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Princeton Events: Dec. 3-7

Highlights include a screening of Academy Award winning documentary "The Cove," which documents the killing of dolphins in Taji, Japan, talk by Princeton University Professor Anne-Marie Slaughter and the continued hearing on the Avalon Bay dev

 

Monday

4:30 p.m. Tickets are sold out, but the event will be simulcast on the lower level of Robertson Hall, 4:30 pm 

A community forum on Princeton's impending consolidation. Members of the Consolidation Transition Task Force will present and discuss their final report and take questions from the audience, 7-9 p.m.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with the film's director, Louie Psihoyos, and Satsuki Takahashi, visiting scholar in the department of East Asian studies, 8 p.m. 

"Sauce for the Goose" Holiday Art Sale runs through Dec. 22, featuring regional artists, artisans and crafters featuring a mix of fine art and functional crafts, including paintings, drawings, functional and decorative ceramics, and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

 

Tuesday

The presentation will include reflections following recent medical humanitarian responses in Sri Lanka, Somalia, Yemen, Afghanistan, Haiti and elsewhere, exploring the purposes of negotiations, the levels of justification MSF uses for its political choices, as well as how the landscape has changed from the Cold War to the global war on terror, 4:30 p.m. 

 

Wednesday

From 2009 to 2011, he reported on the war in Afghanistan for The Post, traveling extensively through the southern provinces of Helmand and Kandahar to reveal the impact of President Obama’s decision to double U.S. force levels, 4:30 p.m. 

Princeton United Methodist Church and Trenton Area Soup Kitchen host . Meals will be provided on an unconditional, no-questions-asked basis, 5 p.m. 

Georgianne Vinicombe and staff from Monday Morning Flowers show how to make simple but effective centerpieces and floral arrangements to make your home look its best for the holidays. The evening will end with a raffle for the finished creations, 7 p.m. 

 

Thursday

Opening reception for the exhibition of PSO! Listen Up. Featuring two dozen middle school students from across Central New Jersey who attended PSO's Classical Series concert "Tales of Transformation" with their peers and teachers. This exhibition features artwork created after the concert based on the music that they heard, as well as written reflections on the connections between the music and their art, 4 to 6 p.m. 

including Arts Council of Princeton's Paul Robeson Center, Bernstein Gallery of the Woodrow Wilson School, Cranbury Station Gallery, Firestone Library, Historical Society of Princeton, Labyrinth Books, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton Public Library, Princeton University Art Museum and Small World Coffee, 5-8 p.m. 

Princeton Regional Planning Board's hearing on Avalon Bay continues. The developer hopes to build a 280-unit rental development at the former Princeton Hospital site, 7:30 p.m.

 

Friday

Canvas of Care - a silent auction to help the people of NJ affected by Hurricane Sandy. Sponsored by CG Gallery, TKG Healthcare Consulting and the Arts Council of Princeton, 5 p.m. 

Princeton University Orchestra concert, featuring the world premiere of graduate student Gilad Cohen's "Dragon Mother" with Martha Elliott, Soprano. Other works to be performed include Copland's "El salon Mexico"; Bartok's Violin Concerto No. 2 and the Richard Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major. Michael Pratt conducts, 7:30 p.m. 

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