Out & About

| 11 Jan 2016 | 04:12

    Thu 14

    “From Minimalism into Algorithm” The Kitchen, 512 West 19th St. Free

    Contemporary and historical painting, sculpture, performance, and musical composition in counterpoint, proposing a new through-line for art-making during the past half-century.

    212-255-5793. www.thekitchen.org/events

    Community Board 4, Waterfront, Parks and Environment Committee330 West 42nd St. 26th Floor

    6:30 p.m.

    Presentation by Hudson River Park Trust on proposed lease for Pier 57 and with committee vote to follow. Presentation and vote on design concept for High Line.

    212-736-4536. www.nyc.gov/html/mancb4/html/home/home.shtml

    Fri 15

    Fairy Tale FashionSeventh Avenue at 27 Street, Special Exhibitions Gallery

    Through April 16. Tue-Fri, noon-8 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free

    A unique and imaginative exhibition that examines fairy tales through the lens of high fashion

    212-217-4558. www.fitnyc.edu/museum/

    Felix Bernstein: Bieber Bathos ElegyWhitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort St.

    Jan. 15 and 16, 8 p.m. Adults, $10; students and seniors, $8; members and children under 18, free.

    The New York-based artist, poet, and writer debuts a hybrid work of musical performance that transforms from poetry to cabaret drag to lonely web voyeurism to deconstructive criticism to opera.

    212-570-3600. whitney.org/Events/FelixBernsteinBieberBathosElegy

    Sat 16

    The High Line: From Freight to FlowersGansevoort Street entrance

    Noon-12:45 p.m. Free

    Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky on a special winter walking tour! Join for tour led by High Line docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer an insider’s perspective.


    Denim: Fashion’s FrontierMuseum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Seventh Avenue at 27 Street, Fashion & Textile History Gallery

    Through May 7. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue-Fri, noon-8 p.m. Free

    The denim exhibit features denim work pants from the 1840s to denim garments that could be seen on today’s hottest runways.

    212-217-4558. www.fitnyc.edu/museum/

    Sun 17

    LUBA MASON and her band MIXTURA

    55Bar, 55 Christopher St.

    8 p.m. No cover

    Luba and Mixtura present a musical blend of jazz and stylistic elements from other genres in her new musical format.

    www.55Bar.com. www.lubamason.com


    Edmond J. Safra Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place

    2 p.m. $20 and $15 for MJH and NYTF members and can be purchased by calling

    A theatrical concert in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day that explores the intersections between African-American and Yiddish folk music traditions.

    212-213-2120 x204. web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10064711

    Mon 18

    Drum Major Institute Hosts mlk Program and Birthday CelebrationThe Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive

    Noon-2 p.m.

    Drum Major Institute hosts A Call to Conscience in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 87th Birthday. This year’s keynote address will focus on ending gun violence in America.


    Opera America: New Works Forum ShowcaseTrinity Church, 75 Broadway, at Wall Street

    8 p.m. $25

    Compositions by Sheila Silver, Stewart Copeland and others performed by NOVUS NY, Trinity Wall Street’s contemporary music orchestra, conducted by Julian Wachner.

    212-602-0800. www.trinitywallstreet.org/music-arts/ensembles/novus

    Tue 19

    “Spotlight on Chelsea” Film Series Presents: Muhlenberg Library, 209 West 23rd St.

    2 p.m.

    “Pie in the Sky: the Brigid Berlin Story.” Andy Warhol bad-girl Brigid Berlin takes us on a ride through an unbelievable era in this film.

    212-924-1585. www.nypl.org/locations/muhlenberg

    Mannes NEXT Flute Ensemble Class Concert 1The New School, 55 West 13th St. Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, Arnold Hall

    8-10 p.m. Free.

    A semester-end performance by the Mannes NEXT flute ensemble, under the direction of Mary Barto.


    Wed 20


    The Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th St.

    6:30-9 p.m. $15; JASA and Rubin members, $13.50

    In collaboration with the Japanese Art Society of America, a special tour of “Becoming Another: The Power of Masks” followed by a discussion.

    212-620-5000. rubinmuseum.org/events/events

    Is Grad School Right for You? 32 Old Slip

    6–8:30 p.m. Free

    The program features higher-education experts to discuss the importance of lifelong learning, whether through graduate school enrollment, certification programs or other opportunities.