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Fri, November 15, 2013
Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC

All events, things to do on Friday, November 15, 2013 are free unless otherwise noted.
Tour |
This tour utilizes your feet and the New York City Subway* to transport you from Lower Manhattan, the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free plus $6.75 metrocard; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, All-in-One Downtown Tour
Tour |
It is here, as much as anywhere, where American history started. It's where the first US Congress assembled ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Lower Manhattan Tour
Tour |
You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown Tour
Book Reading |
Edited by Brett Littman with texts by Mark Polizzotti, Wells Towers, and Robert Nelson. This ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Readings, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Book Launch: Matias Duville: Alaska
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, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, 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, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Talk |
A special conversation as the artist Rafael Vargas-Suarez, and project curator Deborah Cullen, Director ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Talks, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Artist Rafael Vargas-Suarez discusses his work
Park Walk |
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walks, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Belvedere's Kingdom Tour
Performance |
24 Hour Ballad takes a narrative folk ballad and expands its potential through performances and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performances, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Courtesy the Artists presents a 24-hour improvisational performance
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, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Bach at Noon
Tour |
Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tours, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour
Concert |
The SCH Trio: Yoonmi Hong, violin; Zexun Shen, cello; Matthieu Cognet, piano. Program: Joseph ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, SCH Trio performs works by Schumann, Haydn and Martinu
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, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, US Customs House Building 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, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Cathedral Tour
Tour |
Ready, set, shoot! Whether you possess a professional camera or an Iphone, join a Central Park Photography ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Central Park Photography Tour
Tour |
Greenwich Village is among Manhattan's most desirable and expensive residential neighborhoods. It's history, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Greenwich Village Tour
Film |
With Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams, Ron Livingston. Clare has been in love with Henry her entire life. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Robert Schwentke's The Time Traveler's Wife (2009): Based on the Bestselling Novel
Talk |
Explores the transformation of wealthy New York socialite Edith Wharton into one of America's greatest ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talks, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Edith Wharton: A Writing Life
Conference |
This conference will bring together literary scholars and historians from French, German, English and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Conferences, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Ends of the 18th Century
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, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, US Customs House Building Tour
Poetry Reading |
Anna Journey’s second book is “Vulgar Remedies” (Louisiana State University Press, 2013). Geoffrey ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Poetry Readings, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Poetry: Anna Journey / Geoffrey G. O’Brien / Martha Rhodes
Opening Reception |
This will consist of preliminary studies and documentary material for the artist's first venture into ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Video Installation: Gu Wenda's Central Park
Concert |
5:30 Matthew Brookshire - Catchy folk/pop 6:05 Jo Kroger - Lyric-driven singer/songwriter 6:40 Natalie ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, 3 Folk Music Acts
Discussion |
With Paco Delgado and Deborah Nadoolman Landis. Two celebrated costume designers talk about ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Discussions, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Dressing the Screen: Costume Design in Hollywood, with 2 Oscar Nominees
Opening Reception |
A special exhibition and event series highlighting the activities of the Shift residency. Formerly titled ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Group Show: A Necessary Shift
Opening Reception |
In six decades, Hinman has proven to be a steadfast and visionary artist who has influenced generations ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Paintings: Charles Hinman's 6 Decades
Opening Reception |
With free drinks, food and live music. Christine Cha’s work is an intensive self-exploration, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Paintings: Christine Cha's Where I've Been
Opening Reception |
Jay Chung and Q Takeki Maeda wrote the screenplay for the The Sixth Year, a video series set in the New ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Video: Jay Chung & Q Takeki Maeda's The Basic Material
Opening Reception |
With: Ira Eduardovna, Jay Gould, Dana Levy, Robert Lobe and Lucia Papco. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, The World and Its Things in the Middle of Their Intimacy, a Group Show of Video, Photography and Sculpture
Opening Reception |
Judith Ostrowitz's body of work synthesizes the universal language of symbols and archetypes, derived ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Metaphorically Speaking, Works on Plexiglas & Paper by Judith Ostrowitz
Performance |
Our Best Intentions invites audience members to take part in an intimate participatory performance ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Performances, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Performance Art: Einat Amir's Our Best Intentions

Regular: $12
Member: $0.00
Lectures, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Sience Lecture
Book Reading |
Fulbright scholar Jessica Alexander stops by to discuss her gritty and inspiring memoir about responding ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Readings, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Jessica Alexander discusses her book Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid
Performance |
An installation and performance event that explores the relationships between animals and humans in the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Performances, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Performance Art: We Live With Animals
Performance |
With comics Jim Mendrinos (The Complete Idiot's Guide to Comedy Writing), Carole Montgomery (Nick @ Nite's ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

No cover; no minimum
Performances, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, No Name... & A Bag O' Chips Comedy/Variety Show
Film |
Robin Deacon describes the film: “The late American artist Stuart Sherman (1945–2001) was a strange ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Films, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Documentary: Robin Deacon's Spectacle: A Portrait of Stuart Sherman
Book Reading |
Fred Vogelstein discusses the rivalry between Apple and Google with a look inside the companies' offices ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Readings, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Fred Vogelstein reads from his book Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution
Book Reading |
Díaz appears on the occasion of the release of the deluxe edition of his book, with illustrations by ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Readings, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Pulitzer winner Junot Diaz discusses his book This Is How You Lose Her

Regular: $25
Member: $0.00
Concerts, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Shostakovich and Britten: String Quartets
Dance Performance |
These showings are opportunities for students - from both the Bachelor's and Master's degree programs ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Dance Performances, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Student Choreographers' Showcase

Regular: $18
Member: $0.00
Theaters, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, One-act plays by majr playrights
Concert |
A stellar musical event. A concert showcasing the artistry of internationally acclaimed performers and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Faculty Recital: Chin Kim, violin, and David Oei, piano
Concert |
Kidding on the Square ignites indie-rock dance parties with angular guitar riffs, anthemic lyrics, and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

No cover, no minimum
Concerts, November 15, 2013, 11/15/2013, Kidding on the Square, Brooklyn-Based Dance-Punk Outfit
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Dance Performance | Rising dancers and choreographers

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

Theater | Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee

Regular: $75; Member: $0.00

Performance | Performance art about AIDS in the 1980s

Regular: $40; Member: $0.00

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