Out & About

| 05 Feb 2016 | 01:05

    Thu 11

    NYS Political Ethics: Where Do We Go From Here?General Society Library, 20 West 44th St.

    5:15–7:30 p.m. $40, register online.

    The Greater NY Chamber of Commerce is hosting a cocktail reception as well as a conversation with State Comptroller Thomas DipNapoli, followed by a panel discussion with Assemblywoman Member Rebecca Seawright, Councilman Daniel Garodnick and Former Councilman Robert Jackson.


    Manhattan Holistic Chamber of Commerce MeetingThe Art of Living Foundation, 286 Fifth Ave. at 30th St.

    6 p.m.-8:30 a.m. $22-$33.

    Are you a holistic practitioner interested in creating a financially sustainable and rewarding practice while increasing satisfaction for yourself and your clients?

    917-617-6390. www.holisticchamberofcommerce.com/manhattanmt

    Fri 12

    Politics and EmotionsRubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th St.

    7–8:30 p.m. $25, tickets available online.

    Neuroscientist Moran Cerf will discuss how emotions interact with reason in politics and other decision-making processes with former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner. www.rubinmuseum.org/events/events

    ACRONYM + Les Canards Chantants Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 37th St.

    8 p.m. $25, tickets available online.

    Baroque string band ACRONYM and the vocalists of Les Canards Chantants will perform modern performances of Giovanni Valentini’s large-ensemble sonatas.

    866-811-4111. www.bacnyc.org/performances

    Sat 13

    From Freight to FlowersThe High Line, Gansevoort Street entrance.

    Noon–12:45 p.m. Free, but arrive at least 15 minutes early to guarantee a spot.

    Join knowledgeable volunteer guides on a tour through New York’s “park in the sky” to learn about it’s history, design, and landscape.


    The Sweetheart Soirée Norwood, 241 West 14th St.

    9 p.m. – 1 a.m. $95, tickets must be purchased in advance online.

    Enjoy live jazz and dance performances at this yearly Roaring 20’s themed Valentine’s Day celebration.


    Sun 14

    TAO — DRUMHEARTNYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 60 Washington Square South.

    3 p.m. $45-75; NYU students, $15

    The show will bring you athletic bodies and contemporary costumes combined with explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography.

    212-998-4941. events.nyu.edu/#event_id/86222/view/event

    St. Valentine’s Day Renewal of VowsChurch of the Heavenly Rest, Fifth Avenue at 90th Street.

    5-6 p.m. Free.

    All married couples are invited to join us Sunday February 14, at 5:00 pm for a short service of thanksgiving and renewal of marriage vows followed by a reception.

    212-289-3400. heavenlyrest.org/ai1ec_event/st-valentines-day-renewal-of-vows-3/?instance_id=36785

    Mon 15

    “Coriolanus”NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 60 Washington Square South.

    7 p.m. $25, tickets available online.

    Watch a live broadcast of The National Theatre’s (UK) production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s political tragedy, starring Tom Hiddleston of The Avengers and War Horse.


    Community Board 4, Transportation planning Committee353 West 30th St., Community Room Transportation Planning Committee

    6:30 p.m.


    Tue 16

    AARP Free Tax Prep Muhlenberg Library Community Room, 209 West 23rd St.

    10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

    Tax specialists will be on site to assist New Yorkers in filing their taxes on Tuesdays and Fridays until April 15th.


    Community Board 4, Land Use Committee353 West 30th St., Community Room

    6:30 p.m.


    Wed 17

    Mindfulness Meditation Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th St.

    7–8:30 p.m. $15, register online.

    Psychotherapist Kimberly Brown will lead a meditation session where participants will meditate in a way inspired by a work from the Rubin’s collection, plus an opening talk and a closing discussion.

    Van Alen Sessions Season One: Tunnel VisionVan Alen Institute, 30 West 22nd St.

    7—9 p.m.

    Raise a glass at Van Alen’s Flatiron hub, where we’ll project the three short documentaries that lead viewers through massive tunnel transportation infrastructure projects.