Out & About

| 22 Nov 2015 | 11:12

    Thu 26

    ice skatingLasker Rink, north end of Central Park, closest entrance at 110th St and Lenox Ave.

    Thanksgiving: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Adults, $7.50; youths, $4; seniors, $2.25; skate rentals, $6.50.

    While away the day on ice skates.

    917-492-3856. www.laskerrink.com/

    Big Apple Circus: The Grand TourDamrosch Park (at Lincoln Center)

    1 p.m. From $25, children under 3 (on lap) free with paid adult

    A circus extravaganza set in the 1920s and featuring acts from the four corners of the globe.


    Fri 27

    JP Jofre’s Hard Tango Chamber BandThe Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd Street

    5–8 p.m. Free with Museum admission

    Works by Piazzolla, Jofre, Leopoldo Federico


    “It’s a Wonderful Life”New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at 77th Street

    7 p.m. No advanced reservations. Tickets distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm.

    A showing of one of the most endearing films of all time and discussion with Mary Owen, who serves on the board of directors for the Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts, and Ted Widmer, a historian and author.

    212-873-3400. www.nyhistory.org/programs/its-a-wonderful-life-1946

    Sat 28

    Discovery Walks for Families: North WoodsCentral Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, 110th Street.

    10 a.m. Free.

    Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the Harlem Meer and through the North Woods.

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

    New York Opera Forum Concert67 Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    1 p.m. Free

    The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions with piano accompaniment. This month’s selection is Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni and Orfeo ed Eurydice by Christoph Willibald Gluck.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/11/28/new-york-opera-forum-concert

    Sun 29

    The End of Europe? World Politics with Ralph Buultjens92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St., Kaufmann Concert Hall

    5 p.m. From $32.00

    A far-reaching discussion about the crisis in Europe: the nature of terrorism today, the refugee situation and what the long term economic and security issues are for the future of the union.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/The-End-of-Europe.aspx

    Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre: THE 3 BEARS HOLIDAY BASHWest 79th Street transverse.

    1 p.m. Children, $7; adults, $10.

    A variety show celebrating the holiday season.


    Mon 30

    Inspired Collaborations: Emily Coates & Sarah Demers7 p.m. $40; $35 members and Friends of Works & Process.

    Dance professor Emily Coates and physics professor Sarah Demers demonstrate and discuss the relationship of physics and dance.

    212-423-3618. www.guggenheim.org/new-york/calendar-and-events/2015/11/30/inspired-collaborations-emily-coates-a-sarah-demers/5181

    “The Impenetrability of Landscape,” a Talk by Artist Alice MiceliAmericas Society / Council of the Americas, 680 Park Ave.

    6:30 p.m. Free for members & Hunter College students; $10 for non-members.

    Brazilian artist Alice Miceli will present a talk on recent works that explore the phenomenon of impenetrable, inaccessible spaces—places that, even in our globalized world, remain somehow off the map.

    212-277-8367. www.as-coa.org/events/impenetrability-landscape-talk-artist-alice-miceli

    Tue 1

    CinéSalon: “If You Don’t, I Will”French Institute Alliance Française, Florence Gould Hall 55 East 59th St.

    4 p.m. Free day of, or $3 in advance for members. $14, non-Members; $7, students.

    Sophie Fillières’ 2014 feature, with Emmanuelle Devos, Mathieu Amalric and Anne Brochet. In French with English subtitles

    212-355-6100. www.fiaf.org/events/fall2015/2015-12-01-cs-ifyou.shtml

    Designing Better Affordable HousingMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.,at 103rd St.

    6:30 p.m. Free for museum members; $16 general public; $12 for students/seniors.

    Hear from experts with decades of experience in preservation, policy, and design, such as NYU history of architecture professor Jean-Louis Cohen, Phipps Houses president Adam Weinstein, and Perkins Eastman principal Theodore Liebman.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/event/designing-better-affordable-housing

    Wed 2

    Françoise Gilot and Lisa AltherFrench Institute Alliance Française, 22 East 60th St.

    12:30 p.m. $40 plus fees, members; $50 plus fees, nonmembers.

    Over lunch, these two pioneering artists will discuss their experiences as women, from their lifelong impulse to create to balancing careers with families, style, and feminism. 212-355-6100. www.fiaf.org/events/fall2015/2015-12-02-francoise-gilot.shtml


    92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.

    8 p.m. $25-$65.

    A 10-time Grammy Award winner, Sandoval performs a special tribute to his teacher and mentor, the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie