Nov. 27: Bob Saget, SciCafe Talk, Uma Thurman & More

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AMNH SciCafe

Preview: An after-hours lecture with cocktails at the American Museum of Natural History with biologist and anthropologist Fatimah Jackson explores the importance of co-evolution of plants and humans. The talk titled How Plants Domesticated Humans will examine how plants are vital to the survival and behavior of humans. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6;30 p.m. at the American Museum of Natural History

Talk: Bob Saget
You know him from the most family-friendly TV shows “Full House” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” but Bob Saget has also been an out-of-his-mind standup comedian for more than 30 years. Join him as he divulges uncensored stories on the life in the limelight. When & Where: Tuesday, April 8, 8:15 p.m. at 92nd Street Y


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Your Holiday Gift Guide to NYC Museum Shops, Plus Discount Codes!
Beyond the city’s luxury retailers and the popular holiday markets of Union Square and Bryant Park, the city is dotted with well-stocked museum shops boasting unique gifts that–many times–cannot be found elsewhere. Here, our selection of one-of-a-kind gifts from the best museum shops for everyone on your list.

Top 10 Upcoming Lectures, Readings & Discussions in NYC

• Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger join the Guthrie Family for an evening of stories and songs. Saturday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m. at Carnegie Hall

Sheryl Crow talks with New York Times chief pop editor about her music, career and foray into the world of country music. Monday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. at The TimesCenter

• Sit down with Uma Thurman as she interviews Robert Thurman and Sharon Salzberg on their book Love Your Enemies. Monday, Dec. 2, 8:15 p.m. at 92nd Street Y

• Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Vargas speaks about immigration policy in the U.S. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. at the Tenement Museum

• Get ready for an evening of laughs with comedian David Misch who divulges “everything you always wanted to know about comedy.” Friday, Dec. 6, 6 p.m. at The Cooper Union – The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium

• Experience Broadway up close with music director David Loud and an ensemble of seven singers. Monday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall

• Discover the fascinating history of Central Park’s Sheep Meadow, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Valert Vaux in 1858. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m. at the Museum of the City of New York

• Uncover the fantastical world of holiday window displays with visual directors of Macy’s, Saks and others. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m. at the New York School of Interior Design

• Enjoy tastings of two dishes and two cocktails at a discussion of HBO’s “Treme” and new cookbook Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans. Friday, Dec. 13, 8:15 p.m. at 92nd Street Y

• Join creator of the ramen burger, Keizo Shimamoto, for a discussion on adventurous cuisines and food crazes, plus enoy a tasting reception after the talk. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6:30 p.m. at Asia Society and Museum

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