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Vol. LXII, No. 47
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
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Wednesday, November 19

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Princeton Junior School open house; 90 Fackler Road, Lawrenceville.

Noon: Princeton Scholars Lecture Series talk by Prof. Julian E. Zelizer, “Now That He’s Elected”; Jewish Center of Princeton.

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

4:30 p.m.: Readings by Christian Barter, Tarell Alvin McCraney, and Whitney Terrell; Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Panel discussion, “Civil Society: A Hidden Component in Israeli Society”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

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

7:30 p.m.: PHS Spectacle Theatre presentation of Frogs; Black Box Theater, Princeton High School. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

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

Thursday, November 20

Noon: Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center screening of One Survivor Remembers; Mercer County Community College Communications Building, Room 109, West Windsor. Free.

6 p.m.: Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center screening of Rosenstrasse; Mercer County Community College Communications Building, Room 109, West Windsor. Free.

7 p.m.: D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Landowners Forum, “Old Weeds, New Weeds, and How to Control Them”; Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place.

7:30 p.m.: Mystery Book Group discussion of The Coroner’s Lunch; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

8 p.m.: The King and I; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Seussical the Musical; Kendall Theater, The College of New Jersey, Ewing. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Lewis Center for the Arts production of Troy: After and Before; Berlind Theatre. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Amber Kain’s The Summer House; Passage Theatre, Mill Hill Playhouse, Front and Montgomery Streets, Trenton. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

Friday, November 21

4:30 p.m.: Fund for Irish Studies lecture by Adrian Frazier of the National University of Ireland on “The Quiet Man and The Playboy of the Western World”; Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

7 p.m.: Reading by record producer Joe Boyd, author of White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street. Free.

7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Dena Blizzard and John Delvecchio; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Déjà Vu, a Familiar Musical Revue; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: ARTEK ensemble; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road.

8 p.m.: Lewis Center for the Arts’ Now Dance repertory concert performed by faculty and guests; Hagan Dance Studio, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street. Free but tickets required by calling (609) 258-9220. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Orchestra; Richardson Auditorium. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert with folksinger and autoharp virtuoso Bryan Bowers; Christ Congregation Church.

9 p.m.: Upper Princeton Swing Collective Jazz Band; Lawrence Grill, Quaker Bridge Mall. Free.

Saturday, November 22

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Electronics Waste Disposal Day; Sovereign Bank Arena Parking Lot 1, Trenton.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: YWCA Princeton’s 35th annual Crafters’ Marketplace; John Witherspoon Middle School. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2 and 4 p.m.: Nate the Great; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

5:15 p.m.: DanceVision student performance of scenes from Nutcracker ballet; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

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

7:30 p.m.: “Rio Nights” concert of Brazilian themed music with Luiz Simas and guests; Looking Glass Pond, 800 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction. For tickets, call (609) 720-0098.

8 p.m.: Touring production of Sophisticated Ladies; Montgomery Performing Arts Center, Montgomery High School, 1016 Route 601, Skillman.

8 p.m.: Westminster Williamson Voices and Westminster Schola Cantorum; Princeton University Chapel.

8 p.m.: Le Triomphe de l’amour chamber ensemble; Unitarian Church of Princeton.

Sunday, November 23

1 p.m.: International Wedding Expo; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

2:30 p.m.: Screening of Academy Award winning documentary film Taxi to the Dark Side; Nassau Presbyterian Church.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory concert, A Messiaen Centennial Celebration; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Free.

4 p.m.: Screening of James’ Journey to Jerusalem with talk on Israeli film by Eran Kaplan, visiting professor of history at Princeton University; The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street.

5 p.m.: Eric Mintel Quartet; Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion, Cadwalader Park.

Monday, November 24

Recycling

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School talk by Clint Williamson, Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, “An Overview of U.S. War Crimes Policy at the Change of Administration”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University. Free.

7 p.m.: Township Committee; Township Municipal Complex.

Tuesday, November 25

7:30 p.m.: Reading by Mara Cohen Ioannides, author of A Shout in the Sunshine; Princeton Public Library.

Wednesday, November 26

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

8 p.m.: CD release party for Scott Rednor and His Band’s debut album, Music for People; Conduit Music Club, 439 South Broad Street, Trenton.

Thursday, November 27

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 28

Noon and 3 p.m.: Disney Playhouse Live; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: So You Think You Can Dance Tour 2008; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Robert Klein; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Déjà Vu, a Familiar Musical Revue; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton High School class of 1998 10th Reunion; Nassau Inn.

10 p.m.: Andrew Kennedy; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency.

Saturday, November 29

2 and 4 p.m.: Hansel and Gretel; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Sunday at 2 and 4 p.m.

3 p.m.: Nassau Brass and the Madrigal Singers; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

5 p.m.: Annual Lights On! Tree-Lighting Celebration; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Andrew Kennedy and Ritchie Redding; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency.

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

Sunday, November 30

2 and 7 p.m.: Annie; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

3 p.m.: Screening of No Maps on My Taps; Princeton Public Library.

Monday, December 1

4:30 p.m.: Lecture by Yong Chool Ha, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Social Sciences at the University of Washington, “Industrialization and Tradition: Korean Experience”; Room 219, Aaron Burr Hall, Princeton University. Free.

7 p.m.: Township Committee; Township Municipal Complex.

8 p.m.: Musica Alta concert, “A Musical Journey Across the Brenner Pass”; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

Tuesday, December 2

7 p.m.: Technology Talks series talk by “gadget guru” Douglas Dixon, editor-in-chief of Mediaware magazine; Princeton Public Library.

Wednesday, December 3

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Holiday Open House; Drumthwacket, 354 Stockton Street. Reservations required; call (609) 683-0057.

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School talk by Elizabeth Pisani, epidemiologist and reporter, “The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels, and the Business of AIDS”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by William Chapman Sharpe, author of New York Nocturne: The City After Dark in Literature, Painting and Photography, 1850-1950; Princeton Public Library.

Thursday, December 4

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School panel discussion, “Emerge: International Development”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University. Free.

8 p.m.: Bob DeVos Quartet; Solley Theatre, Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon Street.

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