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Vol. LXIII, No. 35
 
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
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Calendar

Wednesday, September 2

2 and 8 p.m.: All Shook Up; 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.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Latin American Task Force of Princeton’s Ask-a-Lawyer Program; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Fedora Café, Lawrenceville.

Friday, September 4

7 p.m.: Alice in Wonderland; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

6:30 p.m.: No Strings Attached contemporary/soft rock band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

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

Monday, September 7

Labor Day

Tuesday, September 8

7:30 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Giuliano Hazan, author of The Thirty Minute Pasta Cookbook; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

Wednesday, September 9

4 to 9 p.m.: Multicultural Participatory Dance, benefiting Web of Compassion; Albert Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Free.

Friday, September 11

7 to 10 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s “Dancing under the Stars” classic big band, swing, rock-‘n’-roll dance; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Free.

7 p.m.: Summer Under the Stars concert with 6th Street Quaternion Jazz Band; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7 p.m.: Alice in Wonderland; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First One Hundred Years; McCarter Theatre. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 to 10:15 p.m.: Dance Improv; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road.

Saturday, September 12

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Princeton First Aid Ladies Auxiliary second annual flea market; Princeton First Aid building, 237 North Harrison Street.

10 a.m. to noon: Open House for students of Italian; Dorothea’s House, 120 John Street.

Noon to 6 p.m.: 18th annual Jazzfeast; Palmer Square Green.

3 to 5 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Fall Open House; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

6:30 p.m.: Folk By Association folk duet; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

8 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce “Comedy for a Cure” benefit for Muscular Dystrophy Research, with comedian Mike Marino; Patriots Theater, Trenton War Memorial, Trenton.

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

Sunday, September 13

1 and 4 p.m.: Laurie Berkner Band; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Monday, September 14

Recycling

4 p.m.: Historic Preservation Commission; Township Municipal Complex, 400 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: Readings by Delaware Valley Poets Donna Gelagotis Lee, Deborah Ager, and Amy Lemmon; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

Tuesday, September 15

7:30 p.m.: Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First One Hundred Years; McCarter Theatre. Also Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., 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.: Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Wednesday, September 16

7 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Shobhan Bantwal, author of The Sari Shop Widow; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

Thursday, September 17

7:30 p.m.: David Garrett Live in Concert; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

Saturday, September 19

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: 33rd Annual Apple Day; Terhune Orchards. Also Sunday at 10 a.m.

2 to 5 p.m.: Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund citizenship workshop; Princeton Public Library.

6:30 p.m.: Michael Huse Modem Jazz Trio; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

8 p.m.: Concert by nine hip-hop artists including Coolio, Salt-N-Pepa, and Naughty by Nature; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

Sunday, September 20

1 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s ARTbox Derby; Greenway Meadows Park, Princeton.

2:30 p.m.: Registration for Farm Sanctuary Walk for Farm Animals fund-raiser; Grover Park, Princeton Shopping Center.

Monday, September 21

7 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Tom Ridge, author of The Test of Our Times: America Under Siege … and How We Can Be Safe Again; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

8 p.m.: Literary Fiction Book Group discussion of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

Tuesday, September 22

7:30 p.m.: Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First One Hundred Years; McCarter Theatre. Also Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, September 23

4:30 p.m.: Althea Ward Clark reading series with Simon Armitage reading poetry and prose, Tony Hoagland reading poetry; Stewart Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University.

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

7:30 p.m.: Bacon Brothers; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Thursday, September 24

6 p.m.: Lecture by Chika Okeke-Agulu, Princeton University Assistant Professor of Art and Archaeology, “Life Objects: Rites of Passage in African Art”; McCosh 10, Princeton University.

8 and 10 p.m.: New Jersey Blues & Jazz Festival with Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers; Backstage Jazz Club, State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Friday, September 25

Noon to 10 p.m.: Mercer County Italian American Festival; Mercer County Park. Also on Saturday and Sunday.

7 to 10 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton’s 5th Annual Fall Antiques and Fine Arts Show; Princeton Airport. Also Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

8 and 10 p.m.: New Jersey Blues & Jazz Festival with singer-pianist Marcia Ball; Backstage Jazz Club, State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Saturday, September 26

9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Women in Theatre: Issues for the 21st Century, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street. Free but registration required by visiting www.princeton.edu/arts/wit.

Noon to 5 p.m.: Annual New Jersey State Cultural Festival; South Riverwalk Park, Trenton.

2:30 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton lecture and book signing with Deborah Davis, author of Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X; Princeton Airport, Route 206.

6:30 p.m.: John & Carm rock, blues, and bluegrass band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

7 to 10 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Cafe Improv cabaret; Solley Theatre, Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: So You Think You Can Dance Tour 2009; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

8 and 10 p.m.: New Jersey Blues & Jazz Festival with The Yellowjackets; Backstage Jazz Club, State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Sunday, September 27

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: “Jazz On 2 at Katmandu” jazz concert with Jerry Rife’s Rhythm Kings, singer Miche Braden, and Joe Zook and Blues Deluxe; Katmandu, Waterfront Park, Route 29, Trenton.

Monday, September 28

Recycling

7 p.m.: African American Interest Book Group discussion of The Hemingses of Monticello; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

Tuesday, September 29

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce, Princeton/West Windsor Chapter Networking Event; Triumph Brewing, Nassau Street.

7:30 p.m.: Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First One Hundred Years; McCarter Theatre. Also Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, September 30

8 p.m.: Flamenco dancing with Paco Pena and company; McCarter Theatre.

Friday, October 2

6 to 9 p.m.: YWCA Princeton’s “In the Pink” Fashion Show and Silent Auction; Westin Princeton, Forrestal Village.

6 p.m.: American Repertory Ballet’s Chance to Dance scholarship benefit for Dance Power; Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Larry the Cable Guy; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

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