Out & About

| 11 Apr 2016 | 01:43

    Thu 14

    Revolutionaries: The late works of Beethoven & GinasteraTrinity Church, 75 Broadway

    1 p.m. Free

    This festival celebrates the centennial of Alberto Ginastera by pairing music from his third compositional period with that of fellow revolutionary Ludwig van Beethoven.


    Syntagma — Skybridge Exhibit Sky Bridge Art Space, 65 West 11th Street

    5-7 p.m. Free

    Syntagma presents the work of eight artists who approach the medium of painting from various perspectives. Syntagma is the Greek word for a systematic collection of statements or propositions. The exhibition extends this idea with a series of propositions made by the works on display.


    Fri 15

    Work Up 2.3Gibney Dance, 280 Broadway

    8 p.m. $10

    Gibney Dance performance with Nora Stephens, Randy Reyes/Barrio Cartography & Connor Voss.


    Alwan Arts, Edition IVAlwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver St.

    9 p.m. Free

    This year’s edition of artworks is not meant as a sale of objects or an appeal of wont. It is an artist’s investments and contribution in preview and validation of Alwan’ s affinities to the mission of aesthetics and the potential of artists to claim and expand their rightful ownership of an organization wherein they are its pivotal backbone.


    Sat 16

    Sustainable Building ChallengeSkyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place

    10:30 a.m. $5

    After a tour of the current exhibit, WOHA: Garden City, Mega City, kids will be challenged to use everyday materials that can be found outside such as, grass, flowers, sticks, rocks to see how they can be incorporated into their very own skyscraper!


    Celebrating Jayne Cortez Poet’s House, 10 River Terrace

    3 p.m.-4 p.m. Free

    Honoring the legacy of poet, performer and activist Jayne Cortez with LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Camonghne Felix, Robert Hershon, Erica Hunt, Karma Mayet Johnson and others, each reading a favorite poem by Cortez and discussing her influence on their work.

    212-431-7920. www.poetshouse.org

    Sun 17

    Intrude Brookfield Place, 230 Vesey Street

    10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free

    Gargantuan 2- and 4- story white inflatable rabbits, spectacular art installation called Intrude to come to life at Brookfield Place in lower Manhattan.


    Bowne Printers Woodtype WorkshopSouth Street Seaport Museum, 12 Fulton St.

    1 p.m. $75

    In this 3.5-hour workshop participants will design and print a broadside poster from moveable wood type.

    646-628-2707. www.southstreetseaportmuseum.org

    Mon 18

    Science-Fiction: ‘Alphaville’Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Ave.

    6:30 p.m. $11; students/seniors, $9

    212-505-5181. www.anthologyfilmarchives.org

    Jokes Jokes JokesSeward Park Library, 192 East Broadway

    4 p.m. Free.

    Come and read funny joke books and make up funny jokes on the beanbag chairs! Maximum of 10 children: first come, first served. Ages 8-12.

    212-477-6770. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/04/18/jokes-jokes-jokes

    Tue 19

    Bagua Zhang

    China Institute, 100 Washington St.

    6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. $5-$10

    A presentation by martial arts master Wang Hanzhi

    212-744-8181. www.chinainstitute.org

    ‘Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here’

    McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St.

    7 p.m. Free

    Anna Breslaw’s ‘Scarlett Epstein’ has been called “A sparkling, unabashedly feminist debut” by Kirkus Reviews.

    212-274-1160. www.mcnallyjackson.com

    Thu 20

    ‘A Chorus Line’Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza

    7:30 p.m. $5-$15

    Pace School of Performing Arts presents A Chorus Line, the stunning musical-vérité about a chorus audition for a Broadway musical. It tells of the achingly poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies to land a job in the show, and is a powerful metaphor for all human aspiration.

    212-346-1715. www.pace.edu/schimmel

    ‘The Making of Thinking of You’New York University, Silver Center for Arts and Science, Room 405, 31 Washington Pl.

    6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free

    A screening of the documentary produced by Anna Di Lellio and Fitim Shala. The screening will be followed by a conversation between Di Lellio and Ruti Teitel.