Out & About

| 06 May 2016 | 11:44

    Thu 12

    Louise Erdrich and Anne Enright

    92nd Street Y, East 92nd Street and Lexington Avenue

    8 p.m. $24

    Two of the most significant writers today read from their new novels at 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Louise-Erdrich-Anne-Enright

    The Unfinished FilmThe Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    6:30-8:30 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Presented in connection with the exhibition “Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible,” this series features films selected by Thomas Beard, a founder and co-director of Light Industry. This evening, Selections from “Magellan,” Hollis Frampton, 1972–80, introduced by Ken Eisenstein.

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

    Fri 13

    America and the Art of FlandersThe Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    May 13, 3-7 p.m. May 14, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Both days, $50 ($35 for members); single-day, $30 ($25 for members).

    Collecting Paintings by Rubens, Van Dyck, and Their Circles Presented by the Center for the History of Collecting, this two-day symposium focuses on America’s taste for seventeenth-century Flemish painting.

    212-288-0700. www.frick.org/

    Musical Theatre Class ShowcaseHunter College, Frederick Loewe Theatre, 695 Park Ave.

    6:30-8:30 p.m.

    End of semester party to follow.

    212-772-5148. theatre@hunter.cuny.edu

    Sat 14

    Oktoberfest in May60th Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues.

    11 a.m.-6 p.m.

    Start early and get in the mood for the 59th German/American von Steuben Parade on September 17. Enjoy good German from some 50 vendors offering tropical drinks, artisanal teas.


    Spring Fair and Book Drive Carl Schurz Park

    1-4 p.m. Free

    Children’s author Robin Barone will do several readings from her book “Where Is Robin?” Planting, face painting,


    Sun 15

    Historic Candy TastingMount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    1:30 p.m. $20 Adults; $15 members and children under 12.

    Have a delicious taste of history, when Susan Benjamin, author of “Sweet As Sin” talks about the history of candy, and leads a sweet and sinful candy tasting.


    The UES’s Czechoslovak HeritageMeeting location provided after registration

    10:30 a.m. $20; friends, seniors, S$10

    Until the 1940s, a portion of Yorkville’s First Avenue was known as “Little Bohemia.” Joe Svehlak discuesses the Czech and Slovak immigrant experience on this walking tour.

    212-535-2526. www.friends-ues.org/events/

    Mon 16

    Benefit for Friends Of The East River EsplanadeBar Felice, 1591 First Ave., between 82nd and 83rd Sts.

    6:30-8:30 p.m. Starting at $150

    Third Annual Spring Benefit to msupport the beautification and reinvention of the Esplanade, Hors d’oeuvres and Wine served


    Community Board 8Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st St.

    6:30 p.m.

    Landmarks committee

    212-758-4340. cb8m.com/

    Tue 17

    Gay Men’s Book ClubShakespeare & Co. Bookstore, 939 Lexington Ave., at 69th Street

    6:30 p.m. Free

    First meeting of the Third Tuesday Gay Men’s Book Club, which will discuss Andre Aciman’s novel “Call Me By Your Name.” All are welcome.

    THEATER 100 — by Conor Linehan with Clare O’MalleyAmerican Irish Historical Society: 991 Fifth Ave.

    7 p.m. Free with registration

    A musical journey through Irish theatre with Conor Linehan and mezzo soprano Clare O’Malley, featuring original music composed by Linehan for “The Plough & The Stars.”


    Wed 18

    Rhinelanders in Yorkville: A Walking TourLocation will be provided upon ticket purchase and registration.

    6:30 p.m. $10; free for members

    The Rhinelander family immigrated to New York in the late 17th century to escape religious persecution. They prospered in their new country, becoming one of New York City’s most prominent families, and left a rich architectural legacy in Yorkville.


    AN EVENING WITH Jaap ScholtenNew York Hungarian Library, 215 East 82nd St.

    7 p.m. $10, suggested

    A best-seller in The Netherlands Scholten’s “Comrade Baron” has been translated into Hungarian, Romanian, French (to appear soon) and now available in a worldwide English edition. Reception to follow.

    646-340- 4172 americanhungarianlibrary.org/