Out & About

| 25 Jan 2016 | 02:44

    Thu 28

    Democracy is a verbNew York Society For Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St., Adler Study

    6:30-8 p.m. $5 suggested donation

    The course will explore the definitions and forms of democracy, the challenges to it in this country, and how we can take more active roles.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/

    David Gordon: Live Archiveography IINew York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

    An evening of scripted storytelling, movement and conversation, with an artist examining, interpreting and questioning his own creative process. Gordon will take questions from the audience.

    917-275-6975. www.nypl.org/locations/lpa

    Fri 29

    Ecstatic Music Festival: Man Forever and TigueMerkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th St.

    7:30 p.m. $20.

    Man Forever teams up with the avant-pop band Tigue to premiere new collaborative works for percussion and voice inspired by the 1971 album “Moondog II.”.

    212-981-5162. www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/ecstatic-music-festival-man-forever-tigue/

    Music, Masquerade and MagicBloomingdale School of Music, 323 W 108th St.

    7-8 p.m. Free

    An evening at the magical, musical masquerade Music of Khachaturian, Schumann, Mendelssohn and Liszt. Sara Sherman - piano.

    212-663-6021. www.bsmny.org/concerts/month-view.php?month=january&requested_year=2016&page=2

    Sat 30

    Music in Protests and Radical MovementsKinokuniya Bookstore, 1073 Avenue of the Americas, across from Bryant Park

    3 p.m. Free

    Author Noriko Manabe will discuss how music contributes to political expression.

    212-869-1700. kinokuniya.com/

    Stefon Harris & Sonic CreedMiller Theatre, 2960 Broadway at 116th Street

    8 p.m. $20-$35; Students, $7-$21

    Stefon Harris, vibraphone & marimba, and band.

    212-854-1633. www.millertheatre.com/

    Sun 31

    The Riverside Choir Benefit TeaBright Lights, Big City

    2 p.m. $20/$15.

    Directed by Dale Zurbrick, this year’s Benefit Tea will be a travelogue in song, from “New York, New York” to “I Love Paris.”


    Borough President Gale Brewer’s State of the BoroughThe New School — Tishman Auditorium, 63 Fifth Ave.

    2-4 p.m. Free

    Community event featuring panel led by Borough President Brewer on Manhattan’s future.

    917-960-1187. www.eventbrite.com/e/state-of-the-borough-tickets-20528242526

    Mon 1

    chadd Presents Dr. Mary Solanto: adhd in College StudentsChurch of St Thomas More, 65 East 89th St.

    6-7:30 p.m.Free, with a $10 donation requested.

    Join us for an exciting evening where you will learn about College Students and ADHD.

    212-721-0007. http://www.addrc.org/chadd-presents-dr-mary-solanto-adhd-in-college-students/

    Religion, Secularism, and Constitutional DemocracyColumbia university, Buell Hall East Gallery, of Amsterdam Avenue, just above 116th street

    6-8 p.m.

    The presenter is Jean Cohen, Nell and Herbert Singer Professor of Political Science and Contemporary Civilization

    212-854-4482. events.columbia.edu/cal/event/showEventMore.rdo

    Tue 2

    “Blast Open Your Heart”St. Agness Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    5-6:30 p.m.

    Join the weekly 90-minute meet-ups to learn and practice different simple meditation techniques for stress reduction and clarity.


    “YEAR OF DECISION”West Side YMCA, 5 West 63rd St.

    7 p.m. Free

    The Gertrude and Morrison Parker West Side Republican Club hosts William “Bill” Kristol, the founder and editor of “The Weekly Standard,” who will discuss this year’s elections.


    Wed 3

    Witold Rybczynski Macaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th St.

    6:30 p.m., $20; students and Landmark West! members, $10.

    Rybczynski discusses “Mysteries of the Mall And Other Essays” following an introduction by New York Times editor Constance Rosenblum. RSVP required.

    212-496-8110. landmarkwest@landmarkwest.org

    Book Discussion: “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie”Riverside library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    3:30 p.m.

    The Riverside Book Discussion Group discuss Ayana Mathis’ novel about an African-American family held together with a mother’s grit and monumental courage.