Out & About

| 14 Nov 2016 | 11:34

    Thu 17

    Harry Potter Craft Party67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    3 p.m. Free

    Come out to celebrate the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with this event. There will be Harry Potter crafts for children aged 5-12.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org

    ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’Webster Library Auditorium, 1465 York Ave., at 78th Street

    4 p.m. Free

    Bring the family out for this screening of Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass.”

    212-288-5049. www.nypl.org

    Fri 18

    Feast of JerusalemThe Met, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    7 p.m.

    An evening of inspired conversation and “Hafla” (family-style feast) with acclaimed chef, food writer, and restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi and writers Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt, highlighting the food and culture of Jerusalem.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org

    Vincent van Gogh Albertine Books, 972 Fifth Ave., at 79th Street

    7 p.m. Free

    Join Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov, Bernard Comment, Franck Baille and Julian Schnabel for a conversation celebrating the international publication of Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook, a collection of previously unknown drawings by Vincent van Gogh.

    212-650-0070. www.albertine.com

    Sat. 19

    Beethoven’s sonatas92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St.

    8 p.m. $40

    Isabelle Faust joins Alexander Melnikov in this performances of several of Beethoven’s sonatas.

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

    Gotham GrooveMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    10 a.m.-11 p.m. Free, general admission; prices vary for special performances

    Come out for the opening weekend event celebrating the landmark exhibit, “New York at It’s Core” — 32 hours of live musical and spoken word performances, films, dance and interactive experiences.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org

    Sun 20

    Juilliard Dance: New DancesGuggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    7:30 p.m. $40

    Excerpts of new works by four innovative choreographers are performed by Juilliard Dance students.

    212-423-3575. www.guggenheim.org

    Alex and the Kaleidoscope The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave.

    11:30 a.m. $16

    Bring the kids out for this family concert featuring Emmy award-winning children’s entertainer Alex Mitnick and his band Alex and the Kaleidoscope.

    212-423-3200. www.thejewishmuseum.org

    Mon 21

    ‘The Shining’92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    Noon. $30

    Come out to view and discuss this screening of the celluloid thriller.

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

    Opera TalkFIAF, 55 East 59th St.

    7 p.m. $25.

    Join FIAF for a conversation with composer Kaija Saariaho on his opera, “L’Amour de Loin.” There will be musical excerpts performed as well.

    1-800-982-2787. www.fiaf.org

    Tue 22

    Distinguished Writers Series: Alan ShapiroHunter College, 68th Street and Lexington Avenue

    7:30-8:30 p.m. Free

    Come out for this poetry reading with works by the award-winning poet.

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

    Hilton AlsShakespeare & Co, 939 Lexington Ave., at 69th Street

    7 p.m. Registration requested

    An evening with the novelist and New Yorker theater critic.

    Registration & info: events@shakeandco.com or 212-772-3400

    Wed 23

    Kathy Griffin in Conversation with Joy Reid92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    7 p.m. $45

    The comedian talks about her new book, “Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins.”

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

    Show and Tell: Stories in Chinese PaintingsThe Met, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    10:30-11:30 a.m. Free

    Discover how paintings that tell stories can serve as powerful vehicles to promote political agendas and cultural values as well as to express personal thoughts.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org