Events on Sunday, October 28

Rooftop Films Presents: Sunday Night Indie-Horror Marathon

Film

Indie-Horror Marathon

Sunday 10/28 @ Brooklyn Lyceum

Consider this a day of Halloween pre-gaming thanks to the people behind Rooftop Films, a group of people who always know... 

Sic Alps

Music

Sic Alps

Sunday 10/28 @ Knitting Factory

 With no disrespect to the other coast, Sic Alps sound exactly what us New Yorker's think a band from San Francisco... 

Many Forms, Many Ideas: Performing Debates

Performing Arts

Many Forms, Many Ideas: Performing Debates

Sunday 10/28 @ Asia Society and Museum

A lively night of performance and comedy by Asian and Asian-American artists offer a fresh perspective on “debating” as we head... 

Moonalice

Music

Moonalice

Sunday 10/28 @ Brooklyn Bowl

Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and... 

People Are Strange by Eric Gamalinda: Reading/Performance

Performing Arts: Spoken Word

People Are Strange by Eric Gamalinda: Reading/Performance

Sunday 10/28 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

A reading/performance of People are Strange, the new collection of stories by Eric Gamalinda published by Black Lawrence Press. Featuring Alexis... 

Neil Labute + Aimee Mann Happy Talk

Performing Arts: Discussion

Neil Labute + Aimee Mann Happy Talk

Sunday 10/28 @ Rubin Museum of Art

  Neil Labute is not exactly known for compassionate characters in his plays. However as a follow up to his successful  reasons... 

Grimes w/ Elite Gymnastics & Myths

Music

Grimes w/ Elite Gymnastics & Myths

Sunday 10/28 @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

There is a powerful harmony in Grimes. It is a project which is both musical and visual, embodying the arts of... 

Immortal Bach: Cameron Carpenter

Music: Classical

Immortal Bach: Cameron Carpenter

Sunday 10/28 @ Lincoln Center

Program: Bach: Toccata in F major; Fantasia and Fugue in G minor; Preludes and Fugues from the Well-tempered Clavier; Prelude and... 

Music: Classical

PhilharmonSTER!

Sunday 10/28 @ Symphony Space

Gear up for Halloween as the young goblins and ghouls of the InterSchool Orchestras of New York's Carnegie Hill Orchestra (ages... 

Music: Classical

Angela Hewitt, piano (performing extracts from Bach's Art of Fugue)

Sunday 10/28 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Angela Hewitt is a phenomenal artist who has established herself at the highest level over the last few years not least... 

Liev Schreiber + Jesse Prinz Happy Talk

Performing Arts: Discussion

Liev Schreiber + Jesse Prinz Happy Talk

Sunday 10/28 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 Media Sponsor is GAIAM TV Presented in association with Grand Editorial Actor Liev Schreiber looks for happiness in the characters he has played –... 

Ongoing Events

Dürer to de Kooning: 100 Master Drawings from Munich

Art

Dürer to de Kooning

Sunday 10/28 @ The Morgan Library

 Munich's Staatliche Graphische Sammlung is one of Europe's great art collections, and for the first time, pieces from their collection will make... 

<em>Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carving</em>

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Stone carving is one of the oldest arts in China, its beginnings dating back to remote antiquity. Although jade, the mineral... 

<em>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Sunday 10/28 @ Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 W 49th St)

We hestitated to lend our voices to the chorus of adoration for this show — only because we were afraid of being... 

Tenement Street Workshop presents&nbsp;<em>Rough Approximations: A Devil's Tale</em>

Theatre

Rough Approximations: A Devils Tale

Sunday 10/28 @ St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery

The multi-talented weirdos over at the DIY theater group Tenement Street Workshop return this season with Rough Approximations, a immersive and... 

caribBeing presents 3rd Annual Flatbush Film Festival: West Indian Edition

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Sunday 10/28 @ Various cinemas

This year's Flatbush Film Festival showcases classic and contemporary West Indian cinema. For three consecutive weeks, caribBeing presents a vast array... 

The New Group presents <em>The Good Mother</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Sunday 10/28 @ The Acorn at Theatre Row

Larissa (Gretchen Moll) believes she is the ultimate Good Mother to her special-needs daughter, and playwright Francine Volpe has her emphatically... 

<em>The Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Sunday 10/28 @ Walter Kerr Theatre

"Feminism lurked in the wings during the Gilded Age," intimates Broadway's latest revival of The Heiress. A theatrical adaptation of Henry... 

<em>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Sunday 10/28 @ Cort Theatre

When we heard Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, and Ed Asner were in a play together, we had a "stop the presses"... 

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Sunday 10/28 @ Merchant's House Museum

<em> Detroit </em>

Theatre: Drama

Detroit

Sunday 10/28 @ Playwrights Horizons

Don't we all just need to start over sometimes? Lisa D'Amour's Pulitzer Prize finalist, Detroit (acutally placed in an ambiguous American suburb), looks... 

UrbanSpace Meatpacking

Fashion/Style: Shopping

UrbanSpace Meatpacking

Sunday 10/28 @ Urbanspace Meatpacking, under the Highline at the intersection of Washington and 13th Streets

Dekalb Market may be closed (for now), but shoppers and foodies don't despair: its pop-up sibling, UrbanSpace Meatpacking, still has some... 

<em>Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000</em>

Art: Multimedia

Century of the Child

Sunday 10/28 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

MoMA’s ambitious survey of 20th century design for children is the first large-scale overview of the modernist preoccupation with children and... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Sunday 10/28 @ The Rose Museum at Carnegie Hall

Funded by the Susan and Elihu Rose Foundation and opened in 1991, the Rose Museum chronicles Carnegie Hall’s history. It exhibits... 

<em>Sleep No More</em>'s Carnival des Corbeaux

Party: Halloween

Carnival des Corbeaux

Sunday 10/28 @ The McKittrick Hotel

The McKittrick Hotel, home of Flavorpill's beloved Sleep No More (and we mean that literally; we'd marry it if we could),... 

Tom&aacute;s Saraceno on the Roof: Cloud City

Cultural Hybrid

Tomás Saraceno on the Roof: Cloud City

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Artist Tomás Saraceno (born in Tucumán, Argentina, in 1973) will create a constellation of large, interconnected modules constructed with transparent and... 

<em>Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

"Rinpa" is a modern term that refers to a distinctive style of Japanese pictorial and applied arts that arose in the... 

<em>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Sunday 10/28 @ Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center

Disgraced dives into taboo subjects — politics, race, and religion — with unmitigated gusto. A dinner between two interracial couples is at the... 

Tatzu Nishi: <em>Discovering Columbus</em>

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Sunday 10/28 @ Columbus Circle

Ever wonder what it might be like to be in the same room as Christopher Columbus? The Public Art Fund has... 

<em>Falling</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Falling

Sunday 10/28 @ Minetta Lane Theatre

There's a reason Falling, by Deanna Jent, won St. Louis, Missouri's 2012 Kevin Kline Award for Best New Play and has been... 

<em>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Sunday 10/28 @ Film Forum

Award-winning French filmmaker Léos Carax celebrates life in his brilliant and bizarre Holy Motors. Starring Denis Lavant as Monsieur Oscar, the... 

Brooklyn Flea (Williamsburg)

City Gems: Shopping

Brooklyn Flea (Williamsburg)

Sunday 10/28 @ Brooklyn Flea Williamsburg

 It's hard to think of anything better than casually strolling through Brooklyn's flea market along the East River.  The Sunday flea... 

<em>The Master</em>

Film

The Master

Sunday 10/28 @ Angelika Film Center

It's been five long years since Paul Thomas Anderson released a film; his last was There Will Be Blood (2007), with his... 

<em>The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Sunday 10/28 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

This exhibition, covering the period from 1910 to today, offers a critical reassessment of photography's role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde... 

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Sunday 10/28 @ BAM

Selected Artists: Glen Baldridge Timothy Hull & Future Expansion Architecture Ed Purver Showpaper featuring Adam Void & Gaia, Cassius Fouler &... 

<em>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Sunday 10/28 @ New Amsterdam Theatre

Now in its 5th phenomenal year at the beautiful New Amsterdam Theatre on New York City's 42nd Street, MARY POPPINS has... 

<em>You Will Make A Difference</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

You Will Make A Difference

Sunday 10/28 @ West Park Presbyterian Church

A truly experimental and immersive experience, You Will Make a Difference draws upon an array of influences from medieveal pageant plays... 

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Sunday 10/28 @ Whitney Museum of American Art

Wade Guyton's mid-career retrospective at the Whitney may forever change the way you think about paper jams. The American artist, who... 

<em>In The Summer Pavilion</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

In The Summer Pavilion

Sunday 10/28 @ 59E59 Theaters

Ben, Nabile, and Clarissa, three Princeton students on vacation at a summer house in Maine, drop acid after having a threesome... 

<em>The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965</em>

Film: Documentary

The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965

Sunday 10/28 @ IFC Center

The Rolling Stones Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965 is a masterfully restored time capsule of the English band three... 

<em>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Sunday 10/28 @ Ambassador Theatre

Chicago is the kiss-and-tell tale of Roxie Hart, a chorus girl who kills her lover as a career move; Billy Flynn,... 

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Sunday 10/28 @ The Public Theater

If you were 158-years old, you'd likely be in need of a few nips and tucks now and again, which is... 

<em>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

"Photoshopped!" The very word can send an analog photographer’s snobbery and/or justified pride into overload. Photoshop? How dare they! But while... 

<em>Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Sunday 10/28 @ The Frick Collection

In keeping with its tradition of exhibiting masterworks from collections outside of New York, the Frick will present fifty-eight drawings from... 

Quay Brothers: <em>On Deciphering the Pharmacist's Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets</em>

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Sunday 10/28 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

This MoMA gallery exhibition and accompanying film retrospective will be the first presentation of the Quay Brothers' work in all their... 

<em> The Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Sunday 10/28 @ Peter Jay Sharp Theater

America is obese. And in Samuel D Hunter's powerful play, The Whale, we watch a morbidly obese American in his last... 

<em>House for Sale</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

House for Sale

Sunday 10/28 @ The Duke Theater

Literary geeks should flock to the Transport Group's theatrical adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's House for Sale. Franzen, a National Book Award... 

Scary Movies 6

Film: Festival

Scary Movies 6

Sunday 10/28 @ The Film Society of Lincoln Center

Warning: over-exposure to this film series' serial killers, demons, and zombie clowns could cause nightmares. Now that we've gotten that out... 

Shantell Martin: <em>Continuous Line</em>

Art

Shantell Martin: Continuous Line

Sunday 10/28 @ Black & White Gallery

Shantell Martin is a Brooklyn-based, British-born artist who uses a variety of different media: from analog drawing on walls, cars, people,... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Sunday 10/28 @ FIT Museum

Sartorialists, prepare to dust off your WASP-iest Ralph Lauren and Brooks Brothers for a journey through prep-land. Traveling the ages of... 

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Sunday 10/28 @ Various Locations

Pizza in New York is a point of contention (and competition) for many, but if there's one man that knows his... 

<em>Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats</em>

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This exhibition, which encircles the Astor Chinese Garden Court, explores the pictorial imagery of gardens as an abiding source of artistic... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Sunday 10/28 @ Minskoff Theatre

More than 60 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one-of-a-kind musical that... 

Designers & Books Fair 2012

Fashion/Style

Designers & Books Fair 2012

Sunday 10/28 @ FIT, 27th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY

Our cultural nervous system is all fired up over this event which celebrates various forms of design. The weekend, which was... 

<em>Sleepwalk With Me</em>

Film: Independent

Sleepwalk With Me

Sunday 10/28 @ IFC Center

We adore Mike Birbiglia, or "Birbigs" as he's known around the Internet. Arguably the best storytelling comedian on the scene today,... 

Blackout Haunted House

Performing Arts

Blackout NYC

Sunday 10/28 @ Blackout NYC

This is the most terrifying, intense, and immersive haunted house you'll ever experience. Sexual assault, violence, torture, characters/events/scenes basically designed to... 

<em>The Big Picture</em>

Film: Independent

The Big Picture

Sunday 10/28 @ IFC Center

You'll have to indulge us. We're sort of smitten with French actor Romain Duris (Heartbreaker, The Beat That My Heart Skipped),... 

<em>Cock</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Cock

Sunday 10/28 @ The Duke Theater

When someone says the word "cock," you're most likely not be thinking theatre. Get your mind out of the gutter. The... 

Ars Nova presents <em>Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Sunday 10/28 @ Ars Nova Theater

War and Peace has an unfair reputation as being unwieldy. Not only is there the outstanding Pevear/Volokhonsky translation, Bondarchuk's film and... 

Edvard Munch's <em>The Scream</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Sunday 10/28 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

As much as we'd all like to be gazillionare art collectors, the reality is, for most of us, Sotheby's is just... 

<em>White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain</em>

Art: Sculpture

White Gold

Sunday 10/28 @ The Frick Collection

White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain will feature approximately seventy of Henry Arnhold's promised gift of 131... 

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Art

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Met Museum’s Arms and Armor Department, this exhibition surveys the career of Dr. Bashford... 

Common Ground

Art: Group Show

Common Ground

Sunday 10/28 @ Public Art Fund

 From the monuments of ancient Egypt to the Statue of Liberty, public art has traditionally been a means to represent a... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Sunday 10/28 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 The fourth in a series of exhibitions curated by the renowned Tibetan scholar David Jackson, The Place of Provenance: Regional Styles in... 

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Art

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

For decades, critics have observed that Andy Warhol exerted an enormous impact on contemporary art, but no exhibition has yet explored... 

A Promise is Cloud

Art

A Promise is Cloud

Sunday 10/28 @ Public Art Fund

Like the atmospheric transformation of a cloud into rain, some works of art have the potential to change their form and meaning.... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Sunday 10/28 @ Public Art Fund

Oscar Tuazon’s art typically combines industrial and natural materials to transform the experience of a building or space. The rough and... 

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This installation explores various ways in which artists, including Nancy Burson, Filip Dujardin, Joan Fontcuberta, Beate Gütschow, and others, have used... 

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Art: Installation

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Sunday 10/28 @ Asia Society and Museum

Asia Society Museum presents the first major solo exhibition in the United States of leading Chinese artist Lin Tianmiao (born 1961,... 

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Art

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Sunday 10/28 @ El Museo del Barrio

This exhibition features works that explore the vast diversity and complexity of the Caribbean basin, as an accompaniment to El Museo’s... 

Hatha Yoga

Workshop/Class: Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Sunday 10/28 @ Wave Hill

Release stress and find refuge from city life by practicing seasonal yoga, surrounded by the beauty of Wave Hill. Hatha Yoga... 

The xx @ Paradise Theatre w/ Chairlift

Music

The xx @ Paradise Theatre w/ Chairlift

Sunday 10/28 @ The Bowery Presents

London, summer, 2009: The xx arrive with their debut album ‘xx’ – a whole new sound of love, loss and longing.... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Sunday 10/28 @ The Jewish Museum

Ori Gersht makes videos and photographs on borders, thresholds, and transitions in time and place. In Dew (2001, 3 min., 17... 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Art: Sculpture

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

To visualize life-size and colossal marbles, the great Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) began by rapidly modeling small clay sketches.... 

New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts

Art

New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This third and final phase of the American Wing renovation project comprises 26 renovated and enlarged galleries for the Met Museum’s... 

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Music

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Sunday 10/28 @ The Bowery Presents

Were we ever gonna get out of this town? - Just Kids - BEAR CREEK “If you start a band with... 

Turkmen Jewelry from the Collection of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf

Art

Turkmen Jewelry from the Collection of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf

Sunday 10/28 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This exhibition of 19th- and 20th-century Turkmen jewelry and decorative objects features some 50 works from the collection of Marshall and... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Sunday 10/28 @ The Jewish Museum

England’s Bodleian Library at Oxford University, established by Sir Thomas Bodley in 1602, is renowned for its great treasures. Among them... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Sunday 10/28 @ El Museo del Barrio

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World will examine the visual arts and aesthetic development across the Caribbean, considering the histories of the...