Out & About

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Friday, September 20

Fashion in Film
54 Varick St, 11 AM- 9:30 PM, free
“Moulin Rouge!,” “About Face: Supermodels Then and Now,” “The Great Gatsby (3D),” “Valentino: The Last Emperor” and many other movies presented by DailyCandy & Tribeca.
Contact info: 212-941-2001

2940010759742_p0_v2_s260x420Girls’ Life Magazine Major League Baseball Fan Cave Party
MLB FanCave, 692 Broadway, 6 – 9 PM, free
Girls’ Life magazine is looking for new ambassadors for Major League Baseball. You must be a teen girl aged 10-17 to attend. Bring girlfriends (up to 5) and a guardian (mother, father, uncle, etc.)
Contact info: kelsey@girlslife.com

Saturday, September 21

Art, Wine & Cheese Social
97 Allen Street, 7 PM, $33 plus $1.82 fee, ages 25-45
An open wine bar from 7-9pm, plus a light selection of chocolates and cheeses. Expect to meet 40-50 other single professionals ages 25-45. Dress to impress. No jeans, sneakers or athletic wear, please.
Contact info: http://andthatswhyyouresingle.com

Broadway Autumn Fair
Broadway from Waverly Place to 14th Street, 10 AM – 6 PM, free
Broadway Autumn Fair is a typical NYC street fair featuring vendors with food, jewelry, clothing, apparel, art, crafts, and more.
Contact info: 212-809-4900

Heart to Heart Concert
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, 6:30 PM, $36; Members, Seniors, Students, Children $31
Labor of Love hosts the Heart to Heart Concert – New York’s Event for Authentic Traditional/Contemporary Gospel Music. 25 percent of net income goes to aid The American Heart Association.
Contact info: 212-864-5400

Sunday, September 22

Native American Storyteller
The Provincetown Playhouse, 133 MacDougal Street, 3 – 4 PM, free
One of the U.S.’s premier storytelling venues/series, now in its 13th year. Appropriate for adults and children 10 and older. Dovie Thomason, a master Native American teller, will be telling stories of strong-hearted women, titled “Buffalo Gals Won’t You Come Out Tonight?”
Contact info: 212-998-5867

Waggytail Rescue: 10th Anniversary Rock n Roll Extravaganza Benefit
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, 6:30 PM – 1:00 AM
A rock n roll night of live music including The A-Bones, Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Andy Shernoff (formerly of the Dictators), and other great bands – and DJs too. There will also be a raffle and an auction. All proceeds will go to Waggytail Rescue and help save the lives of abandoned NYC pets.
Contact info: 212-228-0228

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson
Riverside Park, The Downtown Boathouse
10 AM – 5 PM, free
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River first hand. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required. Kayaks and life vests provided.
Contact info: 311

Monday, September 23

Graham Nash Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life
33 East 17th Street, 7 PM, free
Author event at Barnes & Noble. From Graham Nash — the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies — comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan.
Contact info: 212-253-0810

A Discussion with Dianne Ravitch
The Century Foundation
One Whitehall Street, 15th Floor, 6 – 7:30 P M, free
A discussion with Diane Ravitch of her new book, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools. Ravitch argues against those who claim our public education system is broken and makes an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the rising “privatization movement” that is draining students – and funding – from our public schools.
Contact info: 212-452-7700

scorpion-heads-1-amnhPicturing Science. Special Exhibit in American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street, 10 AM – 5:45 PM, free with museum admission
This exhibition, curated by Mark Siddall, curator in the Division of Invertebrate Zoology, features more than 20 sets of large-format images that showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.
Contact info: 212-769-5100

Tuesday, September 24

Mediabistro’s AgencySpy Advertising Week Party in New York
SideBAR, 118 E 15th St, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, free
Celebrate advertising week with media and advertising professionals to better their education, find jobs, get daily media news, and connect with each other. Drink specials and complimentary appetizers are offered.
Contact info: 212-389-2000

I, Nixon. HB Playwrights Foundation
HB Playwrights Theatre, 124 Bank St
8 – 10 PM, September 24, 25, free
The HB Theatre presents four full productions each year by playwrights from around the world whose work will benefit from the long-term development process available here.
Contact info: 212-989-6540

Wednesday, September 25

Men of Color: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Symposium
National American Indian Museum, 1 Bowling Green, 9 AM – 1 PM, free
The event will create a platform for participants to address, share and increase their awareness of the systematic issues that underlie the mental health problems with men of color: depression, anxiety, stress, PTSD and suicide, racial disparities in the community, etc. The symposium will showcase six workshops.
Contact info: lacey.britton@acf.hhs.gov

Live From Home with Tired Pony
Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby St, 10 PM, $25 plus $2.37 fee
The only scheduled U.S. appearance from Tired Pony. Seating is limited, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All ticket sales benefit the Housing Works mission of fighting to end AIDS and homelessness.
Contact info: 212-334-3324

Thursday, September 26

Babeland’s 20th Anniversary Bash
43 Mercer St, 7 PM
A night of entertainment, cocktails and prizes. The first fifty guests get gift bags at the door, and one lucky attendee will win a $250 gift bag of Babeland’s Best Sex Toys. You must be over 18 to come to the workshops or store.
Contact info: 212-966-2120

250 Lafayette St, 6 – 11 PM, free
The SoHo location of Bicycle Habitat will be transformed into a gallery space featuring hand-made, bike-inspired posters created by local artists. Raffle tickets will also be on sale for a chance to win a custom, design-your-own carbon frameset from Project One at Trek Bikes.
Contact info: 212-431-3315

Eugene Onegin at Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center Plaza, 7:30 – 11:05 PM, $17-$40
Deborah Warner’s new production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, set in the late 19th century, moves episodically from farmhouse to ballroom, with a powerful snowstorm providing the dramatic setting for the finale. Starring Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien, conducted by Valery Gergiev.
Contact info: 212-362-6000

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