The Diary is a weekly WSN column featuring personal and online activities in New York and New York City. This week: February 28 to March 6.
17-18 hours at the Kimel University Life Center
Limited to the NYU community
Vigil for Ukraine on the steps of the Kimel University Life Center will be held by the New York University Student Government, the Department of Student Affairs, the Office of Global Spiritual Life and the Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation. The event will be held in support of members of the NYU community affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
All day at the Kimel University Life Center
The Kimmel Center Windows Gallery displays a “Passport to the Past,” which explores the hidden history around New York University through March 21st. The exhibition showcases hidden histories of resistance and resilience, especially among groups marginalized in society in the 1960s and 1970s.
19-20: 30, Carnegie Hall online event
This discussion will explore the career of American musician George Clinton in the context of the cultural movement of Afrofuturism, as well as his success as a visual artist. It will look at how Clinton’s influence relates to the work of musician Paul Miller, who plays DJ Spooky. Miller will also discuss his own projects related to art and African educational institutions.
19:30 at Madison Square Garden
Tickets from $ 45
Visit the Dua Lipa album “Future Nostalgia” in Madison Square Garden. The tour is set for the singer’s second studio album, including the hits “Levitating” and “Don’t Start Now”, which won the award for best pop vocal album at the Grammy Awards in 2021. Dua Lipa will join Carolyn Polochak and Lola Zuai as revelations.
18: 30-20: 30 at the Kimmel University Life Center
Free registration, New York University community only
Participate in a discussion between seven New York University organizations on how not to limit black history to one month. The event is hosted by the Hatian American Students Organization and is sponsored by the Black Students Union, the National Society of Black Engineers, the African Development Association, the African Students Union, Bella Kiskeyya and the Quality Gentlemen. Prizes and Haitian food will be available to participants.
South – 13:30 on Zoom
Free, only for the New York University community
New York University President Andrew Hamilton will address student issues on campus at a City Hall event hosted by the Student Government Assembly. Questions can be asked in advance anonymously through Fr. Google form.
19.00 at the Lunt Fountain Theater at the 205 V. 46th st.
$ 45 with ID card from New York University
NYU offers discounts on seats in the rear mezzanine Lunt Fountain Theater for “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical,” which tells the life and career of rock and roll star Tina Turner. There is a limit of four tickets per NYU ID. Initially, tickets cost $ 99.
10 a.m. on Zoom
Free registration, open to all
“The Afterlife of Women: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt” tells the story of how gender roles changed during the ancient Egyptian period, focusing on the differences between women and men in spirituality. The talk is being conducted by the New York University Liberal Studies Program and the Robert Lehmann Foundation for the History of Art.
19.00 at 545 W. 30th St.
Tickets from $ 12
Lie on a cobweb in a 95-foot-diameter bubble at Thomas Sarachen’s new exhibition “Thomas Sarachen: Special Things” on Barn in Hudson Yards. The exhibition features a ground-level grid as well as 40 feet in the air where exhibitors can listen to atmospheric music.
14:00 and 19:30 at 131 W. 55th St.
Tickets start at $ 35
New York City Ballet Chief Dancer Tyler Peck led the show with world-class dancers and choreographers, including performances by Peck, Alonso King, William Forsythe, Michelle Dorrance and Gillian Meers. The show lasts about two hours and will feature several world premieres.
9.00-21.00 at 281 South Park Ave.
$ 16 with a certificate from New York University
Feel the celebration of the work of fashion photographer Jerry Schatzberg on the last day of the exhibition. The exhibition will take place in Fotografiska, near the iconic Shatsberg studio on Park Avenue, where figures such as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Sharon Tate, Aretha Franklin, The Beatles and the Rolling Stones were photographed.
10.00-17.00 per 100 W. 77th Street
Admission is free
The pop-up market will feature vintage vendors, including glassware, jewelry, home decor, art, vinyl records, accessories and more. All proceeds will be donated to four local schools to help more than 2,000 children.
Start at noon at Pier 15
Participants can enjoy brunch or dinner on the waterfront in heated and private greenhouses on Pier 15. Sounds of music, decorated trees, lights and views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines.