Out & About

| 14 Mar 2016 | 01:07

    Thu 17

    Hand of Fashion: Can Impact Be Predicted?Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Seventh Avenue at 27th Street

    6 p.m. Free, RSVP online.

    Lisa Barratt, senior project manager of the Ethical Fashion Initiative, will discuss sustainability in the fashion industry.


    Lunchtime MeditationTibet House, 22 West 15th St

    1–1:45 p.m. Suggested donation $10.

    Join a seasoned yoga and meditation instructor at the Tibet House for a mid-day pause for meditation to enhance your well-being.


    Fri 18

    Freedom of Information In ActionWhitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort St.

    6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. $8; members, students, and seniors, $6.

    Journalists and activists share their experiences with using the Freedom of Information Act to uncover news and evidence. Speakers include journalists from the New York Times, ProPublica and Buzzfeed.


    ‘The Stepfathers’Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 307 West 26th St.

    9 p.m. $10, tickets available online.

    You’re sure to laugh with these seven improvisational comedians “taking you on a tour of everything cute and brutal.”


    Sat 19

    ‘Last Showing of Elijah Green’The Kitchen, 512 West 19th St.

    5 p.m. $20, tickets available online.

    Inspired by the paintings of Pieter Bruegel and August Strindberg’s “A Dream Play,” this play follows a divine spirit as it wanders through modern-day life.


    Mirian Conti in ConcertDiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th St.

    5 p.m. $5, available online.

    Argentina-American pianist Mirian Conti will perform a selection of her work.


    Sun 20

    Family Sundays at the RubinRubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th St.

    1–4 p.m. Free for children and accompanying adults.

    Celebrate Holi, an Indian holiday known as the festival of colors, by using colorful materials to make festive designs. Families can also enjoy an exhibition tour.


    Last Showing of Hong Kong BalletJoyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue

    2 p.m. Tickets start at $10, available online.

    The last performance of one of Asia’s premiere ballet’s 6-day stay in New York.


    Mon 21

    Preschool Read, Make, & TakeMuhlenberg Library, Community Room, 209 West 23rd St.

    4–4:45 p.m. Free.

    Pre-schoolers aged 3 – 5 and their caregivers are invited to enjoy fairy tales, folk tales, and picture books, as well as make a craft.


    Community Board 4 Chelsea Land Use Committee353 West 30th Street, Community Room

    6:30 p.m.


    Tue 22

    Artists on Artists Lecture SeriesDia: Chelsea, 535 West 22nd St., 5th floor

    6:30 p.m. $10; students and seniors, $6. Tickets available online and at the door, subject to availability.

    Artist Mika Tajima will discuss the work of Franz Erhard Walther.


    ‘Twinsome Minds’Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51st St.

    7:30 p.m. $20; members, $16. Tickets available online.

    A play set in 1916 that explores multiple pairs split apart by World War I in the context of Irish independence.


    Wed 23

    Family StorytimeMuhlenberg Library, Community Room, 209 West 23rd St.

    4–5 p.m. Free.

    The librarian will read aloud various stories for children. Coloring pages and crayons will be available for play afterwards.


    Live Ideas: Free AdviceNew York Live Arts, 219 West 19th St.

    7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $15, available online.

    Palestinian artist Farah Saleh performs an interactive solo show that explores the relationship between artists and society and the means of keeping an open relationship in the midst of geo-political issues.