Out & About

| 29 Mar 2016 | 12:34

    Thu 31


    6:30-8 p.m. $40; members, $25; seniors and student members, $22; fulltime students, $10.

    Paul Freedman, professor of history at Yale, will discuss the way upscale restaurants in New York changed over the years, while remaining places to display status. Samples of Purée of Potatoes à la Benton, Anchovy-butter Canapés and other delicacies on offer.

    Reservations required: 212-838-6878

    An Evening with Orphan Black: Conversation and Clips Kaufmann Concert Hall at 92Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.

    7:30 p.m. $42.

    Join the cast and co-creator of “Orphan Black,” a science fiction thriller TV series about a woman who assumes the identity of one of her clones, for discussion and extended sneak peaks from Season 4, which will premiere in April. Tatian Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Kristin Bruun and Graeme Manson from the show will attend.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org.

    Fri 1

    ‘Aging with a Plan’Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th St

    1 p.m. Free

    Sharona Hoffman, a professor of law and bioethics, will discuss her book, subtitled “How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow.” Using an interdisciplinary approach and personal anecdotes, Hoffman develops recommendations for building sustainable social, legal, medical, and financial support systems.


    The Sixth Annual Winter Thaw Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    8 – 11 p.m. Non-members $75; members $50.

    Join the Young Members Circle of the Museum on Friday for an evening of music, food, dancing and cocktails inside the Museum’s Ffth Avenue landmark building. Get a private viewing of the special exhibitions including the museum’s newest shows.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/winterthaw.

    Sat 2

    Mobiles for SpringMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 5th Ave

    11a.m. – 2p.m. Free with museum admission.

    Learn about the flowers blooming now in the Central Park Conservator Garden and make a mobile to take home inspired by the fun facts and plants you’ll see.

    212-534-1672. www.mycny.org/calendar-and-events.

    Dramatic Reading of ‘Oh Boy!’Albertine, 972 5th Ave.

    2:30 p.m. Free with RSVP.

    Oh Boy! is the touching story of a group of siblings that unexpectedly land in the care of an unprepared young man. Written by Marie-Aude Murail and adapted for the stage by Catherine Verlaguet and Olivier Leteller, the event will feature Matthew Brown who reads the story on stage in English.

    212-461-3670. www.albertine.com.

    Sun 3

    Open Studio for FamiliesStudio Art Lab at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue.

    1 – 4 p.m. Free with museum admission.

    Discover and try out themes and materials seen in the work hanging at the museum at this drop-in, art-making family program at the Guggenheim. For children ages 5 and up.

    212-433-3500. www.guggenheim.org.

    2nd Annual Dance Educators Collective ConcertButtenwieser Hall at 92Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.

    3 p.m. $10.

    Artists and educators from the New York City Department of Education work with the 92Y Harkness Dance Center to present this showcase of various pieces.

    212.415.5500. www.92y.org.

    Mon 4

    At the Existentialist CaféAlbertine, 972 Fifth Ave.

    7 p.m.

    Author of How to Live Sarah Bakewell and New Yorker journalist Kathryn Schulz discuss Bakewell’s new book. At the Extentialist’s Café, an account of the 20th century’s intellectual movements and thinkers Jean-Paul Satre, Simone de Beauvoir and others and how their ideas shaped history.

    212-461-3670. www.albertine.com.

    James McBride and the Legend of James BrownKaufmann Concert Hall at 92Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.

    8 p.m. $24.

    Author James McBride, winner of the National Book Award, discusses his new work of nonfiction Kill ‘Em and Leave in which he travels the country tracking the legend of James Brown. McBride also wrote the classic memoir The Color of Water and has received critical acclaim for both.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org.

    Tue 5

    Creating Impact: Marymount Manhattan College, The Theresa Lang Theatre, 221 East 71st St.

    10–11 a.m.

    Subtitled “The Successes and Challenges of a Social Entrepreneur” Paul Polizzotto, founder and president of CBS EcoMedia, gives a college-wide talk.

    RSVP at www.mmm.edu/

    Focus on French Cinema Festival: closing Night and After PartyFlorence Gould Hall at the French Institute (FIAF), 55 East 59th St.

    7 p.m. $35; members, $25

    A screening of “La Volante,” (The Assistant), about a young man who unwittingly becomes totally dependent on the grieving mother of a young man he hit and killed in a car accident nine years ago. Actress Nathalie Baye will participate in a post-screening Q & A, to be followed by wine and hors d’œuvres.

    Wed 6

    ‘Hairspray’Julia Richman Auditorium, 317 East 67th St.

    Wed at 3:30 and 7 p.m. and Thu and Fri 4 and 7:30 p.m.

    Presale, $10; general, $12.

    Juniors and seniors at Talent Unlimited High School put on the the play, set in 1960s Baltimore and based on the John Walters film.

    email tuhstix@gmail.com for reservations

    Kill Your TV reading Group1575 York Avenue

    7 p.m.

    The group reads and discusses Ron Chernow’s ’Hamilton,” the basis for the Broadway phenomenon.