Out & About

| 27 Oct 2015 | 11:54

    Thu 29

    Because Me: a New Play by Max BakerThe Wild Project, 195 East Third St.

    Tonight through Saturday, Nov. 07. 7:30 p.m. $2-$20.

    An un-romantic comedy about self-proclaimed artist Else Barnes. Observing Else’s life over nine months, “Because Me” explores behavior and ethos of millennials stumbling into their 30s.

    866-811-4111. www.stablecablelabco.org/#!because-me/c1mw6

    Vegetarian India: A Journey Through the Best of Indian Home CookingBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St., at Lexington

    7 p.m. Free

    For more than 40 years, Madhur Jaffrey, the “godmother of Indian cooking,” has introduced Western home cooks to the vibrant cuisines of her homeland.


    Fri 30

    Great Music at St. Bart’s — John Zorn: “The Hermetic Organ”St. Bartholomew’s Church, Park Avenue at 51st Street.

    12 a.m.$35, $25, $15 student/senior.

    Modern music icon John Zorn performs his epic solo organ improvisation “The Hermetic Organ” on the largest pipe organ in New York City, the magnificent Aeolian-Skinner at St. Bart’s.

    212-378-0248. mmpaf.org

    5th Annual Asphalt ScreamsAsphalt Green, 555 East 90th St.

    4–6 p.m. Free

    Spooky fun and Halloween-themed fitness fun, games, treats and more for costumed New Yorkers of all ages

    212-369-8890. www.asphaltgreen.org/mission/special-events/asphalt-screams

    Sat 31

    Teach New Yorkers how to ride for the first timeEast River Park, East Sixth Street and FDR Drive.

    6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Classes are 2-3 hours and taught all over the city, every weekend.


    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street328 East 67th St.

    2-4:30 p.m. Free

    Murder, mayhem, and the ultimate revenge. Stephen Sondheim’s musical masterpiece returns to life in a bold new performance by the New York Philharmonic, starring Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/10/31/67th-street-presents-lincoln-center-local-free-screenings-sweeney-todd

    Sun 1


    The New York Society Library, 53 East 79th St.

    3 p.m. $20 with advance registration, $25 at the door.

    Tow gifted young musicians explore the influence of night and dreams on poetry and song, through the music of Franz Schubert, Richard Strauss, Hector Berlioz and others.

    212-288-6900, x222. www.nysoclib.org/events/how-register-events

    Kay ryan92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, Buttenwieser Hall

    7:30 $22.00

    Kay Ryan’s new new book of poems is “Erratic Facts.” She will be introduced by John Freeman.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Kay-Ryan.aspx

    Mon 2

    19th Precinct 153 East 67th St.

    7 p.m.

    The precinct community council meets at the precinct station house.


    New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund Benefit10 on the Park, 60 Columbus Circle, 10th floor.

    6:30-9 p.m. $200.

    NYAGV Education Fund Benefit raises money to help reduce gun violence in New YOrk. The honorees this year are comedian Lewis Black, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Smart Tech Challenges.

    646-893-4652. www.nyagvedfund.org

    Tue 3

    CinéSalon • Mathieu Amalric The Blue RoomFIAF, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    7:30 p.m.$14; $3 members; $7 students.

    Mathieu Amalric, 2014. Color. 76 min. DCP. With Mathieu Amalric, Stéphanie Cléau, Léa Drucker In French with English subtitles.

    212-868-0190. www.fiaf.org/events/fall2015/2015-11-03-cs-blueroom.shtml

    Effective Communication Skills for Parents92 Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St.

    7 p.m. From $30.

    Learn techniques and tips to help develop effective communication skills and improve your parent-child relationship.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Effective-Communication-Skills

    Wed 4

    Jonathan Segal: 2015 Editorial Excellence AwardTemple Israel, 112 East 75th St.

    6:30 p.m. $35.

    The VP & senior editor with Alfred A. Knopf, will be presented with Biographers International Organization’s Editorial Excellence Award. A panel of distinguished biographers will also take up the topic of “How Great Biographies Get Made and Why They Matter.”

    212-288-6900 x222. biographersinternational.org

    Theater Fight or FlightFIAF, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    7:30 p.m.$50; members $45.

    dapted and directed by Stéphanie Cléau Based on the novel by Eric Reinhardt Starring Mathieu Amalric and Anne-Laure Tondu.

    212 355 6100. www.fiaf.org/events/fall2015/2015-11-04-fight-or-flight.shtml