Out & About

| 17 Feb 2015 | 01:01

    March 14

    Aphra Behn's Sir Patient Fancy

    Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street

    8 p.m., $18

    The Queen's Company, NYC's acclaimed all-female classical theater company, will be presenting a rare production of Aphra Behn's Sir Patient Fancy, directed by The Queen's Company Artistic Director Rebecca Patterson (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and featuring the company's signature all-female cast playing all the male and female roles.


    DJ Logic & Friends

    92Y Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    7:30 p.m., $20

    Combining the sounds of soul jazz and nu-jazz, DJ Logic comes to 92Y with his closest friends - Joey DeFrancesco All-Star Band with Opening Act Brian Landrus Kaleidoscope - to present an evening of unexpected, evocative songs.


    March 15

    Matchmaker 5K Run/Walk

    Roosevelt Island, Firefighters field.

    9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Donation

    Participants will enjoy the views of Manhattan and the East River while supporting patients with leukemia and lymphoma and other diseases treatable with a marrow transplant. All proceeds will assist patients with uninsured costs associated with their transplant.


    American Girl: Truly Talented You

    Barnes & Noble, 86th & Lexington Ave.

    2 p.m., Free

    Girls ages 8 to 12, come for a special American Girl Event. Truly Talented You features fun activities, puzzles and crafts inspired by the newest Girl of the Year.


    March 16

    Bum Phillips All-American Opera

    La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 East 4th St.

    2:30 p.m., $10+

    The opera celebrates the inspiring life of National Football League icon and American hero: O.A. "Bum" Phillips, head coach of the Houston Oilers from 1975-1980. This epic portrait of Phillips' life explores how a man found resilience and faith in failure, and how a single passion fueled an entire city's hope.


    In the News with Jeff Greenfield: A Conversation with David Remnick

    92y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    7:30 p.m., $29

    A veteran political, media and culture reporter and analyst, Greenfield most recently served as CBS Senior Political Correspondent and is currently a columnist for Yahoo! News and the anchor for PBS' "Need to Know." Any interview he does is fun, stimulating and often buzzworthy.


    March 17

    Community Board 8 Landmarks Committee

    Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street

    6:30 p.m., Free

    ?19 East 70th Street (between Fifth and Madison)- Upper East Side Historic District - Paul Alter, Architect-A Neo-Italiante Renaissance style building designed by Thornton Chard and built in 1909-10. Application is to restore front façade and rebuild rear façade.

    ? 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.

    ? 696 Madison Avenue (between East 62nd and East 63rd Streets)-Upper East Side Historic District-David Hidalgo, Architect-A neo-Grec style building designed by J.H. Valentine and built in 1878-79. Application for the installation of mounted electronic heaters.

    ? 740 Madison Avenue, 23 East 64th Street and 25 East 64th Street -Upper East Side Historic District ? Mr. Louis Lisboa, Architect ? 740 Madison Avenue is a neo-Georgian style two-story commercial building, 23 East 64th Street is a neo-Federal style five-story row house and 25 East 64th Street is an Italianate style four-story residence. The application is to renew the permit for a façade renovation.


    First Annual Asia Art Fair

    Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd St.

    12-8 p.m., $20

    The Asia Art Fair at BNH will showcase more than 20 international galleries and dealers under one roof, who will display artwork and antiques from the regions of China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Oceania, India and the Near East. The fair will offer collectors a unique and tantalizing array of high quality paintings, drawings, textiles, ceramics, carvings, sculpture, and jewelry ? including contemporary as well as ancient art.


    March 18

    Ben Kallos Office Warming Party

    District Five district office, 244 East 93rd Street

    5-8 p.m., Free

    Freshman City Council Member Ben Kallos Council welcomes residents of District 5 on the Upper East Side to come meet him and his district office staff.


    The Music and Magic of Cole Porter

    Asphalt Green, 1750 York Ave. btwn 90th and 92nd

    12-1 p.m., $22

    Cole Porter was arguably one of the world's most prolific and influential composers and songwriters, with masterpieces such as "Night and Day," "I Get a Kick Out of You," "You're the Top," and so many others. Join us for live music and singing as we explore Porter's life, works and major contributions to musical theater.


    March 19

    Benefit Event for Singers Fund

    Wagner Society, 6 East 87th St. near Fifth Ave.

    7:30 p.m., $30

    Simon O'Neill, a veteran of the opera world's great stages, will perform the Drum-Major in

    Wozzeck at the Met in March. He will discuss his transition from baritone to lyric tenor to Heldentenor, the challenges of singing opera's heaviest roles, and aspects of vocal technique and training, including his work with Sir Donald McIntyre and he will sing aria excerpts and vocalists.


    Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas

    National Academy Museum & School, 1083 Fifth Avenue

    6:30 ? 8 p.m., Free

    Artist Eric Fischl will join host and fellow artist Robert Berlind in a discussion and book signing at the National Academy Museum. Fischl and Berlind will discuss Fischl's memoir Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas, the relation between Fischl's life and his art, his painting and sculpture, and his thoughts about the art world. A book signing will follow, and copies of Bad Boy will be available for purchase.


    March 20

    Community Board 8 Health, Seniors & Social Services Committee

    Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street (Lexington-Park)

    6:30 p.m., Free

    1 Dennis Connors, Executive Director of Lenox Hill Hospital, will provide an update on the interesting things that are happening at Lenox Hill Hospital.

    2 Jody Scopa Goldman, MS, RN, Education Specialist at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at New York-Presbyterian Hospital will discuss and demonstrate "Hands Only CPR".

    3 A representative from Mount Sinai Medical Center will present on their Cancer Programs, Heart Programs, Ambulatory Care and new space on 83rd Street and may also discuss their Accountable Care Organization (ACO).

    4 Philip Cooke, Associate Executive Director of Operations at Metropolitan Hospital Center, will make a presentation on the hospital's Orthopedic Surgery program.