Out & About

| 17 Feb 2015 | 05:07

Friday, Janaury 10

MexiBBQ Brings Blues Jam to the Upper East Side

1633 Second Avenue, at the corner of 85th Street

8:30 p.m., Free

Hosted by John Putnam and Used Blues, a veteran band that has opened for legendary acts like John Lee Hooker and Bonnie Raitt. In addition to watching the band, folks can bring their own instruments, hop on stage and join in on the fun. And while you're there, check out MexiBBQ's Mezcal, Tequila and craft beer selection ? they have more than 40 types on draft ? plus boldly flavored food from Chef Jonathan VanSleet.

212-837-8285; mexibbq.com

Lou Dobbs: Upheavel

Barnes & Noble, 86th & Lexington Ave, 150 East 86th Street

7 p.m., Free

Lou Dobbs, host of his own show on Fox Business News, will read from his latest book, Upheaval, about how he believes we can address some of the country's greatest challenges, including debt, the transportation infrastructure, the federal government, business and banking.


Saturday, January 11

Saturday Night Dance Party: Out of Israel

92y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

10 p.m., $15

For two weeks in January, Israeli choreographers showcase new works and processes exposing the current vibe of the Israeli dance scene. Celebrate this inaugural festival with this Saturday night dance party.


Lyrics & Lyricists: MGM Musicals

92y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

8 p.m., $60

Want a great night on the town? How about a singing, dancing, Technicolor celebration of the silver screen's greatest musicals. Melodic nuggets from unforgettable movies like The Wizard of Oz, Meet Me in St. Louis and Gigi, in a concert created exclusively for 92Y by three-time Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall.


Sunday, January 12

New Victory Theater Storytime

Barnes & Noble, 86th & Lexington Ave, 150 East 86th Street

11 a.m., Free

Teaching artists from the New Victory Theater will read stories around the theme of the upcoming show, Still Awake Still - a madcap musical comedy for kids ages 4-7.


Monday, January 13

Community Board 8 Landmarks Committee Meeting

Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street, Regina Peruggi Rm

6:30 p.m., Free

Discussing the following buildings:

- 45 East 66th Street (between Madison and Park Avenues) ? Upper East side Historic District ? Jeffery Cole, Architect ? A neo-French Renaissance with Gothic elements style apartment building designed by Harde & Short and built in 1906-08. Application is for a penthouse rooftop addition.

- 680 Madison Avenue (between 61st and 62nd Streets) ? Upper East Side Historic District ? Sherida E. Paulsen, Architect ? A neo-Georgian style apartment building designed by K.B. Norton and built in 1950-51. Application is to replace windows and spandrels at the 2nd floor.

- 841 Lexington Avenue (between 64th and 65th Streets) ? Upper East Side Historic District Extension ? Oriana Cole, Architect ? A Simplified Colonial Revival style building designed by Thomas W. Lamb, Inc. and built in 1929. Application is to install a barrel canopy.


Tuessday, January 14

Park Avenue Historic District Hearing

New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor

4 p.m. (arrive by 3 p.m.)

The proposed Park Avenue Historic District has been added to the Landmarks Preservation Commission calendar Stretching from 79th to 96th Streets, this section of Park Avenue is in keeping with the character, history, and architecture of the other designated portions of the avenue. Attend the hearing to voice your opinion about the designation and hear others testify to the commission.

212-535-2526; info@friends-ues.org

How Important Is Sex In a Relationship?

Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

7 p.m., $20

Janis Spindel delves into the importance of having a healthy sexual relationship with your partner. She reveals how the level of intimacy speaks volumes about the physical and emotional status of your relationship.


Wednesday, January 15

Community Board 8 Full Board Meeting

Hunter College, 695 Park Avenue, 415 Hunter West, Lecture Hall

6:30 p.m., Free

Those who wish to speak during the Public Session must register to do so by 6:45 p.m.


On Jack Nicholson

Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

12 p.m., $21

Join Marc Eliot as he talks about his revealing new biography of Jack Nicholson: the working-class childhood in New Jersey where family secrets threatened to tear his family apart; the raucous nights on the town with Warren Beatty, the tumultuous relationships with starlets like Angelica Huston-and the extraordinary body of work, created with some of Hollywood's most legendary directors and co-stars.


Thursday, January 16

Health, Seniors & Social Services Committee Meeting

Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, Theater Rm Flr 2A

6:30 p.m., Free

Lawrence J. Silver, Executive Vice President, Client Services at The Perfect Home Care, Inc., will make a presentation on the services that are provided by the organization. The Perfect Home Care, Inc. serves the New York metropolitan area and specializes in companion care aimed at creating a comfortable, loving and stimulating environment for its clients. They offer non-medical services, such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, grocery shopping, and reminders to take medication.


Old Time Cinema: All

That Heaven Allows

96th Street Librairy, 112 East 96th Street

2 p.m., Free

Directed by Douglas Sirk, 1955, 89 minutes, color. Starring Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Grey. A sad widow falls in love with the gardener at her winter home, and marries him despite local prejudice.