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Vol. LXII, No. 42
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
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Wednesday, October 15

10 a.m.: First of four “This I Believe” programs for adults 55+, hosted by Keith Wheelock; Princeton Public Library.

4:30 p.m.: Readings by Marie Howe and Brigit Pegeen Kelly; Stewart Theater,Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street.

4:30 p.m.: Symposium on War on Terror with Philip Bobbitt, author of Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-first Century; Anne Marie Slaughter, dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; and Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs Kim Lane Scheppele; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: Thinking Allowed Series talk by Bee Wilson, author of Swindled, a history of food fraud; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Talley’s Folly; 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.

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

Thursday, October 16

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Admission Open House; Princeton Junior School. Also Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

12:15 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory at Nassau concert with jazz pianist Tara Buzash and vocalist Jean Marie Whaley; Niles Chapel, Nassau Presbyterian Church. Free.

4 p.m.: Great American Book Drive; Princeton Public Library.

6 to 10 p.m.: Autumn Culinaire 2008, annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County food, wine, and beer tasting fund-raiser; Greenacres Country Club, 2170 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville.

7 p.m.: Book discussion with Manuel Rivas, author of El lapis del carpinterol; Princeton Public Library. Free. 7 p.m.: Book discussion with Cool Woman Poet Joyce Lott, author of An Unexpected Life; Mary Jacobs Library, 64 Washington Street, Rocky Hill.

7:30 p.m.: Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre and Arts Council of Princeton presentation of La Petenera — The Sephardic Connection; Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School.

8 p.m.: Some Things You Need to Know Before the World Ends; Hamilton Murray Theater, Murray-Dodge Hall, Princeton University. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Amezidi; Matthews Acting Studio, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Festival Strings Lucerne, directed by Mark Laycock; Princeton University Chapel.

8 p.m.: Camerata Salzburg Chamber Orchestra, with violin soloist Anne Sophie Mutter; State Theater, New Brunswick.

Friday, October 17

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Annual Friends of the YWCA Princeton Luncheon, with guest speaker Nancy Marie Robertson, author of Christian Sisterhood, Race Relations, and the YWCA, 1906-46; Cherry Valley Country Club, Skillman.

4:30 p.m.: Lecture by Oona Frawley, “Ireland and Cultural Memory”; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street.

7 p.m.: Ken Lelen Trio; Cranbury School, North Main Street, Cranbury. Free.

7 to 11 p.m.: “Corner of Chaos” Haunted Corn Maze; Corner-Copia Nursery and Garden Center, 299 Princeton-Hightstown Road (Route 571), East Windsor. Also Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m., Sunday from 7 to 10 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Symposium on Haydn’s The Creation led by Princeton Pro Musica director Frances Fowler Slade; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Jazz pianist Eldar and his trio; Berlind Theatre.

7:30 p.m.: Jimmy Carroll and Al Caz; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency, Route 1. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

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

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

8 p.m.: Concert with singer Lucy Kaplansky; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert with Jeff Warner; Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane.

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, October 18

Noon to 4 p.m.: Fall Harvest Festival featuring country and bluegrass music by Eco Del Sur; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

5:30 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton fund-raiser, “Dining by Design”; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

6:30 p.m.: Karen Zumbrunn Trio; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

7 p.m.: Salon 33 Pot Luck Dinner and Concert of folk songs and love songs with baritone Robert Bullington, violinist Ann Marie Poklembo, cellist Liz Thompson, and pianists Beth Ertz and Dick Swain; Looking Glass Pond, 800 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction. For reservations, call Rob Tannen at (609) 720-0098.

7:30 (sold out) and 10 p.m.: Christine Ebersole; Berlind Theatre.

Sunday, October 19

Noon to 5:30 p.m.: Fourth Annual Festival of the Guild of Early Music, featuring Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque era music; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Fall Harvest Festival featuring country and bluegrass music by Mountain Heritage; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

1 to 3 p.m.: Open House; Lewis School of Princeton, 53 Bayard Lane.

1 to 4 p.m.: Screening of HBO drama Iron Jawed Angels: The Suffragette Movement; The Contemporary Victorian Museum, 176 West State Street, Trenton. Free. For reservations or information call (609) 883-2709 or (609) 392-9727.

3 p.m.: Dryden Ensemble concert, Johann Sebastian Bach; Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary.

3 p.m.: Screening of Lezioni di Cioccolato (Chocolate Lessons); Dorothea’s House, 120 John Street. Free.

3 p.m.: Organ recital; St. Paul’s Church, Nassau Street. Free.

3 p.m.: Book discussion and signing with James M. McPherson, author of Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

Monday, October 20

6 p.m.: Film Italian Style Series screening of Sedotta e Abbandonata (Seduced and Abandoned); Princeton Public Library. Free.

6:30 p.m.: Mercer County First Time Homebuyer Program; Mercer County Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

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

Tuesday, October 21

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School panel discussion, “Human Evidence: The War in Iraq”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

5 p.m.: Conversation about the interrelationships between the visual and performing arts with Princeton Singers artistic director Steven Sametz and choreographer Myra Bazell; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts. Free.

5:30 p.m.: Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees; Princeton Public Library.

6:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Jazz Trio; Witherspoon Grill, 57 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: Composers’ Ensemble performances by Meehan/Perkins Percussion Duo, Dither Electric Guitar Quartet, and flutist Margaret Lancaster; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

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