Chamber Music of Ana-Maria AvramMiller Theatre at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway
6 p.m. Free.
New York contemporary music orchestra Either/Or, performs the songs of Ana-Maria Avram, groundbreaking Romania avant-garde composer. 212-854-7799. www.millertheatre.com/events.
Irish American Writers and Artists SalonBar Thalia at Symphony Space, 2357 Broadway at 95th St.
7-9 p.m. Free.
A monthly salon committed to bringing together the Irish American creative community and supporting artistic freedom, human rights and social justice. Participants in the salon have up to 10 minutes to present their work in a variety of mediums.
Jalopy Theatre’s Free Music FridaysAmerican Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square.
5:30-7:30 p.m. Free.
Jalopy Theatre, a traditional music school presents Eva Salina and Peter Stan in this concert that reflects the museum’s exhibit Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art from the Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection.
Ethics in Film: “Do the Right ThinG”New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.
7-9:15 p.m. $5 suggested.
A screening of Spike Lee’s classic film exploring racial and societal tensions in the context of the hottest day of the year on a block in Brooklyn. Chris Everett leads the post-film discussion.
She Walks in Beauty: Songs by Women ComposersLibrary of Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza.
2:30 p.m. Free.
Tenor Aram Tchobanian sings songs composed by women in various eras from all around the world in celebration of Women’s History Month. 212-642-0142. www.nypl.org/locations/lpa.
Composer Portrait: Iancu DumitrescuMiller Theatre at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway.
8 p.m. $30; seniors, $25; students/under 25, $18.
The culmination of a series of concerts celebrating the music of Romania, New York contemporary music orchestra Either/Or presents the music of Iancu Dumitrescu, one of Romania’s spectral composers.
“Sleeper”St. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Avenue.
2 p.m. Free.
A screening of the 1973 Woody Allen film.
Florilegium Chamber Choir: Across the PondTrinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th St.
4 p.m. Advance, $20, at the door, $25. Students/seniors, $15 in advance, $20 at the door
The church’s resident chamber choir will hold a spring concert, with a repertoire including music by William Byrd, John Sheppard and John Lennon & Paul McCartney. florilegiumchamberchoir.org.
Jim Downs in Conversation with Clair PotterBarnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway
Jim Downs, author of “Stand by Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation” talks with Claire Potter about the misunderstood history of gay life and the LGBTQ movement in the past years.
Working Theater: To the BoneThe Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue.
7:30-9 p.m. Free.
A reading of Lisa Ramirez’s play “To the Bone,” a contemporary drama that provides a detailed look into the lives of Central American food workers. In conjunction with the church’s current exhibition, “The Value of Food.”
John and Abigail Adams: NY Historical Society’s Speaker SeriesNew York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West.
6:30 p.m. $34; members, $20.
Edith B. Gelles, Gordon S. Wood and Richard Brookhiser discuss the lives of the nation’s second president and first lady, providing insight into their unique marriage.
American Song and OperaBloomingdale School of Music, 323 West 108th St.
7 p.m. Free.
Sopranos Christine Browning and Katie Copland, accompanied by pianist Marc Peloquin, perform songs from the Upper West Side and around the U.S.A.
Jazz + WednesdaysAmerican Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square.
2-3 p.m. Free.
The trio Bill Wurtzel, Jay Leonhart and Sharon Fisher play in the spirit of the museum’s exhibit, Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art from the Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection.
Programs in a Box: Creative CarnivalRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave
4 p.m. Free.
Learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO bricks and “power up” your creations with power functions. Space is limited, register in advance at the library.