Princeton Restaurant Week

March 10

International Women’s Day - Festa di Carnevale (Gentlemen welcome too)

Dinner, Music, Dancing starts 1PM Music by Lorenzo & Special Guest “Jeremy” with country line dancing

Wear a mask to receive a prize! Babysitting available. Full Buffet dinner $35 Members/$45 Non Members

Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen’s Club, 8 Governors Lane, Princeton

RSVP to 609-658-4528 Rosanna or 609-3369-3598 Mara

Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano: “Songplay”

at Princeton University Concerts 3PM

 The GRAMMY-winning opera superstar brings her latest album “SONGPLAY,” in which she traces a musical thread from the Italian Baroque to the American Songbook, including everything from art songs to sambas to jazz ballads. Tickets $45 General/$15 Student.

Location: Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

Contact info: princetonuniversityconcerts.org 

Tickets at 609-258-9220

 

Name of Event: Edit & Revise, a dance performance, presented by Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Dance at Princeton University at 2 PMBrief Description:In a shared dance performance, Princeton senior Yasmine Eichbaum presents an immersive multimedia dance piece which interrogates the roles of audience and performer and ponders the tension between the individual and the collective beginning with the product launch for a device powered by a fictional system software, wherein choreography represents the operating system that directs the dancers who comprise the hardware of a machine; and Princeton senior Michelle Yeh presents a multimedia immersive interdisciplinary dance theater piece that explores and challenges the boundaries of  storytelling via dance following a college-aged Taiwanese-American adoptee who visits her birthplace in Taiwan, looking for answers, and goes missing after a typhoon.

Free and open to the public; advance tickets are recommended, available through University Ticketing

For more information: https://arts.princeton.edu/events/edit-revise/2019-03-08

 Location:Hearst Dance Theater at Lewis Arts complex on the Princeton University campus

 Contact info: srunk@princeton.edu

Choreopoem, presented by Lewis Center for the Arts’ Programs in Theater and Music Theater at Princeton University March 10 at 7:00 PM, March 13 & 14 at 8:00 PM 

 Brief Description:An original choreopoem devised by three Princeton seniors and their cast that addresses the circumstances and issues of black female students at Princeton: Feyisola Soetan, who wrote the piece based on her anthropological research; Janelle Spence, who is directing; and Jessica Bailey, who is choreographing. Through seven vignettes developed in workshops, the women explore issues such as innocence, exclusion, privilege, social climbing, colorism and sexism in dating, trauma and healing, and “black girl magic.” 

Free and open to the public; advance tickets are recommended, available through University TicketingFor more information: https://arts.princeton.edu/events/choreopoem/2019-03-08/ Location:Wallace Theater at Lewis Arts complex on the Princeton University campusContact info:srunk@princeton.edu

 

 The Odyssey, presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Programs in Theater and Music Theater at Princeton University at 3:00 PM

Brief Description: Homer’s classic epic poem of a journey home is reimagined in a participatory production of The Public Theater’s PublicWorks version of The Odyssey, directed by senior Victoria Davidjohn, designed by senior Annabel Barry, and featuring seniors Bria McKenzie, Carly Maitlin and Justin Ramos. The production involves community partners the Trenton Children’s Chorus, Trenton Circus Squad, Homefront NJ, Arts Council of Princeton, McCarter Theatre Center’s Educational Program, and Princeton University student performing groups HighSteppers and Raqs: Princeton Belly Dance Company, and a mosaic set and giant puppets made from recycled materials. Cosponsored by multiple Princeton University departments and part of the Migrations Initiative.

Tickets: $10 students, $12 seniors, $12 general public in advance, $17 general public purchased the day of performances at the box office, available through McCarter Ticket Office.

For more information and tickets: https://arts.princeton.edu/events/the-odyssey/2019-03-08/Location:Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Place, Princeton Contact info: srunk@princeton.edu

 

 

March 11

March 12

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Tickets only $31.40 to the following performances:

 The Gods of Comedy

March 12 to 17

Don’t miss the latest hilarious comedy from Ken Ludwig, the two-time Olivier Award winning playwright who penned the thrilling adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express.

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March 13

Reading by poet Simon Armitage, presented by Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University at 7:00 PM

Brief Description:Award-winning poet Simon Armitage, Holmes Visiting Professor, recipient of the 2017 PEN America Award for Poetry in Translation and The Queens Gold Medal for Poetry in 2018, named Millennium Poet in 1999, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, reads from his work.

Free and open to the public For more information: https://arts.princeton.edu/events/reading-by-poet-simon-armitage/ Location:Hearst Dance Theater at Lewis Arts complex on the Princeton University campus Contact info: srunk@princeton.edu

Master Class with vocal coach Paul Bogaev, presented by Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Music Theater at Princeton University at 3:00 PM

Brief Description:Grammy and Emmy Award-winning musical director/composer and vocal coach Paul Bogaev gives a master class for Princeton students in context ofthe spring course, “Race and the American Musical from Minstrelsy to Hamilton,” led by Professor of Theater Stacy Wolf. 

Free and open to the public to observe. For more information: https://arts.princeton.edu/events/musical-theatre-master-class-paul-bogaev/ Location:Donald G. Drapkin Studio at Lewis Arts complex on the Princeton University campus Contact info:srunk@princeton.edu

March 14

Princeton PI Day - Einstein was born on March 14th - 3.14 - the numeric equivalent of Pi! Every year the town of Princeton celebrates with an irrational number of events!

  • 10:00 a.m.   Tour of Landau’s Albert Einstein Museum – 102 Nassau Street

  • 12:00 p.m.   Princeton School Gardens Cooperative Fundraiser – the bent spoon & lillipies

  •   3:14 p.m.    Complimentary Wedding & Vow Renewal Ceremonies – Princeton Pi

  •   4:00p.m.    Interactive STEAM Event – Paul Robeson Center for the Arts

  • 6:00p.m. Seth Fletcher, Einstein's Shadow - Princeton Public Library, Community Room*

  •   7:00p.m.    Free Motown inspired concert by Einstein Alley Musician Collaborative – Paul Robeson Center for the Arts

Click here for the expanded descriptions and rules for each event!

*Seth Fletcher, speaks about his new book Einstein's Shadow which follows a team of elite scientists on their historic mission to capture the first picture of a black hole, putting Einstein’s theory of relativity to its ultimate test and helping to answer our deepest questions about space, time, the origins of the universe, and the nature of reality. 


Pianists Alexander Melnikov & Andreas Staier

at Princeton University Concerts at 8PM.

Pre-concert lecture at 7PM by Professor Emeritus Scott Burnham, free to ticketholders. 

A gloriously intimate program of Franz Schubert’s music for piano four-hands, performed by two of the most beloved pianists of our time. Tickets $10-$55.

Location: Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

Contact info: princetonuniversityconcerts.org 

Tickets at 609-258-9220

 

Lecture: “Changes in Manet’s Paintings” at 5:30 p.m.

Juliet Wilson-Bareau, an independent ÉdouardManet scholar, and Bart Devolder, the Art Museum’s conservator, discuss two works by Manet currently on view in the Museum: Gypsy with a Cigarette and Young Woman in a Round Hat. A reception will follow.

Princeton University Art Museum

Curtis Scott, Associate Director for Publishing and Communications Princeton University Art Museum

609.258.4341, cscott1@princeton.edu

 

March 15

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Ranky Tanky
March 15
This Charleston-based jazz quartet performs the timeless music of Gullah culture that has shaped much of American art, food, and language.

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March 16

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Wu Man, pipa
China’s Wu Man, her nation’s master of the pipa, is joined by representatives from Madagascar, Mali, and Morocco, all playing plucked string instruments rooted in their own national traditions.
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Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States

This exhibition presents more than fifty Mexican retablos, folk paintings dedicated to Christ, the Virgin Mary, or saints to commemorate a miraculous event. Vibrant and emotive, they span the entirety of the twentieth century and serve as public expressions of suffering and salvation, faith and family.

Princeton University Art Museum

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Art for Families: Ordinary to Extraordinary Children of all ages are welcome to join us for an engaging gallery activity followed by a related art project. This week, explore the art of George Segal and sculpt a masterpiece of your own.

 Princeton University Art Museum

Contact info: Curtis Scott, Associate Director for Publishing and Communications

Princeton University Art Museum 609.258.4341 cscott1@princeton.edu

 

 

Curtis Scott, Associate Director for Publishing and Communications

Princeton University Art Museum 609.258.4341 cscott1@princeton.edu

March 17

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Omar Sosa
Transparent Water
The renowned world-jazz composer, pianist, and 7-time Grammy nominee Omar Sosa joins forces with the Senegalese kora master and vocalist Seckou Keita and Venezuelan percussionist Gustavo Ovalles for a performance which reaches for the sublime.
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