Out and About

| 04 May 2015 | 11:47

    Fri 8

    New York African Film Festival 2015Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza

    11 a.m.-11 p.m., $14

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center presents this festival that screens multifaceted African films from the continent and the Diaspora to NYC audiences.

    212-875-5610. www.lincolnbid.org/events/view/new-york-african-film-festival-2015

    Ethics and Theater — Broken Fences by Steven SimoncicNew York Society for Ethical Culture, Ceremonial Hall, 2 West 64th St. and Central Park West

    7 p.m.-9 p.m., Free

    Ethics and the Theater will present a reading of Broken Fences, a play that attempts to examine identity and invisibility, community and security, in a modern American urban village.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/calendar-date_nysec/month/2015-05

    Sat 9

    Spring Fling Family eventJosie Robertson Plaza and David Rubenstein Atrium, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza and 66th St.

    11 a.m.-2 p.m., Free

    Celebrate Lincoln Center’s expansion of family programming with LC Kid’s Spring Fling. Enjoy free campfire songs, crafts and scavenger hunts for the whole family.

    (212)829-0150. www.kids.lincolncenter.org

    Violentango West End Lounge, 955 West End Ave.

    10 p.m., $15 minimum

    The Argentinean quintet fuses a power trio’s foundation with the bandoneon’s signature and another guitar, prioritizing drama over classical tango elegance.


    Sun 10

    Great Organ The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Great Choir Hall, 1047 Amsterdam Ave. and 112th Street

    5 p.m.-5:45 p.m., Free

    Jason Roberts will perform in a solo performance as part of the concert series to celebrate the restored Great Organ.

    212-316-7540. www.stjohndivine.org/visit/calendar/events/music/12629/great-organ-jason-roberts

    Aurora Naturals of Hunterdon: Soap Making Children’s Museum of Manhattan, The Tisch Building, 212 West 83rd St.

    2 p.m., Free with admission

    Children ages 5 and up can mix an mold a soap for someone special on Mother’s Day. Instructed by Stefani K’Heya.

    212-721-1223. www.cmom.org/visit/calendar

    Mon 11

    Peaceful Parent, Happy SiblingsBarnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway, at 82nd Street

    7 p.m.

    Laura Markham will discuss her book Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings, a guide on creating long term emotional connections between a parents and children.

    212-362-8835. www.store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/86856

    Art Exhibition of Inez AndrucykWeill Cornell Medical Center West, 12 W. 72nd St.

    9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Inez Andrucyk’s abstract pieces focuses on healing and transformation. Check out these improvisational interpretations of the unpredictability of life and the human will to overcome it.

    914-714-8136. www.andinez.com

    Tues 12

    Uptown Showdown: The Internet vs. Real LifeSymphony Space — Leonard Nimoy Thalia

    2537 Broadway and 95th Street

    8 p.m., $15

    Join comedians, actors, writers, performers as they have a whacky debate on Internet vs. Real Life. In this debate Caroline Rhea, Guy Branum, Seth Lind, Alex Heller and Carolyn Castiglia.

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

    Stay Well Exercise for SeniorsRiverside Library

    127 Amsterdam Ave. and 65th Street

    2 p.m., Free

    Seniors can keep their bodies in tip top shape as they perform some easy workouts. Loose clothes are required, yoga mat and beach towel. Seniors must sign a waiver prior.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=62

    Wed 13

    Pierre Montiel – Marion Davies retrospectiveJasa Club 76, West Side Senior Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom, 120 West 76th St. between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues

    1 p.m.

    Learn about the life of Marion Davies an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist and her relationship with William Randolph Hearst.

    (212) 712-0170. www.wsiaca.org/resourcedirectory/?orgID=45

    Sculpting the Sacred Body in Renaissance Florence Museum of Biblical Art

    1865 Broadway and 61st Street

    6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Free

    Learn how arts use Italian Renaissance sculpture gestures to communicate sacred rhetoric of prophets and saints during this exhibit led by Dr Olivia Powell Registration required, limited 20 participants.

    212-408-1500. www.mobia.org/calendar/date/2015/05/13

    Thur 14

    Foot Prints - A Modern Dance FestivalThe West Side YMCA, Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 W. 63rd St.

    7:30 p.m., General Admission $15, Students/ Children $10

    Come enjoy and celebrate the innovative works of contemporary dance from new established voices in NYC dance.

    212-912-2635. www.ymcanyc.org/westside/pages/communityarts

    Frank Sinatra with Lyrics by Cahn New York Public Library for Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

    6 p.m., Free

    Four-time Academy Award winner Sammy Cahn and lyricist for most of Sinatra’s songs will perform some of his and Sinatra’s greatest hits accompanied by David Lahm.

    917-275-6975. www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=55