Out & About

| 12 Dec 2016 | 08:15

    Thu 15

    InterSchool Orchestras, Winter ConcertPeter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street)

    7 p.m. $10-25

    Featuring performances by The Queens East, Morningside, and Carnegie Hill Orchestras of selections by Saint-Saens, Mozart, Handel and Rimsky-Korsakov. www.symphonyspace.org/

    400 Years of History, Live from New York!Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd Street

    7 p.m. $10

    Sarah Henry and Steven Jaffe, two of the lead curators of “New York at Its Core,” speak with Greg Young and Tom Meyers of The Bowery Boys.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/

    Fri 16

    ETHELMet Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    5–8 p.m. Free with admission

    Ralph Farris, viola; Dorothy Lawson, cello; Kip Jones, violin; and Crin Lee, violin perform workds by Jones, Lee, Lawson, Farris, Morricone

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

    Christmas Concert Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 319 East 74th St.

    7:30 p.m. $50, $75, $100

    Join the world class Cathedral Choir and Orchestra for traditional and classical Christmas music, Evey Simon conducting. An candlelit afterglow reception follows the concert.

    212-288-3215. christmasconcert.brownpapertickets.com

    Sat 17

    Russian Culture Club Presents Poetry Reading

    67th Street Library, 328 East 67th Street

    2:30-4:30 p.m.

    Alexander Dolinov, Leonid Libkind and Alexander Dranov read in Russian.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/

    ASL-interpreted Shabbat Morning ServiceTown & Village Synagogue, 334 East 14th St., between First and Second Avenues.

    10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    A Service with full readings from the Torah and Haftorah. A Kiddush (refreshments and social hour) will follow services, and all are welcome to participate!

    212-677-0368. www.tandv.org

    Sun 18

    Holiday ConcertGuggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th Street

    6:45 p.m. $15-20

    George Steel conducts the Vox Vocal Ensemble in an annual tradition.

    212-423-3575. www.guggenheim.org/

    a Pre-Chanukah Celebration West End Synagogue, 190 Amsterdam Ave., at 69th Street

    2-4:30 p.m. $10; families $18.

    The celebration includes creating a communal light installation; a “Latke-Hamantashen Debate;” adult learning and social justice workshops on Chanukah and religious freedom.

    212-579-0777. westendsynagogue.org/

    Mon 19

    A Celebration of Shirley Jackson92nd Street Y. Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    8 p.m. From $22

    An evening of readings to celebrate the centennial of Shirley Jackson upon the publication of Ruth Franklin’s new biography, “A Rather Haunted Life” and “The Lottery: A Graphic Adaptation” by Jackson’s grandson, Miles Hyman.

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

    Sacred TextsLogos Bookstore, 1575 York Ave., between 83rd and 84th STreets

    7 p.m.

    Ben Siegel discusses Exodus, chapter 40

    212-517-7292. www.logosbookstorenyc.com

    Tue 20

    Jim J’s Jukebox92nd Street Y. Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    Noon. $25

    Jim Jimirro returns by popular demand to share insights, behind-the-scenes anecdotes and music from his vast collection.

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

    Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond TourJose Marti statue, Central Park South at Sixth Avenue

    11 a.m. $15; $10, members

    Experience the Park’s smallest woodland environment on this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary led by Central Park Conservancy guides.


    Wed 21

    Advent VespersSt. Paul and St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 263 West 86th St.

    7:15 p.m.

    An intimate special Advent service for this special season.

    212-362-3179. stpaulandstandrew.org/

    Viewing and PerformanceSounds of Brazil, 204 Varick St.

    7-11 p.m. Free

    Watch a viewing of Charles Hamilton’s “Faultlines” and enjoy an intimate performance from him afterwards.

    212-243-4940. www.sobs.com