Out and About

| 23 Apr 2015 | 06:06

    Fri 1

    A symposium in honor of Janet JakobsenBarnard College, 3009 Broadway, Barnard Hall, Fourth Floor, James Room

    10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Free

    As the capstone to Jakobsen’s directorship of BCRW, this symposium will further expand and transform frameworks for social justice feminism, taking up gender, race, sex, religion, freedom, economics and arts.

    (212) 854- 2037. barnard.edu/calendars/upcoming

    CMOM Target Free FridayChildren’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83rd St. between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue

    5-8 p.m., Free

    Every first Friday at the Children’s Museum families can enjoy a free night of fun, exhibits and special programs.

    (212)721-1223. www.cmom.org

    Sat 2

    Ghost TrioIrish Arts Center, 553 West 51st St. between 10th and 11th Avenues

    8 p.m., $24 members, Non members $30

    For one night only come enjoy the sounds of pipes, fiddles and vocals from the Ghost Trio with artists Iarla Ó Lionáird, Ivan Goff and Cleek Schrey.

    (212) 757-3318. www.irishartscenter.org

    Annual Calhoun Spring CarnivalThe Calhoun School, 433 West End Ave. and 81st Street

    11 a.m.-5 p.m., Cost of rides and food, $1-$4

    Enjoy the first carnival of the season with hot dogs, cotton candy and games. Open to all ages.


    Sun 3

    Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Art SongsChrist and St. Stephen’s Church, 120 W. 69th St.

    3 p.m., Free

    Vocalists Celeste Mann and Anna Tonna, accompanied by the Mexican pianist and composer Max Lifchitz, sing compositions by Manuel Ponce, Maria Grever, Salvador Moreno and Rodolfo Halffter, with song settings by poets Federico Garcia Lorca, Rafael Alberti, M. Lermentow and Jose Goritsoya.


    27th Annual Broadway Spring FestivalBroadway 86th-93rd streets

    11 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Come out and enjoy a day of fun at the annual Broadway Spring Festival spanning for 7 blocks. Open to all.

    Mon 4

    New York Festival of Song: Great American Song Writing TeamHenry’s Restaurant, 2745 Broadway, at 105th Street

    10 p.m., $10 cover

    Come enjoy creative duo artists and performances by young talents from the Juillard School at this festival of songs.

    (212) 866-0600. www.nyfos.org

    Melissa Rivers — The Book of JoanBarnes & Noble

    2289 Broadway, at 82nd Street

    7 p.m.

    Melissa Rivers shares her tribute to her late comedian mother Joan Rivers in her book The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation.

    (212)362-8835. www.store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/87112

    Tues 5

    Community Board 7 Meeting Mount Sanai Roosevelt Hospital, 1000 Tenth Ave. and 59th Street

    6:30 p.m.

    Get informed about the updates happening in your neighborhood and voice your opinions and concerns at the monthly board meeting.

    (212)362-4008. www.nyc.gov/html/mancb7/html/calendar/calendar_monthly_oct_copy.shtml

    Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and TodayMuseum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus circle and 58th Street

    10 a.m.-7 p.m., $16

    Learn how woman changed the art world during the 50’s and 60’s when they use alternative materials like textiles, ceramics and metals for their art pieces.

    (212) 299-7777. www.madmuseum.org

    Wed 6

    Columbia University Film Festival 2015Walter Reade Theater, 70 Lincoln Center, at 65th Street

    1 p.m.-11:45 p.m., $14

    Enjoy the works of Columbia Film students in their 28th annual film festival. Movie screenings, dramatic film readings and awards will take place at this event.

    (212)875-5610. www.lincolnbid.org/events?page=1&year=2015&month=05&day=6

    Jack and the Beanstalk Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater

    West 79th Street and West Drive

    10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m., adults $10, children $7

    Enjoy this Swedish retelling of this English fairytale of Jack and his beanstalk adventure.

    (866)811-4111. www.cityparksfoundation.flywheelsites.com/calendar/jack-beanstalk/

    Thur 7

    Teen TimeSt. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave., at 81st St.

    3 p.m., Free

    Relax in this casual environment and hang out with friends for the afternoon.

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

    Before the BridgeSymphony Space, Bar Thalia, 2537 Broadway and 95th Street

    9 p.m., Free

    Before the Bridge brings a blend of bluegrass, Celtic and Brazilian Chamber music for all crowds to enjoy.

    (212) 864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/8780/Music/before-the-bridge