Out and About

| 20 Apr 2015 | 08:13


    Essentially Ellington Exhibit — Jazz at Lincoln CenterTime Warner Center, 5th Floor, Peter J. Sharp Arcade, 10 Columbus Circle and 59th Street

    10 a.m.-11 p.m., Free

    In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival, Jazz at Lincoln Center has produced a multimedia exhibition sharing its 20 years.

    (212)258-9800, www.jazz.org

    Rose Bart, CelloThe Juilliard School- Morse Recital Hall, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza and 66th Street

    4 p.m., Free

    Come out for Rose Bart’s Cello performance on the cello.

    (212)799-5000, https://events.juilliard.edu/calandar/2015/04/24


    2015 Annual Tulip FestivalWest Side Community Garden, 89th Street, near Amsterdam Avenue

    Get a glimpse of the first bloom of the season with a variety of over 12,000 tulips, spring flowers and blossoming cherry trees. Today and May 2, at 1 p.m., the garden’s horticulturalist, Tom Thies, gives a garden lesson and tour.


    Medieval Arts Children’s WorkshopThe Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave., at 112th Street

    10 a.m., $6 per child

    Children can learn how to make medieval art through arts and crafts like carving limestone to make illuminated letters, gargoyles and more. For ages 4 and up. Must RSVP.

    (212) 316-7540, www.stjohndivine.org/


    Jump On the DanceWagon FestivalJoan Weill Center for Dance at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 W. 55th St., at 9th Avenue

    8 p.m., $25 - $30 General/$15 Student

    Come see the premiere of 6 emerging female choreographers that will be known as the next generation of dancer.

    (800)838-3006, Tickets at brownpapertickets.com

    French Cookin’ Blues BandLower Riverside Park, at 116th Street

    2 p.m., Free

    One among a seriers of Overlook Concerts sponsored by the Riverside Park Conservancy, French Cookin’, a New York-based blues band, will play tunes all firmly rooted in the blues — Delta to Chicago, back down to Texas and Louisiana “second line.”



    20th Precinct Community Council meeting120 West 82nd Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue

    7 p.m., Free

    Get updated with the latest news from the 20th precinct. Voice your questions and concerns to the council.

    (212) 580-6411, www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/precincts/precinct_020.shtml

    ClaraLeonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway and 95th Street

    7:30 p.m., Tickets $20/ advance, $30/door

    Come enjoy this two act opera inspired by Clara Schumann, a female concert pianist.

    (212) 864-5400, www.symphonyspace.org


    Dangerous when wet: A memoirBarnes & Noble

    2289 Broadway and 82nd Street

    7 p.m., Free

    Author Jamie Brickhouse illustrates the relationship between “most outrageous mother” and her gay son in his latest novel that he will discuss with his audience.

    (212)362-8835, www.store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/86624

    eeBboo Craft Day Book Culture

    450 Columbus Ave. and 81st Street

    4 p.m.-6 p.m., Free

    Bring your child for an evening of crafting with eeBoo, a New York based children store. Crafting materials and projects will be provided by eeBoo.

    (212)865-1588, www.bookculture.com/event/columbus-eeboo-craft-day


    The Earth and MeSymphony Space

    2537 Broadway and 95th Street

    $10 advance, $15 at the door


    Al Fresco West Side Arts Coalition

    96th Street and Broadway (center isle)

    Noon-6 p.m.

    Over the painting pieces on display in Al Fresco. Curated by Jean Prytyskacz.

    (212)316-6024, www.wsacny.org/2014---2015-schedule.html


    Champions of Change forum 2015New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St., at Central Park West

    7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., General public/$30, NYSEC members/$25, students/$10

    Join the society for the Champions of Change forum with the focus on whether the idea of the president as public servant obsolete. Event moderated by news anchor Bill Ritter.


    Celebrate Poetry MonthSt Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave. between 81st and 82nd streets

    5:30 p.m., Free

    Celebrate poetry month with spoken word artist Bob McNeil and Fred Simpson percussionist as they perform both classical and modern poetry for all.

    (212) 621-0619, www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=71