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Vol. LXII, No. 22
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
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Calendar

Wednesday, May 28

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

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.

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

Thursday, May 29

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Festival lecture, “What the Opera Meant to Paris,” by Princeton University Art Museum docent Marianne Grey; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: Princeton High School Orchestra Spring Concert; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

8 p.m.: Blues/folk singer Joy Simone; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: Smart Talk Women’s Lecture Series with Valerie Plame Wilson, author of Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Friday, May 30

2 p.m.: Tour of Numismatics in the Renaissance exhibit by Princeton University curator of numismatics Alan Stahl; Firestone Library. Free. Also Sunday at 3 p.m.

7 p.m.: Disney’s High School Musical; Open Air Theater, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville. Also Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Courtyard Concert Series with Chris Batten and the Woods; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton. Rain or shine.

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.

8 p.m.: Dark Star Orchestra — Recreating the Grateful Dead Experience; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: The Full Monty; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Triangle Club’s A Turnpike Runs Through It; McCarter Theatre. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Twilight of the Golds; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 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 and 10:30 p.m.: Kenny Michaels and Bill Chaing; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency.

Saturday, May 31

8:30 a.m.: Fourth annual Diana Run benefiting the Diana Fund; Community Middle School, 55 Grovers Mill Road, Plainsboro.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: John Witherspoon Middle School Slammin’ Super Saturday Carnival; John Witherspoon Middle School, 217 Walnut Lane.

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

4 and 7 p.m.: Youth Ink! Festival of Ten-Minute Plays; The Room, Berlind Theatre. Also Sunday at 3 p.m.

6:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Quintet; Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, Hopewell.

8 p.m.: ARIZ Presents Summer Beats; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Kenny Michaels and Johnny Watson; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency.

8:30 p.m.: Classic rock band Rackett; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Sunday, June 1

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: YWCA “Paddle for Pink” Dragon Boat Festival benefiting Breast Cancer Resource Center; Mercer County Park Marina.

2 p.m.: New School for Music Study faculty recital; Gill Memorial Chapel, Rider University, Lawrenceville.

3 p.m.: Greater Trenton Choral Society “Americana” Concert; Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, 2220 Pennington Road, Ewing.

3 p.m.: Steinway Society musicale with pianist Karen Walwyn; Recital Hall, Jacobs Music, Lawrenceville.

5 to 7 p.m.: Town Wide Pot Luck; Gazebo Park, Hopewell.

7:30 p.m.: Voices Chorale cabaret fund-raiser; Stockton Inn, 1 Main Street, Stockton.

7:30 p.m.: Kingston Women’s Chorus; Kingston United Methodist Church, 9 Church Street, Franklin Township.

Monday, June 2

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Israeli novelist Eva Etzioni-Halevy, author of The Triumph of Deborah; Princeton Public Library.

Tuesday, June 3

3 p.m.: Discussion and book signing with Dr. Beth Grosshans and Janet Burton, authors of Beyond Time Out: New Strategies for Effective Parenting; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

7 p.m.: Tuesday Technology Talks series, Pecha Kucha Night; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Ted Kerasote, author of Merle’s Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

Wednesday, June 4

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

7 p.m.: Ask-a-Lawyer Program, free legal advice on immigration issues; Princeton Public Library.

7 to 9 p.m.: Darla Rich Trio; Salt Creek Grill at Forrestal Village.

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, June 5

2 to 7 p.m.: Opening Celebration of the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street. Ribbon cutting at 2 p.m., followed by dedication of the Witherspoon-Jackson Neighborhood Quilt.

7 to 9 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Fedora Cafe, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Arias from Princeton Festival’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme with Jennifer Zetlan, Marcello Guzzo; Princeton Public Library. Free.

Friday, June 6

10 a.m.: Hansel & Gretel; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m.

7 p.m.: Disney’s High School Musical; Open Air Theater, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville. Also Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m.

7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Tommy Savitt and Will Vought; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Full Monty; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 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.

8 p.m.: Twilight of the Golds; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 7

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Anniversary Arts Party, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

2 and 4 p.m.: The Little Red Hen; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

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

8 p.m.: McCarter Theatre gala benefit with Burt Bacharach; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra Spring Concert; Richardson Auditorium.

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