Out & About

| 31 Aug 2015 | 10:41

    Thu 3

    Film: Sullivan’s Travels

    96th Street Library, 112 East 96th St.

    2 p.m. Free.

    Disillusioned with his life of luxury, a Hollywood director decides to live among the lower class.

    212-289-0908. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/09/03/film-sullivans-travels-1941

    Sleeping With Other People: Preview Screening and Q&A

    92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    7:30 p.m. $32.00

    Two romantic failures decide to swear off romantic love after being hurt one too many times. Starring Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Sleeping-with-Other-People

    Fri 4

    ETHEL and Friends

    Metropolitan Museum, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    5-8 p.m. Free with admission.

    Cap off your day at the museum with the lovely music of this string quartet.

    212-535-7710. http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/ethel-and-friends-fridays?eid=R003_%7b3F5083B8-9E48-4468-A7EE-DC84D93DA6A9%7d_20150904170000

    Good Morning America Summer Concert: Florida Georgia Line

    Rumsey Playfield in Central Park

    7-9 a.m. Free.

    The 2015 Summer Concert Series enters its seventh year. This one is headlined by the hit bro-country duo, Florida Georgia Line.


    Sat 5

    Labor of Love Disco Dance Party

    92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    8 p.m. $15.

    Every day I’m hustlin’! This disco party comes with a complimentary hustle lesson from Lori Brizzi.


    Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle

    Guggenheim, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    10:30 a.m. - 7:40 p.m. Free with admission.

    A series of five films by avant-garde filmmaker Matthew Barney, presented in the order of their creation.


    Sun 6

    Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Dee Dee LeVant Gospel Ensemble

    Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside Central Park at 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues

    2-4 p.m. Free.

    Dee Dee LeVant is a career gospel singer who has worked as a studio musician for major record labels, and who has performed in Broadway productions such as Hair and The Wiz.


    Swifty’s Three Course Sunday Lobster Pre Fixe Dinner Special

    Swifty’s, 1007 Lexington Ave.

    5:30 p.m. $125.

    Swifty’s celebrates Labor Day weekend with the return of its famed three course lobster special.


    Mon 7

    Labor Day Bottomless Brunch!

    Maya, 1191 First Ave.

    11:30-4:00 p.m. $43 per guest.

    Enjoy your Labor Day by partaking in this all-you-can-eat brunch, including a constant flow of free cocktails.


    Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television

    The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave.

    12:15-1 p.m. Free with admission.

    A 45-minute tour of the Jewish presence in new media, particularly television.

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2015/09/07/gallery-tour-revolution-of-the-eye

    Tue 8

    The Seated Stage: Play Reading, Exploring Shakespeare’s Plays

    67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    5 p.m. Free.

    The 67th Street Library’s play-reading group convenes to read Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.”

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/09/08/clone-seated-stage-play-reading-5-630-pm-exploring-shakespeares-plays

    Girl in the Woods: A Memoir

    Barnes & Noble, 86th Street and Lexington Avenue

    7 p.m. Free.

    Aspen Matis comes to Barnes & Noble to read from her coming-of-age memoir.

    212-369-2810. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/88328-0

    Wed 9

    Mind’s Eye: Doris Salcedo

    Guggenheim, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    2-4 p.m. Free.

    An exhibit of Doris Salcedo’s work, inspired by the harrowing history of modern Colombia. Advance RSVP is required by September 2.

    212-360-4355. www.guggenheim.org/new-york/calendar-and-events/2015/09/09/minds-eye-doris-salcedo/5198

    Fortune Smiles: Stories

    Barnes & Noble, 86th Street and Lexington Avenue

    7 p.m. Free.

    Adam Johnson discusses his latest publication; a collection of short stories.

    212-369-2180. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/87450-0