Out & About

| 15 Feb 2016 | 06:18

    Thu 18

    A Moment of ZenNew York Public Library, 9 Murray St.

    1-1:45 p.m. Free

    Scientific studies show that just 10 minutes of meditation a day relieves stress and improves your health and well-being. Take time out of your busy schedule to to learn meditation.


    Zanele Muholi ExhibitionGallatin Galleries, 1 Washington Place, at Broadway

    10 a.m.-7 p.m. Free

    An exhibit of photographer Zanele Muholi’s work in the Gallatin Galleries.


    Fri 19

    Blues, Swing, and Boogie Woogie PianoPace University, 1 Pace Plaza

    7:30-9:30 p.m. $29

    Spend an evening recapturing the early American Art form of the blues, swing and the boogie woogie style of piano playing.

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

    Hans Tammen & The Third Eye Electric Band ResidencySouth Street Seaport, Pier 17

    8 p.m.-Midnight. Free

    Unsettling, frantic and anti-sentimental, Hans Tammen’s Third Eye Electric Band.


    Sat 20

    Adrian Knight + Tigue: Day TripThe Wild Project, 195 East Third St., at Ave. A

    Noon-10 p.m. Free, noon-4 p.m.; $8, 4-7 p.m.; $16, after 7 p.m.

    Day Tripis a ten-hour performance/installation by Swedish composer Adrian Knight and the percussion trio TIGUE.

    212-352-3101. www.thewildproject.com/

    Art ExhibitionThe Wild Project, 195 East Third St., at Ave. A

    Noon-6 p.m. Free

    In conjunction with AMF 2016, an exhibition of works by Kathleen White, created in dialog with the traditions of musical notation, will be on view in Wild Project’s gallery space.

    212-352-3101. www.thewildproject.com/

    Sun 21

    Genius #ChopinGreenwich House Music, 46 Barrow St.

    4 p.m.-6 p.m. $20

    GENIUS #CHOPIN is a theatrical concert about the genius of the celebrated composer and the genius within us, with six scenes in six different times & places with 13 characters telling the story of one composer.


    Family Fun: Kids Secret Agent 23 SkidooPace University, 1 Pace Plaza

    3 p.m.-5 p.m. $20; students, $10

    Combining the excitement of hip hop with the magical world of childhood, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo is a one of a kind, stand out star in the family music scene.

    212-346-1715. www.schimmel.pace.edu/events/secret-agent-23-skidoo-family-fun-performance

    Mon 22

    Behind the Scenes of Fiddler on the RoofMuseum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place

    6:30 p.m. $15; $12, members and students

    Rediscover the joy of one of the greatest American musicals at a special evening of conversation and songs from the Broadway revival.


    Armor of Light Film ScreeningArnhold Hall Room I202, 55 West 13th St.

    6 p.m.-9 p.m. Free

    Abigail Disney’s directorial debut follows the journey of an Evangelical minister trying to find the courage to preach about the growing toll of gun violence in America. Q&A session with Abigail Disney.


    Tue 23

    Jude Traxler: Blowback (and other mishaps)The Wild Project, 195 East Third St., at Ave. A

    8 p.m. $12

    World premiere of composer/percussionist Jude Traxler’s virtuosic Blowback (and other mishaps), for percussion quartet and “roaming click track,” performed by Mangobot.

    212-352-3101. www.thewildproject.com/

    Danger and Desire on the Savage MountainNYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place

    7:30 p.m. $35-$70

    NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts and National Geographic Live are pleased to present Austrian mountaineer Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, the first woman to scale the earth s 14 highest mountain peaks without the use of supplementary oxygen, in an adventure-packed multimedia presentation


    Wed 24

    Malcolm Low/Formal StructureGibney Dance, 280 Broadway, at Chambers St.

    8 p.m. $20; seniors/students/members $15

    Malcolm Low’s new work draws upon his experience of growing up gay in a religious black family. Speakeasy imagines a utopian environment where the challenges of confronting race, homophobia, shame, and loss give way to clarity and candor.


    Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from IranNYU’s Grey Art Gallery, 100 Washington Square East

    11 a.m.-8 p.m. $3

    Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from Iran features works by three generations of Iranian artists born between 1937 and 1982. The exhibition presents some ten works each by six artists examining their individual artistic practices through shared aspects of their Persian heritage, such as ornamentation, poetry, architecture, and Sufism.

    212-998-6780. www.events.nyu.edu/#event_id/83919