Friday, January 17
Bill Frisell: The Bristol Sessions
Broadway and 60th Street, The Allen Room
7/ 9 p.m., $45+
Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2013–14 Concert and Education Season which boasts a diverse range of artistry and embodies the concept “all jazz is modern.”
20 Views of New York: Art Gallery
New York Public Library, St. Agnes Branch, 444 Amsterdam Avenue, btwn 81st-82nd Street
11-8 p.m., Free
A one man art gallery exhibition by Peter Salwen showcasing scenes of the West side.
Saturday, January 18
Deep Sea Diver Concert
2537 Broadway at 95th
11 a.m., $13-$20
Recess Monkey presents catchy, up-tempo songs for the whole family. At the Symphony Space show, they’ll travel deep beneath the sea as Deep Sea Divers, exploring the lesser-known creatures that live beneath the waves, with every song enhanced by Recess Monkey’s pitch-perfect understanding of what gets kids excited. In addition to oceanic tunes like “Fish Sticks,” “Tambourine Submarine,” “The Deep End,” “Shrimp,” and “Choral Reef” from Deep Sea Diver, Recess Monkey will play greatest hits collection of singable, danceable songs from their previous albums.
68th Street Station, southwest corner
11 a.m., $3
About 3 miles, possibly longer along the East River Promenade with the Shore Wallkers, an NYC hiking club. Bring lunch and water. Call leader Ellen to confirm walk.
Fire Pink Trio in Concert
Christ & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 120 West 69th Street, btwn Columbus and Broadway
4 p.m., Free
Fire Pink Trio will be in concert, performing music for harp, flute and viola. The Trio will perform Debussy’s Sonate and four contemporary works, Doppler Effect by Adrienne Albert Dan Locklair’s Dream Steps, Manuel Moreno-Buendia’s Suite Popular Espanol and Sonny Burnette’s Cruisin’ with the Top Down. The event is sponsored by The New York Viola Society.
Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, 1941 Broadway
5 p.m., Free
New York Philharmonic concertmaster since 1980 and Juilliard faculty member since 1987, renowned violinist Glenn Dicterow gives a farewell concert as his professional pursuits take him to the west coast following the 2013-2014 season. Featuring several distinguished guest artists, Mr. Dicterow performs select works that reflect his bicoastal roots and career, including Corigliano’s Violin Sonata, excerpts from Korngold’s Much Ado About Nothing Suite, and Dvořák’s String Quartet No. 12, “American.”
Monday, January 20
The Milton Suggs Philosophy, More Than a Dream: A Celebration of Dr. King
7:30/9:30 p.m., Free
Raised as a commanding singer steeped in tradition but with modern sensibilities, Suggs leads a sextet in a celebration of the life and work of the late great Dr. Martin Luther King. Part of the Jazz in January festival at Lincoln Center.
Leigh Steinberg:The Agent
Barnes & Noble, 82nd and Broadway
7 p.m., Free
Leigh Steinberg, who once represented top-notch athletes, talks about overcoming alcoholism and his return to sports agenting in The Agent.
Tuesday, January 21
An Evening with Bobby Watson
Julliard’s Paul Hall, 155 W 65th Street
8 p.m., Free
Acclaimed jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator Bobby Watson joins the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra in a program of original charts and jazz standards. Free through box office.
Wisdom and World Affairs
New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street at Central Park West
6-8 p.m., Free
Join Ken Gans for a stimulating philosophical discussion on humanism.
Wednesday, January 22
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 West 46th Street
8 p.m., Free
Juilliard organists perform works by Reger, Langlais, Elgar, Saint-Saens, Hampton, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn, and Distler on the Church of St. Mary the Virgin’s historic organ, first installed in the church in 1933.
After School Ice Skating Lessons
Lasker Rink and Pool, Mid-Park between 106th and 108th streets
Learn the basic elements of ice-skating through group and individual instruction. Participation in this 10-session program includes use of all equipment. Ages 5 – 7. Space is limited; advance registration required.
Thursday, January 23
Back into Balance, 133 East 58th Street, Suite 401
Various times, $25
As you age, pain, stiffness and immobility interfere with the simple actions of a busy lifestyle. The in2balance exercise class includes a functional assessment and instruction from Physical Therapists in an injury-free and safe environment. The intention of the class is to improve posture, balance and core strength. The exercises enhance energy, reduce pain and promote active healthy living. Please email or call (212) 754-6557 for class times and to confirm availability. Enrollment is limited.
Jewish History: Cultures of the Jews with Nathan Schumer
West End Synagogue, 190 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th Street
7 p.m., Free
An educational lecture about Jewish culture.
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