Out & About

| 26 Feb 2016 | 04:17

    Thu 3

    The magnificent SevenHudson Park Library, 66 Leroy Street

    2 p.m.

    The townspeople of a Mexican village, at the mercy of a band of outlaws, hire seven American gunslingers to free them from the bandits’ raids.


    Piano FestCenter for Jewish History, Forchheimer Auditorium, 15 West 16th St.

    7:30 p.m. $15; CJH members, seniors, students, $10

    The Phoenix Chamber Ensemble performing music by Bach, Brahms, Barber, Mozart, Zaretsky, Stravinsky, Schnittke and Lavignac. Featured musicians are Claire Belkovsky, Ellen Braslavsky, Niel Frankel, Vassa Shevel and Inessa Zaretsky.

    212-294-8301. www.cjh.org/event/2809

    Fri 4

    Technology, Privacy, and the Future of Education New York University, 239 Greene Street, 8th floor.

    2-6 p.m.

    The symposium brings together educational specialists, journalists and academics to open a dialogue around the pedagogical, legal and ethical repercussions of the use of new technologies in educational environments.

    Register at events.nyu.edu/#event_id/95149/view/event

    “The Balcony” The Theater at the School of Drama, 151 Bank St.

    March 3-5. Thu-Sat. at 8 p.m.; Sat. matinee at 3 p.m. Free, but reservations are recommended.

    A performance of Jean Genet’s drama, translated by Bernard Frechtman, directed by Carl Cofield.

    212-279-4200. http://events.newschool.edu/calendar/day/2016/3/5

    Sat 5

    Franz Erhard Walther Book LaunchDia: Chelsea, 535 West 22nd St., 5th floor

    4–6 p.m. Free.

    Celebrated artist Franz Erhard Walther will present his book “First Work Set” about his interactive piece of the same name. Signed books will be available for purchase.


    DISPLACEMENT: CINEMA STUDIES GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCENYU, Michelson Theater, Ichelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th floor.

    All Day. Free.

    Featuring keynote speaker Giuliana Bruno (Harvard University), closing remarks from Sandy Flitterman-Lewis (Rutgers University), and a screening of Chantal Akerman’s 2006 film “Là-bas.”


    Sun 6

    Leadership in Times of TensionMuseum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place 3 p.m. $15; members and students, free

    “The Leo Frank Case and the Role of Professionals Today”: The 1915 lynching of a Jewish man in the U.S. inspires a conversation about the dangers of hate speech and xenophobia, both then and now, and the responsibility of professionals in fostering civil discussion.

    646-437-4202. www.mjhnyc.org/calendar_mar16.html

    NOËL COWARD’S “BRIEF ENCOUNTER”Provincetown Playhouse, 133 Macdougal Street

    3 p.m. $15 General, $5 Students & Seniors

    Directed by Amy Cordileone

    Tickets: 212-998-4941, tickets.nyu.edu, 566 LaGuardia Place

    Mon 7

    International Literature Book ClubMcNally Jackson, 52 Prince St.

    7 p.m.

    The International Book Club, led by Sarah McNally, will be discussing Solibo Magnificent by Patrick Chamoiseau.

    212-274-1160. www.mcnallyjackson.com/event/2016-03


    239 Greene St., 8th floor

    6:30-8 p.m.

    A discussion of the new news order and how it leverages mobile, viral video and real-time reporting to connect. With Aaron Edwards, mobile editor at BuzzFeed News, Elizabeth Plank, senior editor at Mic and host of Flip the Script, and Cenk Uygur, co-founder of the Young Turks Network. Moderated by J. Max Robins, executive director, Center for Communication.

    RSVP via events.nyu.edu/#event_id/92042/view/event

    Tue 8

    Pen Parentis Presents Lauren Acampora, Rumaan Alam, and Helen PhillipsThe ANDAZ Wall Street, 75 Wall St.

    7-9:30 p.m.Free.

    Meet Great New Writers Lauren Acampora, Amazon’s “best book” pick, Rumaan Alam whose debut novel is the buzz of Spring, and Helen Phillips, New York Times Notable book awardee.

    212-501-2031. www.penparentis.org

    Is Trump’s Muslim Ban Constitutional? NYU, Smart Classroom 206, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South

    4 p.m.

    Adam B. Cox, Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law at NYU, speaks about Trump’s plan to ban Muslim immigration to the United States, focusing on the constitutional issues implicated by Trump’s plan.


    Wed 9

    THINKING EVILCUNY, The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave.

    11:45 a.m.

    Gina Philogène, a professor of psychology at CUNY and Sarah Lawrence College, talks about Machiavellian Principles in today’s geopolitical context.


    Writing and Thinking About the Critical Essay: Tina Packer and Nigel Gore66 West 12th St., Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, room 510

    6:30-8:00 p.m. Free.

    Tina Packer will talk about “Women of Will,” her book about women in Shakespeare, performing scenes from the plays with her fellow actor Nigel Gore.