Out & About

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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.”

jalc.org

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.

salwen.com

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.

Symphonyspace.org

east20river20promenade_optEast River Shorewalk

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.

212-861-4267; shorewalkers.org

Sunday, January 19FPT_Hi-Rez1_opt

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.

212-787-2755; csschurch.org/events/concert-events

dicterow_glenn_chris_l_optFarewell Concert in Honor of Glenn Dicterow

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.”

events.juilliard.edu

Monday, January 20

The Milton Suggs Philosophy, More Than a Dream: A Celebration of Dr. King

suggs_milton_courtesyo_optDizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, 10 Columbus Circle #5

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.

jalc.org

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.

barnesandnoble.com/event/82576

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.

www.juilliard.edu/springjazz

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.

Nysec.org

Wednesday, January 22

Juilliard Organists

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

4 p.m.

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.

212-348-4867; centralparknyc.org

Thursday, January 23

Services_optPosture and Balance Classes for 60+

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.

backintobalancenyc.com

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.

westendsynagogue.org

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