Volume 17 Issue 34 Jan. 14 - 20, 2005
Battery Park City Neighbors and Parents Association
Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
Annual Art Exhibition Battery Park City Parks Conservancy offers weekly art classes for adults, teens, children and preschoolers from May 1 thru October 31. Their work, inspired by the gardens and parks of Battery Park City, the majestic views of the Hudson River and the skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan, can be viewed at the Annual Art Exhibition. Opening Reception will be Sun, Jan. 23 from 1-3pm. Works can then be viewed Weekdays from 2-4pm thru Mon, Feb. 28. Access at W. Thames St. Free.
Borders Wall Street
100 Broadway 212-964-1988
Bill Bonanno & Joe Pistone
Writing from their own real-life experiences, former mob chief Bill Bonanno and former undercover FBI agent Joe Pistone (a.k.a. Donnie Brasco) collaborate with bestselling author David Fisher on The Good Guys, a riveting thriller about organized crime. Fri, Jan. 14 at 1pm.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
One Wall Street Court, 2nd Floor 212-219-9401 www.lmcc.net
Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green 212-514-3700 www.americanindian.si.edu
money, management & marketing Come for a conference on building entrepreneurship in downtown's creative community. Workshops are available in Developing Profitable Art-Related Business Activity, Using Debt Financing to Grow, Marketing Strategies for Small Organizations, Supporting Employee Recruitment, Retention, and Training, and Navigating New York Real Estate. Thurs, Feb. 3. Conference is from 8:30am - 5pm and a reception will be held from 5:30-8pm. Advance registration required. $25. Presented with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
NYU Downtown Hospital
170 William Street
the healing power of art An exhibition featuring paintings by the residents of The Hallmark, a residence for seniors in Battery Park City. The exhibit will be displayed in the Hospitals main lobby thru Jan. 31. 917-522-1326.
South Street Seaport
Fulton and South Streets 212-748-8786 www.southstseaport.org
fulton Fish Market Tour Tour the nation's oldest and largest wholesale fish market when it's at its bustling best - just before dawn. Wed, Jan. 12 from 6-7:15 am. $12 non-members, $10 members. Reservations required.
arthur herman: to rule the waves Join us as Arthur Herman tells the extraordinary story of how Britain's Royal Navy allowed one nation to rise to power unprecedented in history. From its beginnings under Henry VIII and adventurers like John Hawkins and Francis Drake, the Royal Navy toppled one world economic system, built by Spain and Portugal after Christopher Columbus, and ushered in another - the one in which we live today. Book signing to follow. Wed, Jan. 12 at 7 pm. Melville Gallery, 213 Water St. $5.00 suggested donation. 212-748-8735.
harlem is... Downtown Part of a year-long exhibition at various Downtown locations honoring 30 Harlem individuals who have helped to shape and define todays Harlem. A comprehensive timeline with archival photographs extending back to 1625 will be featured at this exhibition. Melville Gallery, 213 Water St. Wed. - Sun. from 10am - 5pm. Runs thru March 20.
Chelsea Piers, Pier 61, 23rd Street and the Hudson River 212-336-6100
291 Broadway 646-319-6235 www.LetsTalkAmerica.org
discussion group Join host Melanie Frey for The Lower Manhattan Salon, a forum for discussing controversial issues, where all opinions are welcome! Wed, Jan. 12 at 7pm. Free.
Tuesday Evening Hour
49 Fulton Street 212-385-3650
CUBA - Old & New Join Vlassios Pyrpyris, engineer, naturist, world traveler and photographer for a slide show lecture. Tues, Jan. 11 at 6:30pm. $2 donation.
Wall Street Rising Downtown Information Center
25 Broad Street 212-425-INFO firstname.lastname@example.org www.downtowninfocenter.org
wine tasting Back by popular demand! Enjoy an evening of wine and conversation presented by Famous Wines. Wed, Jan. 12 from 6:30-8pm. Free. Reservations required.
World Financial Center
Winter Garden, 220 Vesey Street 212-945-0505 www.worldfinancialcenter.com
The Bubble Lounge
228 West Broadway 212-431-3433 www.bubblelounge.com
134 Reade Street 212-941-9401
jazz brunch Join The Tony DiGregorio Trio as they perform original compositions and the music of Duke, Django, Monk, Mulligan and more. No Cover. No Minimum. Every Sunday from 1- 4pm.
live jazz The jazz group Rifftide, with Bryant DuPre and Roman Ivanoff, performs each Monday from 7 -10 pm. No cover.
Knitting Factory NYC
74 leonard st www.knittingfactory.com
upcoming concerts The Kinsey Sicks: I Wanna Be A Republican! on Jan. 10; Easy Star All-Stars (Dub Side of the Moon) on Jan. 12 ; and Mad Larry (Billy & Brendan Ryan of the Bogmen) on Jan. 13 .
St. Pauls Chapel
At Broadway and Fulton Streets
74 Trinity Place, Broadway at Wall Street 212-602-0800 www.trinitywallstreet.org
Tribeca Performing Arts Center
199 Chambers Street, Borough of Manhattan Community College campus 212-220-1460