Events for $20 or Less Wednesday
by Avi - March 31, 2010 at 9:29 am -
March 31, 2010
Buddhist Art of Dunhuang
The cave temples near Dunhuang, China, a stop on the ancient Silk Road, contain one of the world’s most extensive collections of Buddhist paintings and sculptures. The ceilings and walls are covered with painted clay stuccos of Buddhist art that date back to AD 366. Join Roderick Whitfield, professor of Chinese and East Asian Art and head of the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art at the University of London, as he discusses these fascinating cave murals. At American Museum of Natural History. 6:30 p.m. $15.
Wednesdays at One: Juilliard Singers
“Wednesdays at One” are free hour-long lunchtime concerts by Juilliard performers most Wednesdays of the School Year. Alice Tully Hall. 1 p.m. FREE.
Lisa Lillien, Hungry Girl 1-2-3
Lisa Lillien gives us even more recipes that will satisfy our cravings but are healthy as well. And, this time around, Hungry Girls everywhere will be able to do it with even less effort. Turn off your stove, and come learn how to make cooking easy! At Lincoln Square Barnes and Noble. 7:30 p.m. FREE.
William Christie Master Class
Members of Les Arts Florissants come to Juilliard. At Paul Hall, 155 West 65th Street. 4 p.m. FREE (limited tickets available)
Any Wednesday: Christine Reisner
Swingin’ with Christine Reisner: Beginner’s Luck shows this cabaret singer is far more than lucky, but talented and charming as well, as she shares selections from the great American songbook, including several composed by her uncle, Albert Hague. At Lincoln Square Barnes and Noble. 6 p.m. FREE.
All prices quoted are for non-member adults.