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One Fun Hundred

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Oct 12, 2013, 1:30 pm

Use clues and solve riddles to make your way through Grand Central Terminals history from 1913 to 2013, discovering surprising facts, secrets, and anecdotes along the way.

Library Lecture: Richard Reyes Gavilan, BPL’s Chief Librarian

Brooklyn Public Library

brooklyn Sun, Oct 13, 2013, 1:30 pm

We invite you to this slide presentation and tour of Brooklyn Public Library’s landmarked Central Library by Chief Librarian Richard Reyes-Gavilan.

Classical Interludes: Duo Equilibrium

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Sun, Oct 13, 2013, 4:00 pm

Yuri Liberzon and Patrick O’Connell are Duo Equilibrium, showcasing new music and rarely-preformed, time-tested pieces from Domenico Scarlatti, Keith Jarrett and Karol Szymanowski, among others.

African Penguin Awareness Day

New York Aquarium

Brooklyn Sat, Oct 12, 2013, 10:00 am

Head to the New York Aquarium to learn about the plight of the African penguin with a touch station (it's got real penguin eggs and feathers), crafts and, best of all, the aquarium's outdoor exhibit of 15 members of the endangered species. Be sure to catch one of the penguins' ...

Luke Temple and Celestial Shore

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Mon, Oct 14, 2013, 8:00 pm

Originally from Cape Anne, Massachusetts, Luke moved to the North West, sleeping rough in the woods, working in a candy store and as a janitor at a suburban mall. While in Seattle Luke met some people headed down the coast. All of his aimlessness lasted a year and half before ...

Bobby Sanabria and the Multiverse Big Band

Americas Society

Manhattan Tue, Oct 15, 2013, 7:00 pm

Grammy-nominated drummer Bobby Sanabria performs with the Multiverse Big Band.

Josef Eisinger Discusses Einstein on the Road

National Arts Club

Manhattan Tue, Oct 15, 2013, 8:00 pm

Physicist Josef Eisinger, author of “Einstein on the Road,” paints a fascinating portrait of Einstein the man as he reveals the genius’s private travel diaries and unique musings on royalty, presidents, movie stars, politics, eminent scientist and Zionism during the time of the Weimar Republic. Free. Reception and book signing ...

Inside Chamber Music with Bruce Adolphe

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

Manhattan Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 6:30 pm

Form and Idea: Four renowned works are the focus of an in-depth look at the fascinating process of communicating musical ideas through Classical concepts of compositional form.

Passwords: Tony Hoagland on Tomas Tranströmer

Poets House

Manhattan Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 7:00 pm

Our signature program series Passwords, developed in 1987, continues to be one of the most robust and popular of our offering. In it, poets read and discuss the work of other poets.

Shades of Noir: Forerunners, classics and variants: Double Indemnity

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 6:30 pm

Co-written by Raymond Chandler and Billy Wilder, Double Indemnity is based on the great James M. Cain novella and stars Barbara Stanwyck and Fred McMurray.

Come, and Back Again

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 7:30 pm

In choreographer David Dorfman’s inspired work, set to music by 90s underground rock band Smoke, dancers bandon themselves to the mire, exploring how hope and humility help us manage the messiness of daily life.

Art Workshop: Photography as Personal Record

Wave Hill

bronx Wed, Oct 02, 2013, 10:00 am

Photographs can become powerful records of inner life when taken over time and combined in different sequences. Using Wave Hill’s beautiful fall landscape, participants work closely with artist Benjamin Swett to explore the ways photographs can capture and record the photographer’s personal experience of nature. Sessions combine outdoor photography and ...