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Vol. LXII, No. 20
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
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Calendar

Wednesday, May 14

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Coffee and Tour; Princeton Junior School, 90 Fackler Road.

11 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Li’l Abner; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

5:30 and 8:30 p.m.: Magician David Copperfield; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

7:30 p.m.: A Seagull in the Hamptons; 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.

Thursday, May 15

12:15 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory at Nassau recital by Cambiata Wind Trio; Niles Chapel, Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street. Free.

8 p.m.: Grammy Award winner Angelique Kidjo; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Mercer County Symphonic Band Spring Concert; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Free.

8:30 p.m.: Mary Blacklock; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Friday, May 16

11 a.m.: Seminar, “Rightsizing: The New Downsizing Paradigm,” by Ciji Ware, author of Rightsizing Your Life; Princeton Windrows, 2000 Windrow Drive. Free. For reservations, call Deanna Bruh at (800) 708-7007.

7 p.m.: Stretto Youth Chamber Orchestra of Princeton Spring Concert; Trinity Cathedral, 801 West State Street, Trenton. Free.

7:30 p.m.: New School for Music Study’s Spring student recitals; Kingston Presbyterian Church, 4565 Route 27, Kingston. Also Saturday at 10 a.m., noon, 2, 4, and 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: At First Sight; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: American Repertory Ballet’s Second Annual Come Unity fund-raiser for Kenyan orphans; Stuart Country Day School.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Ben Glieb and Keith Purnell; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert with British folk singer David Jones; Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane.

Saturday, May 17

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: West Windsor Lions Club’s tenth annual Renaissance Faire; Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.: The Wizard of Oz; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa.

Noon: Pennington Dance Company; Main Street and Delaware Avenue, Pennington.

6:30 p.m.: Dick Braytenbah Trio with vocalist Tony Mennella; Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, Hopewell.

7 p.m.: Benefit concert, “A Journey of Concertos and More,” with piano students of Westminster Conservatory faculty member Larissa Korkina; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

7 p.m.: DanceVision Youth Ensemble ballet, The Secret Garden; Performing Arts Center, Montgomery High School, Skillman. Also Sunday at 12:30 and 4:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Laptop Orchestra; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

8 p.m.: Vanguard Jazz Orchestra; McCarter Theatre.

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

8 p.m.: Weilerstein Trio; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

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

8:30 p.m.: Ruby and Jerry r&b band; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Sunday, May 18

2 p.m.: Screening of documentary The Borinqueneers; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown. Free.

2 p.m.: “Puppy Bowl 2008”; Rocky Top Dog Park, Route 27.

3 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s presentation of Prokofiev’s Peter & the Wolf; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

3 and 7 p.m.: Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey; Richardson Auditorium.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory faculty recital, “The Seven Deadly Sins”; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

3 p.m.: Cool Women Poets of Princeton; Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton.

3 p.m.: Blawenburg Band’s 118th Anniversary Concert; Performing Arts Center, Hopewell Valley Central High School, 259 Pennington-Titusville Road.

3:30 p.m.: Solo piano recital by Cranbury School 6th grader Zack Kleiman; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

4 p.m.: Vocal ensemble Mostly Motets; Community Room, Princeton Public Library. Free.

4 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton concert with The Yiddish Arts Trio and Ljova and the Vjola Kontraband; conTEMPORARY Arts Center, Princeton Shopping Center.

Tuesday, May 20

7 p.m.: Recital of music by Bach, Brahms, and Barber, by Sara Bennett Wolfe and Mary Holzhauer; Williamson Hall, Westminster Choir College.

7:30 p.m.: NAMI Mercer meeting on “Ask the Doctor”; NAMI Center of Mercer County, Lawrence Commons, 3371 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

Wednesday, May 21

7:30 p.m.: A Seagull in the Hamptons; 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.

Thursday, May 22

Noon: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce luncheon with Dr. Teena Cahill; Bart Luedeke Center, Rider University, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Screening and discussion of New Jersey Network documentary Ten Crucial Days: the Road to Liberty; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Brian Erickson; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Friday, May 23

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

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Johnny Lampert and Ben Hague; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Christopher Durang’s Laughing Wild; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Heritage Center, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

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