Out and About

| 19 May 2015 | 01:35

    Fri 22

    Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe ArtThe Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd Street

    10 a.m., suggested: $25.

    The Met showcases artifacts from 17th, 18th, and 19th century Nigeria that range from several inches to several feet in size. On view through September 7..

    212-535-7710. metmuseum.org

    Walter Dundervill—Construction and Action92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, Buttenwieser Hall

    Noon, from $10

    The choreographer explores the forces of nature and the importance of chaos and entropy to the human experience and presents choreographers Stacy Grossfield and Rebecca Davis.


    Sat 23

    Old School Style Block Party

    East Harlem Block Nursery, 215 E. 106th St., betw. Second and Third Avenues

    11 a.m.-5 p.m., Free

    50th Anniversary festivities with a block party where the original nursery school was founded and still operates.


    Millennium Disco92nd Street Y, Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    8 p.m., $15, advance/$20, door

    Featuring the hustle, and Latin and West Coast swing. Hosted by NYC disco diva Lori Brizzi who will conduct a complimentary Hustle lesson. Cash bar Aaailable.


    Sun 24

    Keeping It Green for FamiliesLocation provided with registration

    10 a.m.-noon

    Spend quality time with your family helping keep Central Park green. Central Park Conservancy environmental educators will lead mulching projects throughout the Park. Pre-registration required.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/keeping-it-green-for-families-5-24-2015.html

    Recanati-Kaplan Music Scholars Recital92nd Street Y, Weill Art Gallery, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    2 p.m., Free

    And afternoon performance will include a wide array of music genres—from rock to jazz to classical repertoire.


    Mon 25

    Art in the Round: Architecture TourSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th Street, Rotunda Floor.

    2 p.m., Free with admission

    Art in the Round: Architecture Tours are led by gallery educators and focus on the architecture of the Frank Lloyd Wright building and themes related to it. Topics for each date are listed below.

    212-423-3500. www.guggenheim.org/

    Tue 26

    Versailles ’73: American Runway RevolutionFrench Institute Alliance Française, Florence Gould Hall, 55 E. 59th St.

    4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $13 general/$7 students

    In this entertaining 2012 documentary, models and assistants share firsthand accounts of Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta and others. In English.


    Ballet Exercise Class for Adults67th Street Library, 328 E. 67th St.

    2-3 p.m., Free

    Here’s your chance to experience the ballerina in each of us. Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise specifically for older adults. Registration required67th Stree

    212-734-1717. http://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/05/05/ballet-exercise-class-adults

    Wed 27

    Dining with Lucy: Food & “I Love Lucy”92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street.

    2:30-4:30 p.m., from $35

    Food often took center stage in the showm, including in the episodes “Pioneer Women,” “The Freezer,” “Job Switching” and, of course, “Lucy’s Italian Movie.” Light refreshments included.


    Museum HighlightsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd Street, Tours Sign, Great Hall

    10 a.m., suggested: $25.

    Discover the Museum’s encyclopedic collection on this tour, which focuses on a selection of works of art representing different cultures and time periods and encourages visitors to explore the Museum on their own

    212-535-7710. metmuseum.org

    Thu 28

    YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU96th Street Library, 112 E. 96th St.

    2 p.m., Free

    In this Frank Capra film from 1938, the daughter of a highly eccentric New York family falls for a rich man’s son, starring Jean Arthur, James Stewart and Lionel Barrymore.


    Henry Clay Frick and His Collection Frick Collection, 1 E. 70th Street, at Fifth Avenue, Garden Court

    1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Free with museum admission

    Collection docents present 10-minute talks Tuesdays through Fridays at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.

    212.288.0700. Education@frick.org