Event: This is Princeton: 2016
Itching for a comprehensive performing arts event? You're in luck! At "This is Princeton," various performing arts groups will express both personal and community issues through a multitude of creative art forms. Performers include: Valley Academy, Princeton University Ballet, Triple 8, eXpressions, HighSteppers, Dancing to Christ’s Beat, Princeton University Gospel Ensemble, Matt Wie, Songline, Ellipses, BodyHype, BAC, diSiac and Princeton University Rock Ensemble. Tickets are free in Frist!
Friday, Feb. 19, 8 p.m.
Comedy: Fuzzy Dice presents Cupid’s Show
Valentine's Day come and gone and you're still looking for love? Watch Fuzzy Dice’s improv comedy show during this lovely post-Valentine’s Day weekend/season/overall state of being. Tickets cost $5, and you just might find love in the audience!
Thursday, Feb. 17, 11 p.m., and Friday, Feb. 18, 11 p.m.
Theater: Manuel vs. the Statue of Liberty Reading
Hosted by Princeton Latinos y Amigos, a concert reading of this New York Musical Theatre Festival award-winning musical comedy is headed to the Wilson Black Box Theater.Concerning the topic of illegal immigration, this show, written by Princeton alum Noemi de la Puente ’86 and David Davila, was inspired by the true story of an undocumented Princeton undergraduate. The concert reading will feature a new script, new music and will feature both student performers and performers from the original New York cast.
Wilson College Black Box Theater
Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Film: 12 Films, 12 Filmmakers
Taught by Princeton Arts Fellow, Pacho Velez, the spring 2016 course “World on a Wire: 12 Films, 12 Filmmakers” invites a new filmmaker every week to screen and discuss his or her newest film. On Feb. 25, Princeton alumna Josephine Decker ’03 will screen her “East of Eden”-inspired thriller, “Thou Wast Mild and Lovely” about the erotic relationship between a farmhand and the family that hires him. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m. in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street; it’s free and open to the public.
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater,185 Nassau
Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m.
Dance: DoroBucci Presents: SAKATA African Dance Competition
Princeton’s premier African dance group, DoroBucci, is hosting SAKATA, an African dance competition next Saturday.Watch nine African dance groups from UMD, Towson, Yale, UPenn, Rutgers, Columbia, Albany and Syracuse compete for the ultimate prize: $500! Tickets are free with PUID, and $10 otherwise, not to mention that there will be an afterparty with African food at 10 p.m. in the Fields Center —more reason to join in the fun!
Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.
Performance: "? : A Malevolent Bunny is Terrifying"
We're not actually sure what this event is, but it sounds pretty fascinating from the title. You should probably go see it to figure out what it's all about.
Friday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m.; Thursday, March 3 at 8 p.m.; Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 5 at 8 p.m.