Out & About

| 14 Jun 2016 | 11:10

    Thu 16

    East 79th Street Neighborhood Association Upper East Side Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 211 East 79th St., at Third Avenue

    6 p.m.

    19th Precinct Police report on neighborhood Safety, including bike, vehicle and pedestrian safety. Elected officials and their representatives will give updates.

    Talk & Walkthrough: Brooks Brothers FamilyMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    1 p.m. $20; museum members, $10; seniors and students, $15.

    Bruce Weber, curator of paintings and sculpture, for a series of gallery tours to explore and discover some of New York City’s prominent figures in the exhibition “Picturing Prestige: New York Portraits, 1700–1860.”

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

    Fri 17

    The Supermodel EraThe Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave at 92nd Street

    2-3 p.m. Free with museum admission; RSVP recommended

    A talk focusing on the supermodel era of the early 1990s, led by Chris Gartrell, senior coordinator of adult programs, in conjunction with the exhibition “Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History.”

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org/calendar

    Films To Come: Moholy-Nagy and the Moving ImageGuggenheim Museum, Fifth Avenue and 89th Street

    11 a.m. Free with museum admission.

    This program includes documentaries on Moholy-Nagy and the Bauhaus and selections of abstract cinema. The program concludes with a screening of the 1936 sci-fi film “Things to Come,” directed by William Cameron Menzies and based on H.G. Wells’ novel.

    212-423-3500. www.guggenheim.org/

    Sat 18

    Riding Academy Open HouseNew York City Riding Academy, 1 Wards Island.

    10 a.m.-noon. Free

    The major activities of this not-for-profit New York City Riding Academy’s “Open House” program will be a meet and greet and a tour of the horseback riding programs.



    Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    1-3 p.m. $15; members & children under 12, $10

    Come to for an afternoon of ice cream making the old-fashioned way, period toys and games, and historic tunes, and celebrate New York’s Path Through History Weekend.

    212-838-6878. www.mvhm.org/calendar/

    Sun 19

    Arms and ArmorMet Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue

    2:45–3:45 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Superbly crafted and often lavishly decorated, armor and weapons represent artistic and technical high points in cultures from around the world.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org/events

    A Midsummer Night’s DreamCentral Park, 103rd Street at Central Park West

    7 p.m. Free

    A performance of Shakespeare’s play.


    Mon 20

    Ashley Prentice Norton Corner Bookstore, 1313 Madison Ave., at 93rd Street

    6 p.m.

    The author reads from her latest, “If You Left.”

    212-831-3554. cornerbookstorenyc.com/

    Starz’s ‘Power’ Conversation and Clips92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St, Buttenwieser Hall

    7 p.m. from $32

    Executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and showrunner/creator Courtney Kemp for a discussion of the behind-the-scenes of the seductive crime drama. Moderated by Mara Schiavocampo.

    212.415.5500. www.92y.org/calendar/

    Tue 21

    STOUTMount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    Frank Hendricks and Bob Conroy perform an evening of tavern tunes, combining hearty vocal harmonies and acoustic instruments.

    $15; children under 12, $5; members, free

    212-838-6878. www.mvhm.org/calendar/

    ‘Les Cowboys’FIAF, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    7;30 p.m. $14; FIAF member advance, $3; students, $7.

    In Thomas Bidegain’s topical thriller, from 2015, a French father spends years searching for the daughter he believes has run away to wage Jihad.

    212-355-6100. www.fiaf.org/

    Wed 22

    ‘My Mother, the Bunny and Me’Shakespeare & Co, 939 Lexington Ave., at 69th Street

    7 p.m.

    A book launch with Edith Kunhardt Davis, the daughter of Dorothy Kunhardt, who wrote the perennial bestseller Pat the Bunny and An author in her own right.


    THE 2016 PRELUDE TO PERFORMANCE MASTER SERIESHunter College, Brecher Hall (Room 635), 68th Street and Lexington Avenue

    7 p.m. Free

    Ira Siff, Metropolitan Opera commentator