Comfort at Christmas: a Service for Those in Grief or LossTrinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street.
12-1 p.m. Free.
For those experiencing grief or loss this holiday season, Trinity Wall Street is offering two special solemn services of reflection.
Hanna q Dance Company PerformanceTADA! Theater, 15 West 28th St.
7-8 p.m. $20.
Contemporary Dance Performance.Energetic, Imaginative Passionate. Hanna Q gets inspiration from the forces of nature, uses its elements to create dynamic narratives through movement.Tickets on website.
Holiday SingThe DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Mary Flagler Cary Hall, 450 West 37th St,
7 p.m. Free
Join the Orchestra of St. Luke’s for a festive Holiday Sing, a tradition in the Hell’s Kitchen community.
RSVP: 212-594-6100. or OSLmusic.org/RSVP
ApocalypseDeutsches Haus at NYU, 42 Washington Mews
Exhibition of photographs by Hans Weiss.
CHRISTMAS IN ITALYSkirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Pl,
3 p.m. $47-$75
Celebrating 12 years of passionately preserving the Italian heritage with Italy’s best loved songs with Cristina Fontanelli’s Christmas in Italy.
CLARITY, PASSION AND DARK INERTIA: PAINTINGS BY ERIC DEVERKimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South
Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sundays, noon-10 p.m. Free
Anexhibition of 29 paintings that takes the viewer on a journey, similar to the path taken by the artist.
“Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food”Village Temple, 33 East 12th St.
12:30-1:30 p.m. $5 for guests; free for members of JGS.
Jewish Genealogical Society NY presents Laura Silver, author of “Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food” in a celebration of ancestry, gastronomy and humble roots.
Mannes Next Chamber Music Recital 4New School, Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall, Arnold Hall, 55 West 13th St.
12:30-2 p.m. Free
Mannes NEXT Chamber Music features small-group instrumental coaching with renowned Mannes faculty, performance opportunities and a repertoire spanning time periods and genres.
THE GAITS 2015: A HIGH LINE SOUNDWALK820 Washington St.
5-6:30 p.m. Free
A High Line Soundwalk is a free, downloadable smartphone application, view Make Music New York’s third annual Make Music Winter musical parades throughout the city on this first night of winter. Meet below the High Line at Gansevoort Street.
The Revolution of Every DayThe Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave.
Alexis Rodda, soprano: A new opera based on the novel by Cari Luna, composed by Daniel Felsenfeld with libretto by Cari Luna
American Dance Machine for the 21st Century
The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave.
A living archive of musical theater dance, ADM21 reconstructs original choreography from revered musicals for an enchanting new program filled with live music and special guest stars.
CULTURAL PRESENTATIONSmithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Green
2-4 p.m. Free
Cultural Interpreter from Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian learn about Americas materials.
GREENWICH VILLAGE SHOWCASE: HOLIDAY EDITION32 Jones Street
7-10 p.m. No cover
Enjoy up-and-coming singer/songwriters in a small, music-centered environment.
Jimmy Lopez + Michael Burdi — Spiral MusicRubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th St.
6-9 p.m. Free
Lopez’ diverse percussion palette combines with Burdi’s eclectic oud and guitar sounds.