Events on Sunday, November 18

Mendelssohn and Beavers: Brooklyn Chamber Music Memorial Concert 

Special Event: Benefit

Mendelssohn and Beavers

Sunday 11/18 @ Church of Saint Ann & the Holy Trinity

Join the Brooklyn Friends of Chamber Music and the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra in honoring the lives of Hope and the Honorable... 

10th Anniversary Chili Takedown

Food/Wine: Competition

Chili Takedown

Sunday 11/18 @ The Bell House

Election season really isn't over until you've cast your ballot for best chili at Matt Timms' infamous takedown. Celebrating ten years... 

Baby Loves Disco

Music: Dance

Baby Loves Disco

Sunday 11/18 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

All across the country, Baby Loves Disco is slowly but surely transforming the hippest night clubs into child proof discos as... 

Norton Records Marathon Wash-A-Thon!

Music

Norton Records Marathon Wash-A-Thon!

Sunday 11/18 @ Brooklyn Bowl

 Hurricane Sandy may have preempted one NYC Marathon but it has precipitated another -- the world’s first ever record washing marathon!... 

On Departing: Philharmonia Orchestra

Music: Classical

On Departing: Philharmonia Orchestra

Sunday 11/18 @ Lincoln Center

Featuring: Philharmonia Orchestra Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor Program: Mahler: Symphony No. 9 Gustav Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, his last completed work, is a... 

Juncal Street Flamenco

Dance

Juncal Street Flamenco

Sunday 11/18 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Juncal Street is presented to you by six incredible and renowned performers, prodigies in the expression of their art. They are... 

Ongoing Events

<em>Chasing Ice</em>

Film: Documentary

Chasing Ice

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

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

Art

Shantell Martin: Continuous Line

Sunday 11/18 @ 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 Law in These Parts</em>

Film: Documentary

The Law in These Parts

Sunday 11/18 @ Film Forum

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

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Sunday 11/18 @ Various Locations

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

Celebrate Mexico Now

Festival

Mexico Now

Sunday 11/18 @ Various Locations

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

Bassnectar

Music: DJ

Bassnectar

Sunday 11/18 @ Terminal 5

Bassnectar's music contains a microcosm of Bay Area subcultures: from wax-poetic hip-hop beats and massive bass lines worthy of the playa's... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Sunday 11/18 @ Cort Theatre

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

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

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Falling</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Falling

Sunday 11/18 @ 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 11/18 @ IFC Center

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

Little Care Box: Volunteer and Donate

Special Event: Volunteer

Little Care Box

Sunday 11/18 @ Various NYC locations

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

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

Art

Dürer to de Kooning

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Meta-Monumental Garage Sale

Art: Installation

Meta-Monumental Garage Sale

Sunday 11/18 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

We never thought people would be haggling over the price of second-hand salt and pepper shakers in MoMA's Atrium, but it's... 

<em>Starlet</em>

Film: Independent

Starlet

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Mies Julie</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Mies Julie

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

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

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Sunday 11/18 @ Merchant's House Museum

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Unique NYC

Fashion/Style: Shopping

Unique NYC

Sunday 11/18 @ Center 548

Shop local and score great deals at Unique NYC, the largest independent design fair in the country. The two-day pop-up features... 

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

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Sunday 11/18 @ Columbus Circle

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

Marathon reading of Moby-Dick

Books

Marathon reading of Moby-Dick

Sunday 11/18 @ Various

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

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carving</em>

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>House for Sale</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

House for Sale

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Brooklyn Flea (Williamsburg)

City Gems: Shopping

Brooklyn Flea (Williamsburg)

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters</em>

Film: Documentary

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

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

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>The Comedy</em>

Film: Independent

The Comedy

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

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

Film: Festival

9th Annual Big Apple Film Festival: Chicken

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

<em> The Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film</em>

Film: Festival

The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ Various theaters

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

<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...

Sunday 11/18 @ Soho Rep

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

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

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Sunday 11/18 @ Various cinemas

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

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Sunday 11/18 @ BAM

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

<em>The Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Sunday 11/18 @ 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>White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain</em>

Art: Sculpture

White Gold

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Festival: Film

Walter Scheuer Film Festival

Sunday 11/18 @ Symphony Space

The films of early Symphony Space funder and music documentarian, the late Walter Scheuer, are celebrated in this six week film... 

George Bellows

Art: Painting & Drawing

George Bellows

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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 11/18 @ Public Art Fund

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

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Music

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Sunday 11/18 @ The Bowery Presents

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

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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

Sunday 11/18 @ 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... 

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Art: Installation

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Sunday 11/18 @ 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,... 

Moby Dick Marathon NYC

Books: Reading

Moby Dick Marathon NYC

Sunday 11/18 @ Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

 The first-ever NYC marathon-style reading of Herman Melville's classic begins Friday night at WORD and will continue here on Saturday. For...