Out & About

| 19 Oct 2016 | 03:23

    Thu 20

    23rd Precinct Community Council23rd Precinct, 164 East 102 St.

    6 p.m. Free

    The council meets on the third Thursday of every month.

    212-860-6411. www.nyc.gov

    ASL SLAMJewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave.

    6-8 p.m. Free, advanced reservation required

    Visual artist, poet and performer Douglas Ridloff uses images and literary prompts to celebrate the tradition of American Sign Language and engage the audience to create collaborative poetry and stories.

    212-423-3289. www.thejewishmuseum.org

    Fri 21

    ‘Gabriel’ by Agnes MartinSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    3 p.m. Free with Museum admission

    A showing of Agnes Martin’s only completed and rarely screened film “Gabriel,” about the wanderings of a 10-year-old boy in rural New Mexico. Presented in conjunction with the Agnes Martin exhibition.

    212-423-3575. www.guggenheim.org

    The Lion in the Living Room92Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St.

    Noon $25

    Join Abigail Tucker, staff writer for Smithsonian magazine, as she investigates how cats took over the world.

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

    Sat 22

    New York Opera Forum96th Street Library, 112 East 96th St.

    1-4 p.m. Free

    The Forum performs the complete ‘Lucrezia Borgia’ by Gaetano Donizetti.

    212-289-0908. www.nypl.org

    Halloween StorytimeBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    11 a.m. Free

    Bring the kids out for this Halloween-themed story time with books like, “Little Blue Truck’s Halloween” and “I Need My Monster.”

    212-369-2180. www.stores.barnesandnoble.com

    Sun 23

    Commedia dell’arte by John ZornSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    9 p.m. $40

    Zorn’s suite of five miniaturees inspired by dell’arte characters. The performance will be followed by a moderated discussion with Zorn.

    212-423-3575. www.guggenheim.org

    Studio Art SessionsThe Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave.

    12:30-3 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Draw your own designs and create buttons inspired by the “Take ME (I’m Yours)” exhibit.

    212-423-3200. www.thejewishmuseum.org

    Mon 24

    Yolo, Gilgamesh: A Joke Folk Operetta The New York Society Library, 53rd East 79th St.

    6:30 p.m. $20, pre-registration; $25, at the door

    Come out for this high-energy comic operetta based on “The Epic of Gilgamesh” performed by Phoebe Kreutz and a full cast.

    212-288-6900. www.nysoclib.org

    VoCA Talk: Henrietta MantoothMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    6:30 p.m. Free, advanced registration required

    City-based artist Henrietta Mantooth will join conservator and VoCA Program Committee Member Jennifer Hickey for a discussion of her life’s work as an artist.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org

    Tue 25

    CinéClub with Olivier Barrot FIAF Tinker Auditorium, 55 East 59th St.

    12:30-3 p.m. $15, students; $27, members; $32, general

    Join FIAF for monthly ciné-club afternoons featuring a classic French film and lunch with French TV personality Olivier Barrot.

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

    PBS NewsHour, Together AgainKaufmann Concert Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St.

    7:30 p.m. $40

    TV anchors Jim Lehrer and Robert McNeil join Roger Rosenblatt to discuss everything from the current presidential election to the nation and the world they covered and observed during their distinguished careers.

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

    Wed 26

    The Seated Stage: Play Reading67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    5 p.m. Free, registration required

    Come read aloud Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” at this monthly play reading group.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org

    ‘The Fifth Beatle’

    Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    Vivek Toward recounts the story, which she has subtitled “The Brian Epstein Story Expanded Edition,” of the manager who guided the Beatles from basement gigs to international stardom.

    212-369-2180. www.barnesandnoble.com