Out & About

| 13 Jul 2015 | 01:03

    Fri 17

    CowspiracyNYSEC, 2 West 64th St.

    6:30-9 p.m. Free.

    The New York Society for Ethical Culture presents “Cowspiracy,” a documentary that exposes all of the horrifying truths behind the animal agriculture industry.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/cowspiracy-7-17-15

    Harlem Dances with the Harlem Swing Dance SocietyWest Harlem Piers Park, West 125th Street

    6 p.m.-7 p.m. Free.

    Put on your blue suede shoes and shuffle on down to the West Harlem Piers Park, where you’ll learn swingin’ new moves from a variety of different dance companies.


    Sat 18

    Instant Shakespeare Company: Antony and CleopatraRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    1 p.m.-3 p.m. Free.

    The Instant Shakespeare Company presents a reading of the Bard’s tragic historical piece, “Antony and Cleopatra.” Recommended for ages 13-18.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/07/18/instant-shakespeare-company

    GRO Girls Skate DaysRiverside Park Skate Park @ 108th Street

    3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Free.

    Skaters gonna skate! The Girls Riders Organization (GRO) is hosting an informal “jam session” for girl riders at Riverside Park this Saturday. Open to all skill levels.

    212-870-3070. www.riversideparknyc.org/ai1ec_event/gro-girls-skate-days/?instance_id=4800

    Sun 19

    Family Performance Festival: Tales of NatureCentral Park’s Great Hill (between West 103rd and West 106th Streets)

    Noon-1:30 p.m. Free

    Musical storytelling gurus Jeri Burns and Barry Marshall present a lively interactive performance where they retell eco-conscious folktales from around the world. RSVP required.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/family-performance-festival-story-crafters-7-19-15.html

    Make Music New York ConcertCarl Schurz Park, East End Avenue at 86th Street

    4 p.m.-7 p.m. Free.

    The MBPO’s annual Make Music New York Concert has been rescheduled for July 19.


    Mon 20

    The Manchurian CandidateNew York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

    6 p.m. Free.

    A harrowing classic film about a Korean War POW who is brainwashed into becoming a political assassin. Starring Frank Sinatra.

    917-275-6975. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/07/20/film-manchurian-candidate

    The Smoke Jam SessionSmoke Jazz and Supper Club, 2751 Broadway

    10:30 p.m. $20 minimum.

    The Smoke Jam Session is the best place to hear up-and-coming jazz performers in New York while they’re still making a name for themselves.

    212-864-6662. www.smokejazz.com/index.php/event-detail?eID=306

    Tue 21

    Orpheus Chamber OrchestraHistoric Naumburg Bandshell, Concert Ground, Central Park

    7:30 p.m. Free.

    The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, one of the most renowned chamber orchestras in America, performs Haydn’s Symphony No. 1 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Seating is given on a first-come, first-served basis.


    Catch and Release FishingCharles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park

    10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

    Take your kids to Central Park and let them partake in everyone’s favorite casual pastime. RSVP is required for groups larger than 5.

    212-860-1370. www.upperwestside.macaronikid.com/calendar/event/catch-release-fishing/2015-07-21/c3299896/

    Wed 22

    Summer on the Hudson: Baz Luhrmann’s The Great GatsbyPier 1 in Riverside Park South

    8 p.m.-11 p.m. Free.

    The Summer on the Hudson Picture Show presents Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby,” F. Scott Fitzgerald’s American classic.


    Camille Thurman QuartetSmoke Jazz and Supper Club, 2751 Broadway

    11:30 p.m. $20 minimum.

    The Smoke Jazz and Supper Club presents Camille Thurman, a multitalented saxophonist/flautist who’s just emerging onto the New York jazz scene.

    212-864-6662. www.smokejazz.com/index.php/event-detail?eID=69

    Thu 23

    Tamuz NissimSymphony Space, 2537 Broadway

    9 p.m. Free.

    Come see the Israeli-born jazz singer and pianist Tamuz Nassim, whom Athens Digital describes as, “a voice that caresses your soul.”

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/8861/tamuz-nissim

    Get Pop-Cultured: Throwback Thursday 1980sBarnes & Noble, Broadway and 82nd Street

    5 p.m. Free.

    The latest installment of B&N’s “Get Pop-Cultured” series. This time, they’re taking you back to the era of Reaganomics, hair metal and MTV.

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4860065-0