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SocialEyesNYC High Line Art, George Crumb/American Symphony Orchestra, L’Heure du conte, Three Sisters, Postage Stamp Show April 19, 2012 

NEW YAWKAHS NEAR AND FAR, HERE’S A NEW, NEW YORK CITY  ”THINGS TO DO” DAILY ADVENTURE

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MUSEUMS/ART/GALLERIES

High Line’s Art Program Is Now Open!

First Group show: Lilliput inspired by Gulliver’s Travels, will feature miniature sculptures installed in unusual and unexpected places.

Open 7am to 10pm daily. Entrance every two/three blocks between Gansevoort and W. 30th St. on 10th Ave.

Click link for full  High Line public art project listing:
http://www.thehighline.org/about/public-art

Directions:
Subway
A, C, E, L to 14th St/8th Ave
C, E to 23rd St/8th Ave
1, 2, 3 to 14th St/7th Ave
1 to 18th St/7th Ave
1 to 23rd St/7th Avenue
Bus
M11, M14, M23, M34

CONCERTS/MUSIC

American Symphony Orchestra

The Pulitzer Prize-winning “Echoes of Time and the River” and the Grammy Award-winning “Star-Child” are featured on this tribute to the one-of-a-kind George Crumb, who explored techniques like Spoken Flute and pouring glass marbles into a piano. 8pm. $25

Carnegie Hall
154 West 57th Street at 7th Ave
http://americansymphony.org
Tel: 212-903-9629

Directions:
Subway
A, C, B, D, or 1 to 59th Street / Columbus Circle
N, Q, R to 57th Street / Seventh Avenue
B, D, E to Seventh Avenue
F to 57th Street / Sixth Avenue
Bus
M5, M7, M10, M20, M30, M31, M57, and M104 stop nearby

SPORTS

Ladies, need to get in shape? Lose some weight? Take out your aggressions? This meetup brings women together in a positive, safe, empowering, supportive, uplifting environment to explore the sport of boxing.

http://www.meetup.com/Women-s-World-of-Boxing/

KIDS/TEENS

L’Heure du conte

Stories and songs in French. Ages 3-6. 3:45-4:30

French Institute Alliance Francaise
22 East 60th Street -between Park and Madison Ave
http://www.fiaf.org/calendar/calendar.asp?vw=2&evt=KID
Tel:212-355-6100

Directions:
Subway
4, 5, 6 to 59th/Lexington Ave
N, R to 59th/5th Ave
E to 53rd St
Bus
M1, M2, M3, M4, M5

DANCE/THEATER

Three Sisters, by Anton Chekhov

Presented by the Maly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg, Russia. It is the great, tragicomic story of women contending with disillusioned life in a small Russian town. 7:30pm. $25-$75

In Russian with English titles

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
Harvey Theater
651 Fulton St
http://bam.org/view.aspx?pid=3697
Brooklyn

Directions:
Subway
2, 3, 4, 5, B, Q to Atlantic Ave
D, N, R to Pacific Street
C to Lafayette Ave
G to Fulton St

X’TRAS/THINGS TO DO

 ASDA Spring Postage Stamp Show 

World-renowned international philatelic (stamp) exhibition. April 19-22. Thur-Sat 10am-6pm. Sun 10am-4pm

New Yorker Hotel
481 8th Avenue at 34th Street
Tel: 718-224-2500

Directions:
Subway
1, 2, 3  to 7th Ave
A, C, E to 8th Ave 34st/Penn Station
B, D, F, V, N, Q, R, W  to 34th St/6th Ave
Bus
M4, M7, M16, M20, M34 and Q32 to Seventh Avenue/Penn Station

Header Photograph of Bethesda Fountain in Central Park Courtesy of Wendy Horwitz

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