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Vol. LXIV, No. 21
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
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Calendar

Wednesday, May 26

Noon: Talk by Princeton University professor of anthropology Alan Mann, “Prehistoric Art and Human Cognition”; Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street.

7:30 p.m.: Take Flight; Berlind Theatre. Also Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Creating Claire; George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. Also Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m.

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

8 p.m.: Princeton High School Orchestra, Repertoire Orchestra, and Sinfonia annual spring concert; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

Thursday, May 27

6 p.m.: 20th Anniversary Celebration of Princeton Project 55 with keynote address by Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker; Westin Princeton.

Friday, May 28

12:30 p.m.: Organ concert by Eric Plutz; Princeton University Chapel.

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

7:30 p.m.: Bye Bye Birdie; Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre. Also Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton Triangle Club show, Store Trek; McCarter Theatre. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Much Ado About Nothing; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Saturday, May 29

10 a.m.: Spirit of Princeton’s annual Memorial Day Parade on Nassau Street followed at 11 a.m. by dedication ceremony at Borough Hall.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Princeton Battlefield Society’s commemoration of Memorial Day with Continental Army encampment featuring Revolutionary War infantry and artillery tactical demonstrations by the Second Pennsylvania Regiment, field cooking, drilling, and fifes and drums; Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Road.

9 p.m. to midnight: Central Jersey Dance Society Argentine Tango Social Dance; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Monday, May 31
Memorial Day

7.30 p.m.: Planet Café; Camillo’s Cafe, Princeton Shopping Center.

Tuesday, June 1

4:30 p.m.: Book reading and signing by Kathie Lee Gifford, author of Party Animals; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

7 p.m.: Tech Talk demonstration and discussion of the theremin by composer and musician Kip Rosser; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Take Flight; Berlind Theatre. Also Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Creating Claire; George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue, 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.

Wednesday, June 2

5 p.m.: Live jazz; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

7:30 p.m.: Musical Preview of Princeton Festival 2010 season; Princeton Public Library.

Thursday, June 3

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Trio; Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 2 Village Boulevard.

7 p.m.: “An Evening of Short Films Related to Reinventing the Wheel,” with film historian Bruce Lawton and film critic Janet Stern; Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Reading by William Rosen, author of The Most Powerful Idea in the World; Princeton Public Library.

Friday, June 4

5 to 8 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington.

7 to 10 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society “Dancing Under the Stars” Mix dance; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Library.

7:30 p.m.: “Nordic Delights” concert with violinist Jochen Brusch and organist Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen; Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Bye Bye Birdie; Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre. Also Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Ragtime; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Tony Orlando; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Much Ado About Nothing; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Marvin Harold Cheiten’s Miss Connections; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Dance Improv; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road.

Saturday, June 5

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Flea Market to benefit S.A.V.E. Animal Shelter; Herrontown Road at Mt. Lucas Road.

10 a.m.: Historical Society of Princeton’s Hinds Memorial Walking Tour: African American Life in Princeton. Reservations required; call (609) 921-6748, ext. 100

2 and 8 p.m.: Garden Statesmen Barbershop Chorus; Yvonne Theater, Rider University.

7:30 p.m.: Screening and discussion of The Visitor; West Windsor Branch, Mercer County Library, 333 North Post Road, West Windsor.

8 p.m.: Live music with Rocky Hill Ramblers, Jeff Nathanson Trio, Klez Dispensers, and Haute Dawg; Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center.

8 p.m.:

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra and Princeton Pro Musica; Richardson Auditorium.

8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society California Mix dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, June 6

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: YWCA Princeton “Paddle for Pink” Dragon Boat Festival; Mercer County Park Marina.

7 to 8 a.m.: Registration for Auxiliary of University Medical Center of Princeton’s 1.2-mile Children’s “Fun Run”; Princeton Stadium, Princeton University.

9 a.m.: Spinal Research Foundation’s second annual We’ve Got Your Back 4-mile race, 2-mile walk and Spinal Health Fair; Tyler State Park, Newtown, Pa.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Cooking and Cleaning Day; Princeton Battlefield Park.

1 to 3 p.m.: Pennington Dance 30th Year Celebration; Hopewell Valley Central High School Performing Arts Center.

1 p.m.: “Rev Your Engines” car show benefiting Foster and Adoptive Family Services; Princeton Forrestal Village.

1 to 4 p.m.: Garden Party Open House; Drumthwacket. Reservations required at www.drumthwacket.org or (609) 683-0057, ext. 4.

2 p.m.: Writers Talking conversation with Fr. Pat Connor of Bordentown, author of Whom Not to Marry: Time Tested Advice from a Higher Authority; Princeton Public Library.

2:30 p.m.: Jewish Community Choir Lashir Spring Concert; Richardson Auditorium. Free.

3 p.m.: Princeton Festival Organ Recital with Ken Cowan, Nathan Laube, and Eric Plutz; Princeton University Chapel.

3 p.m.: Princeton Dance and Theater Studio 7th Annual Spring Performance; Performing Arts Center at West Windsor, Plainsboro High School South, Clarksville Road, West Windsor.

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