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March 28

Artist Series Concert: Laura Kay

Turtle Bay Music School, 244 E. 52nd St.

7 p.m., Free

Turtle Bay Music School presents a concert by faculty member Laura Kay, soprano, with Isabel Fairbanks, cello, and Zach Mo, piano. The program highlights controversial and misrepresented women throughout history in honor of Women’s History Month.

212-753-8811; info@tbms.org

AARP-Tax Aide: Free Tax Return Preparation Service

67th Street Library, 328 E. 67th St.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Free

AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, prepare all returns. Some materials you should bring with you are: Last year’s Federal and State income tax return. Social Security Cards for you, your spouse & dependents. Tax information statements summarizing your 2013 income: Forms W-2, Forms 1099 for: Social Security payments, interest, retirement benefits, and annual tax statements from brokers, etc. Details including any support for deductions and credits: medical, childcare, education, etc.; which must be totaled and summarized. Any other materials that you believe may be pertinent to your 2013 Federal or State taxes.

nypl.org

March 29

Tribute to the Classics

The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd St.

7:30 – 9:30 p.m., $15+

Americana Troubador David Hershey-Webb leads an all-star band in a tribute to The Beatles, the Everly Brothers and Pete Seeger. David has been singing original Americana music since the 1970s in the cafes and streets of Cambridge, Massachusetts and in NYC at Folk City, the Speakeasy, the Bitter End, the Living Room and The Cutting Room.

thecuttingroomnyc.com

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Jan Hus Playhouse Theater, 351 E. 74th St.

8 p.m., $18

Black Man is based on the life of a troubled artist who lived and tragically died in the subway tunnels of New York City. His chosen family struggles to come to terms with his sudden end, but through the depth of their collective grief, they rekindle his spirit and conjure the life of a complex and gifted man who faced many inhumane injustices, unnoticed over the roaring sounds of the trains. Presented by the October People and directed by Jordan Buck

theoctoberpeople.com

March 30

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92Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St.

7:30 p.m., $29

For more than 15 years, 92Y audiences have relished the clarity and thoughtfulness Professor Ralph Buultjens brings to discussions of foreign affairs. Drawing on his vast knowledge and understanding of how conflicts in one part of the world affect peace in another, Buultjens offers insight you can’t find anywhere else. Elizabeth Economy will be selling and signing copies of her new book, By All Means Necessary, following the event.

92y.org

March 31

Community Board 8 Public Safety Committee

Brick Presbyterian Church, 62 E. 92nd St. (Madison-Park), Carnegie Room

6:30 p.m., Free

Safety Presentation by representatives of the FDNY’s Fire Safety Education Division. Q&A to ollow. The Community Outreach Unit of the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) will offer an interactive presentation which will explain how to file a complaint against a police officer, discuss civilian rights and responsibilities during police encounters, and detail the authority and structure of the agency. Q&A to follow.

cb8m.com

In Conversation with VH-1’s “The Gossip Table”

92Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St.

8:15 p.m., $29

The Evolution of Gossip—what is it? Why do so many people find it irresistibl e?How far back does it go? How has it changed over the years from content to dissemination? Does it serve any purpose at all? Who had it, has it and why? What’s the relationship between gossip and power? Low brow or hi brow gossip—is there a difference? Famous gossips, what role does social media play? How do our guests get their scoops? Biggest scoop to date? Toughest dilemmas they faced/ face? Famous pop culture columnists and commentators will moderate.

92y.org

April 1

Community Board 8 Street Life Committee

Marymount Manhattan College, 221 E. 71st St., Regina Peruggi Room

7 p.m., Free

The committee will discuss issues relating to street life, including sidewalk permits, street fairs, safety and outdoor events.

cb8m.com

Tuesday Night Trivia

The Tool Box, 1742 Second Ave btwn 91st & 92nd St.

9:30 p.m., Free

Win free drinks and make new friends as you battle for trivia glory at the Upper East Side’s premiere gay bar.

thetoolboxnyc.com

April 2

Community Board 8 Transportation Committee

Memorial Sloan Kettering, 430 E. 67th St., Rm. 103

6:30 p.m., Free

The committee will discuss issues related to transportation, including traffic, safety, and Department of Transportation initiatives.

cb8m.com

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Barnes & Noble, 86th and Lexington Ave.

7 p.m., Free

Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn’t speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood.

barnesandnoble.com

April 3

Community Board 8 Parks Committee

Brick Presbyterian Church, 62 E. 92nd St., Living Room

6:30 p.m., Free

The committee will discuss issues related to Upper East Side parks.

cb8m.org

Film Series – “Make ‘Em Laugh”

96th Street Library, 112 E. 96th St.

2 p.m., Free

THE TROUBLE WITH ANGELS, 112 minutes, color. Directed by Ida Lupino, 1966.

Starring Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes, Camilla Sparv, Mary Wickes, Marge Redmond, Dolores Sutton. Two mischievous new pupils cause trouble at a convent school.

nypl.org

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