Politics, Money, and Anarchy: Historic House MuseumsMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue
6:30 p.m. Museum members, free; general public, $16; students/seniors, $12.
A panel of invested experts debates the uncertain future of historic sites and historic house museums.
Computer BasicsWebster Library, 1465 York Ave.
Noon-1:15 p.m. In-person registration required.
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. 212-288-5049.
Raja & RalphMetropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd Street, Great Hall Balcony.
5-8 p.m., free with museum admission.
Ralph Farris, viola, and Raja Rahman, piano, perform works by Hindemith, Pärt, Brahms and Farris
Out of Israel92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street, Buttenwieser Hall
8 p.m. From $20
Israeli choreographers gather for a sixth year in this showcase exposing the current vibe of bold, visceral Israeli contemporary dance.
Stories of New YorkYorkville Library, 222 East 79th St.
Cyndi Freeman and Dawn Frazer, both veteran performers and instructors share short personal stories about living in NYC and then open up the floor to for the audience to share their own.
The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill ClintonThe Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West.
9:30 am to 11:00 am
William E. Leuchtenburg, the author of more than a dozen books on American history and presidents, chronicles the presidents of the past century, highlighting their moments of high drama and triumph.
Humanizing Criminal JusticeNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.
In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Remembrance Day, a panel discussion on criminal justice and its humanizing elements.
“A View from the Bridge”: A Broadway Play review92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street
2:30 p.m., from $30.00
Evan Madin, theater teacher, and Scott Borowka, lighting designer, Arthur Miller’s play, at the Lyceum Theater. See the performance on your own to discuss.
A Triple Crown Quest: Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky and the Donizetti Tudor QueensPeter B. Lewis Theater, 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th Street.
7:30 p.m. $25-$30
Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky rises to the challenge of singing all three queens in a single season in director David McVicar’s production, which will complete his own staging all three of Donizetti’s Tudor queen operas.
Drum Major Institute Hosts mlk Program and Birthday CelebrationThe Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive
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.
“Army of Shadows”FIAF, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.
4 p.m. Non-members, $14, students, $7. Members, $3 in advance, free day of.
Jean-Pierre Melville’s 1969 psychological drama about a cell of Resistance fighters. In French, German and English, with English subtitles.
800-982-2787, for tickets. www.fiaf.org/events/winter2016/2016-01-19-cs-army.shtml
Housing a Growing CityMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.
Free for Museum members; $16 general public; $12 for students/seniors.
A panel of leaders in New York City urban planning the challenges of housing expanding population.
Superhero New York: Real and ImaginaryNew-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at 77th Street
6 p.m. Free
Seed the current exhibition “Superheroes in Gotham,” followed by a presentation and talk by with comics historian and former Marvel editorial director Danny Fingeroth about New York’s comic book landmarks, both real and imagined.
Community Board 8The Ramaz School, 125 East 85th St., Auditorium
Full board meeting.