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July 2019

SōSI Concert

Tuesday, July 23, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Students participating in Sō Percussion’s Summer Institute perform. The Sō Percussion’s Summer Institute is an intensive two-week music seminar for college-age percussionists and composers. The four members of Sō Percussion serve as faculty in rehearsals and performances. This concert will feature new works composed during the institute as well as percussion pieces commissioned from past years. Community Room Presented in partnership with Sō Percussion.

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Dancing Under the Stars

Friday, July 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Hinds Plaza (Community Room in case of rain), 63 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Members of Central Jersey Dance give demonstrations of basic steps and lead others in an evening of dancing to recorded music of all kinds. Hinds Plaza, weather permitting; or Community Room. Co-sponsored by the library and Central Jersey Dance.

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August 2019

Dancing Under the Stars

Friday, August 9, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Hinds Plaza (Community Room in case of rain), 63 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Members of Central Jersey Dance give demonstrations of basic steps and lead others in an evening of dancing to recorded music of all kinds. Hinds Plaza, weather permitting; or Community Room. Co-sponsored by the library and Central Jersey Dance.

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Woodstock 50th Anniversary Tribute Concert

Saturday, August 17, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Park North Amphitheater, 1 Mountain Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States

Local bands and singers from the Einstein Alley Musician's Collaborative  perform highlights from Woodstock on the same weekend of the original concert 50 years ago. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic dinner, wear your tie-dye and enjoy the music that defined an era at this family-friendly event. In case of rain, this event will move to the library's community room. Co-sponsored by the Einstein Alley Musician's Collaborative, Princeton Record Exchange and Princeton Parks and Recreation.

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Dancing Under the Stars

Friday, August 23, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Hinds Plaza (Community Room in case of rain), 63 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Members of Central Jersey Dance give demonstrations of basic steps and lead others in an evening of dancing to recorded music of all kinds. Hinds Plaza, weather permitting; or Community Room. Co-sponsored by the library and Central Jersey Dance.

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September 2019

Dancing Under the Stars

Friday, September 6, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Hinds Plaza (Community Room in case of rain), 63 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Members of Central Jersey Dance give demonstrations of basic steps and lead others in an evening of dancing to recorded music of all kinds. Hinds Plaza, weather permitting; or Community Room. Co-sponsored by the library and Central Jersey Dance.

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Toby Tobias: “Journey from Johannesburg”

Sunday, September 8, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Songwriter Toby Tobias presents a musical/theatrical/visual arts performance featuring original songs and vignettes about his life growing up in Johannesburg and Jerusalem before moving to New York. The show's message is one of racial equality, understanding and acceptance of other cultures and religions. Toby Tobias is a South African-born, Huntington, New York-based songwriter who has immersed himself in all genres of American music of the last 50 years. His interest in African rhythms and world music, coupled with his keen…

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PSO Soundtracks: Topic TBD

Wednesday, September 18, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The library and Princeton Symphony Orchestra present a series of lectures to deepen the concert-going experience by explaining more about the music being performed and the orchestra itself. Topics and presenters will be updated closer to the event date. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.

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Dancing Under the Stars

Friday, September 20, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Hinds Plaza (Community Room in case of rain), 63 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Members of Central Jersey Dance give demonstrations of basic steps and lead others in an evening of dancing to recorded music of all kinds. Hinds Plaza, weather permitting; or Community Room. Co-sponsored by the library and Central Jersey Dance.

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October 2019

PSO Soundtracks: Topic TBD

Wednesday, October 2, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The library and Princeton Symphony Orchestra present a series of lectures to deepen the concert-going experience by explaining more about the music being performed and the orchestra itself. Topics and presenters will be updated closer to the event date. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.

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Brian Herrera: “I Was the Voice of Democracy”

Thursday, October 3, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

"I Was the Voice of Democracy," is an hour-long, solo performance written and performed by Brian Herrera, associate professor of theater at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University. It recalls the true story of a 17-year-old who is briefly thrust into a peculiar kind of fame when a patriotic speech he writes on a whim ends up winning a national contest. Through autobiographical storytelling, this one-person, multimedia event offers a mix of analysis and anecdote, both hilarious…

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Festival Cultural Latino: Mercado on the Plaza

Sunday, October 6, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hinds Plaza (Community Room in case of rain), 63 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The rich cultural life of Princeton's Latino community is celebrated with an afternoon of music, dance, food, and crafts. The plaza will be transformed into a mercado during the three-hour event with local artisans and restaurants on site along with family-friendly activities and free entertainment.  Hinds Plaza or Community Room in the event of rain. Co-sponsored by the library, the Arts Council of Princeton and Mi Pueblo Lindo.

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November 2019

PSO Soundtracks: Topic TBD

Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The library and Princeton Symphony Orchestra present a series of lectures to deepen the concert-going experience by explaining more about the music being performed and the orchestra itself. Topics and presenters will be updated closer to the event date. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.

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OnStage Seniors: “In or Out: Stories of Belonging and Exclusion”

Sunday, November 10, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

In their annual performance at the library, On Stage Seniors presents "In or Out: Stories of Belonging and Exclusion," an array of stories, funny and sad, about moments of feeling accepted or left out. Originally founded in 2007, OnStage Seniors: A Community Project of McCarter Theatre creates documentary theater performances that explore the stories and issues of our community. Our ensemble members—all over 55—perform in theaters, libraries, schools, conferences, hospitals, senior centers, and senior communities, generating delight, insight, and affirmation…

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The Moth Mainstage

Friday, November 22, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Place
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States

Five diverse, unscripted storytellers share first-person tales that honor both the diversity and commonality of human experience as The Moth Mainstage makes its McCarter Theatre debut. The Moth was founded in 1997 by poet and best-selling novelist George Dawes Green, who, after moving to New York City wanted to recreate the summer nights he and a circle of friends spent sharing spellbinding tales on his Georgia back porch where moths were attracted to the light. From Green’s living room, where…

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