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Vol. LXI, No. 42
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
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Calendar

Wednesday, October 17

Noon to 12:30 p.m.: Four Hand Piano Recital with Dr. Anne Lewis and Ms. Amy Shortt; Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church. Free.

Noon to 1:30 p.m.: Lecture by John P. C. Matthews, “Explosion: The Hungarian Revolution of 1956”; Jewish Center of Princeton, Nassau Street. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Tartuffe; McCarter Theatre. Also Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Zedashe Ensemble Concert; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

Thursday, October 18

7 to 8 p.m.: Princeton Regional Schools’ Parent Speaker Series: “Ever Wonder How the Brain Works?” by Marilee Sprenger, author of Brain-Based Research: Understanding How It Affects Your Child’s Memory & Motivation; PHS Black Box Theater.

7:30 p.m. Regional Planning Board of Princeton; Princeton Township Municipal Complex.

7:30 p.m.: Loreena McKennitt; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: Women in Leadership Forum talk by Cokie Roberts; Cor Unum Center, Country Day School of the Sacred Heart. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Stuart Taylor Jr., author of Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case; McCosh 50, Princeton University.

Friday, October 19

8:45 to 10:30 a.m.: Waldorf School of Princeton Open House; RSVP to June Montanari at (609) 466-1970, extension 15.

Noon to 2 p.m.: Friends of the Princeton Public Library Annual Book Sale, Preview Sale; $10, free for Friends members; Princeton Public Library Community Room.

2 to 5:30 p.m.: Friends of the Princeton Public Library Annual Book Sale; Princeton Public Library Community Room.

7 to 10 p.m.: Princeton High School Studio Band Swing Dance; Princeton High School cafeteria; $10 for adults and $6 for students.

7:30 p.m.: Dance Band The Fins; Nassau Park Pavilion, Nassau Park, West Windsor. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Taylor Eigsti Jazz Trio; Berlind Theatre.

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

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Tango Buenos Aires; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Death of a Salesman; The Heritage Center, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Rocky Horror Show; The Academy Theatre, Bordentown. Also Saturday at 7 and 11 p.m.

8 p.m.: Clue, the Musical; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Fantasticks; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8:15 p.m.: Folk Music Society concert with singer-songwriter Joel Mabus; Christ Congregation Church.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Swing dance with Hoboken band Swingadelic; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

10 p.m.: Late Night Series, improvisational theater; Studio Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Free.

Saturday, October 20

9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Friends of the Princeton Public Library Annual Book Sale; Princeton Public Library Community Room.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Open House; YWCA Princeton.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Fall Festival; Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart.

2 p.m.: Lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood on “Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founding Fathers Different”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Free.

2 p.m.: DittyDoodle Works; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton. 2 and 8 p.m.: Lindbergh and Hauptmann: The Trial of the Century; Hunterdon County Courthouse, Flemington. Also Sunday at 2 p.m.

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

7 p.m.: Darla Rich Quintet; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

7 p.m.: Dinner Theater, Murder on the Waterfront; Hopewell Valley Golf Club, 114 Pennington-Hopewell Road, Pennington.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Comedians Sherry Davey and Brad Trackman; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency.

Sunday, October 21

1 to 5:30 p.m.: Friends of the Princeton Public Library Annual Book Sale; Half-Price Day; Princeton Public Library Community Room.

2 p.m.: Kingston Greenways Association Fall Foliage Walk to Rockingham. For information, call (609) 514-2416.

3 p.m.: Singer Joan Waite; Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

4 p.m.: Princeton Pro Musica, Mozart’s Requiem; Richardson Auditorium.

Monday, October 22

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

7 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Princeton University Prof. Eddie Glaude Jr., author of In A Shade of Blue; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

Tuesday, October 23

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Borough Council; Princeton Borough Hall.

7:30 p.m.: Tartuffe; McCarter Theatre. Also Wednesday and 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.: Itzhak Perlman; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Composers’ Ensemble at Princeton, works by Prof. Barbara White and graduate student composers; Taplin Auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, October 24

6:30 p.m.: Talk by Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, author of Failing America’s Faithful: How Today’s Churches Are Mixing God with Politics and Losing Their Way; Erdman Center, 20 Library Place. To register, call (609) 497-7990.

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

7:30 p.m.: Christopher Reeve Lecture with neuroscientist Dr. Wise Young, “The Hope and Hype of Stem Cell Research”; Princeton Public Library.

Thursday, October 25

3:30 and 7:30 p.m.: Talk by Jim Trelease, author of The Read-Aloud Handbook; Princeton Public Library,

7 p.m.: Multilingual Poetry Night with Princeton-area poets; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Borough-Township Joint Recreation Board; 380 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: D.L. Hughley; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

Friday, October 26

8 p.m.: Stephanie Mills & The Whispers; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Clue, the Musical; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m. Gypsy; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m.

8 p.m. and midnight: The Rocky Horror Show; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m. and midnight.

8 p.m.: The Rocky Horror Show; The AcademyTheatre, Bordentown. Also Saturday at 7 and 11 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Fantasticks; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Comedians Joe Moffa with Bob Dibuono; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 27

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Fall Flea Market; West Windsor-Plainsboro High School main parking lot, Clarksville Road.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Fall Festival and Annual Halloween Parade Contest; Princeton Shopping Center courtyard.

2 and 8 p.m.: Lindbergh and Hauptmann: The Trial of the Century; Hunterdon County Courthouse, Flemington. Also Sunday at 2 p.m.

7 p.m.: Dick Braytenbah Trio with Tony Mennella; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

8 p.m.: Jazz singer Judy Barnett; Cosmopolitan Club, New Hope Inn, New Hope, Pa.

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