For more NJ ARTS PROGRAMS • 800.THE.ARTS, www.JerseyArts.com/Festivals, NJJazzList.com, www.njthatrealliance.org, njArtsTix.org (discount tickets)
April 1—May 4, The Figaro Plays: The Barber of Seville; April 9—May 3, The Figaro Plays: The Marriage of Figaro; April 26, 8pm, Omar Sosa; May 7, 7:30, The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet; May 9, 8pm, Simon Shaheen; May 10, 8pm, Bill Charles; May 12, 7:30pm, Pinchas Zukerman & Yefim Bronfman; May 15, 7:30pm, Moscow Virtuosi; May 17, 8pm, Straight No Chaser a cappella; McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place, Princeton, www.mccarter.org, 609.258.2787.
Movie Nights, all 6:30—8:45, April 2, The Book Thief, April 30, Dallas Buyers Club; Feature Film, 2—4:45pm, May 1, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, May 21, Her; Poetry Series, Sundays 2-4pm: April 13, poets Therese Halschild and Barbara Daniels, May 4, poets Lisa Russ Spaar and Cate Marvin; International Film Festival: April 13, 2pm, Philomena, repeated April 16, 6:30 pm, May 11, 2pm, film TBA, repeated May 14, 6:30pm; Live Concert Performances, 2—4pm: April 27, Mariachi Oro de Mexico, May 18, Jo Wymer, Acoustic Guitar; May 11, 1:30—4:30pm, Native American Flute Circle; South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, www.sbpl.info .
April 2 • 6—8pm, Insight: Gallery Talks, A Celebration of Chinese Calligraphy, Poetry and Art, April 13, 2pm, French art and society following the upheaval of the French Revolution; through April 6, Artists; Portraits: Putting a Face to the Name; April 10, 4pm, Baskets & Data: Making Weather Tactile in the Digital Age, Nathalie Miebach, Artist; through July 13, Striking Resemblance: The Changing Art of Portraiture; through July 31, Diane Burko: Glacial Perspectives; through July 31, “Never such innocence again”: Picturing the Great War in French Prints and Drawings; admission $6/members free; museum hours 8:00am – 4:30 pm, Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu.
April 3, 8pm, The Nash Ensemble of London; April 6, 3pm, Richardson Chamber Players: This England; April 26, 7:30, Gillicantus, Renaissance Vocal Ensemble; May 1, 8pm, Piotr Anderszewski, piano; Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University, www.princetonuniversityconcerts.org/concerts
April 4-6 • International Film Festival curated by Jed Rapfogel; $8. Mill Hill Playhouse. For additional information and tickets, www.trentonfilmsociety.org
April 4 • 8pm, Radam Schwartz at The Jazz Café, $6, Herb Eckert Auditorium in the Senior Center, 540 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, www.sbarts.org/jazz-café
Through April 5, Names—A solo exhibition by Ruth Wolf; April 11—May 3, young galaxy exhibit of work by advanced students for The College of New Jersey, reception April 11; April 5—May 3, Mercer Co. Boys & Girls Club Art Exhibit, reception April 11, 5—7pm; Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Stockton Street, Trenton. www.artworkstrenton.org
April 5 • 2 and 4pm, Stuart Little; through April 13, Les Miserables; April 25—May 4, HAIR; May 10, 8pm & May 11, 2pm, MDE—Something for Everyone; May 17, 2 & 4pm, The Emperor’s New Clothes; May 16—May 25, The Great American Trailer Park Musical; May 30—June 1, Shrek, The Musical; The Kelsey Theatre at MCCC, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, www.kelseytheatre.net
April 5, 8pm, Verdi’s Requiem, April 27, 3pm, The Wizard of Oz with Orchestra, State Theatre, New Brunswick; May 2, 8pm, Brahms First Symphony, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton; New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, www.njsymphony.org, 800.255.3476.
April 6 • 2pm, film screening in celebration of Paul Robeson’s birthday: Showboat, free; April 8, 7pm, Nerds Night Out with Sarah Donner and the Doubleclicks, $10/$8 members; April 11, 8 pm, Sound Bites CD Release Concert featuring the Tom Tallitsch Quintet, saxophonist Tom Tallitsch debuts his new CD “Ride”, $20 CD & Ticket combo or $12/$10 ACP member; through April 12 • Extraordinary Mash-ups: Ilya Genin’s Photographs of Cuba; April 27, 1—6 pm, Communiversity Festival of the Arts, downtown Princeton, free; through April 30, Terrace Project: Ayami Aoyama; May 16, 8pm,South Bites concert featuring The Juke Joint Jonny Trio, $10/$8 members; Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, www.artscouncilofprinceton.org, 609.924.8777.
April 11 • 6:30—8pm, Meet the Artists Reception for New Jersey’s Natural Wonders juried art exhibit at The Gallery. Show runs through June 30. South Brunswick Municipal Building, 540 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction.
April 12 • 7:30pm, Saturday FILM Series, Pink Ribbons, Inc (2011), May 10, Frozen River, both $8/$7 members, at the door; May 4, 4—6pm, Opening reception, WW33, show runs through June 13; May 17, 8pm, Get Jazzed: An Evening with American Jazz Drummer Winard Harper, $20/$18 members; West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction, www.westwindsorartscenter.org, 609.716.1931.
April 26, 7pm, The Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, Once Upon An Opera; May 3, 7pm, City Ballet’s Dracula; The Richard P. Marasco Center for the Performing Arts, 1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township, www.monroetownshipculturalarts.com
Through June 30, 2014 • Got Work? New Deal/WPA in New Jersey, Cornelius Low House, Middlesex County Museum, 1225 River Road, Piscataway, 732.745.4177. Public, group and school tours welcome. www.co.middlesex.nj.us. Sponsored by Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
Teachers with students will receive a “Workshop in a Box” with all components to take back to the classroom for use year after year. To schedule a class visit and reserve your box, call 732.545.4489.