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Vol. LXIII, No. 38
 
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
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Wednesday, September 23

4 p.m.: Policy address by Recep Tayyip Erdoan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, “Building Global Peace: Turkish Regional Foreign Policy Priorities”; Richardson Auditorium.

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.: Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First One Hundred Years; 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.

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

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

7:30 p.m.: Readings by U.S. 1 Poets Nancy Scott and Matt Schwartz; Princeton Public Library. 8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

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.

7 p.m.: Joint Recreation Board meeting to discuss plans for new pool; Township Municipal Complex.

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

8 p.m.: Ethel Waters - His Eye is on the Sparrow; Passage Theatre, Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

Friday, September 25

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

7 to 11 p.m.: Ten-acre Corn Maze; Corner-Copia Farm Market and Garden Center, 299 Princeton-Hightstown Road, East Windsor. Also Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by William G. Bowen and Matthew Chingos, authors of Crossing the Finish Line: Completing College at America’s Public Universities; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Alexander Kariotis and the Rock Opera Orchestra; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown. Free.

8 p.m.: Comedians Horace Sanders and Liz Miele; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. 8 p.m.: Shakespeare ‘70’s A View from the Bridge; Don Evans Black Box Theater, Kendall Hall, The College of New Jersey, Ewing. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 and 10 p.m.: New Jersey Blues & Jazz Festival with singer-pianist Marcia Ball; Backstage Jazz Club, State Theatre, New Brunswick. 8 p.m.: Roebling: The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

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

Saturday, September 26

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: White Elephant Art and Antiques Sale; Princeton Medical Center Hospital parking garage. For information, visit www.princetonhcs.org.

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Reverend SlapJaw’s Band; West Windsor Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive parking lot, Princeton Junction train station.

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

Noon to 4 p.m.: Country/bluegrass music with David LaFleur; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

2 and 4 p.m: Aladdin; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

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.

4 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers family dance and potluck dinner; Suzanne Patterson Center.

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.: Muncaster Music Makers’ performance of Benjamin Franklin Frankly (Musical Biography), and Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Trinity Church, 33 Mercer 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.

8 p.m.: Opera arias and duets performed by members of The Opera Project; Saint Andrew Episcopal Church, 50 York Street, Lambertville.

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.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Country/bluegrass music with Mountain View Bluegrass Band; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

8 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Milonga (Argentine Tango) dance; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Monday, September 28
Recycling

7 p.m.: Screening of Richard II; Stuart Hall, Room 6, Princeton Theological Seminary. Free.

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

7.30 p.m.: Planet Café; Camillo’s Cafe, Princeton Shopping Center.

Tuesday, September 29

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: 28 Annual Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Trade Fair and Culinary Showcase; Westin Princeton, Forrestal Village.

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School panel discussion, “Regulating Executive Compensation: Ought There to be a Law?”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

4:30 to 7 p.m.: Video screenings and work by Lalithra Fernando; James M. Stewart Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, Nassau Street.

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

3 to 6 p.m.: Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund public forum, “To Count and be Counted: Latinos and the 2010 Census”; 219 Aaron Burr Hall, Princeton University.

3 p.m.: Forum, “Bridging the Gap Between You and Your Healthcare Provider”; Community Room, Township Municipal Complex. Registration required by calling (609) 987-8121.

4:30 p.m.: Public talk by Ambassador Ryan Crocker, former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, “Lessons from a Long War: Engagement in the Broader Middle East”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University. Free.

7 p.m.: Talk, “Against Resignation: The Seduction of Pessimism,” by Susan Neiman, author of Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-up Idealists; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Westminster Choir College Faculty Recital with harpsichordist Kathleen Scheide; Williamson Hall, Westminster Choir College. Free.

8 p.m.: Paco Pena’s Flamenco Ensemble; McCarter Theatre.

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

Thursday, October 1

4:30 p.m.: Talk by John Bruton, Ambassador of the European Union to the U.S., “The Transatlantic Relationship: A Thing of the Past or of the Future?”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: Brentano String Quartet; Richardson Auditorium. Free, but tickets required by calling (609)-258-9220.

8 p.m.: Concert with banjo legend Béla Fleck, tabla expert Zakir Hussain, and double bass master Edgar Meyer; McCarter Theatre.

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