Events on Friday, November 2

Touchy-Feely

Music: DJ

Touchy-Feely

Friday 11/ 2 @ The Bedford

 The popular Manhattan post punk/weird dub/coldwave/creepy synth/C86/Kraut rock celebration makes the move to Brooklyn, and this time has Liz Wendelbo of... 

Sonar North American Tour 2012 (Ft. Die Antwoord, Azari and III, Seth Troxler, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tiga, Gesaffelstein, and Nic Fanciulli)

Music: Electronic

Sonar on Tour

Friday 11/ 2 @ Roseland Ballroom

Barcelona's International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art, better known as the prestigeous Sonar Festival, embarks upon its first... 

Bear in Heaven/Small Black late night DJ set

Music

Bear in Heaven/Small Black late night DJ set

Friday 11/ 2 @ Glasslands Gallery

Part of the reason some people move to Brooklyn is so they can go to great late night parties where members... 

Found Footage Festival

Film: Video Art

Found Footage Festival

Friday 11/ 2 @ Anthology Film Archives

The Found Footage Festival has two requirements for their films: "1) Footage must be found on physical format. No YouTube. 2)... 

Grass Widow/Habibi

Music

Grass Widow/Habibi

Friday 11/ 2 @ 285 Kent Ave

 A night for those who like all-girl vocals and lots of reverb, Grass Widow are on a never ending tour behind... 

Rear Window Cabaret Cinema

Film

Rear Window Cabaret Cinema

Friday 11/ 2 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 954, USA, Alfred Hitchcock, 112 min. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, and Thelma Ritter Introduced by photographer  Lena Herzog... 

Fort Knox Five vs. Thunderball and The Funk Hunters

Music

Fort Knox Five vs. Thunderball and The Funk Hunters

Friday 11/ 2 @ Brooklyn Bowl

 The FORT KNOX FIVE is a leading force in the international funk and breaks scene. Having released an arsenal of floor... 

Minnie-apple in the Big Apple

Get Social

Minnie-apple in the Big Apple

Friday 11/ 2 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

At the Gallery   A monthly gathering of MN expats, this Minnesota Monthly happy hour is one of the friendliest nights... 

Andrew Jackson Jihad w/ Future Of The Left

Music: Indie

Andrew Jackson Jihad w/ Future Of The Left

Friday 11/ 2 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Andrew Jackson Jihad Andrew Jackson Jihad is an American folk/punk/rock group from Phoenix, Arizona, formed in 2004. They have been classified... 

Film: Independent

Prince of the Himalayas Special Screening

Friday 11/ 2 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 After the Rubin Museum's first theatrical screenings in the US of Sherwood Hu's exhilarating high-altitude Hamlet last year, we revisit the... 

The Freedom Party

Party

The Freedom Party

Friday 11/ 2 @ (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... 

Grouplove w/ MS MR

Music

Grouplove w/ MS MR

Friday 11/ 2 @ Terminal 5

When the members of Grouplove met it was like a dream. The setting was a remote artist colony on the exotic,... 

Introduction to the NYC Startup Community

Workshop/Class

Introduction to the NYC Startup Community

Friday 11/ 2 @ General Assembly

This free class is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech... 

Two Boots Presents Americana Jamboree

Music: Folk

Two Boots Presents Americana Jamboree

Friday 11/ 2 @ Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

 A boot-stompin’, down-home edition of our happy hour featuring music from Odetta Hartman and friends. Plus our regular Friday Night Happy... 

Ongoing Events

CAAAV Hurricane Sandy Relief

Special Event: Volunteer

CAAAV Hurricane Sandy Relief

Friday 11/ 2 @ CAAAV

CAAAV is opening its doors to Chinatown and Lower East Side residents, distributing water, flashlights, batteries, and food, and offering outlets... 

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Friday 11/ 2 @ BAM

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

<em>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>You Will Make A Difference</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

You Will Make A Difference

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>The Baltimore Waltz</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

The Baltimore Waltz

Friday 11/ 2 @ Canal Park Playhouse (508 Canal St.)

In 1986, playwright Paula Vogel's brother invited her on a trip to Europe, which she declined; unbeknownst to her, he had... 

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

Film: Documentary

The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965

Friday 11/ 2 @ IFC Center

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

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Friday 11/ 2 @ Merchant's House Museum

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/ 2 @ 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>The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

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

Theatre

Rough Approximations: A Devils Tale

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

<em> The Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Blackout Haunted House

Performing Arts

Blackout NYC

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Friday 11/ 2 @ Various locations

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

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Your Friday Adventure[s]

Music: DJ

Your Friday Adventure[s]

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats</em>

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>House for Sale</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

House for Sale

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Sleepwalk With Me</em>

Film: Independent

Sleepwalk With Me

Friday 11/ 2 @ IFC Center

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

<em>The Big Picture</em>

Film: Independent

The Big Picture

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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),... 

Quadrophenia

Film

Quadrophenia

Friday 11/ 2 @ BAM

Maybe the last truly great thing The Who were ever involved in, the 1979 film loosely based on the band's 1973... 

<em>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Friday 11/ 2 @ Film Forum

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

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Friday 11/ 2 @ Various Locations

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

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>In The Summer Pavilion</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

In The Summer Pavilion

Friday 11/ 2 @ 59E59 Theaters

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

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

Cultural Hybrid

Tomás Saraceno on the Roof: Cloud City

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carving</em>

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Falling</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Falling

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Bones Brigade: An Autobiography

Film

Bones Brigade: An Autobiography

Friday 11/ 2 @ IFC Center

 The Bones Brigade revolutionized skateboarding in the early 1980s, so there isn't any reason why a documentary on the group featuring... 

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

Art

Shantell Martin: Continuous Line

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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,... 

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

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

Art

Dürer to de Kooning

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000</em>

Art: Multimedia

Century of the Child

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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 Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

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

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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,... 

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

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Friday 11/ 2 @ Columbus Circle

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

<em>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Friday 11/ 2 @ Cort Theatre

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

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Friday 11/ 2 @ The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum presents Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol, the East Coast premiere of Sharon Lockhart’s latest body of work. 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/ 2 @ 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

Friday 11/ 2 @ Public Art Fund

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

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Music

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Friday 11/ 2 @ The Bowery Presents

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

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

A Promise is Cloud

Art

A Promise is Cloud

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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.... 

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Art: Photography

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Friday 11/ 2 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Commons Choir/Daria Fain & Robert Kocik's world premiere of E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E

Art: Performance

Commons Choir/Daria Fain & Robert Kocik's world premiere of E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E

Friday 11/ 2 @ New York Live Arts

 E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E is an epic, town hall musical proposing, with Thomas Paine and Martin Luther King, money as public property. Created by choreographer... 

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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,... 

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Art: Sculpture

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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/ 2 @ 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... 

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/ 2 @ 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... 

K2 Friday Nights

Get Social

K2 Friday Nights

Friday 11/ 2 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 Admission to the galleries is free from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. There is no cover charge for K2 Lounge. K2 Lounge Every Friday... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Art

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

The Spirit of the Body: Yatra—Seeking: Malavika Sarukkai

Dance

The Spirit of the Body: Yatra—Seeking: Malavika Sarukkai

Friday 11/ 2 @ Lincoln Center

Featuring: Malavika Sarukkai, choreographer and dancer Chitrambari Krishnakumar, vocals Srilatha Shamshuddin, nattuvangam Balaji Azhwar, mridangam Sai Shravanam Ramani, tabla Srilakshmi Venkataramani,...