Out & About

| 18 Jan 2016 | 02:50

    Thu 21

    Community Board 7 Committee250 West 87th St.

    6:30 p.m.

    The board’s Youth, Education & Libraries Committee discusses and considers a resolution regarding PS 75/neighborhood construction concerns and other matters.

    212-362-4008. www.nyc.gov/mcb7

    “A Radical Friendship” The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive

    7:30 p.m. $36; students and seniors, $18

    Ed Asner is Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and Albert Jones is Martin Luther King Jr. in Jane Marla Robbins’ two-character play about the deep and unique friendship between the two.


    Fri 22

    Bloomingdale School of Music Ensembles ConcertChrist & Saint Stephen’s Church, 120 West 69th St.

    7:30-8:30 p.m. Free.

    Performances by the Bloomingdale School of Music Preparatory Orchestra, Intermediate Orchestra and the Bloomingdale Chamber Orchestra, part of an ongoing series of free concerts.

    212-663-6021. www.bsmny.org/concerts/january-2016-1

    Focus! 2016 Presents Milton Babbitt’s World: A Centennial CelebrationPeter Jay Sharp Theater, 155 West 65th St.

    Jan 22-Jan 29. See website for times. Free

    The festival, which will include the world premiere of Babbitt’s “Concerti for Violin, Orchestra, and Synthesized Sound,” opens with the New Juilliard Ensemble, conducted by Joel Sachs.

    212-769-7406. events.juilliard.edu/

    Sat 23

    Guitar FestivalBloomingdale School of Music, 323 West 108th St.

    4-7 p.m. Free.

    Performances by students from our six guitar studios, BSM faculty and guest guitarist Jordon Dodson.

    212-663-6021. www.bsmny.org

    Food for Thought: Spotlight on Value of FoodThe Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave.

    3-4 p.m. $15; seniors and students, $12

    Over 30 contemporary art pieces showcase food social justice issues through various media like painting, natural installations, video, and sculpture.

    212-316-7540. www.stjohndivine.org/visit/calendar/events

    Sun 24

    Why Fascism Wouldn’t Be Able To Stop A Fascist ISILNew York Society For Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.

    11 a.m. Free

    Using environmental models this talk will show why targeting Muslims in no way will reduce one of the most pervasive causes of terrorism in the Middle East: global warming. Leader Curt Collier

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org

    Heart of the Park TourIn front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue, inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue

    11 a.m. Free

    Walk straight through the heart of Central Park and enjoy a great variety of its scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements. Free; registration not required.

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

    Mon 25

    Community Board 7 Committee250 West 87th St.

    7 p.m.

    The board’s Parks & Environment Committee. Update by the Department of Parks & Recreation on capital projects in Riverside Park that affect our community. 212-362-4008. www.nyc.gov/mcb7

    20th Precinct Community Council120 West 82nd St.

    7 p.m.

    Meetings are usually held the fourth Monday of each month (except July and August) at the 20th Precinct at 7:00 P.M.

    212-580-6428. www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/precincts/precinct_020.shtml

    Tue 26

    Pop-Up ConcertMiller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts, Broadway and 116th Street

    6 p.m. Free

    Eric Huebner performs playful “Piano Etudes” by Roger Reynolds and the New York premiere of Eric Wubbels’ “Psychomechanochronometer.”

    212-854-7799. www.millertheatre.com/

    Gotham Jazzmen

    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 111 Amsterdam Ave.


    A concert of traditional jazz presented by the Gotham Jazzmen.


    Wed 27

    Black & White Cookie Broadway Comedy Club, The Red Room, 318 West 53rd St.

    7:30-9:30 p.m. $5, pre-purchased through Eventbrite; $15 at the door.

    Emerging comedians, along with Jayson Cross, Todd Montesi and headliner Jeffrey Joseph talk about race and/or pastries.


    Shadow of a DoubtRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    11:15 a.m.

    A calculating and charming killer hides out in his relatives’ small hometown. Part of the library’s Midweek Movie series.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/01/27/midweek-movie-shadow-doubt