Out & About

| 08 Feb 2016 | 05:06

    Thu 11

    “Mustang”FIAF, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    7:30 p.m. member, $8; non-members, $14

    A pre-Oscar screening of the movie Mustang and a post-screening Q&A with director Deniz Gamze Erguven and the five lead actresses. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone, or via the FIAF Box Office.

    212-355-6100. www.fiaf.org/events/winter2016/2016-02-11-mustang.shtml

    Artist Tour with Jorge Luis Rodriguez Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Ave. (119th Street), Centro Library Room 120

    2-3:30 p.m. Free

    Artist Jorge Luis Rodríguez will meet with residents of El Barrio, the neighborhood where one of his best known sculptures, Growth, has been on display at Harlem Art Park since 1985, to talk about the significance of public art in working class communities.

    212-396-6545. www.hunter.cuny.edu/calendar/#/?i=1

    Fri 12

    Ethel and FriendsGreat Hall Balcony, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd Street.

    5-8 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Expect familiar classical tunes mixed with a fair share of the group’s signature, cutting-edge repertoire. Guest artists and collaborators will also make periodic appearances. Relax and enjoy cocktails and appetizers while looking out over the majestic Great Hall.

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

    Valentine’s Day Craft Time Yorkville Library, Meeting Room, 222 East 79th St.

    3 p.m. Free

    Drop in for a quick craft. Bring creativity and make something special. Ages 3 and up.

    212-744-5824. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/02/12/valentines-day-craft-time

    Sat 13

    Central Park Ice Festival 2016Central Park, Naumberg Bandshell and the Mall (mid-Park at 72nd Street)

    3-7 p.m. Free

    Celebrate Central Park’s fifth annual Ice Festival and witness ice-carving artists transform more than 6,000 pounds of ice into sculptures.


    The Least Resistance and The Right Way Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue

    11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Adules $25, Students and Senior with valid ID $18, members and children under 12 free

    A viewing of the two short films artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss worked on together.



    Sun 14

    Anti-Valentine’s Day Collage Party 92nd Street Y, Classroom, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street.

    3 p.m. from $55

    Join for this special collage workshop for LexList — get your frustrations out while creating a beautiful masterpiece! Bring old photos, gifts from an ex or other reminders of your single life and learn some basic collaging techniques. There will be plenty of wine.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Anti-Valentine-s-Day-Collage-Party

    Found Objects Reimagined Drop-in Art Workshop Floor 4 Studio, 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd Street.

    1-4 p.m. Free with Museum admission

    Construct your own imaginative work of art by combining various found and recycled objects.

    212-423-3200. www.thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/02/14/drop-in-art-workshop-2.14.16

    Mon 15

    Teddy Bears for Teddy Roosevelt Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    11-2 p.m. Free

    Teddy Bears got their name from Teddy Roosevelt, who refused to kill a bear on a hunting trip. To celebrate President’s Day, learn about President Roosevelt’s impact on NYC and make your own teddy bear. This event is geared toward families with children 6-12 years old and includes a free snack.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/event/teddy-bears-teddy-roosevelt

    Northern Forts TourCentral Park- Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside the Park at 110th St

    11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. $15; members $10.

    A tour that illuminates the rich history of Central Park and the British and American troops that were once stationed there. The terrain is uneven with many hills and stairs. Highlights include McGowan’s Pass, Fort Clinton and Nutter’s Bakery.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events

    Tue 16

    Ballet Exercise Class for Adults 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    2-3 p.m. Free (You must register in person)

    Come dance and experience the ballerina in you. Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dance in a class that combines ballet and exercise for older adults.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/02/02/ballet-exercise-class-adults

    Apocalypse-cinemaAlbertine, 972 Fifth Ave., at 79th Street

    7 p.m. Free

    A conversation between Emily Apter and Peter Szendy focusing on general annihilation while paying attention to films like “Melancholia,” “Twelve Monkeys” and others in the apocalyptic genre.

    212-650-0070. www.albertine.com/events/apocalypse-cinema/

    Wed 17

    Upper East Side Fiction Reading GroupBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    This month discussion will be over A Brief History of “Seven Killings” by Marlon James.

    212-369-2180. www.stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2278?subtype=detailCalendar

    Preschool Stories and Films 96th Street Library, 112 East 96th St.

    11:15 a.m. Free

    Stories and films for preschoolers will be viewed.

    212-289-0908. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/02/03/preschool-stories-and-films-0