Out & About

| 20 Jul 2015 | 11:26

    Fri 24

    Get Pop Cultured: Fangirl FridayBarnes & Noble, 82nd and Broadway

    9 a.m. Free

    B&N’s event continues with a celebration of Marvel’s greatest heroines.

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4857709-0

    2015 New York International Piano Festival ConcertSymphony Space, 2537 Broadway, at 95th Street

    7 p.m. $20

    The New York International Piano Festival Competition ends with a bang on Friday 24, featuring acclaimed pianists Constantine Finehouse, Chih-Long Hu and Chu-Fang Huang.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/8854/Music/2015-new-york-international-piano-festival-concert

    Sat 25

    Build It: Straws and ConnectorsRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    Noon-4:30 p.m. Free

    Future engineers unite! “Build It” is an event for any children who want to hone their construction skills.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/07/25/build-it-straws-connectors

    The House is Burning: Defeating Racist Hatred TodayWest End Synagogue, 190 Amsterdam Ave.

    8 p.m. Free

    Reverend James Booker comes to the West End Synagogue to speak about systemic racial violence in America.


    Sun 26

    Family Performance Festival: Clementine the Hipster Explores Central ParkCentral Park’s Great Hill, between 103rd and 107th Streets

    Noon-1:30 p.m. Free

    An eco-themed tour of Central Park, starring Williamsburg’s own Clementine the Hipster.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/family-performance-festival-clementine-7-26-15.html

    Adaptations LoungeJCC, 334 Amsterdam Ave.

    Noon-1:30 p.m. $8

    Adaptations Lounge provides guests with a relaxed social environment to eat, drink, converse and meet new people.

    646-505-4444. ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/personifyebusiness/Programs/ProgramDetail.aspx?pid=621725072

    Mon 27

    Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center Writers GroupRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Free

    Come over to the Riverside Library to share some of your best fiction, poetry and prose.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/07/13/lincoln-square-neighborhood-center-writers-group

    Jim J’s Jukebox: The Great American Songbook, from Vaudeville to Tin Pan AlleyNew York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

    6 p.m. Free

    American music guru Jim Jimirro shares personal anecdotes, jokes and songs from his wide, eclectic music collection.

    212-642-0142. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/07/27/jim-js-jukebox-great-american-songbook-vaudeville-tin-pan-alley-broadway

    Tue 28

    Get Pop Cultured: What Pet Should I Get?Barnes & Noble, 82nd and Broadway

    11 a.m. Free

    A reading and discussion of the (until recently) unreleased Dr. Seuss book, What Pet Should I Get?

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4857081-0

    The Outrageous Sophie TuckerJCC, 334 Amsterdam Ave.

    7 p.m. - 9 p.m. $12 public, $9 members

    The JCC screens a biographical film documenting the life of former “it-girl” Sophie Tucker.

    646-505-4444. ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/personifyebusiness/Programs/ProgramDetail.aspx?pid=628232693

    Wed 29

    Pier i Picture Show: “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

    Riverside Park, Pier i at 70th Street

    8:30 p.m. Free

    Riverside Park presents the Oscar-nominated “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” the story of a 6-year-old girl whose town faces imminent destruction at the hands of climate change.

    212-870-3070. www.riversideparknyc.org/ai1ec_event/pier-i-picture-show-12/?instance_id=4715

    Chris Washburne and SYOTOSSmoke Jazz and Supper Club, 2751 Broadway

    7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. $38

    With Chris Washburne at their helm, SYOTOS represents some of the greatest Latin jazz musicians in the New York City area.

    212-864-6662. www.smokejazz.com/index.php/event-detail?eID=440

    Thu 30

    Women Alone, But Not Lonely: A Program for Single, Aging WomenB’nai Jeshurun, 270 West 89th St.

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

    If you’re a single woman over the age of 55, you’re not alone. B’nai Jesburun offers a forum for discussion and support.

    212-787-7600. www.bj.org

    Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s DreamSymphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

    7 p.m. $24; $22 seniors, $20 members, $16 if 30 and under

    Shakespeare’s classic fantasy, as interpreted by acclaimed theater director Julie Taymor.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/8873/Film-Theatre/julie-taymors-a-midsummer-nights-dream