Out & About

| 16 Nov 2015 | 12:39

    Thu 19

    alison KNOWLES’ red beans all dayThe Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave. at 112th St.

    6-9 p.m.

    A performance piece by artist Alison Knowles, Red Beans All Day invites each visitor to have a bowl of bean soup and to bring one red object to share.


    Alissa Rubin in Conversation With Jill AbramsonPulitzer Hall Lecture Hall, Broadway and W116th st.

    6-8 p.m. Free

    Rubin, a New York Times’ foreign correspondent, talks with the paper’s former executive editor about the risks and rewards of a career in journalism and their years together at The New York Times. RSVP required.

    212-854-4150. www.eventbrite.com/e/a-conversation-with-new-york-times-foreign-correspondent-alissa-j-rubin-tickets-18894247202

    Fri 20

    i Am America165 West 86th St.

    6 p.m. Suggested donation.

    Sung and spoken poetry by Allen Ginsberg, shouts, and spirituals from the American South will echo in the newest incarnation of the theatre piece I Am America.

    212-362-4890. www.facebook.com/openprogram/timeline

    Miguel Zenon, Jazz SaxophonePeter Norton Symphony Space; 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

    8 p.m. Free.

    The Grammy-nominated and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow saxophonist joins Columbia University Louis Armstrong jazz ensemble musicians in concert.

    Sat 21

    Chamber Music at Rodeph SholomCongregation Rodeph Sholom / Schnurmacher Chapel, 7 West 83rd St.

    1-2:30 p.m.Free concert.

    Acclaimed cellist and artistic director Eliot Bailen opens the 10th Anniversary Season of Chamber Music at Rodeph Sholom with Kahn, Mahler and Mozart flute and piano quartets.

    646-454-3039. rodephsholom.org/community/adult-opportunities/#chamber

    Goddard Riverside Book FairGoddard Riverside Community Center, 593 Columbus Ave.

    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

    Get 50 percent off new bestsellers in all categories while supporting the 26 programs of Goddard Riverside Community Center.

    212-873-6600. www.goddard.org/bookfair

    Sun 22

    Faculty Focus: Tia RoperBloomingdale School of Music, 323 West 108th St.

    3-4 p.m. Free.

    Poetic Sounds: Showcasing the flute in its virtuosity and lyricism, and in a combination of classical, contemporary, and popular modes. Featuring works by Larson, Paganini, Griffes, Bach, and Hoover.

    212-663-6021. www.bsmny.org/concerts/november-2015-1

    town HALL: American Dance Recon 2015Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, 405 W 55th St.

    2-4 p.m. Free.

    Join Dance/NYC and American Dance Abroad for a town hall discussion with 10 international dance presenters and producers participating in the fourth edition of American Dance Recon/New York.

    212-966-4452. dance.nyc

    Mon 23

    great ORGAN: the music of jean sibeliusCathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave. at 112th St.

    7:30-9 p.m. $25.

    In tribute to the 150th birthday of Jean Sibelius, Finnish organist and pianist Kalle Toivio and New York soprano Sharon Harms celebrate the legacy of Finland’s most famous composer.


    Voices Carry: Here and NowMarjorie S. Dean Little Theater, at West Side YMCA, 10 West 64th St.

    6 p.m. & 8 p.m. $25

    An adult recreational theater workshop that rehearses during the day and includes two live performances on an Off-Broadway stage. Participants learn the ins-and-outs of a musical production, including music, choreography and acting.

    info@voicescarryny.com. www.voicescarryny.com/tickets.html

    Tue 24

    Pop-Up Concerts: Ensemble Signal: InventionsMiller Theatre, 2960 Broadway.

    6 p.m. Free

    Doug Perkins, solo and in duet with cellist Lauren Radnofsky.

    212-854-7799. www.millertheatre.com/

    Wisdom and World AffairsNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St., room 508,

    6-8 p.m. Free.

    Moderated by Ken Gans.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/calendar-date_nysec/month/2015-11

    Wed 25

    Moral PhilosophyNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St., Adler Study, Room 514,

    12:30-2:30 p.m. Free.

    No previous knowledge of philosophy is required. Lectures with handouts and discussion. To register email ygarcia@nysec.org, or phone 212-874-5210, ext. 117.


    nyc International Mariachi FestivalPeter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 155 West 65th St.

    8 p.m. $35; members, seniors, students & children, $25; day of show, $40.

    Celebrating the rich mariachi music tradition that many Mexicans take pride in and non-Mexicans embrace.

    212-769-7406. www.symphonyspace.org/event/9068/Music/nyc-international-mariachi-festival