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*Two pianists take to the stage to present music by Bach, Brahms, Saint-Saens and more at Princeton’s Stone Hill Church this Saturday. ‘Music for Two Pianos’ is a double piano concert featuring Princeton University’s Dr. Jamie Rankin, and Dr. Duane Funderbunk of Pasadena, CA. Enjoy the duo as they perform classic pieces, and enjoy a light reception after the show. FREE, 7:30pm. www.stonehillprinceton.org

Thursday, March 6
‘Disegno’ celebrates ‘500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum’ this Thursday night. It’s a community night out at the museum, and you’re invited to sip wine, take in the exhibition, and enjoy live music. FREE, 6:30pm. http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/visit/calendar/2013-12/disegno-community-event

Friday, March 7
Take a hike with Watershed naturalist Jeff Hogan in search of woodcocks – migratory birds that are often considered as ‘harbingers of spring.’ (We like the sounds of that!) You’ll be on ‘Woodcock Watch’ as Jeff teaches you all about the unusual bird’s habits and habitats. Wear boots! Ages 6+. Register, $5. 6pm. www.thewatershed.org

Princeton Public Library presents a screening of “Wadjda,” the critically acclaimed movie from director Haifaa al-Mansour. The groundbreaking movie is the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, and tells the story of Wadjda, who sets her sights on a green bike that she passes on her way to school. Presented in Arabic with English subtitles. FREE, 6:30pm.

ParmPicSaturday at Whole Foods Market Princeton: The AMAZING Parmigiano Reggiano
Cheese lovers, it’s time to celebrate with Whole Foods Market Princeton! On Saturday March 8th, 2014 at 3pm EST, more than 400 wheels of authentic Parmigiano Reggiano will be cracked and sampled at Whole Foods Market® stores in the US, Canada and the UK. Visit WFM Princeton for samples, entertainment, food pairings and more. Click here to get the whole scoop on Parm – it’s history, recipe tips and more – and be sure to visit the store on March 8th for some cheesy fun!

Saturday, March 8
Catch the musical adaptation of Mel Brooks’ cult classic, ‘The Producers’ at McCarter’s Berlind Theatre. Princeton University faculty & students bring the story of the down and out producer and his timid accountant to life, as they come up with a get rich quick scheme to put on a horrible show, with an eccentric cast and more than a few politically incorrect jokes. 8pm. $15. www.princeton.edu/arts

It’s time for the 17th Annual Cranbury Craft Show – a juried show hosted by the Cranbury Education Foundation. Featuring over 100 talented artists and crafters, the show features jewelry, wood, glass, art, photography, specialty food items and more. Running Saturday and Sunday at the Cranbury Elementary School. Saturday 10-4pm, Sunday 11-4pm.
http://www.cranburyeducationfoundation.org/Cranbury_Education_Foundation/Craft_Show.html

 

 

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