Out & About

| 28 Nov 2016 | 11:26

    Thu 1

    ‘Merci Patron!’FIAF, 55 East 59th St.

    7:30 p.m. $14, general; $8, members and students

    Come out for a special screening on this French film with English subtitles.

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

    He Named Me MalalaThe Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue

    10 a.m. Free

    Students explore themes of identity, culture and tolerance inspired by the Jewish Museum’s collection and screenings of award-winning documentary films.

    212-423-3200. www.thejewishmuseum.org

    Fri 2

    The White House Vice Presidency 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    Noon. $25

    Join author Joel Goldstein as he discusses his new book and how the VP office has developed from Mondale to Biden.

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

    Boubacar TraoréThe Met, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    7 p.m. $50

    Come out to the Met to see this performance by Boubacar Traoré, a legendary Malian superstar, a master singer, songwriter and guitarist.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org

    Sat 3

    New York Opera Forum Concert67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    1:30 p.m. Free

    The New York Opera Forum performs complete concert versions in recital with piano accompaniment. This month’s selection is Alcina by George Frederic Handel.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org

    Holiday Candlelight ToursMount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    6:15 and 7:30 p.m. $20, general; $10, members; $5, children

    Tour the museum by the warm glow of candlelight, step back into the holiday season of 1830 and sample traditional confections. Reservations required.

    212-838-6878. www.mvhm.org

    Sun 4

    Santa and the CityMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    1-5 p.m. $40 for family of five

    Bring out the family for a day of seasonal fun to explore special images from the collections in Santa and the City. Take a picture with Santa Claus and decorate a frame to go with it.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org

    Holiday Tree LightingCarl Schurz Park, East End Avenue between 84th and 90th Streets

    5-6 p.m. Free

    Come out for this tree lighting along with carols, Cantori choir, Orbital Brass, candlelight, candy canes, hot chocolate and more.


    Mon 5

    19th Precinct Community Council Meeting 153 East 67th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    The precinct community council meets the first Monday of the month at the precinct station house.

    212-452-0600. www.nyc,gov

    Momenta QuartetAmericas Society, 680 Park Avenue

    7 p.m. $20; Free, members

    Come out for this performance of Alberto Ginastera’s Piano Quintet. The quartet will be joined by pianist Vicky Chow.

    212-249-8950. www.as-coa.org

    Tue 6

    Making the Queer Scene Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    6:30 p.m. $20; $15, members

    Join a group of writers, performers and activists as they discuss the historical and ongoing importance of queer nightlife in New York.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org

    ‘How to Survive a Plague’Roosevelt House, 47-49 East 65th St.

    6-8 p.m. Free

    Come out for a special evening marking the publication of David France’s book, which is subtitled “The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS.”

    212-396-7918. www.hunter.cuny.edu

    Wed 7

    A Christmas Carol 96th Street Library, 112 East 96th St.

    4 p.m. Free

    Come out for this performance of the classic Christmas play put on by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company.

    212-289-0908. www.nypl.org

    Mishka Rushdie Women, piano92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    8:30 p.m. $25

    Momen’s program explores various forms within piano repertoire — sonatas from the 19th and 20th centuries, a Mozartean fantasy, and Schuman’s last great work for the piano.

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