Out and About

| 04 May 2015 | 11:44

    Fri 8

    New Steps: A Choreographer SeriesChen Dance Center, 2nd floor, 70 Mulberry St.

    7:30pm, $12; $10 for students & seniors

    This semi-annual emerging choreographer series will showcase six selected artists: Jonathan Breton, Hannah Cohen, Bree Nasby, Janice Rosario and Ashley Carter and Vanessa Martinez de Banos.

    212-349-0438. www.chendancecenter.org

    Ruthie FosterBMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St

    8 p.m., $35/$45

    Ruthie Foster blends soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel.

    212-220-1460. www.bmcc.cuny.edu/calendar/events.jsp?id=28717#.VUYjwVbjPwI

    Sat 9

    Parsons Festival: Parsons Luxury and CraftAnna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 2 W. 13th St. and Union Square

    10 a.m.-10 p.m., Free

    Celebrate the work of Parsons student in collaboration with the Luxury Education Foundation.

    212-229-5108. www.events.newschool.edu/event/parsons_luxury_and_craft#.VUYt1VbjPwI

    The Land of Nod Bookmobile Bus TourTextile Arts Center 26 W. Eighth St.

    10-11:30 a.m., Free

    Track down the Land of Nod bookmobile making stops around New York in honor of its brand new Little Golden Books for Nod collection.

    800-933-9904. www.landofnod.com/nod-bookmobile

    Sun 10

    Eeyore Visits Strand Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway and 12th Street

    11 a.m.-noon, Free

    Play pin the tail on the donkey with Eeyore as he takes a day off from the 100-acre woods for some morning fun.

    212-473-1452. www.strandbooks.com/children-family-hour

    Brad Mehldau TrioVillage Vanguard, 178 Seventh Ave. South and 11th Street

    8:30 p.m., $35 plus one drink

    Check out piano genius Brad Mehldau as he performs with trusty comrades Larry Grenadier and Jeff Ballard.

    212-255-4037. www.villagevanguard.com

    Mon 11

    Contact! New Music from ItalySubCulture, 45 Bleeker St.

    7:30 p.m., From $35

    The musicians from the Philharmonic ensembles will play new music from Italy that represents different generations from the legendary Luciano Berio to 30-year old- Vittorio Moltalti.

    212-533-5470. www.92y.org/Event/CONTACT-New-Music-from-Italy

    Little Theatre @ Dixion PlaceDixion Place, 161A Chrystie St., between Rivington and Delancey Streets

    7:30 p.m.,Tickets at the door $15, $10 in advance

    Be entertained by various excerpts from new pieces commissioned by Dixion Place. Works include Tiger Tiger, Miss Authenticity, Whither Goest Thou and Colors Project.

    212-219-0736. www.dixionplace.org

    Tues 12

    Pen Parentis Literacy Salon ending show Hotel Andaz, 75 Wall St., entrance on Waters Street

    7 p.m.

    Enjoy readings by Pulitzer Prize nominee Charles McNair, writing guru Liz Rosenberg, multiply best-selling author Sarah Pekkanen and novelist Amy Scheibe. Part of the Pen Parentis Literacy Salon series.

    212-590-1234. www.nycgo.com/events/pen-parentis-literary-salon-presents-sarah-pekkanen-charles-mcnair-and-liz

    Children’s SoccerNelson A. Rockefeller Park, 75 Battery Place

    2:30-3:15 p.m., Free

    Children can participate in a free soccer program learning footing and helpful tips before a practice scrimmage at the end of each session. First session is for pre-schoolers.

    212-267-9700. www.bpcparks.org/event/soccer-for-preschoolers/2015-10-27/

    Wed 13

    The FlickBarrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow St. and Seventh Avenue South

    7:30 p.m., $45–$75

    Come check out this coming-of-age play, also a 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner about awkward teens and arrested adults.

    212-866-4444. www.barrowstreettheatre.com/index.asp

    Anime ClubSeward Park Library, 192 E Broadway

    4 p.m., Free

    Teenagers can enjoy authentic Japanese treats and great anime. This month ages 13-18 yrs can enjoy the anime series Sailor Moon.

    212-477-6770. www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=67

    Thur 14

    Person, Place, Thing with Randy Cohen and Diane Ackerman Poets House, 10 River Terrace

    7 p.m., $10, $7 for students and seniors

    Emmy Award winner Randy Cohen will interview writer Diane Ackerman on her favorite Person, Place and Thing she finds meaningful as part of Cohen’s public radio show.

    212-431-7920. www.poetshouse.org/programs-and-events/readings-and-conversations/person-place-thing-randy-cohen-diane-ackerman

    Maxwell Bezanson BassThe New School, School of Jazz Performance space, 55 West 13th St. and Union Square

    9-10 p.m., Free

    Come support School of Jazz bassist Max Bezanson as he performs in his Spring recital.

    212-229-5150. www.events.newschool.edu/event/maxwell_bezanson_bass_spring_15_ensemble_recital_series_new_school_jazz#.VUdsn1bjPwI