Out & About

| 16 Nov 2015 | 11:23

    Thu 19

    “Mad Max: Fury Road”Muhlenberg Library, 209 West 23rd St.

    2 p.m. Free

    A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in post-apocalyptic Australia in search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

    212-924-1585. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/11/19/muhlenberg-library-thursday-afternoon-film-matinee-presents-mad-max-fury

    Chess @ the Seward Park Library 192 East Broadway

    4-5 p.m.

    Join others on the third floor for a quiet game of chess. Board and pieces are provided.


    Fri 20

    K2 LOUNGE, WITH DJ SMALL $mall ¢hangeThe Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th St.

    6-10 p.m. Free

    During K2 Friday Nights, Café Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, offering a special pan-Asian tapas menu to accompany the evening’s DJ and programs. Happy Hour runs from 6–7 p.m. with a 2-for-1 special on all beer, wine, and well drinks.

    (212) 620-5000. rubinmuseum.org/events/event/k2-lounge-11-20-2015


    Whitney Museum of American Art

    99 Gansevoort St., Susan and John Hess Family Theater

    6 p.m. $10, adults; $8 students & seniors; free for members and children under 18).

    A reading from his new novel, followed by a conversation with Charline von Heyl

    212-570-3600. whitney.org/Events/SethPriceAReading

    Sat 21


    10 a.m.

    Members of the Green Team will work with our seasoned horticulture staff and participate in landscape enhancement activities including planting, weeding, pruning, mulching, trimming of ornamental grasses, addition of soil amendments, cleaning of vegetation beds, and other general gardening tasks. Call for location.

    917-661-6834. www.hudsonriverpark.org/events/green-team

    Seward Park’s Youth Sci-Fi Comic Con!!!192 East Broadway

    Noon-4 p.m. Free

    Sci-Fi and Comic Book fans can relive comic-con or take the leap into Sci-Fi with guest authors, giveaways, and treats provided by Brooklyn Whiskers at this NY Public Library event. For ages 5-18


    Sun 22

    Complexions Contemporary BalletThe Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave.

    2 & 7:30 p.m. Starting at $10.

    Under the artistic direction of Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, Complexions continues to lead the way with its unprecedented approach to contemporary ballet

    212-691-9740. www.joyce.org/performance/complexions-contemporary-ballet-2/#.VkYczHarTIU


    New York University. Frederick Loewe Theater, 35 West Fourth St.

    2 p.m. $15, general; $5, students & seniors

    Graduate students in the dance Education Program have put together this years masters’ dance concert.

    212-998-4941. ticket.central@nyu.edu

    Mon 23

    Faces & Places in Fashion Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, 27th Street and Seventh Avenue.

    4-5 p.m. Free

    The lecture series is a forum for prominent fashion professionals, including executives, designers and marketers to discuss their trade, their experience and their perspective on the business.



    New York University, Kimmel Windows 60 Washington Square South.

    24/7 through Dec. 31.

    In celebration of the 125th anniversary of NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, a display of work by seniors in the BFA Studio Art program.


    Tue 24

    The play’s the thingMuhlenberg Library, 209 West 23rd St.

    1:30 p.m.

    A play-reading group reads “The Country Girl” by Clifford Odets (1949). The group is for people who love the great literature of theatre and want to have fun with it. No experience needed, just a love of plays.

    212-924-1585. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/11/03/plays-thing

    HOUSING FIRST: ENDING HOMELESSNESSNew York University Bookstore, 726 Broadway

    6-7:30 p.m.

    Deborah Padgett, Sam Tsemberis, Benjamin Henwood discuss their book, “Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives.”


    Wed 25


    New York University, Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

    7 p.m. $30-$70, $15 for NYU students

    Heidi Latsky Dance and Axis Dance Company will perform together to create an unprecedented evening of innovative dance to commemmorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    212-998-4941. events.nyu.edu/#event_id/65225/view/event

    Chess @ the Seward Park Library 192 East Broadway

    4-5 p.m.

    Join others on the third floor for a quiet game of chess. Board and pieces are provided.