Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, March 3-5

Photo: Bruce on the Highway, Pamela Springsteen. Morven Museum & Garden will host a panel discussion and question-and-answer session this as part of its current exhibition Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey. Tickets required (see below for more information.)

Friday, March 3

Opening reception for art exhibition ‘Nature’s Healing Gifts’ – The D&R Greenway Land Trust presents the mixed-media exhibition, “Nature’s Healing Gifts”, from February 13 through April 7. The opening reception: Friday, March 3, from 5-7 p.m. is free.  Please register at  The RWJ Room resonates with Mystery and Magic—New Jersey’s Pinelands”.  5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road, Princeton. Free More information

Early Music Princeton Presents ‘Stabat Mater’ – Early Music Princeton presents Stabat Mater, a Lenten Evening, with vocal and instrumental works on the themes of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Works by Veracini, Biber, Telemann, Geminiani, J. S. Bach, and selections from Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. This concert is directed by Jane Hines. FREE and open to the public. No tickets required.  7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Princeton University Chapel, Princeton. Free More information


Speech and Debate by Stephen Karam – A Princeton University production of Speech and Debate, a play by Tony-award-winning and Pulitzer-prize-finalist playwright Stephen Karam, of The Humans renown. Speech and Debate is a rich exploration of identity and friendship, by turns heartbreaking and hilarious. It tells the story of three eccentric high school misfits who are forced into an unlikely alliance. 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm, Theatre Intime, Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University, Princeton $10 More information

A Dream Play by August Strindberg, adapted by Caryl Churchill, presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater – Caryl Churchill’s darkly comedic adaptation of August Strindberg’s surrealist masterpiece follows Agnes, the daughter of the gods, as she journeys through human life in all its pain and beauty, searching for the hope of redemption. Directed by senior Catherine Andre with sound design by senior Stanley Mathabane.. 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Pl., Princeton. $11 – $17 More information

Saturday, March 4



Wine and Chocolate Weekends at Terhune Orchards – Visit us in the Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery tasting for a weekend of wine and chocolate. Bring your loved ones, friends and family to enjoy sweet treats on this festive Weekend. Catch up with friends by the fire outside the winery, or enjoy our 12 varieties of wine inside the cozy wine bar. 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton. $15 More information

All for Dance Performance at Quaker Bridge Mall – Join the mall for a special performance from All for Dance Studio of Robbinsville on Saturday, March 4 at 3 p.m. Groups ranging from ages 5 through 13 and up will perform routines in ballet, jazz, modern and more in the center court at the mall.. 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, Quaker Bridge Mall, 3320 US Highway 1 Unit 150, Lawrenceville. More information

Origins of Traditional Palestinian Costume and Embroidery Illustrated Talk at YWCA Princeton – Hanan Karaman Munayyer, president and co-founder of the Palestinian Heritage Foundation, will speak about the origins of Palestinian costume and embroidery from antiquity until the present and the influence of Arab textile arts and costume on medieval European costume and embroidery. On display will be selections of traditional headdresses, costumes and other artifacts, featuring rich […]. 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, YWCA Princeton, 59 Paul Robeson Place, Princeton. Free More information

Music for Two Pianos Concert – Jamie Rankin of Princeton and Duane Funderburk of Los Angeles, Calif. perform Schumann Andante and Variations, Op. 46, Gershwin Variations on “I Got Rhythm”, Mozart Concerto No. 10 for Two Pianos, K. 365. 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Stone Hill Church of Princeton, 1025 Bunn Drive, Princeton. Free More information


Princeton University Glee Club Presents Mozart’s Requiem – The Princeton University Glee Club and Princeton University Orchestra come together to present one of the most renowned masterpieces in classical music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, K.626. This performance of the legendary work — the last penned by the great composer — will be conducted by Renata Berlin. 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton University. $15 More information

Sunday, March 5



Music in March at Terhune Orchards – Spring music series in the new Wine Barn. Enjoy local musicians each week, country, bluegrass and jazz. The winery is open 12 pm to 5pm.  Bring your friends and family to enjoy a wine tasting and music. 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton. More information


Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey — A Panel Discussion Led by Bob Santelli, Director, The GRAMMY Museum – Morven Museum & Garden will host a panel discussion and question-and-answer session as part of its current exhibition Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey, curated by the GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE, on Sunday, March 5 at 3:00 p.m. in McCosh 50 Lecture Hall on the Princeton University Campus. Doors open at 2:00 p.m. Talk 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, McCosh Hall Room 50 on the Princeton University campus, Princeton. $30 – $100 More information

Jazz at Princeton University with guest Walter Smith III – The Los Angeles Times simply states the future of jazz is bright with rising saxophonist Walter Smith III. Although it may appear Smith is a young gun on the scene at age 33, he is widely recognized as an adept performer, accomplished composer, and inspired educator. 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm, Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton University, Princeton. More information