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Vol. LXIII, No. 45
 
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
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Wednesday, November 11

11 a.m.: Spirit of Princeton Veterans Day Ceremony; All Wars Monument, Nassau Street at Mercer Street. Noon: Lunch & Learn Seminar on Emotional Intelligence; Chicklet Books, Princeton Shopping Center.

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Ann O’Leary of UC Berkeley School of Law, “A Working Nation: How Women as Half the Labor Force Transform Our Lives”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

6 p.m.: Lecture, “Hunting and History in Ancient Egypt,” by John Baines, Oxford University, sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America; McCormick Hall 106, Princeton University. Free.

7 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton lecture, “Fruits of Victory: Rediscovering the New Jersey Woman’s Land Army of WWI,” by Elaine F. Weiss, author of Fruits of Victory: The Woman’s Land Army of America in the Great War; Friend Center, Room 006, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: U.S.1 Poets Invite readings by Evie Shockley, Philip Holmes, and Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon; Princeton Public Library.

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

8 p.m.: Jazz Vespers; Princeton University Chapel. Free.

8 p.m.: Vocalist Wendy Zoffer with pianist Tom Adams, bassist Anthony DiMauro; BT Bistro, 3499 Route 1.

Thursday, November 12

12:30 p.m.: Organ concert by Nicholas Bideler; Princeton University Chapel.

7 p.m.: Screening of Daniel H. Pink’s A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, and panel discussion; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Rent; Yvonne Theater, Rider University, Lawrenceville. Also Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Student Concert featuring Symphonic Orchestra, Concert Band, String Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, Chamber Ensemble, and a cappella singing ensembles; Mount Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown. Free.

8 p.m.: Cappella Romana vocal chamber ensemble; Princeton University Chapel.

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

8 p.m.: Blood: A Comedy; Passage Theatre, Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 p.m.: Ragtime; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Lanford Wilson’s Rimers of Eldritch; Studio Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Friday, November 13

Noon: Westminster Conservatory Gallery Concert Series with Volanti Flute Quartet; Rider University Art Gallery, Bart Luedeke Center, Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville.

4:30 p.m.: Fund for Irish Studies lecture by Stuart J. McLean on Joyce and Synge; Stewart Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street.

7 p.m.: Sourland Hills Actors Guild’s Willy Wonka; Montgomery High School Performing Arts Center. Also Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7 p.m.: Montgomery Recreation Department’s Friday Night Family Dance; Otto Kaufman Community Center, 356 Skillman Road, Skillman.

8 p.m.: Bell, Book and Candle; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Producers; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Planets by Gustav Holst, performed by organist Eric Plutz; Princeton University Chapel.

8 p.m.: My Fair Lady; Berlind Theatre. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Musical comedy The Thing About Men; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton and Yale Glee Clubs’ “Football Concert”; Richardson Auditorium.

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

8 p.m.: The Alice Project DVD Recording Concert; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

8 p.m.: Westminster Schola Cantorum and Williamson Voices; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

8 p.m.: Comedian Eddie Clark; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency, Route 1. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 14

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Creative Man Institute’s “On Becoming a Happier Man” workshop; Nassau Inn. To register, call (908) 707-8118.

9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Symposium, “The Arts and the Economic Crisis”; McCosh 10, Princeton University. Online registration required at www.princeton.edu/arts.

2 p.m.: Book signing by John Welshons, author of One Soul, One Love, One Heart; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

3 to 6 p.m.: Korean Health Event; Conference Rooms A and B, University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street.

3 p.m.: Holiday favorites performed by Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

4 p.m.: Princeton Festival “Toast to Broadway” gala; Chauncey Conference Center, Educational Testing Service, Rosedale Road.

7 p.m.: Benefit concert by Princeton Girlchoir and Alleluia and Celebration Singers of Nassau Presbyterian Church; Trinity Cathedral, 801 West State Street, Trenton.

7 p.m.: Indie Music Night with The Randy Bandits, Anthony Fiumano, Hawk and Dove, and Keith Monacchio; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

7:30 p.m.: Celebration and worship service in honor of Hindu festival of Diwali; Princeton University Chapel.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Ballroom Blitz dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, November 15

2 p.m.: Lipizzaner Stallions; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

2 p.m.: New School for Music Study piano recital by Todd Van Kekerix; Kingston United Methodist Church, 9 Church Street, Kingston.

3 p.m.: Capital Singers of Trenton benefit concert; Church of the Incarnation, 1545 Pennington Road, Ewing.

3 p.m.: Westminster Choir; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

3 p.m.: “Composing in the Moment” concert of original jazz compositions by Princeton University faculty; Richardson Auditorium.

Monday, November 16

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

Tuesday, November 17

7 p.m.: Screening of Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist and discussion with Lawrence Shapiro of Columbia University; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Talk by Mark Censits of CoolVines, “Wine Buying for the Holidays”; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: A Moon to Dance By; George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick. Also Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. 8 p.m.: Baritone Thomas Hampson; McCarter Theatre.

Wednesday, November 18

Noon: Lunch and Learn with Princeton Scholars lecture by Rutgers Professor Michael Curtis, author of Orientalism and Islam; Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street.

4:30 p.m.: Program in Creative Writing readings by Robert Stone and C.K. Williams from their work; Stewart Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Township Environmental Commission; Township Municipal Complex.

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

8 p.m.: University Jazz Composers Collective; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

8 p.m.: Parsons Dance troupe; McCarter Theatre.

Thursday, November 19

12:30 p.m.: Organ concert by Michael DiOrio; Princeton University Chapel.

7 p.m.: Rent; Yvonne Theater, Rider University, Lawrenceville. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Joint Recreation Board; Township Municipal Complex.

7:30 p.m.: Rain, The Beatles Experience; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Lecture by former president of the European Commission Romano Prodi; McCosh Hall 50, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: My Fair Lady; Berlind Theatre. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: 3 Mo’ Divas; Crossroads Theatre, 7 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 p.m.: Blood: A Comedy; Passage Theatre, Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 p.m.: Reefer Madness; Kendall Hall, The College of New Jersey, Ewing. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

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