Out & About

| 31 Mar 2016 | 06:29

    Thu 7

    Great Music in a Great Space Concert SeriesThe Cathedral of Saint John The Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave. at 112th St.

    7:30-9:30 p.m.

    A reprise of Mahler’s astounding Eighth Symphony from earlier in the season.

    212-316-7540. www.stjohndivine.org

    Community Board 8 Parks and Recreation CommitteeBrick Presbyterian Church, 62 East 92nd St.

    6:30 p.m.

    Finalizing plans for the June 22 community gathering in support of opening the Queensboro Oval Park to the public full time.

    212-758-4340. cb8m.com/calendar-meeting_date

    Fri 8

    Elections — Then and NowMount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st St.

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

    What do today’s presidential campaigns have to do with Andrew Jackson’s? A look at Jackson’s campaign and the origins of political paraphernalia and image-making. Museum tour following the lecture.


    Broadway Takes Two92nd Street Y, Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    8 p.m. $25

    An evening of classic and contemporary Broadway dance numbers reinvented by top choreographers and performed by New York’s finest dancers.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Broadway-Takes-Two

    Sat 9

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

    1 p.m. $25

    Visit seven modern art galleries in the uptown center for contemporary art — we find and explain this month’s most fascinating exhibits in painting, sculpture, electronic media & photography.

    212-946-1548. www.nygallerytours.com

    ‘Homage To Eleanora’Manna House Workshops, 338 East 106th St.

    7:30 p.m., Fri and Sat. $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

    Entertainer, vocalist and jazz aficionado Keith Dames presents his annual celebration of Billie Holiday.

    305-450-0764. homagetoeleanora.brownpapertickets.com.

    Sun 10

    Blue Hill Troupe Presents ‘Iolanthe’El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave., at 104th Street

    April 10 at 3 p.m. April 8, 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. April 9 & April 16 at 2 p.m.


    25 years after being banished for marrying a mortal, the fairy Iolanthe returns, seeking protection for her son, who is half-fairy and half-mortal. Intrigue insues. The Troupe’s 2016 season benefits the Children’s Cancer & Blood Foundation.

    212-988-2012. tinyurl.com/Iolanthe2016.

    Vigée Le Brun’s Portraits of Marie AntoinetteThe Met Fifth Avenue

    3-4:30 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Katharine Baetjer, curator in the Department of European Paintings, and Caroline Weber, associate professor of French at Barnard College, consider the artist’s career in relation to the role of women in 18th century French art and the significance of her portraits of the queen.


    Mon 11

    Anne Carson92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    8 p.m. from $22

    Carson reads from ‘FLOAT,’ her forthcoming collection of performance pieces and other poetic writings.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Anne-Carson

    An Evening with Dany LaferrièreAlbertine, 972 Fifth Ave., at 79th Street

    7 p.m. Free

    An evening with Haitian Canadian author and member of the prestigious French Academy Dany Laferrière, who will discuss his latest publication, ‘Mythologies américaines’ and Haitian literature. In French

    212-461-3670. www.albertine.com/

    Tue 12

    Classics of French CinemaFIAF, Tinker Auditorium, 22 East 60th St.

    12:30–3 p.m. $45; members, $40

    Ciné-Club, with Olivier Barrot, features “A Bout de Souffle” (“Breathless), Jean-Luc Godard’s New Wave classic starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg.


    Smart Cities: Connecting Latin AmericaAmericas Society/Council of the Americas, 680 Park Ave.

    Registration, 5:30 p.m.; discussion at 6:00 p.m. Free but preregistration required.

    An expert panel to discuss the intersection between urbanization and technology that is helping cities in Latin America to be smart and prepare a future-ready economy with improved public services, air quality, and transportation systems.

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

    Wed 13

    Sisters in Crime present ‘Mystery Writers Jam’67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    5:30 p.m.

    Laura Joh Rowland moderates a discussion of mystery writers from the Sisters in Crime writing group, including Radha Vassal, Nina Mansfield, Mary McHugh, and Cathi Stoler.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/locations/67th-street

    Enter the Conversation: Krista TippetThe Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave.

    7 -8:30 p.m. Free with RSVP.

    Krista Tippett, Peabody-Award winning broadcaster in a conversation with The Very Reverent Dr. James A. Kowalski based on her new book, ‘Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living.’

    212-316-7540. www.stjohndivine.org.