Jan 20, 2011


The Staten Island Ferry: A History
Ferry Book Cover
Saturday, January 22, 1:30pm
Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Pl.

$10/$8 for Museum members

Talk and tour with History Curator Pat Salmon in the Museum's Ferry exhibit, followed by a lively "onboard" discussion of ferry history. Ferryboat classes, landmarks, movers & shakers in ferry history and more. Register by calling (718) 483-7123.

Part of the SI350 celebration.
chinese new year
Lunch & Learn: Chinese New Year

Wednesday, January 26, 12:00pm
Oriental Plaza Restaurant
1845 Richmond Ave.

$26./$22. for Museum Members

Join Lunch & Learn's movable feasts and fascinating presentations for one more celebration - it's Chinese New Year! Fore more information on prices and to register, call Maureen LaCapria at (718) 483-7104.

musical chairs
Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble

Saturday, January 29, 8:00pm
Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place
$15. general/$12. Museum members/$5. students under 22

To order tickets contact:www.mcensemble.org or call (718) 907-3488. 

Join harpist Amanda Romano and flutist Tamara Keshecki alongside Lucy Corwin,violin/viola; and Elizabeth McCullough, soprano for a program featuringAluta Continua for flute, soprano and harp by MCCE's composer-in-residence Laura Kaminsky and Song of the Lark by Charles Rochester Young. The evening's performance will also include the famed Trio for flute, viola and harp by Claude Debussy, Cantos del Tucuman by Argentinean composer, and student of Aaron Copland, Alberto Ginastera,Deux Interludes by Jacques Ibert and Suite No. 1, BWV 996, for the lute by J.S. Bach and arranged by Marie Claire Jamet.

Read more about Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble's upcoming season in the Staten Island Advance.
Mid-week Bird Walk: Mount Loretto Unique Area - FREE
Wednesday, February 2, 10:00am

Come celebrate Groundhog Day with a walk around Mt. Loretto, as we search for any birds (or groundhogs) that are crazy enough to still be here.  

Meet at the DEC parking lot off Hylan Blvd., across Hylan Blvd. from the CYO.

Call Ed Johnson at (718) 483-7110 for more information.

Supported by HSBC USA, N.A. 

Jazz Andrea Phillips
Opening Reception
Andrea Phillips: Pieces of SpiritThursday, February 3, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Pl.

Free for Museum Members/$5 for non-members 
Phillips' vibrant collage art works intertwine spirit, humanity, and creativity. Themes in this exhibit include: Battles, Beauty, andTranscendence.  Phillips, a master of simplicity, is inspired by fabric, Persian miniatures, and the urban New York Community in which she lives. Curated by Diane Matyas.

To read more about Andrea Phillips and Pieces of Spirit, check out the article in this weeks Staten Island Advance.

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