Out & About

| 11 Jul 2016 | 05:04

    Thu 14

    Manhattan Shakespeare ProjectMorningside Park (around 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue)

    6-8 p.m. Free

    Through personal accounts written by Muslim girls and Shakespeare’s text of “Othello,” Al’ukhraa explores how our opinions of “the other” effect the community as a whole, and how the current political climate of fear is directly impacting our NYC high school girls.


    Yoonie Han Performs LisztCathedral Church of Saint John The Divine, Amsterdam Avenue and 112th Street

    4 4:15 p.m. Free

    The Award-winning pianist plays Franz Liszt’s arrangement of La Marseillaise in a special performance honoring Bastille Day.

    212-316-7540. www.stjohndivine.org/

    Fri 15


    1 p.m. Free

    Conductor Cesare Civetta explores the tumultuous life and times of Charlie Chaplin, once the most famous man in the world.


    Mysteries Scavenger HuntNew-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Streets

    6-8 p.m. Free with Museum Admission on pay-as-you-wish Friday evenings.

    Teams will follow a trail of clues through special exhibitions and answer tricky, humorous questions about the cool stuff you discover, all along a quest to see amazing objects associated with the life and death of Alexander Hamilton.

    212-873-3400. www.nyhistory.org/

    Sat 16

    LE NOZZE DI FIGAROLibrary for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

    1:30 p.m. Free

    The New York Opera Forum presents a concert version of Mozart’s opera.

    212-642-0142. nypl.org

    NYCity SlickersRiverside Clay Tennis Association, Hudson River at 97th Street.

    Bluegrass returns with this high-octane eight-person band fronted by three female vocalists.

    212-978-0277. www.rcta.info/

    Sun 17

    Sunday Meeting — Global Ethics InitiativeNew York Society for Ethical Culture 2 West 64th St.

    11 a.m. Free

    The U.S. Opioid epidemic: an overview

    212-874-5210. nysec.org

    Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Eric FrazierCharles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside Central Park at 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues

    2-4 p.m. Free

    Blending the unique sounds of jazz, blues, salsa, R&B, soca and world music, Frazier has achieved international and national acclaim during the past decade.

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

    Mon 18

    Spoken Word 101New York Public Library, 150 West 100th St.

    6 p.m. Free

    A Summer Reading Program for Teens Learn how to find your voice by creating original poetry through writing exercises in a safe space where emotional honesty is encouraged


    Small Business Clinic Redeemer Presbyterian Church 50 West 83rd St.

    3-7 p.m.

    Calling all small business owners. Councilwoman Linda Rosenthal’s office hosts the clinic along with the NYC Department of Small Business Services

    To RSVP or for more information, please contact Ned Terrace at nterrace@council.nyc.gov or 212- 873-0282 x 206.

    Tue 19

    Animal ChampionsSt. Agnes Library 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    2-3 p.m. Free

    A hands-on exploration of the animal kingdom that investigates how animals use their different body parts to move! LIVE animals including lizards, turtles, frogs, rabbits, bugs, birds and crabs

    212-621-0619. Nypl.org

    ‘Crime and Punishment’St. Paul and St. Andrew, United Methodist Church 263 West 86th St.

    8 p.m. $23

    Director Aleksey Burago and The Russian Arts Theater and Studio continues its 2015-2016 season with Fyodor Dostoevsky’s magnum opus.

    212-362-3179. russiantheater.org/crime-and-punishment.html

    Wed 20

    Amy Whitaker on ‘Art Thinking’Book Culture 450 Columbus Ave.

    7 p.m. Free

    Amy Whitaker, an entrepreneur-in-residence at the New Museum Incubator, draws on stories of athletes, managers, writers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and even artists to engage you in the process of “art thinking.”

    212-595-1962 bookculture.com

    From the Top of the Wonder Wheel: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 -New York Society For Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.

    6:30-8 p.m. Registration required: ygarcia@ethical.nyc, 212-874-5210 X 117

    “A Poetic Atheist Historian Maps the World,” moderated by author Jennifer Michael Hecht.