Events for $20 or Less Wednesday

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April 28, 2010

Guitar at 12 Noon at Folk Art Museum
Enjoy live music performed by jazz guitarists led by Bill Wurtzel. At the American Folk Art Museum’s Branch Location at 2 Lincoln Square. 12 p.m. FREE.

Wednesdays at One: Juilliard Conductors’ Orchestra
“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.

Kurn Hattin Jazz Band
Young Music Makers. At the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, on Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets. 1 p.m. FREE.

Go Green: Found Art Jewelry
Recycle old favorites into new pieces! Create a bracelet, necklace, or other accessories out of everyday objects. Break it down to bring your fashion to the next level! All material will be provided. For ages 12 to 18. At St. Agnes Library. 4 p.m. FREE.

Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird 50th Anniversary Celebration
Authors and actors including Stephen Colbert, Libba Bray (award winning young-adult novelist Going Bovine, winner of 2010 Printz Award), Oskar Eustis (Artistic Director at The Public Theater), Kurt Andersen (novelist and Studio 360 Host), Jayne Anne Phillips (novelist and National Book Award finalist Lark & Termite), filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy (author of the upcoming book Scout, Atticus, and Boo), and others pay tribute to the Pulitzer prize-winning classic novel about racial injustice and loss of innocence in a small Southern town. One of the most taught — and frequently challenged — books of the last 50 years, the book was voted the best novel of the twentieth century by librarians. The evening will include readings, discussion an audience Q&A. At Symphony Space. 8 p.m. $24 (Stephen Colbert is worth the extra $4).

Free Dentistry for Kids
Smiling Faces, Going Places, the NYU College of Dentistry Mobile Dental Care Van. Info: 212-998-9652. At PS 84, 32 West 92nd Street, between Columbus and Central Park West. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the staff will see and treat PS 84 students and from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., they will see and treat all children. FREE.

Any Wednesday: Donna Lynne Champlin
The new CD, Old Friends was created in the bathroom of Donna Lynne’s apartment with the Broadway singer providing her own instrumental backing. Come and hear fascinating tales and musical highlights from the CD (rescheduled due to February blizzard). At Lincoln Square Barnes and Noble. 6 p.m. FREE.

Gene Wilder in Conversation with Karen Wilder
We are thrilled to welcome Gene Wilder back to our store. This time he is bringing along his wife, Karen. Join us as the two discuss his newest book, What Is This Thing Called Love? Priority seating with purchase. At Lincoln Square Barnes and Noble. 7:30 p.m. FREE.

Ten Minutes from Home: A Memoir
Beth Greenfield, who has written about travel and gay and lesbian culture for Time Out magazine and The New York Times, explores a suburban New Jersey family — her own — and the struggle to come together after a shattering tragedy. At 82nd Street Barnes and Noble. 7 p.m. FREE.

Mireille Guiliano: The French Women Don’t Get Fat Cookbook
For years, Mireille’s millions of fans have asked for more of the meals and recipes she touched upon in her two French Women Don’t Get Fat books, and now with The French Women Don’t Get Fat Cookbook she offers more than 150 new recipes that are easy, quick, affordable, and delicious. At Borders Columbus Circle. 3:30 p.m. FREE.

All prices quoted are for non-member adults.

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