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Vol. LXIII, No. 39
 
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
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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) 9878121.

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.: 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.: 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.

6 to 9 p.m.: New Authors’ Night with Sophie Glovier, author of Walk the Trails In and Around Princeton; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

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.

8 p.m.: Fly (play about Tuskegee Airmen); Crossroads Theatre, 7 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Players’ Songs for a New World; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.

11:30 p.m.: Princeton University Jazz Program Small Group; Café Vivian, Frist Campus Center, Princeton University. Free.

Friday, October 2

Noon: Friends of the Princeton Public Library Annual Book Sale; Princeton Public Library. Also Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.

Noon: Westminster Conservatory Gallery Concert with the Loeffler Trio; Rider University Art Gallery, Bart Luedeke Center, Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Fund for Irish Studies Lecture by Joseph O’Connor, “Lady and the Tramp: The Love Affair of John Millington Synge and Molly Allgood”; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

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.

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.

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

8 p.m.: Piano concert with Steinway Artist William Carr, performing works by Schubert, Haydn, Liszt, Scriabin, Beethoven, and Chopin; St. Paul’s Church, 214 Nassau Street. Free.

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 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Richardson Auditorium.

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

Saturday, October 3

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: 26th Annual Fall Festival; Howell Living History Farm, 70 Wooden’s Lane, Lambertville. Also Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Second Annual Greening of West Windsor Environmental Fair; West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market, Vaughn Road parking lot, Princeton Junction train station.

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House; Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Princeton Shopping Center.

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

2 and 4 p.m.: Snow White; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

2 to 6 p.m.: Panel discussion with Alaska natives and scholars, “Ancient Lifeways, Current Concerns”; McCosh 10, Princeton University.

4 to 6:30 p.m.: Interactive drumming workshop; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

5:30 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra lecture by Benjamin Zander, “The Art of Possibility”; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Free, but reservation needed by calling (609) 497-0020.

6:30 p.m.: Eden Family of Services’ Eden by Moonlight benefit; Hamilton Manor, Hamilton. For information, visit www.edenservices.org.

6:30 p.m.: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association 34th Annual Watershed FEST fundraiser; Watershed Reserve, Hopewell. For tickets, call (609) 737-3735.

7 p.m.: New School for Music Study concert by pianist Michael Shinn; Kingston United Methodist Church, 9 Church Street, Kingston.

7:30 to 10 p.m.: “The Yoga of Drum and Chant: Drumming and Meditation Workshop”; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

8 p.m.: Jazz at the Robeson Center concert with Steve Hudson Quintet; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

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

Sunday, October 4

Noon to 4 p.m.: Celebration of Alaskan Native Culture; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library.

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

2 p.m.: Outlet Dance Project works by area choreographers Lisa Botalico and Marie Alonzo Snyder; Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton.

3 p.m.: Recital by baritone Elem Eley and pianist J.J. Penna; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

3 p.m.: Recital of songs by poet Robert Burns, by singer-guitarist Anne Witt; Allan P. Kirby Arts Center, Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville. For reservations, call (609) 452-8257.

3 p.m.: Suzanne Farrell Ballet; McCarter Theatre.

4 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra; Richardson Auditorium.

4 p.m.: Annual Trenton Irish Music Festival; The Ancient Order of Hibernians, 2419 Kuser Road, Hamilton Square. Also Sunday at 1 p.m.

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

Monday, October 5

4:30 p.m.: Public lecture by Bruce Blair, president of World Security Institute, “The Strategy of the Global Zero Campaign for Eliminating Nuclear Weapons”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: Concert by composer/singer David Hykes and The Harmonic Choir; Princeton University Chapel. Free.

Tuesday, October 6

3 p.m.: “This I Believe” program hosted by Keith Wheelock; Princeton Public Library. To register, call (609) 924-9529, ext. 220.

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Kevin Casas-Zamora, Senior Fellow in foreign policy and the Latin America Initiative at the Brookings Institute, “The travails of democratic governance in Central America”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7 p.m.: Tuesday Technology Talk with Ken Greenberg and Frank Montero, “Google-Friendly Web site Design and Optimization”; Princeton Public Library.

7 to 9 p.m.: International Folk Dancing; Riverside School. For information, call (609) 655-0758.

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 and 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7

6:30 p.m.: Mercer County First-Time Homebuyer Workshop; Mercer County Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike at Darrah Lane, Lawrence.

7 p.m.: Talk by Susan L. Roth, author and illustrator of Listen to the Wind: The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea; Princeton Public Library.

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

7:30 p.m.: Pianist Eric Hung and mezzo-soprano Amy Hartsough, performing cabaret songs; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Free.

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

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