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Thu, January 16, 2014
Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC

All events, things to do on Thursday, January 16, 2014 are free unless otherwise noted.

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free events nyc Guitar alla Ingharese: Viennese Romantic Music
free events nyc Harlem Tour
free events nyc Paintings: John Grande's Oh You Pretty Things
free events nyc Alicia Olatuja, Singer Who Performed at the Presidential Inauguration
free events nyc The 13th Annual ChamberFest, Featuring Work by Dvorak
free events nyc Zack Snyder's Man of Steel (2013): Superman Reboot
free events nyc Kevin Jarvis’ A Dangerous Cure (2013): Epidemic in New York
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For nearly 100 years, the Beaux-Arts beauty known as Grand Central Terminal (a.k.a Station) has been ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Grand Central Terminal Tour
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6; $5 seniors/students; reservation required
Tours, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Cathedral Tour
Tour |
Learn about central banking functions that Federal Reserve System performs and see Bank's vault of international ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance
Tours, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Workshop |
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Concert |
The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations by Patrick Allen, organist and master of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Bach at Noon
Gallery Talk |
Enjoy a 45-minutes docent-led tour of the exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talks, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Gallery Tour: The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter
Talk |
You'll find little disagreement that John Maynard Keynes was one of the most influential economists of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5; reservations required
Talks, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, John Wasik discusses his book Keynes's Way to Wealth: Timeless Investment Lessons from the Great Economist
Gallery Talk |
A Museum Ambassador gives a 45-minute free guided tour through the permanent exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talks, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Infinity of Nations Guided Tour
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6; $5 seniors/students; reservation required
Tours, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Cathedral Tour
Lecture |
Over the course of the fourteenth century, a truly revolutionary change took place in the clothing of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lectures, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, When Men Were the Fashionable Sex: The Fashion Revolution of the Fourteenth Century
Concert |
Guitarist Pascal Valois plays Italian and Hungarian musical jewels on a period Viennese “Stauffer” ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested donation
Concerts, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Guitar alla Ingharese: Viennese Romantic Music
Book Discussion |
Monthly book discussions to explore titles you've been meaning to read, or reread, and discuss with other ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required starting 12/20
Book Discussions, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Book Group: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Tour |
Many people think of the New York City subway as one of the largest, most efficient, if not the cleanest ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free plus subway fare; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Subway Art Tour
Tour |
Although world famous, Harlem may be New York's best kept secret with some of the city's best architecture, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Harlem Tour
Tour |
A Museum Ambassador provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tours, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, US Customs House Building Tour
Film |
Cast: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon. Superman flies back onto the big screen. Born on ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Zack Snyder's Man of Steel (2013): Superman Reboot
Opening Reception |
JESS: Looking Past Seeing Through - A selection of paintings and collages from the 1950s-1990s. Richard ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, 2 Art Shows: Jess / Richard Baker
Discussion |
With Suzanne Carbonneau, dance scholar and Taylor's biographer. Many of Taylor's works explore the nature ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussions, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014,  Discussion and Video Excerpts of Choreographer Paul Taylor
Opening Reception |
In Arieli's project, he created a series of portraits using an infrared technique that reveals details ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Photography: Nir Arieli's Inframen
Opening Reception |
Someone Like Me includes works that depend on an interaction of several consciousnesses. The artists ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Group Show: Someone Like Me
Opening Reception |
This group exhibition - with Greta Alfaro, Julia Chiang, James Clar, Richard Garet, Pryce Lee, Naama ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Group Show: They Sicken of the Calm Who Know the Storm
Opening Reception |
The paintings in this exhibition are hybrid images of Damien Hirst's Spot paintings remixed with photographs ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Paintings: John Grande's Oh You Pretty Things
Discussion |
New York, New York, our town of beautiful people and (sometimes) ugly actions. Join the second program ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussions, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Second Bite of the Apple: Bright Lights, Dark Deeds
Discussion |
What can New Yorkers expect if high-volume hydrofracking is permitted here? ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5-$10 suggested donation
Discussions, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, New York Shale Gas Potential
Talk |
Find out how essential oils from Do Terra CPTG offer you an effective tool to help you feel better than ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Talks, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Beauty and Health with Do Terra
Talk |
Presented by the Camera Club of New York in partnership. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Talks, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Photographer Talk: Sharon Core
Performance |
An unscripted conversation in which strangers ask and answer questions of each other in front of a live ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performances, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Ask Roulette: 2nd Anniversary Special Show!

free
Concerts, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, College Piano Recital
Concert |
Rianne Mision, guitar ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, College Guitar Recital
Film |
A fame-obsessed tabloid journalist tries to find the cause and the cure of a life-threatening epidemic ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Pay-what-you-wish admission policy
Films, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Kevin Jarvis’ A Dangerous Cure (2013): Epidemic in New York
Concert |
Singer Alicia Olatuja electrified a crowd of a million people on the National Mall at the 2013 presidential ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Concerts, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Alicia Olatuja, Singer Who Performed at the Presidential Inauguration
Concert |
Called “a force in the new music world” (New York Times), Face the Music is the country's only ensemble ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Face the Music, an Under-18 Ensemble Devoted to Living Composers

Regular: $25
Member: $0.00
Concerts, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Modern take on a timeless masterpiece

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
Concerts, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, Ravel's Trio and the Messiaen's Quartet

Regular: $49.50
Member: $0.00
Theaters, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, World Premiere of a Play
Concert |
Program: GOLIJOV The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind (1994) DVOŘÁK Piano ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tickets available at box office on 1/3
Concerts, January 16, 2014, 01/16/2014, The 13th Annual ChamberFest, Featuring Work by Dvorak
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Theater | New Icelandic Musical - Featuring Tony Award Winning Talent

Regular: $69.00; Member: $0.00

Theater | A drama by a well-known modern playwright

Regular: $70; Member: $0.00

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