Out & About

| 19 Feb 2016 | 05:41

    Thu 25

    Sonidos de CubaCervantes Institute, 211 East 49th St.

    7 p.m. $20 in advance; members, free.

    Artistic director and bass virtuoso Carlos del Pino is joined by Tomas Estrada (percussion and voice), Ben Winkelman (piano), and Orlando Sanchez Soto (sax) in jazz tribute to Cuban composer.

    212-308-1214 or www.cult1ny@cervantes.org

    The Major and the Minor96th Street Library. 112 East 96th St.

    2 p.m. Free.

    Billy Wilder’s 1942 feature, starring Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland and Rita Johnson.


    Fri 26

    “Tangos and Rags in the Salon”Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, gallery 746

    6-6:45, free with museum admission

    As part of the series “Schastey’s Steinway: Music of the Gilded Age,” Joshua Rifkin plays, who revived the ragtime genre in the 1970s, plays the piano.


    A Conversation with Silvia Gruner and María Minera Americas Society, 680 Park Ave.

    6:30 p.m. $10; Free for Americas Society members and Hunter College students.

    The artist and critic talk face-to-face about Gruner’s exhibition “Hemispheres: A Labyrinth Sketchbook.”


    Sat 27

    The Upper East Side Story: Oral History Interviewer Orientation67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    3-5 p.m.

    Volunteer interviewers are needed to help with an oral history project aims to document, preserve, and celebrate the rich history of the Upper East Side’s unique neighborhood by collecting the stories of people who have experienced it firsthand.

    For more information, email alexandrakelly@nypl.org or call 212-621-0552.

    Black History Month Family DayMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    1-5 p.m. Free with museum admission

    a full afternoon of happenings, including a Panel discussion, performances and Storytelling

    For more information and to register, go to www.mcny.org/event/black-history-month-family-day

    Sun 28

    Unorthodox: On MuseumsJewish museum, 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd Street, Scheuer Auditorium

    2–6:30 p.m. $12, general; $8, students, seniors and members.

    International and local curators, including contributors to the exhibition catalogue, discuss the unconventional and nonconformist approaches to programming at their various institutions in a half-day symposium.

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/02/28/unorthodox-on-museums-022816

    Romance tourMount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Adults, $8; seniors and students, $7; children under 12, members, free.

    Celebrate the spirit of Valentine’s Day with a special tour focusing on men and women’s relationships and courtship in the 1800s. Included with admission but reservations required.

    212-838-6878. www.mvhm.org/calendar/

    Mon 29

    “Insomnia”Neue Galerie, 1048 Fifth Ave., Café Fledermaus

    4 p.m. Free

    Erik Skjoldbjærg’s 1997 thriller.


    Molly Peacock ReadsCorner Bookstore, 1313 Madison Ave., at 93rd Street

    6 p.m.

    Peackock reads from her latest, “Alphabetique: 26 Characteristic Fictions.”

    212-831-3554. cornerbookstorenyc.com/events/

    Tue 1

    Daft Punk UnchainedFrench Institute, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    4 & 7:30 p.m. Free, RSvp at www.surveymonkey.com/r/RDaftPunk

    Q&A with Hervé Martin-Delpierre and DJ Superpoze following the 7:30 screening


    Distinguished Writers Series: Terrance HayesHunter College, 695 Park Ave.

    7 p.m. Free, but reservations are required at spevents@hunter.cuny.edu or 212-772-4007.

    Hayes, a poet, Macarthur “genius” fellow and winner of the 2010 National Book Award, reads.

    212-772-4007. www.hunter.cuny.edu/calendar/

    Wed 2

    Street Art Stories: Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth AVe.

    Steven Harrington and Jaime Rojo, the founders of BrooklynStreetArt.com; DAZE, a graffiti and street artist; and Swoon have a conversation. about

    6:30 p.m. Free for museum members; $16, general public; $12, for students/seniors.

    More information/Register at www.mcny.org/event/street-art-stories

    Kill Your TV Reading Group Logos Bookstore, 1575 York Ave.

    7 p.m

    The group will discuss “The City Of Falling Angels” by John Berendt.

    212-517-7292. www.logosbookstorenyc.com/Calendar.html