Anna Deavere Smith Presents “Race in America”Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street.
Renowned actor, activist and playwright Anna Deavere Smith will discuss “Race in America: Accepting Difference, Standing Shoulder to Shoulder”.
ORGAN CONCERT Marble Collegiate Church, Fifth Avenue at 29th Street
7:30 p.m. $20; students and seniors, $15
Featuring Richard Elliott, principal organist of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, in celebration of the recent installation of a new pipe organ, with works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George M. Cohan and others.
Newman and Oltman Guitar DuoErnst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, Arnhold Hall, 4th floor, 55 West 13th St.
8 p.m. Free
Husband and wife Michael Newman and Laura Oltman, Mannes Ensemble-In-Residence at the New School, present an annual recital and masterclass.
POETRY READING: ROBIN BETH SCHAER, ROBYN SCHIFF, AND TESS TAYLORLillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th St.
“Shipbreaking” is Schaer’s debut collection. Schiff is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently “A Woman of Property.” Taylor is the author of “The Forage House.” Hosted by Craig Morgan Teicher.
American Chamber Ensemble in Concert National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Ave.
2 p.m. $20
The ensemble will perform “Music, Marvel and Mysticism,” the second concert of its 50th anniversary season. Music by Andre Previn, Ravel, Saint Saens, Joaquin Rodrigo, De Falla and ACE composer-in-residence Jonathan Russ will be performed by flutist Tia Roper, soprano Donna Balson and pianist/ACE co-director Marilyn Lehman.
From Freight to FlowersThe High Line, Gansevoort Street entrance.
Noon to 12:45 p.m.
Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky on a special winter walking tour! Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider’s perspective.
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS: ‘THAT WHICH IS POSSIBLE’The Whitney Museum of Modern Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, Susan and John Hess Family Theater
3 p.m. Free, but registration required
Michael Gitlin’s 2015 film about a community of painters, sculptors, musicians and writers make work at the Living Museum, an art-space on the grounds of a large state-run psychiatric facility in Queens. A discussion with Gitlin and Issa Ibrahim, an artist-in-residence at The Living Museum, follows.
L’IMMÉDIATSkirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place
2 p.m. $22.50-$45; NYU students, $15.
Seven acrobat-adventurers defy a tsunami of unstable forces with optimism, dark humor and breathtaking physical skills. Created by the award-winning Camille Boitel, an original member of James Thierrée’s Junebug Symphony Company.
DEAN’S DIALOGUE FILM SCREENING: ‘THE LITTLE PRINCE’ FIT, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Seventh Avenue at 27th Street
7 p.m.; doors, 6:30.Free
Director Mark Osborne will present his new animated feature “The Little Prince” before it opens nationwide on March 18. A Q&A, moderated by the Illustration Department’s Dan Shefelman, will follow the film.
WOMEN’S CAREER PANELKing Juan Carlos of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South, room 113
6-8 p.m. Free, but RSVP is required.
How to shape, change and design a professional path.
People Get Ready: a Discussion about Technology, Democracy, and InequalityTheresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th St.
6:30 p.m. Free
Robert McChesney and John Nichols in conversation with Sarah Jaffe.
Affordable Housing in New YorkMacaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th St.
6:30-8p.m. $20; LW! Members and students $10. RSVP required.
Landmark West! hosts a book talk with Nicholas Dagen Bloom and Matthew Gordon Lasner, editors of Affordable Housing in New York. 212-496-8110.
Charles Curtis Plays Éliane RadigueThe Kitchen, 512 West 19th St.
7 p.m. $15
Curtis plays “Naldjorlak I,” a work for solo cello and is the first part of a larger trilogy of Naldjorlak pieces developed with select virtuoso musicians between 2004 and 2009 and writen in close collaboration with Curtis.
THE BALLAD OF GENESIS AND LADY JAYERubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th St.
7 p.m. $15; members, $13.50
Marie Losier’s 2011 “Film of Transformation.”