Events on Friday, November 16

Dan Deacon w/ Height With Friends, Chester Endersby Gwazda, and Alan Resnick

Music: Electronic

Dan Deacon

Friday 11/16 @ The Bowery Ballroom

We thought Dan Deacon might be an alien whose mission was to infiltrate the electronic party scene, set off a bubblegum... 

Rockaway Relief at Roberta's

Food/Wine

Rockaway Relief at Roberta's

Friday 11/16 @ Roberta's

Without a doubt the most delicious way to help out a community that was nailed hard by Sandy is to spend... 

Rock 'n Rebuild: Benefit to Restore the Rockaways

Special Event: Benefit

Rock 'n Rebuild: Benefit to Restore the Rockaways

Friday 11/16 @ Webster Hall

Former Rockaway resident Flutura Bardhi presents a benefit for victims of Hurricane Sandy (aka her neighbors). Head to Webster Hall's Hanky... 

Cut&Paste Global Champs

Art: Design

Cut&Paste

Friday 11/16 @ Angel Orensanz

We know — all you've ever asked for is a cheerworthy, live, digital design competition. Seriously though, the folks at Cut&Paste... 

Behavioral Economics for Startups

Workshop/Class

Behavioral Economics for Startups

Friday 11/16 @ General Assembly

Designing great experiences relies on a deep understanding of user motivations and behavior. Enter: behavioral economics -- the science of understanding... 

Future Rock

Music

Future Rock

Friday 11/16 @ Brooklyn Bowl

Chicago’s own Future Rock have carved out a category largely their own, adding drifting elements of Krautrock and space rock to... 

Festa Brasiliera: Celebrating Granta 121: The Best of Young Brazilian Novelists

Books: Release Party/Signing

Festa Brasiliera: Celebrating Granta 121: The Best of Young Brazilian Novelists

Friday 11/16 @ Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

 Granta magazine presents an evening of Brazilian literature and music to mark the launch of Granta 121: The Best of Young Brazilian Novelists. Join... 

Brief Encounter Cabaret Cinema

Film

Brief Encounter Cabaret Cinema

Friday 11/16 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 1945, USA, David Lean, 86 min. Starring Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, and Stanley Holloway Introduced by writer Marie Brenner Free with a... 

Ani DiFranco

Music

Ani DiFranco

Friday 11/16 @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

After 20 years in the music biz, self-described “Little Folksinger” Ani DiFranco is still technically little, although her influence on fellow... 

The Revivalists

Music

The Revivalists

Friday 11/16 @ Brooklyn Bowl

 What began as a chance encounter has become the next breakout band from the music capital of New Orleans. Neither lead... 

Inspired Word presents: Titillating Tongues: NYC Erotica in Poetry & Prose

Performing Arts: Spoken Word

Inspired Word presents: Titillating Tongues: NYC Erotica in Poetry & Prose

Friday 11/16 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

The Inspired Word presents a hot night of sexy fun, lip-licking words, and utter debauchery – Titillating Tongues: NYC Erotica in... 

The Freedom Party

Party

The Freedom Party

Friday 11/16 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

The Freedom Party NYC is New York City's longest running weekly Friday night dance party. Recently the winner of Paper Magazine's... 

Latvian Radio Choir:  Baltic Voices

Music: Classical

Latvian Radio Choir: Baltic Voices

Friday 11/16 @ Lincoln Center

Featuring: Latvian Radio Choir (U.S. debut) Sigvards Klava, conductor (U.S. debut) Program: Nystedt: Immortal Bach Thoresen: Ombres et images Hillborg: muo:aa:yiy::oum... 

Weilerstein Trio

Music: Classical

Weilerstein Trio

Friday 11/16 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

The highly acclaimed Weilerstein Trio, the trio-in-residence at the New England Conservatory of Music, has established itself as one of the... 

Ongoing Events

<em>The Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Friday 11/16 @ Various locations

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

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

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Friday 11/16 @ 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>White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain</em>

Art: Sculpture

White Gold

Friday 11/16 @ 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>Falling</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Falling

Friday 11/16 @ 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

Friday 11/16 @ IFC Center

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

<em>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Friday 11/16 @ Merchant's House Museum

Little Care Box: Volunteer and Donate

Special Event: Volunteer

Little Care Box

Friday 11/16 @ Various NYC locations

Since Hurricane Sandy devastated New York City and its surrounding communities, we at Flavorpill have been so inspired by the many... 

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

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Friday 11/16 @ 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 Art of <em>Rise of the Guardians</em>

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Friday 11/16 @ 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>Starlet</em>

Film: Independent

Starlet

Friday 11/16 @ 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,... 

Your Friday Adventure[s]

Music: DJ

Your Friday Adventure[s]

Friday 11/16 @ Bar Matchless

It's Friday night, you're in Williamsburg, and you just want to dance to a DJ who won't play their own agenda.... 

<em>The Comedy</em>

Film: Independent

The Comedy

Friday 11/16 @ BAM

Rick Alverson's latest film is like a wolf in sheep's clothing. It might be called the Comedy and star comedian Tim... 

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

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

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

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Simon Amstell: <em>Numb</em>

Comedy

Simon Amstell: Numb

Friday 11/16 @ Theatre 80

We're all about a British Invasion if it means Simon Amstell is hitting our shores. The award-winning comedian and former host... 

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Friday 11/16 @ 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>We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

We Are Proud to Present...

Friday 11/16 @ Soho Rep

When young Brooklyn-based playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury Googled "black people Germany," she came across the largely unknown colonial German genocide of... 

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

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

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Friday 11/16 @ Columbus Circle

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

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

The 5th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival

Film: Festival

Imagine Science Film Festival

Friday 11/16 @ 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>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

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

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Friday 11/16 @ 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>Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carving</em>

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Friday 11/16 @ 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>House for Sale</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

House for Sale

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

<em>In the Family</em>

Film: Independent

In the Family

Friday 11/16 @ Cinema Village

The definition of family is called into question in Patrick Wang's affecting naturalistic drama, In the Family. At the film's open... 

<em>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

9th Annual<em>&nbsp;</em>Big Apple Film Festival: <em>Chicken</em>

Film: Festival

9th Annual Big Apple Film Festival: Chicken

Friday 11/16 @ Tribeca Cinemas

If you've had some trepidations over investing in the larger scale film festivals, fret no more. The Big Apple Film Festival is... 

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

Film: Documentary

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Friday 11/16 @ Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Friday 11/16 @ 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 Big Picture</em>

Film: Independent

The Big Picture

Friday 11/16 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Friday 11/16 @ 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>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Friday 11/16 @ Cort Theatre

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

<em>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Friday 11/16 @ Schoenfeld Theater

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

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Friday 11/16 @ 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>Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Friday 11/16 @ 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

Friday 11/16 @ 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,... 

<em>Giant</em>

Theatre: Musical

Giant

Friday 11/16 @ The Public Theater

Edna Ferber's classic novel about life in Texas from the Depression up to the beginning of the Cold War is re-examined... 

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

Art

Shantell Martin: Continuous Line

Friday 11/16 @ 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,... 

<em> The Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Friday 11/16 @ 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

Friday 11/16 @ 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: 50 Years on Film</em>

Film: Festival

The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film

Friday 11/16 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

Leisure suits may have come and gone, but one thing that has stood the test of time are Mick Jagger's luscious... 

<em>Skyfall</em>

Film: Wide Release

Skyfall

Friday 11/16 @ Various theaters

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

<em>Mies Julie</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Mies Julie

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Friday 11/16 @ BAM

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

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Friday 11/16 @ 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>Billy Witch</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Billy Witch

Friday 11/16 @ Good Shepherd United Methodist Church

Cleverly playing with the stereotypes of the summer camp genre, Billy Witch invites the audience to enter the theatre as if... 

<em>Chasing Ice</em>

Film: Documentary

Chasing Ice

Friday 11/16 @ Cinema Village

If hurricanes like Sandy aren't evidence enough, Jeff Orlowski's beautifully lensed documentary Chasing Ice delivers the one-two punch that our planet's... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Friday 11/16 @ 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>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Friday 11/16 @ 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>The Law in These Parts</em>

Film: Documentary

The Law in These Parts

Friday 11/16 @ Film Forum

There is certainly no shortage of films dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but The Law in These Parts stands out among... 

Celebrate Mexico Now

Festival

Mexico Now

Friday 11/16 @ Various Locations

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

Marathon reading of Moby-Dick

Books

Marathon reading of Moby-Dick

Friday 11/16 @ Various

If there truly is something that can be called the Great American Novel, Herman Melville's 1851 story of the crew of the... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Friday 11/16 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Art

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Art

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Friday 11/16 @ The Jewish Museum

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

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Art: Installation

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Friday 11/16 @ 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

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Art: Sculpture

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Friday 11/16 @ 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

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

George Bellows

Art: Painting & Drawing

George Bellows

Friday 11/16 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

At the time of his death from appendicitis at the age of 42, George Bellows (1882–1925), was regarded as one of... 

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

Art

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

Friday 11/16 @ 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

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Music

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Friday 11/16 @ The Bowery Presents

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

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Art

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Art

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Friday 11/16 @ 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... 

Common Ground

Art: Group Show

Common Ground

Friday 11/16 @ Public Art Fund

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