Out & About

| 06 Dec 2016 | 04:03

    Thu 8

    ‘New York at its Core’Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    6 p.m. $20, general; $10, members of FRIENDS

    A special, after-hours private tour of the Museum of the City of New York’s upcoming new permanent exhibit.

    212-535-2526. www.friends-ues.org

    ‘Everything but a Man’Milbank, Teachers College, Columbia University

    8:30 p.m. $13-15

    One of several features comprising the African Diaspora International Film Festival, about a successful African-American career woman who has a life-changing romance.


    Fri 9

    Byzantine Pop-UpsThe Met, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    4 and 6 p.m. Free with admission

    Come out for these unexpected performances to hear hymns and carols of the Byzantine Empire.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org

    Yorkville Holiday Exhibit & SaleDraesel Hall at Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th St.

    Dec. 9, 5-8 p.m.; Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Dec. 11 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Unique artisan wares handmade by a select group of local artisans. Most of the exhibiting artists have decades of studio experience, and many teach as well.


    Sat 10

    New York Opera Forum96th Street Library, 1121 East 96th St.

    1-4 p.m. Free

    Come see the New York Opera Forum perform Handel’s opera “ALCINA.” A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment.

    212-289-0908. www.nypl.org

    Art Gallery TourMeet at 1018 Madison Ave., near East 78th Street

    1 p.m. $25

    Visit seven modern art galleries in the uptown center for contemporary art. Led by Rafael Risemberg.

    917-250-0052. www.nygallerytours.com

    Sun 11

    ‘Compensation’Cowin Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 W. 120th St.

    4:30 p.m. $11-45

    On closing night of the African Diaspora International Film Festival, filmmaker Zeinabu Irene Davis’ two African-American love stories between a deaf woman and a hearing man, followed by a Q&A with Davis.


    Czech Christmas in New York CityConsulate General of the Czech Republic, 321 East 73rd St.

    2-7 p.m. Free

    Come out for a special day of traditional Czech holiday activities including a holiday concert, Christmas market, and Christmas movies.

    646-422-3344. www.mzv.cz

    Mon 12

    Plum Pudding and Ginger NutsMt. Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    6:30 p.m. $25; $20, members and students, reservation required

    A hands-on workshop to make, and eat, two 19th-century holiday favorites using historic recipes.

    212-838-6878. www.mvhm.org

    Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, Green MetropolisNew York Society Library, 53 East 79th St.

    6:30 p.m. $15

    Rogers, who launched the restoration of Central Park in the 1980s, now introduces seven remarkable green spaces in and around New York City, giving the history of how they have been transformed over time.

    212-288-6900. www.nysoclib.org

    Tue 13

    ‘Story of Judas’FIAF, 55 East 59th St.

    4 and 7:30 p.m. $14

    A screening of Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche 2015 feature. Conversation, wine and beer followr both screenings.

    1-800-982-2787. www.fiaf.org

    The Nutcracker — Bolshoi BalletThe Beekman Theatre, 1271 2nd Avenue

    7 p.m. $20

    Come out for this version of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” interpreted by Bolshoi dancers.


    Wed 14

    Holiday Card Workshop for kidsYorkville Library,

    4 p.m. Free

    Bring out the kids and unleash their creativity. Make a holiday card for family or friends.

    212-744-5842. www.nypl.org

    Radiant CityMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    6:30 p.m. $12

    A screening of “Bill Cunningham New York,” a look into the life of the late, great street and society photographer. Following the film will be a conversation to remember Cunningham with those who knew him and his work well.

    917-492-3395. www.mcny.org