WEDNESDAY MARCH 30
In the world of WÜNDER, we gaze with twinkling eyes at the magic that surrounds us, the twinkling of life – and marvel at the moments we create together. An immersive dance party and theatrical performance – at sunrise in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. Kicking off with a magical meditation practice marked by live musicians. This tour only happens once… the wonder is fleeting. Bring a mat, bring a bottle of water. Get ready to dance! Free
Meeting of the investment committee of the board of directors (12:30 p.m.)
Meeting of the members of the Authority (2:00 p.m.)
THURSDAY, MARCH 31ST
A Just Woman: Doña Gracia Mendes Nasi
Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Pl
Beatrice Nasi, known as Doña Gracia, one of the richest women in the world, was born in 1510 in Portugal. Join the museum for a program exploring the incredible life and legacy of Doña Gracia on the occasion of the 530th anniversary of the decree of the Alhambra. The program will consist of a conversation with Andrée Aelion Brooks, author of The Woman Who Defied Kings: The life and times of Doña Gracia Nasi, and Howard Tzvi Adelman, associate professor of history at Queen’s University. The show will be hosted by Josh Nathan-Kazis, journalist at Barron’s and former editor of the Forward.
Free; suggested donation of $10
Iron Buddha 25 Fulton Street
Reservations are released at 10 a.m. every Monday of the week preceding the course.
Howard Hughes Society
Book launch at McNally Jackson 4 Fulton Street
During the coronavirus pandemic, a disabled queer woman bikes through locked down NYC for the ex-girlfriend who broke her heart. In pandemic-era New York, Orpheus just manages to buy a bike before it sells out all over town. She takes to the streets in search of Eurydice, the first woman she fell in love with, who broke her heart. The city is largely closed, devoid of contact, connection and community. But Orpheus learns the mysterious news of a clandestine bar, Le Monacle, inspired by the lesbian club of the same name in 1930s Paris. Can she find him?
Trinity Wall Street
In person at Trinity Church or online
Thomas Cooley, tenor; Jonathan Woody, bass; The Chorus of Trinity Wall Street; Trinity Youth Choir; The Saint Thomas Men’s and Boys’ Choir; Trinity Baroque Orchestra; New York Baroque Inc.; Dana Marsh, conductor. Trinity Ensembles join forces with the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys of Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue and New York Baroque Incorporated to present Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, one of music’s quintessential masterpieces western classic. The St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, is a dramatic integration of Scripture, new poetry and the great hymns of the Lutheran tradition. Free