Out & About

| 06 Jun 2016 | 01:31

    Thu 9

    ‘a Tale of Love And Darkness’JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave. at 76th St.

    7 p.m. $18

    The closing night of the 4th Annual Israel Film Center Festival, featuring Natalie Portman’s feature. Screening followed by Q&A and reception.

    646-505-5708. www.jccmanhattan.org/

    Tom Phillips on ‘A Beginner’s Life’Book Culture, 536 West 112th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    As a journalist, Tom Phillips covered the turbulent second half of the 20th century from New York, Moscow, Prague, Beijing, South Africa and Somalia.


    Fri 10

    JazzCleopatra’s Needle, 2485 Broadway at 92nd Street.

    8 p.m.-12 a.m. $5

    Saxophonist Libby Richman leads her jazz trio at this Upper West Side boite.


    UNSRC Symphony OrchestraPeter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

    7:30 p.m.-9 p.m., $25/$20 for members/nonmembers; $15/12 for seniors, students, children

    The Orchestra is a community ensemble of the United Nations in New York, with musicians from 31 different countries working at the UN or in diplomatic service to the UN.


    Sat 11

    35 Years in Riverside Park — Keep It Growing91st Street Garden, The Promenade in Riverside Park.

    2-4 p.m. Free

    Sponsored by The Garden People to celebrate a milestone year. Music, children’s activities, testimonials and refreshments amidst garden blooms.

    646-229-2980. www.thegardenpeople.org

    Percussion Festival 2016Bloomingdale School of Music, 323 West 108th St.

    2-4 p.m. Free

    Join the Bloomingdale School of Music for their 3rd Annual Percussion Festival,”The Marimba of the 20th Century: From Ragtime to Rock”.

    212-663-6021. www.bsmny.org/concerts/june-2016-1

    Sun 12

    The Czech SpiritThe Bloomingdale School of Music, 323 West 108th St.

    3-4 p.m. Free

    Piano Miniatures faculty artist Judith Olson and her students will perform works by Smetana, Janacek, Martinu, Schulhoff and others.

    212-663-6021. www.bsmny.org/concerts/june-2016-1

    Meeting the Paris PromiseSociety for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St., 4th floor,

    11 a.m. Free

    Discussion on how to reach a regenerative economy powered by sun, wind and water.

    212-874-5210. nysec.org

    Mon 13

    New York Choral Consortium Big SingThe Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street

    7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Free

    Join the New York Choral Consortium and the Cathedral for the annual Big Sing!

    212-316-7540. info@stjohndivine.org

    America’s Irreplaceable Dance Treasures 2016New York Public Library, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

    6 p.m. Free but reservation necessary

    Since 1999 the Dance Heritage Coalition has paid tribute to the artistic accomplishments and cultural contributions of America’s Irreplaceable Dance Treasures

    917-275-6975. Nypl.org

    Tue 14

    Naumburg Orchestral ConcertsNaumburg Bandshell, Central Park between 66th and 72nd Streets

    7:30-9:30 p.m. Free

    Ensemble LPR, featuring Vasko Dukovski on clarinet, performs works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Aaron Copland, Julia Wolfe and Charles Ives.

    212-501-7809. naumburgconcerts.org

    KettleX June-JulyJCC Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave., 76th Street

    8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Tue/Thu until July 14. $354 public/$260 members

    Burn fat while increasing aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, balance and coordination.

    646-505-4444 jccmanhatten.org

    Wed 15

    They May Not Mean to, but They DoBarnes & Noble 2289 Broadway

    7:00 p.m. Free

    Author Cathleen Schine crafts a tender, sometimes hilarious intergenerational story about searching for where you belong as your family ages.

    212-362-8835 stores.barnesandnoble.com

    Life After Life in Prison W83 Gallery, 150 West 83rd St.6:30 p.m. Until July 17. Free but RSVP required

    Life After Life in Prison introduces us to Carol, Evelyn, Keila and Tracy, who spent anywhere from 17-35 years in a New York State maximum security prison.

    646- 430 – 5862. 150w83.com