Friday, February 7
Miro Magloire's New Chamber Ballet
City Center Studio 5, 130 West 56th Street
8 p.m., $25/$15 students & seniors
Miro Magloire presents his New Chamber Ballet in a program of trios, including a new work to music by Liszt and repertory dances to music by Haydn and Luciano Berio.
Ethics in Film - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street (at Central Park West)
7 p.m., $5
McMurphy has a criminal past and has once again gotten himself into trouble with the law. To escape labor duties in prison, he pleads insanity and is sent to a ward for the mentally unstable. Once there, McMurphy both endures and stands witness to the abuse and degradation of oppressive Nurse Ratched, who gains superiority and power through the flaws of the other inmates.
Saturday, February 8
The Paper Bag Player's Hiccup Help Show
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street
10:30 a.m./12:30 p.m., $15-$30
Focuses on a child's relationship with parents, grandparents, teachers, siblings and friends, and explores the joy, conflicts, adventures, and mis-adventures of these very special relationships.
Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: Chairs and Wardrobes
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
2- 3:30 p.m., Free with museum admission
The New-York Historical Society invites you to participate in educational activities for families in Spanish. Come with your children ages four to ten to our educational programs about the history and art of New York. In the galleries we will chat about different themes, and children will have the opportunity to learn and enjoy themselves making drawings with watercolors and pastels, collages, and sculptures. Classes include art materials.
SongLives with Maria Doyle Kennedy
Irish Theatre, 553 West 51 Street
8 p.m., $15
SongLives brings the rich tradition of busking on Dublin's Grafton Street to the wonderful intimacy and acoustics of the Donaghy Theatre. Maria Doyle Kennedy has gained international acclaim for her featured roles in films and television series like Dexter, Downton Abbey, and The Tudors.
Sunday, February 9
New York Public Library St. Anges Branch Book Sale
St. Agnes Branch, NYPL, 444 Amsterdam Avenue
12 ? 4 p.m., Free
For the benefit of the branch libraries and their programs. Books on sale represent an amazing range of fiction, non-fiction and children's books, as well as multi-media. All at very low prices. Second sale on 2/26.
Hudson River Shorewalk Hike
72nd Street station near turnstile.
11 a.m., Free
To see sights along The River Shore. Bring lunch and water. Call Hike Leader Ellen to make sure that Hike is still on day of.
Tuesday, February 11
Volunteering In The Arts
The All Stars Project, 543 West 42nd St., (between 10th & 11th)
2-4 p.m., Free
A Call for Volunteers; to all interested in giving back in the Arts! New Yorkers will learn of the broad range of volunteer opportunities in the exciting field of the arts at the seminar.
Wednesday, February 12
Sound in Art and Science
Columbia University, 632 West 125th Street, Prentis Hall, Room 101
8:30 p.m., Free
CUriosity3 is a public seminar program addressing the intersection between Arts and Science with a view to start interesting discussions and debate around the common ground of creative practice and scientific discovery. Sound is a concept that transcends the sciences, from the oscillations and energy responsible for generating sound waves, to the perception of music by the brain.
Thursday, February 13
The Nuala Kennedy Band
Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51 Street
8 p.m., $18
Irish singer and flute player Nuala Kennedy will be joined by percussionist Donald Hay and guitarist Mike Bryan for an evocative, soul-satisfying evening that showcases her hauntingly beautiful vocals, adventurous instrumentation, and imaginative mix of influences.
The Struggle to Forgive and Be Forgiven
$50; Free for members
Forgiveness is not an automatic act but an important process, an ethical struggle that can last a long time and that needs to be understood and honored. It allows us to voice our anger without doing damage, acknowledge our part in what has gone wrong, and see the flaws in ourselves and others as part of our humanity. This workshop will introduce participants to some key concepts in the process of forgiveness and invite them to examine their own ethical struggle to forgive and be forgiven. It will include articles and documentaries.