Out & About

| 23 Feb 2016 | 11:04

    Thu 25

    LABAlive presents Beauty/Literature14th St. Y, 344 East 14th St.

    7:30 p.m. $20

    LABAlive presents BEAUTY / LITERATURE, an evening of fiction, presentations, and subversive teachings exploring relationships with beauty.

    646-395-4310. www.labajournal.com/literature

    New York Theatre Ballet to perform at New York Live ArtsNew York Live Arts, 219 West 19th St.

    7:30 p.m. $15

    New York Theatre Ballet will present four ballets in an unforgettable evening.

    212.691.6500. www.newyorklivearts.org/event/nytb_2016

    Fri 26

    but i cd only whisperThe Flea Theater, 41 White Street

    7 p.m. $15-$35

    but i cd only whisper is a beautifully sophisticated play, which combines monologues, fantasies and flashbacks to tell the story of black Vietnam vet Beau Willie Brown


    The Buffalo SoldiersAfrican Burial Ground National Monument, 290 Broadway

    2 p.m. Free

    Celebrate African American History Month with The Buffalo Soldiers: A history and their legacy.

    212-637-2019. www.nps.gov/afbg

    Fri 27

    Art Gallery Tour LES195 Chrystie Street, at Stanton Street

    1 p.m. $25

    Visit 7 modern art galleries in the downtown center for contemporary art - we find and explain this month’s most fascinating exhibits in painting, sculpture, electronic media & photography. Led by Rafael Risemberg, Ph.D.

    212-946-1548. www.nygallerytours.com

    John King: Three “Micro-Operas” and Sound InstallationThe Wild Project, 195 East 3rd St.

    6 p.m. $16

    Three 20-minute “micro-operas” by John King will be sung by his longtime collaborators Joan La Barbara and Gelsey Bell, with the composer on viola and electronics.

    212-352-3101. www.thewildproject.com

    Sun 28

    The Intergalactic NemesisPace University, 1 Pace Plaza

    7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. $39

    Radio play meets comic book in a one-of-a-kind live show! Telling an all-ages adventure story set in the 1930’s, The Intergalactic Nemesis mashes up comic-book and radio-play formats into a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience, a new art form, the Live-Action Graphic Novel.

    212-346-1715. www.pace.edu/schimmel

    Crawl the Red Carpet - Kidville’s Oscars Party!Kidville FiDi, 40 Gold Street

    10 a.m.-Noon $25-$30

    Crawl the red carpet at Kidville! It’s Oscars season and this year, Kidville FiDi is hosting a fancy party for the kiddos!

    212-566-2020. www.eventbrite.com/e/crawl-the-red-carpet-kidvilles-oscars-party-tickets-21138251078

    Mon 29

    SpeechlessJoe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, at Astor Place

    7:30 p.m. Advance; $20, At The Door; $25

    Speechless is Silicon Valley’s hilarious, snarky, irreverent underground entertainment, in which tech workers, entrepreneurs, and entertainers live out their worst nightmares.

    212-967-7555. www.publictheater.org/reserve/index.aspx?performanceNumber=30454

    Make a Sudden Leap Benefit DinnerPoet’s House, 10 River Terrace

    6 p.m.-9 p.m. $750

    Join us for a celebration of the sumptuous art of fine dining and timeless poetry. All proceeds support Poets House. Places are limited.


    Tue 1

    Dafna Naphtali: RoboticaThe Wild Project, 196 East 3rd St.

    8 p.m. $14

    Robotica is an evening-length solo show inspired by the work of Al-Jazari, the 13th century Mesopotamian inventor and author of the “Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices.”

    212-352-3101. www.thewildproject.com/

    Designing a Dream City- LEGO ProgramChatham Square Library, 33 East Broadway

    3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free

    Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks!


    Wed 2

    2015 The Story Prize Reading and Awards CeremonyThe New School, 66 West 12th St.

    7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. $14

    The three finalists for The Story Prize, chosen from more than 70 short story collections published in 2015, will read from and discuss their work with Larry Dark, the director of the award.


    Film Screening: Bashu, The Little StrangerMichelson Theater, Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway

    6:30 p.m. Free

    Bahram Beyzaie’s Bashu, The Little Stranger, an anti-war masterpiece, is an emotionally charged story of national solidarity in the face of conflict.

    212-998-6780. www.events.nyu.edu/#event_id/86367/view/event