Events on Monday, November 12

I'm Your Man: The Music of George Michael

Music: R&B

I'm Your Man: The Music of George Michael

Monday 11/12 @ S.O.B.'s

Pay tribute to one of the most soulful pop geniuses of our time: George Michael. Tonight, Broadway stars converge on SOB's... 

Franklin Park Reading Series

Books

Franklin Park Reading Series

Monday 11/12 @ Franklin Park

 How could Brooklyn's best monthly reading series get a little better? Teaming up with the folks at Electric Literature sure couldn't... 

Madonna

Music: Pop

Madonna

Monday 11/12 @ Madison Square Garden

Join Madonna as she hits the MSG stage on November 12 at 8PM in support of her latest album MDNA during... 

Public Speaking Intensive with Video Feedback

Workshop/Class

Public Speaking Intensive with Video Feedback

Monday 11/12 @ General Assembly

Figure out how to be your best when the pressure’s on. The ability to connect with others in an authentic way... 

Carner & Gregor: "Island Song" w/ David Ayers, Lindsay Mendez, Preston Sadleir, Sarah Stiles, and Raena White

Theatre: Musical

Carner & Gregor: "Island Song" w/ David Ayers, Lindsay Mendez, Preston Sadleir, Sarah Stiles, and Raena White

Monday 11/12 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Five New Yorkers are caught in a twisted love affair…with the city. This unique musical anthology takes us through their poignant... 

Austrian Cultural Forum Presents: Wolfgang Mitterer and Ensemble Mise-En

Music

Austrian Cultural Forum Presents: Wolfgang Mitterer and Ensemble Mise-En

Monday 11/12 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Wolfgang Mitterer creates a network of instrumental and vocal live ensembles and electronic surround sound; he juxtaposes sawmills and old church... 

Design Rebels Unite: Is it Possible to Make a Difference and Make a Living?

Books

Design Rebels Unite: Is it Possible to Make a Difference and Make a Living?

Monday 11/12 @ Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

 ore designers than ever want to do good, but in the real world, the details can become tricky. How do you... 

Immigration Law for Startups

Workshop/Class

Immigration Law for Startups

Monday 11/12 @ General Assembly

Do you have questions about obtaining an employment visa?  Or applying for a green card?  This session will provide start-ups with... 

Ongoing Events

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Monday 11/12 @ BAM

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

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

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

<em>Brooklyn Close-Up</em>

Film: Festival

Brooklyn Close-Up

Monday 11/12 @ BAM Rose Cinemas

Celebrating nine decades of Brooklyn film history and revealing how filmmakers since the silent era have been inspired by the County... 

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

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

Art

Shantell Martin: Continuous Line

Monday 11/12 @ 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,... 

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

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Monday 11/12 @ Various cinemas

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

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

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Monday 11/12 @ 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>Skyfall</em>

Film: Wide Release

Skyfall

Monday 11/12 @ Various theaters

Bond is back and fans of the franchise will not be disappointed by the latest installment, which sees Daniel Craig reprising... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

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

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Monday 11/12 @ Columbus Circle

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

<em>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Monday 11/12 @ Film Forum

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

<em>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Monday 11/12 @ 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>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Monday 11/12 @ Schoenfeld Theater

David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize winning play about 48 hours in the lives of a quartet of Chicago real estate agents and... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

The Art of <em>Rise of the Guardians</em>

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Monday 11/12 @ Museum of the Moving Image

Animation fans and those who walk away from a cinematic experience wondering "how did they do that?" will find solace in... 

<em>The Big Picture</em>

Film: Independent

The Big Picture

Monday 11/12 @ 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>Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats</em>

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Monday 11/12 @ 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 Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

The 5th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival

Film: Festival

Imagine Science Film Festival

Monday 11/12 @ Various locations

It's been a scaly mountain to climb, but science seems to be shedding some of its inaccessible skin thanks in part... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

<em>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

<em>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

<em>Sleepwalk With Me</em>

Film: Independent

Sleepwalk With Me

Monday 11/12 @ IFC Center

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

Uncubed NYC

Conference: Tech

Uncubed NYC

Monday 11/12 @ Altman Building

Uncubed NYC is the city's largest tech startup fair. If you're in the biz — or want to be — we highly recommend... 

<em>Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters</em>

Film: Documentary

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Monday 11/12 @ Film Forum

We've always wondered what was lurking behind Gregory Crewdson's eerie and arresting photographs, and now thanks to filmmaker Ben Shapiro, the... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Monday 11/12 @ 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>Starlet</em>

Film: Independent

Starlet

Monday 11/12 @ Landmark Sunshine

A 21-year old aspiring actress and a grey-haired widow make an unlikely connection in Sean Baker's slow-burning, low-budget gem, Starlet. Baker,... 

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

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Monday 11/12 @ 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>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Monday 11/12 @ Cort Theatre

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

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

<em> The Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

D&uuml;rer to de Kooning: 100 Master Drawings from Munich

Art

Dürer to de Kooning

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Monday 11/12 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

With awards season almost upon us, MoMA's curators have done their customary review of this year's cinematic crop and pulled those... 

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

Art: Sculpture

White Gold

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Monday 11/12 @ Various locations

Lower East Side Recovers is a recovery organizing site for New York's Lower East Side in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.... 

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Monday 11/12 @ Merchant's House Museum

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Monday 11/12 @ 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>The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965</em>

Film: Documentary

The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965

Monday 11/12 @ IFC Center

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

DOC NYC

Film: Documentary

DOC NYC

Monday 11/12 @ IFC Center

Now in its third year, DOC NYC has blossomed into one of our favorite festivals. Serving up 115 documentary-tinged happenings over... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Typography 101

Workshop/Class: Art

Typography 101

Monday 11/12 @ Gowanus Print Lab

Typography is the art of arranging type to make language visible. In this class, you will learn how to harness typography... 

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Art

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Art

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Monday 11/12 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 Radical Terrain, the third exhibition in the series Modernist Art from India,highlights the exploration of landscape in Indian art for the generation... 

Essentials of Startup Law - Formation, Fundraising & Exits

Workshop/Class

Essentials of Startup Law - Formation, Fundraising & Exits

Monday 11/12 @ General Assembly

 Legal mistakes can doom even the best startup concepts and founding teams. Corporate formation, fundraising documentation, founders' stock and board relations... 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Art: Sculpture

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Monday 11/12 @ 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.... 

Auspicious Stitches Fabric Arts Workshop

Workshop/Class: Art

Auspicious Stitches Fabric Arts Workshop

Monday 11/12 @ Rubin Museum of Art

  Auspicious Stitches is a free weekly workshop that provides adults with an opportunity to discover and create needlework, appliqué, and other... 

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Monday 11/12 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The meteoric rise of the workshop of Abraham Roentgen (1711-1793) and his son David (1743-1807) is the most spectacular chapter in... 

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

Art

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

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Common Ground

Art: Group Show

Common Ground

Monday 11/12 @ 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

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Screen Printing Techniques

Workshop/Class: Art

Screen Printing Techniques

Monday 11/12 @ Gowanus Print Lab

Screen Printing Techniques is the perfect course for a beginner seeking to gain confidence and competency in screen printing. This four... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Monday 11/12 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Art

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Auspicious Stitches Workshop

Workshop/Class: Art

Auspicious Stitches Workshop

Monday 11/12 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 Auspicious Stitches provides adults with an opportunity to discover and create needlework, appliqué, and other fiber arts inspired by the RMA collection.... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Monday 11/12 @ The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum presents Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol, the East Coast premiere of Sharon Lockhart’s latest body of work. In... 

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

Art

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

Monday 11/12 @ 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

Monday 11/12 @ The Bowery Presents

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

A Promise is Cloud

Art

A Promise is Cloud

Monday 11/12 @ 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.... 

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Art

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Monday 11/12 @ 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... 

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Art: Installation

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Monday 11/12 @ 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,... 

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Art: Photography

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Monday 11/12 @ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

 Gordon Parks: 100 Moments celebrates a photographer who transformed the visual story of America with his ever-questioning lens, highlighting—in particular—the significance of Parks’s...