Out & About

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March 28

The Paper Bag Players Workshop

paperbagsplayersworksh_fmtHamilton Fish Park Library, 415 East Houston Street

3:30 p.m., Free

The goal of the Workshops is for each participant to experience The Paper Bag Players approach to creating and performing theater — essentially each participant becomes a Paper Bag Players. Each session will deal with the elements that make this company most famous: original and fanciful narrative plays, a dynamic interactive approach to the audience, the use of paper and cardboard to create compelling stage effects and costumes, creating comedy that children respond to, movement as an element of storytelling, and music as the connecting tissue that holds the shows together.

212-673-2290

Baby Storytime

McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St.

4 p.m., Free

Baby Storytime with dynamic storyteller Raffe. Raffe sings interactive songs with kids, and reads entertaining stories to our youngest book lovers. Ages 0 to 2.

212-274-1160

March 29

Math Tutoring

Chatham Square Library, 33 East Broadway

3 – 5 p.m., Free

Free Math Tutoring for children in Kindergarten through 3rd Grades is offered from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Math Tutoring for 4th to 8th Grade is offered from 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required.

212-964-6598

legendsoftheenchantedt_fmtThe Legends of the Enchanted Treasure

Teatro SEA, 107 Suffolk St. 2nd Floor

3 p.m., $18 Adult, $15 Children

Four children discover an old enchanted chest full of wonder, surprise and magical tales of the indigenous people of the Americas. Their adventures transport them to Mexico, Guatamala, Peru and Puerto Rico. Presented in easy to understand Spanish and English.

212-529-1545

March 30

Sunday Story time in Mr. Morgan’s Library

The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Ave.

3 – 4 p.m., Free

A read out loud of The Little Prince and a look at some of the original illustrations by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry will introduce the family audience to the magical story of a mysterious little boy who came to earth from outer space to make friends.

212-685-0008 ext.561

Intimate Science

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, 2 W. 13th St.

12 – 6 p.m., Free

Intimate Science features artists who are engaged in non-disciplinary inquiry; they aren’t allied to the customs of any single field, and therefore have license to reach beyond conventions. This kind of practice hinges on up-close observation, experiential learning, and inventing new ways for the public to participate in the process. And through their engagement with “intimate science,” a more knowledgeable public might well be able to influence what research is supported and adopted by the larger culture, and the walls of science can become more transparent.

March 31

One on One Computer Help

Seward Park Library, 192 East Broadway at Jefferson Street

4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Free

Are you having trouble with your email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too. For Adults 50+

212-477-6770

4th Annual James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth Benefit Concert

Blue Note Jazz Club, 131 W. 3rd St.

8 p.m., $35 Bar, $65 Table, $100 VIP Seating

On March 31, a legion of musicians will assemble at Blue Note Jazz Club, marking the fourth benefit and tribute concert in James Moody’s honor. The lineup includes: NEA Jazz Master Paquito D’Rivera (clarinet), music director Renee Rosnes (piano), James Carter (tenor sax), Antonio Hart (alto sax), Gary Smulyan (bari sax), Frank Greene (trumpet), Greg Gisbert (trumpet), Bill Charlap (piano), Todd Coolman (bass), Adam Nussbaum (drums), and Alexis Cole (vocals). All ticket proceeds will got to Moody’s foundation, the CFNJ James Moody Jazz Scholarship Fund for Newark Youth.

212-475-8592

April 1

Bright! Colors in Three Dimensions

Brookfield Place, Lobby, 250 Vesey Street

8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Free

With the advent of digital and commercial technology, it has become easier to take the power of color for granted in two-dimensional mediums. The artists use color as a foundation for the entire object, rather than the decorative finish to the piece. The power of these works lies in their ability to utilize light and physical form to shape our interpretation of color and its reflection on meaning and personal expression.

brookfieldplaceny.com/Bright

The New American Poetry and Beyond: A Pop-Up Chapbook Exhibition

Poets House, 10 River Terrace

7-10 p.m., Free

Over the past 25 years, Poets House has amassed the largest open-access collection of rare and out-of-print chapbooks in the United States. These handcrafted folios were the beachhead publication of the “mimeo revolution,” a period stretching from the early 1960s through the mid-1980s, during which a multitude of independent small presses operated throughout North America.

poetshouse.org; chapbookfestival.org

April 2

Artist Michelle Segre

School of Visual Art, 136 West 21st Street, Room 418F

7 p.m., Free

A lecture by artist Michelle Segre, who creates sculptures and drawings in multiple artistic movements.

sva.org

Modern Masters: Richard Sweeny

New York Public Library at 175 North End Avenue

4 p.m., Free

Explore the mediums, messages, and techniques of modern and contemporary artists. Presented by the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.

nypl.org

April 3

A Showcase of Members of the Pentacle Gallery

Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street

7:30 p.m., $10+

Performing works from their current and touring repertories are BARKIN/SELISSEN PROJECT, Jessica Gaynor Dance, LCTC – Lorraine Chapman The Company, Helen Simoneau Danse, white road Dance Media, and Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Company.

pentacle.org

Stairs-Building-2013-Ma_fmtMarc Yankus: The Space Between

ClampArt, 521-531 West 25th Street, Ground Floor

11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Free

Yankus’ fourth solo show at the gallery, the exhibition of more than 20 photographs explores the fine line between urban reality and architectural fiction through surreal portraits of buildings. Yankus is drawn to the majestic details and sturdy materials of historical buildings, many of which are hidden from view, tucked behind newer architecture.

clampart.com

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