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Vol. LXII, No. 48
 
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
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Calendar

Wednesday, November 26

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.

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

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 p.m.: Blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin and vocalist David Johansen; George Washington Ballroom, Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

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. To register, write to Nancy Turco at nturco.edu.

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

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Lynne Cherry, author of How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Annual St. Francis Medical Center Holiday Concert with Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea; Sacred Heart Church, Broad Street, Trenton. For information or tickets call (609) 599-5659.

8 p.m.: Concert by Princeton University early music ensemble Musica Alta, “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.

8:30 p.m.: Debate, “Can there be morality without God?,” between Princeton University professor of ethics Peter Singer and author Dinesh D’Souza; Richardson Auditorium.

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.

Friday, December 5

7 p.m.: ’Twas the Night Before Christmas; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.; Sunday at 2 and 4 p.m.

7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: John Knight and Keith Anthony; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Screening of Sketches of Frank Gehry, directed by Sydney Pollack; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street. Free.

8 p.m.: Sixth annual Cool Yule jazz concert; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

8 p.m.: “Cryptic Brilliance” concert of music by Edward T. Cone; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

8 p.m.: Actors’ NET of Bucks County production of Edward Albee’s Seascape; The Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

10 p.m.: Late Night Series (poetry, spoken word, drama, dance, live music, comedy, video); Studio Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Free.

Saturday, December 6

10 a.m. and noon: Children’s “Milk and Cookies” series, for children three to eight, with Julie Pasqual in Holiday Stories from Around the World; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Free.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Holiday Bazaar; Elm Court, 300 Elm Road.

12:30 to 3 p.m.: Holiday Party with Santa and Snowy; Holiday Party Room, next to ACE Hardware, Princeton Shopping Center.

12:30 to 3 p.m.: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association Holiday Open House; 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington.

4:30 p.m.: Holiday Concert with South Brunswick High School Concert Choir; Kingston Presbyterian Church, 4565 Route 27, Kingston. Free.

6 to 8 p.m.: Opening reception for Arts Council of Princeton’s annual holiday sale Sauce for the Goose; Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

7 p.m.: Winter Wonder Jam 2008 with Gavin DeGraw, Colbie Caillat, Sara Bareilles, and Matt Nathanson; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: Handel’s Messiah with Boheme Opera Chorus and Orchestra and Greater Trenton Choral Society; Immaculate Conception Church, 540 Chestnut Avenue, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Chin-Yun Chorus; Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School.

8 p.m.: University Concert Jazz Ensemble and Pat Metheny Ensemble, The Music of Pat Metheny; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Student comedy Jello Baby; Studio Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Free. Also Sunday at 6 p.m.

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

Sunday, December 7

2 p.m.: Titans of Song: A Musical Tribute to Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

2 to 5 p.m.: Crossroads Nursery Annual Craft Fair and Silent Auction; Crossroads Nursery School, 225 Olden Lane.

3 p.m.: Princeton University Glee Club, conducted by Richard Tang Yuk; Richardson Auditorium.

3 to 5 p.m.: Lawrenceville Main Street’s Holidays in the Village celebration; Weeden Park.

4 p.m.: Third Annual Firoozeh Khazrai Memorial Concert; Looking Glass Pond, 800 Alexander Road.

5 p.m.: New Jersey Youth Ballet’s The Nutcracker; Hillsborough High School, Hillsborough.

5:30 p.m.: A Christmas Carol; McCarter Theatre.

7 p.m.: Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra; Princeton Alliance Church, Plainsboro.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Garden Statesmen Barbershop Chorus Holiday Dinner Show; Cranbury Inn, 21 South Main Street, Cranbury.

Monday, December 8

Recycling

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School public lecture by Harvard University Prof. Stanley Hoffman, “Understanding the Global System”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

Tuesday, December 9

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School public lecture by Harvard University Prof. Stanley Hoffman, “Ethics and Global Policy”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

5:30 p.m.: Township Housing Board; Township Municipal Complex.

8 p.m.: Composers’ Ensemble; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

8 p.m.: Mayhem Poets; Crossroads Theatre, New Brunswick.

Wednesday, December 10

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

2 to 4 p.m.: Princeton Windrows’ Holiday Open House Reception; Princeton Windrows, 2000 Windrow Drive. Free. To attend, call (800) 708-7007.

3 p.m.: Musical service of carols from around the world; Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary. Also at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School public lecture by Dennis Ross, former Middle East Envoy under President Clinton, Whither the Middle East?”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School public lecture by Harvard University Prof. Stanley Hoffman, “U.S. Foreign Policy, Past and Future”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: Student jazz concert; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

Thursday, December 11

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School public lecture by Prof. Cynthia Enloe of Clark University, “Taking Women Seriously to Make Sense of the Iraq War”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: A Christmas Carol; McCarter Theatre. Also Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 1 and 5:30 p.m., Sunday at 1 and 5:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Sinfonia; Richardson Auditorium.

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