Events on Tuesday, November 13

The Babies

Music

The Babies

Tuesday 11/13 @ Knitting Factory

 A Brooklyn supergroup comprised of members from bands like Vivian Girls and Woods, The Babies have become more of a focus... 

The Book Report Reading w/ Justine Hope Blau , Monica McClure & more

Books

The Book Report Reading w/ Justine Hope Blau , Monica McClure & more

Tuesday 11/13 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Flavorpill's own Jason Diamond reads at this installment of the Book Report. Get great book suggestions and expert analysis — just like... 

Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Music: Classical

Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Tuesday 11/13 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

 An exclusive Decca artist, Behzod Abduraimov’s debut recital CD will be released worldwide during the spring of 2012. Extraordinarily talented, he... 

Kaki King

Music

Kaki King

Tuesday 11/13 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

 Espionage, particularly the idea of living a double life, was the basis for Kaki King’s brand-new, stunning album Junior. And like... 

The Moth StorySLAM: Wash

Books

The Moth StorySLAM: Wash

Tuesday 11/13 @ Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

 10 stories, 3 teams of judges, 1 winner. $8 at the door. This event always sells out. Limited seating; please arrive... 

Diwali Celebration

Art: Benefit

Diwali Celebration

Tuesday 11/13 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 On Tuesday, November 13, the Rubin Museum of Art’s young members group, Visionary Circle, will host their first-ever fundraising benefit, a... 

The Book Report Reading

Books

The Book Report Reading

Tuesday 11/13 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Once upon a time you were in third grade and you had to give book reports and it was awesome. The... 

Ongoing Events

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

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

The 5th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival

Film: Festival

Imagine Science Film Festival

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>Falling</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Falling

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

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

Art

Shantell Martin: Continuous Line

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ Various cinemas

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

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

<em>Starlet</em>

Film: Independent

Starlet

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Tuesday 11/13 @ Various locations

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

<em>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Forget Hallmark! Create Your Own Stationery

Workshop/Class: Art

Forget Hallmark! Create Your Own Stationery

Tuesday 11/13 @ Gowanus Print Lab

Make your someecards puns and original artwork a physical reality at this DIY stationery class. Come away with your own notecards... 

<em>Mies Julie</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Mies Julie

Tuesday 11/13 @ St. Ann's Warehouse

St Ann's Warehouse breaks in their new DUMBO digs with an explosive new play that remodels August Strindberg's Miss Julie in... 

Celebrate Mexico Now

Festival

Mexico Now

Tuesday 11/13 @ Various Locations

A city-wide celebration now in its ninth year, CMN highlights contemporary Mexican artists of nearly every persuasion. From film to dance,... 

Uncubed NYC

Conference: Tech

Uncubed NYC

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

<em>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Tuesday 11/13 @ Schoenfeld Theater

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

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Tuesday 11/13 @ BAM

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

<em>House for Sale</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

House for Sale

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters</em>

Film: Documentary

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

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

Art

Dürer to de Kooning

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965</em>

Film: Documentary

The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965

Tuesday 11/13 @ IFC Center

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

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

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Tuesday 11/13 @ Columbus Circle

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

DOC NYC

Film: Documentary

DOC NYC

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

<em>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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,... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

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

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

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

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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 Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Tuesday 11/13 @ Lincoln Center

Even die-hard Chekhov boycotters will happily snicker through Christopher Durang's latest, a comic antidote to angst-ridden, slow moving Russian drama. Chronicling... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>The Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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>Sleepwalk With Me</em>

Film: Independent

Sleepwalk With Me

Tuesday 11/13 @ IFC Center

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

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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 Big Picture</em>

Film: Independent

The Big Picture

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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),... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Music

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Tuesday 11/13 @ The Bowery Presents

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

Common Ground

Art: Group Show

Common Ground

Tuesday 11/13 @ Public Art Fund

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

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Tuesday 11/13 @ The Jewish Museum

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

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

Art

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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

I went to the house but did not enter

Cultural Hybrid

I went to the house but did not enter

Tuesday 11/13 @ Lincoln Center

Featuring: The Hilliard Ensemble Heiner Goebbels, conception, music, and director Klaus Gr├╝nberg, lighting design and staging Florence von Gerkan, costume design... 

A Promise is Cloud

Art

A Promise is Cloud

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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.... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Art

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Workshop/Class

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Tuesday 11/13 @ General Assembly

Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics software, used by designers and illustrators who want... 

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Art

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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,... 

Adobe After Effects

Workshop/Class: Tech

Adobe After Effects

Tuesday 11/13 @ Gowanus Print Lab

Over the course of 5 weeks learn the fundamentals of Adobe After Effects, an industry standard "swiss army knife" of video... 

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Art: Photography

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Art

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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... 

Intro to Web Usability

Workshop/Class

Intro to Web Usability

Tuesday 11/13 @ General Assembly

Session One (11/13)   Form Design Forms is how customers "talk" to companies online. It is how companies create communities, collect... 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Art: Sculpture

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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.... 

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Art

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Tuesday 11/13 @ 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...