassau Street. For tickets, call (609) 924-1743, ext. 111.

Sunday, May 13

Noon and 5 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

1:30 p.m.: Chamber concert with Princeton Symphony Orchestra; Montgomery Center for the Arts, Skillman.

2:30 p.m.: Solid Brass concert; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

4:30 p.m.: Dialogue on Drama with ACLU president Nadine Strossen, author Carol Gilligan, and Mrs. Packard director/playwright Emily Mann; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: The Smothers Brothers; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

Monday, May 14

Recycling

7:30 p.m.: Second Chance Cinema, Bad Day at Black Rock; Kresge Auditorium, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: Smart Talk Women’s Lecture Series talk by CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Tuesday, May 15

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Tuesday Night Jazz with John Bianculli Trio; Witherspoon Grill, Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: Mrs. Packard; 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 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Cafe concert with Guy Mendilow; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

8 p.m.: Paul Taylor Dance Company; McCarter Theatre.

Wednesday, May 16

11 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Bye Bye Birdie; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Second Chance Cinema, Three Times; Kresge Auditorium, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: New Jersey Opera Young Artist Program concert; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 to 10:30 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers’ Contra Dance; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, May 17

12:15 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory at Nassau Lunchtime Recital; Nassau Presbyterian Church. Free.

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

8 p.m.: The Deacons; Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Full Monty; Academy Theatre, Bordentown. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.

Friday, May 18

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.: Twilight Garden Tour of Indoor Display Garden; Duke Farms, Route 206, Hillsborough. Also Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. For reservations call (908) 722-3700.

6 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Actors Company, The Prince and the Pauper; The Playhouse, Westminster Choir College. Also Saturday at 3 and 6 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

7 p.m.: The Duchess and Lady Day: A Soul Connection with singer Doris Spears; Trenton City Museum, Ellarslie Mansion, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: Hal Holbrook’s Mark Twain Tonight!; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: The Goodbye Girl; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

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

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert with The Sons of the Never Wrong; Christ Congregation Church.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Comedians Steve Shaffer and Dave Goldstein; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 19

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Jazz Band; West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market, Princeton Junction train station parking lot.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Annual New Jersey Super Science Weekend; New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton. Also Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

6 p.m.: 19th annual Benefit Gala for New Brunswick’s State Theatre, with Aretha Franklin; Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center, New Brunswick.

7 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

7:30 p.m.: The Flying Karamazov Brothers; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Cuartetango String Quartet; William Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

8 p.m.: Blawenburg Band; Montgomery High School, Skillman. Free.

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