Out & About

| 19 Feb 2016 | 05:41

    Thu 25

    Democracy is a VerbAdler Study Room 514 at the NY Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St

    6:30-8:00 p.m. $5, suggested.

    Dr. Anne Klaeysen holds this monthly course where participants explore the different definitions and forms of democracy, the way it works in the U.S. and how we as citizens can take more active roles.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/calendar-date_nysec.

    Alex Mincek ConcertMiller Theatre at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway

    8 p.m. $30; Senior $25; Student $18.

    Composer Alex Mincek presents his pieces through the piano and percussion quartet Yarn/Wire and the Mivos Quartet.

    212-854-7799. www.millertheatre.com/events.

    Fri 26

    Iconic Views of Central Park TourDairy Visitor Center, mid-Park between 64th and 65th St

    11a.m. $15; members, $10

    Get an insider’s look at the most iconic features of the park. Central Park Conservancy guides tell you the story of how a rocky, swampy land was build into the thriving park it is today.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events.

    NYU SymphonyPeter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.

    8-10:15 p.m. Free.

    The NYU Symphony plays its fifth spring concert. Conducted by Constantine Kitsopoulos, the program features Stravinsky’s “Le Sacre du printemps.”

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/events.

    Sat 27

    Bloomingdale School of Music’s A4TY: Album for the YoungLeonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2-3p.m. $20.

    Students of Bloomingdale School of Music put together a new music project featuring original student compositions and newly commissioned work by Paula Matthusen.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/events

    Branagh Theater Live: A Screening of The Winter’s TalePeter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.

    3-6 p.m. $24; seniors, $22; members, $20; 30 and under, $16.

    The Kenneth Branagh Theater Company Live broadcasts a performance of Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” from London’s Garrick Theater. The play will star Judi Dench, Tom Batement and Kenneth Branagh star.

    212-864-5400 www.symphonyspace.org/events.

    Sun 28

    Bloomingdale Neighbourhood Walking TourSoutheast corner of 96th Street and Broadway

    2-3p.m. Free.

    Jim Mackin leads a walking tour of the Bloomingdale Neighbourhood. Email info@columbusamsterdambid.org for reservations.

    212-666-9774. columbusamsterdambid.org/calendar/events-calendar/

    A Screening of Hitchcock/TruffautLeonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.

    5-6:20 p.m. $14; seniors/students, $12; members $10.

    Directed by many of today’s leading directors including Martin Scorsese and Wes Anderson, this film is based on the recordings of a week long interview between Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock. Hitchcock shares secrets and a glimpse into his world, bringing the audience closer to his famous films like “Pyscho” and “The Birds.”

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/events.

    Mon 29

    Book Discussion Group: “Go Tell It On the Mountain”

    St. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    5:30 p.m. Free.

    Discussion of James Baldwin’s novel. Please read the book before arriving at the discussion, the book can be reserved at nypl.org.

    212-621-0619. www.nypl.org/locations/st-agnes.

    SONGBOOK: Broadway’s FutureBruno Walter Auditorium at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza.

    6 p.m. Free.

    A concert by Arts and Artists at St. Paul featuring new music by Broadway composers and sung by Broadway vocalists. Directed by John Znidarsic.

    917-275-6975. www.nypl.org/locations/lpa.

    Tue 1

    Gallery Tour of “Silicon City”

    New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West.

    Noon. $25; members, $5.

    Discover NYC’s role in inventing and developing the technology that reshaped daily life.

    212-873-3400. www.nyhistory.org/programs/upcoming-public-programs.

    Pop-Up Concert: Precursors and ParallelsMiller Theatre at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway.

    6 p.m. Free.

    This concert is part of a series celebrating the avant-garde music of Eastern Europe. Specifically, this concert celebrates the musical traditions of Romania and the use of mathematics in acoustic exploration. Either/Or, a city-based ensemble orchestra, will present unique compositions exemplify this under-explored style.

    212-854-7799. www.millertheatre.com/events

    Wed 2

    One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY CaresBloomingdale Library 2nd Floor, 150 West 100th St.

    1-3 p.m. Free.

    Volunteers from NY Cares offer 1 hour one-on-one computer tutoring sessions. Bring a laptop if you have one.

    212-222-8030. www.nypl.org/locations/bloomingdale.

    Inside Chamber Music with Bruce AdolpheRose Studio at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 165 West 65th St., 10th floor

    6:30 p.m. $25.

    Bruce Adolphe, composer, resident lecturer and director of Family Programs at the Chamber Music Society, explores the classicism of three restless Romantic figures: Schubert, Brahms and Dvořák with a focus on Dvořák’s Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op.87.

    212-875-5788. www.chambermusicsociety.org/seasontickets/event/1994.