Dance: PUB’s 'Winter Solstice'

Lincoln Center a bit too far for you to get your winter ballet fix? No worries —you can catch your favorite holiday ballet pieces with Princeton University Ballet. Celebrate the winter solstice a week early this year with PUB’s winter show! Featuring excerpts from the beloved holiday classic “The Nutcracker” as well as student-choreographed numbers, the show and its fiery dancers are sure to melt even the iciest of hearts. Let PUB’s jetés and pirouettes spirit you away into an elegant winter wonderland before you head home for the holidays.

Frist Film/Performance Theatre

Thursday, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Film: 'Girl Rising'
In need of inspiration? Interested in education across the globe? Want to hear stories of girls' extraordinary lives? "Girl Rising," a film narrated by nine famous actresses, tells the stories of nine girls across nine countries. Illustrating the power of education and endurance of the human spirit, this film will have you applauding and rising to your feet. Actors and musicians helping this story take flight are Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Selena Gomez, Liam Neeson, Priyanka Chopra, ChloëMoretz, Freida Pinto, Salma Hayek, Meryl Streep, Alicia Keys and Kerry Washington.
Princeton Public Library Community Room
Thursday, 7 p.m.

Concert: Party without Borders: Caribbean Night

Escape to the tropics before winter break! On Dec. 11, Campus Club will open its doors for all students to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Caribbean culture. Hosted by the International Student Association and Princeton Caribbean Connection, you can dance the night away with tunes from DJ Copacetic and eat fantastic food from Hot on D Spot. Feel free to discuss Caribbean culture with fellow students and use the photo booth with your friends. Mark your calendars! What better way to fight off the freezing cold than with some island-themed excitement?

Campus Club

Thursday, 10 p.m.

Concert: Sinfonia

Does the holiday season have you excited for all the jingles and all the bells? Are soothing classical sounds exactly what you need to decompress after this crazy week? Come enjoy some works by Smetana, Rachmaninoff and Rimsky-Korsakov and more put on by the Princeton University Sinfonia. Ruth Ochs GS, in her 12th season as the Sinfonia’s conductor, will lead another magical performance.

Richardson Auditorium

Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

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