Out & About

| 07 Nov 2016 | 10:39

    Thu 10

    Bang on a CanThe Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave.

    7:30-9 p.m. $18, general; $15, students; $12, seniors

    Composer Pauline Oliveros performs “The Sound of Meditation” on V-Accordion.

    212-423-3200. www.thejewishmuseum.org

    An Evening in the TavernMount Vernon Hotel, 421 East 61st St.

    6:30 $15; $10, members

    Step into the past for a night in a real 19th century tavern. Engage in a political argument or two and enjoy local cider and other period refreshments served from a 19th century ice box.

    212-838-6878. www.mvhm.org

    Fri 11

    A Closer Look: John Singer Sargent The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave.

    2-3 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Expand your understanding of John Singer Sargent’s “Mrs. Carl Meyer and Her Children” in this 45-minute gallery discussion on specific themes and topics led by the museum’s manager of public programs.

    212-423-3200. www.thejewishmuseum.org

    New York Unplugged - A Night for the Applause Arts FoundationSt. Jeans Community Center, 184 East 76th St.

    7:30-9:30 p.m. $20

    An evening of performances, food and raffle prizes. All proceeds go to the Applause Arts Foundation to benefit young artists seeking a quality education.

    917-566-2473. www.applauseartsfoundation.org

    Sat 12

    Nederlands Dans Theater: Shutters ShutThe Met Breuer, 945 Madison Ave.

    1 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Set to Gertrude Stein’s recitation of her poem, “If I Told Him: A Completed Portrait of Picasso,” two dancers in stark white and black complete a diabolical, rhythmical set of movements.

    212-731-1675. www.metmuseum.org

    Sea Stories 2016The Explorers Club, 46 East 70th St.

    9 a.m.-7 p.m. $30

    A day focused on exploration, conservation, scuba diving, shipwrecks, nautical history and marine life.

    212-628-8383. www.explorers.org

    Sun 13

    After the Election, Now What92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.

    8 p.m. $35

    Investigative journalist Bob Woodward and founder of the Washington Speakers Bureau Bernie Swain share the leadership lessons learned and observed from presidents over the years.

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

    Talking Art: Family ConversationsNeue Galerie, 1048 Fifth Ave.

    10 a.m. $25 per family

    A special family program related to the current exhibit.

    212-994-9493. www.neuegalerie.org

    Mon 14

    Scandinavian Comfort Food92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.

    7 p.m. $29

    Trine Hahnemann with Melissa Clark talk about how to get the most out of seasonable vegetables, give new life to Scandinavian dishes and fit bread-making into busy schedules.

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

    Alexandre Moutouzkine: CubaAmericas Society, 680 Park Ave.

    7 p.m. $20; $10, students and seniors; members and Hunter College students free

    Pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine returns to Music of the Americas to celebrate the release of his latest Steinway & Sons CD, which features dance-inspired Cuban solo piano.

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

    Tue 15

    Into the Lion’s DenBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    6 p.m. Free

    Crime novelist Linda Fairstein launches her first mystery series for middle-schoolers.

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

    Wesh Wesh, Qu’est ce qui se passe?FIAF Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    4 and 7:30 p.m. $14; $7, students; Free, members

    Come out for a double screening of this 2001 film. Showing are accompanied by wine, beer and conversation.

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

    Wed 16

    Game OnWebster Library, 1465 York Ave.

    4 p.m Free

    Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! There are also board games you can play with or just check out a laptop and browse the Internet.

    212-288-5049. www.nypl.org

    Unwritten Rules Can Not Be Broken: Tea GatheringsSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    1:30 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Visitors are invited to converse and contemplate calligraphy over a cup of tea prepared and served by local tea brewers.

    212-423-3575. www.guggenheim.org