Out and About

| 15 Feb 2016 | 01:14

    Thu 18

    The Ottoman Endgame, a conversation with the authorBard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th St.

    6 p.m. Free.

    Professor Sean McMeekin of Bard College will discuss his new book on this important and timely topic. Presentation is 6pm-7pm; reception and book signing 7pm-7:30pm.

    646-839-9262. bgia.bard.edu

    Legal Clinic on Housing IssuesJasa Club 76, 120 West 76th St., 3rd Floor

    6:30 p.m.

    Hosted by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, representatives from the Goddard Riverside SRO Law Project, Housing Conservation Coordinators, MFY Legal Services provide advice to people with housing issues.

    RSVP at 212-873-6368 or rosenthall@assembly.state.ny.us

    Fri 19

    Adrianna Mateo The New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St., between Columbus and Central Park West,

    7:30 p.m. Suggested, $20

    Adrianna Mateo is singer-songwriter and solo “new music” violinist. She is headlining a show of her original music at Arlene’s Grocery, performing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, recording her first solo album, and making her acting debut at the Metropolitan Opera.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/caf%C3%A9-ethical-2016-02-20-003000

    Jen Silverman’s “Still”McClelland Drama Theater, 155 West 65th Street, 4th floor

    7:30 p.m. $20

    Juilliard Drama Group 45 (fourth-year actors) directed by Margot Bordelon perform Silverman’s haunting and darkly comic play about three women and a child who never got to be born.

    212-769-7406. www.lincolncenter.org/show/juilliard-drama-presents-jen-silverman-s-still

    Sat 20

    Vyacheslav Gryaznov, Concert PianistPeter Norton Symphony Space Leonard Nimoy Thalia, 2537 Broadway.

    8-10 p.m. $35/$25/Children, free.

    Pianist Vyacheslav Gryaznov, artist of the Moscow Philharmonic and prolific transcriber of international renown, performs his transcriptions of Bach, Mozart, and Debussy; and works by Beethoven, Chopin, Drozdoff, and Rachmaninov.


    Just Kidding: Beats, Rhymes and Breaking Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th)

    11 a.m. and 2 p.m. $15; members, $13

    From head spins to windmills, and from 6-step to the trusty pop and lock, prepare the kids for a unique program of jaw-dropping break dance action from a collective of artists based in New York City.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/

    Sun 21

    It’s Sunday: Griffin McMahonThe Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave., at 112th Street

    5-5:45 p.m. Free, but contributions accepted

    In celebration of the restored Great Organ, the Cathedral presents Griffin McMahon, from Longmeadow, Mass., as part of a concert series following Sunday Evensong.

    212-316-7540. www.stjohndivine.org/visit/calendar/events

    Heart of the Park TourCentral Park, meet in front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue, inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue

    11 a.m. Free

    Walk straight through the heart of Central Park and enjoy a great variety of its scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/

    Mon 22

    The Straus Family Hostelling International, 891 Amsterdam Ave, at 103rd Street.

    6:30. Free

    Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group hosts a presentation Jim Mackin, who will discuss the family, their life in the Bloomingdale neighborhood and the history of the park that was named after them.


    The Persistence of Prejudice: A Conversation on RaceNew-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West.

    6:30 p.m. $34; members, $20

    Against the backdrop of the exhibition of Ota Benga, a young Congolese man displayed in the Bronx Zoo Monkey House, authors Pamela Newkirk and James McBride explore New York’s difficult struggles with race, prejudice, and discrimination.

    212-873-3400. www.nyhistory.org/programs/persistence-prejudice-conversation-race

    Tue 23

    Free Expression in the Age of Security ThreatsGraduate School of Journalism, Pulitzer Hall, 3rd Floor, Lecture Hall

    5-7:30 p.m.

    Journalist Dunja Mijatovic has for more than two decades she worked on human rights, media law and regulation, institution building in transition states and ways to deal with hate speech and dangerous speech in complex post-war societies.

    Reserve at events.columbia.edu/cal/event/showEventMore.rdo

    Arts on Screen Film Series New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

    2:30 p.m.

    “A History of Dance on Screen,” directed by Reiner E. Moritz. Shown with “Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes” and “Globe Trot”

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

    Wed 24

    “Big Band Sounds of Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, and Lee Morgan”Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 155 West 65th St.

    7:30 p.m. $30

    Featuring the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra and Guest Conductor Igor Butman

    212-769-7406. events.juilliard.edu/event/820/juilliard-jazz-orchestra-224/?date=1039

    2016 Starlight Music Series Concludes with Sweet Megg and The WayfarersTop of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center, 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

    7-9 p.m. $26-$32.

    Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center® concludes the 2016 Winter Starlight Music Series with a live performance from Sweet Megg and The Wayfarers.

    212-698-2000. www.topoftherocknyc.com/