Past events

Fri, Feb 17, 2017 - Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Jeff McCarthy is Kunstler at 59E59 Theaters

Broadway star Jeff McCarthy brings William Kunstler back to life in Jeffrey Sweet's fascinating play, which revisits Kunstler's timely message of Constitutional civil rights under rule of law in an exciting theatrical event.
Wed, Mar 8, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - Fri, Mar 10, 2017 @ 7:30 PM

Talent Unlimited High School Presents "In The Heights"

Talent Unlimited High School for the Performing Arts is proud to present Lin Manuel Miranda's In the Heights, a Tony Award-winning musical about what it truly means to be home. Set in New York City's Washington Heights, the show tells the story of a community on the brink of change, but a place where the coffee remains light and sweet, the water hydrants are open, and cool breezes continue to blow. Performances are Wednesday, March 8 at 3:30pm and 7pm, Thursday, March 9 at 4pm and 7:30pm, and Friday, March 10 at 4pm and 7:30pm.
Thu, Mar 9, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - Thu, Mar 9, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

19th Century Spa Day at Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

Visitors create creams and cosmetics used in the antebellum era. Learn about which cosmetics complied with standards of beauty and propriety. $20 Adults, $15 Members and Students with ID.
Fri, Mar 10, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Turtle Bay Music School Artist Series Concert: Nick Birmelin & Quenia Ribeiro

A collaborative Artist Series Concert by Nick Birmelin, percussionist and composer, and Quenia Ribeiro, dancer and choreographer! Birmelin, Ribeiro and their renowned performance group, Grupo Ribeiro, bring a masterful and energetic evening of dance and original music inspired by Brazilian folkloric themes. Please RSVP to info@tbms.org or (212) 753-8811.
Sat, Mar 11, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - Sat, Mar 11, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Art and Design DRAW-A-THON & Fundraiser 7

The A&D Draw-A-Thon and Fundraiser is a fun artistic way to raise money and allow students to our craft. Students will grab their sketchbooks, paints, brushes, pens; whatever their medium.

This event is unique among draw-a-thons because it introduces the tradition of live model drawing to high school art students. Tickets in advance:Students $10; Adults $20.
Mon, Mar 13, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - Mon, Mar 13, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

FIAF Talk and Book Signing: agnès b.

Join visionary fashion designer and entrepreneur agnès b. for the launch of her book agnès b. STYLISTE, a beautiful retrospective celebrating 40 years of her eponymous brand.
Mon, Mar 20, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - Mon, Mar 20, 2017 @ 9:00 PM

FIAF Wine Tour de France: "Love Match: Champagne & Chocolate Pairings"

Indulge in sparkling champagnes paired with decadent chocolates! How sweet is the marriage between two of the most romantic tastes in the world? Celebrated chocolatier Jacques Torres joins Wine Enthusiast Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa to explore gourmet pairings of prestigious French Champagne and artisanal chocolates.
Wed, Mar 22, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - Wed, Mar 22, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Make Queen Cakes at Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

Celebrate Women's History Month by making Queen Cakes, one of the many foods which gave a taste of women's political views and led to women's rights, including suffrage. Hear about women's culinary activism, beginning in the 19th century and continuing into the 20th century, from recipes to cookbooks and even inaugural dinners. $20 Adults, $15 Members and Students. Reservations required by calling 212-838-6878.
Wed, Mar 22, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - Wed, Mar 22, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

"Welcome Home from Vietnam Finally" Author Gus Kappler at Shakespeare & Co,

Book Signing: In "WELCOME HOME FROM VIETNAM FINALLY," Gus Kappler recalls and analyses his experience as a trauma surgeon during the Vietnam War and what it meant to exist in a moral limbo, vacillating between the moral codes of peace and war. Dr Kappler is now involved in the prevention of PTSD and suicide.