Cutting Corners

Money tight? Need to cut corners? No problem. This column has lots of free, pay-what-you-wish and low-cost events to enjoy every single day! (Events may cancel/change. Check with venue.)

Friday, March 24
1 p.m. Film. “Florence Foster Jenkins” (2016). Meryl Streep. Epiphany Library, 228 E. 23rd St. (212) 679-2645.
4-5 p.m. Choral concert. “Central Dauphin H.S.” (Harrisburg, Pa.) St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fifth Ave./50th St. (212) 753-2261.
6 p.m. German biographical film. “Hannah Arendt.” Presented by film’s screenplay writer Pam Katz. N.Y.U. Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington Mews. Reserve: (212) 998-8660.
7 p.m. Film/comments by journalist Kati Marton. “Woman of the Year” (1942). Hepburn/Tracy. (Pay what you wish after 6 p.m.) N.Y. Historical Society, C.P.W./77th St. (212) 873-3400.
7-8 p.m. Classical music piano concert. Faculty member Paula Biedma. Turtle Bay Music School, 244 E. 52nd St. RSVP: (212) 753-8811.
7:30 p.m. Latin dance party. “Fulaso.” Opening set by DJ Tumix. David Rubenstein Atrium, Broadway/62nd St. (212) 875-5350.

Saturday, March 25
Noon. Talk. “What Non-Citizens Need to Know About Managing Their Finances.” Business Library, 188 Madison Ave./34th St. (212) 592-7000.
2:30 p.m. Concert. “Manhattan Saxophone Quartet.” Music by contemporary women. Performing Arts Library, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza. (212) 642-0142.
2:30-5 p.m. “Tolkien Reading Day.” All invited. Read your favorite Tolkien passage. Jefferson Market Library, 425 Sixth Ave. (212) 243-4334.
3 p.m. N.Y.U. student show. (Repeated at 8 p.m.) “Life of the Party.” ($5 seniors/students, $15 general.) Provincetown Playhouse, 133 Macdougal St. Tickets: (212) 998-4941.
3 p.m. Student production. “Reluctant to Burn” by Korde Arrington Tuttle. New School of Drama, 151 Bank St. Reserve: (212) 279-4200.
8:30 p.m. Two student piano recitals. Juillard. Morse Hall and Paul Hall, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza. (212) 799-5000.

There will be a free walking tour of the 9/11 Memorial and partially across the Brooklyn Bridge this Sunday. (Photo by Montserrat Boix)

Sunday, March 26
12-3 p.m. Mid-Central Park walking tour. Meet at Alexander von Humboldt statue, C.P.W./77th St. (212) 794-6564.
3 p.m. N.Y.U. student show. “Life of the Party.” (See Mar. 25.)
3:15-3:45 p.m. Organ concert. St. Patrick’s Cathedral. (See Mar. 24.)
4:30 p.m. Student chamber music recital. Juilliard, Room 309. (See Mar. 25.)
5 p.m. Piano concert. (Donations welcome.) Nicholas Roerich Museum, 319 W. 107th St. (212) 864-7752.
7:30 p.m. 9/11 Memorial & half-way across Brooklyn Bridge walking tour. (Tip what you wish.) Meet “Free Tours by Foot” guide at Zuccotti Park, Broadway between Liberty/Cedar Sts. at Joi de Vivre sculpture. Reserve: (646) 450-6831.

Monday, March 27
1 p.m. Bach concert. Trinity Choir. N.Y. Baroque Ensemble. St. Paul’s Chapel, Broadway/Fulton Sts. (212) 219-9401.
2 p.m. Classic film. “Facts of Life” (1960). Bob Hope/Ruth Hussey. Epiphany Library. (See Mar. 24.)
4-5 p.m. Choral concert. “Tualatin Youth Choir.” St. Patrick’s Cathedral. (See Mar. 24.)
6:30-8 p.m. Talk. “Speaking of Science: Benjamin Franklin, Scientist.” (Suggested donation: $10.) Ethical Culture Society, Room 514, 2 W. 64th St. (212) 874-5210.
6:30 p.m. Slide lecture. “Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in N.Y., 1790-1860.” Mid-Manhattan Library, Fifth Ave./40th St. (212) 340-0863.
7:30 p.m. Lenten concert. Meet performers over a glass of wine. “Ekmeles + Attica Quartet: Last Words.” Advent Lutheran Church, Broadway/93rd St. (212) 665-2504.

Tuesday, March 28
10 a.m. Garment District walking tour. Meet at the northeast corner of Seventh Ave./39th St. Email to reserve: MikesNYtours@yahoo.com.
Noon. Concert. “Gotham Jazzmen.” Performing Arts Library. (See Mar. 25.)
6 p.m. Concert. Orlando Consort. “Music for a Renaissance Chateau.” Miller Theater, 2960 Broadway/116th St. (212) 854-7799.
6 p.m. Archaeology lecture. “Anatolia Before Assyrians.” I.S.A.W., 15 E. 84th St. Reserve: (212) 992-7800.
6:30 p.m. Art lecture. “The Art and Science of Saving Venice.” N.Y. Studio School, 8 W. 8th St. (212) 673-6466.
6:30 p.m. Slide lecture. “Sharing Jokes Across Cultures: Problems and Possibilities.” Author Prof. Carol C. Gould. Mid-Manhattan Library. (See Mar. 27.)
8 p.m. “SWITCHing It Up: Works/Performances by Women in Music Technology.” Provincetown Playhouse, 133 Macdougal St. (212) 998-4941.

Wednesday, March 29
1 p.m. Handel concert. Trinity Choir/Baroque Orchestra. St. Paul’s Chapel (See Mar. 27.)
1 p.m. Talk by dance historian. Dance clips of Jose Limon (1908-1972). Performing Arts Library. (See Mar. 25.)
1 p.m. Juilliard student performance. Chamber music. Alice Tully Hall, Broadway/65th St. (212) 671-4050.
4-5 p.m. Choral concert. “The C.S.U. East Bay Singers.” St. Patrick’s Cathedral. (See Mar. 24.)
6 p.m. Film. “Sabrina” (1954). Audrey Hepburn/Humphrey Bogart. Tompkins Square Library, 331 E. 10th St. (212) 673-4528.
7:30 p.m. Women storytellers. “Girls with Guts, Grit + Purpose.” David Rubenstein Atrium, Broadway/62nd St. (212) 875-5350.
7:30 p.m. Alumna flute recital. Jessica Valiente. Grad Center, Elebash Hall, 365 Fifth Ave./40th St. (212) 817-1860.

Thursday, March 30
10 a.m. AARP tax preparation. Epiphany Library. (See Mar. 24.)
1 p.m. Concert. “The Sunken Cathedral.” NOVUS N.Y. Orchestra. St. Paul’s Chapel. (See Mar. 27.)
2 p.m. Classic film. “True Confession” (1937). Carole Lombard/John Barrymore. 96th St. Library, 112 E. 96th St. (212) 289-0908.
6:30 p.m. Slide lecture. “City of Dreams: The 400 Year Epic History of Immigrant New York.” Mid-Manhattan Library. (See Mar. 27.)
7:30 p.m. Concert. “Jasper String Quartet.” David Rubenstein Atrium. (See Mar. 29.)
8 p.m. N.Y.U. student show. G&S “Pirates of Penzance.” ($5 seniors/students, $20 general.) Frederick Lowe Theatre, 35 W. 4th St. Tickets: (212) 998-4941.

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