Events on Wednesday, November 21

Kid Koala <em>12 bit Blues</em> Vinyl Vaudeville w/ Adira Amram and the Experience

Music: DJ

Kid Koala 12 bit Blues Vinyl Vaudeville

Wednesday 11/21 @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

In addition to being a musical genius, Kid Koala, aka Eric San, is an incredible showman. The witty Canadian-Chinese turntablist who... 

Conor Oberst @ Carnegie Hall

Music: Folk

Conor Oberst @ Carnegie Hall

Wednesday 11/21 @ The Bowery Presents

Conor Oberst, the impassioned indie folk hero from Omaha, has said that The People's Key (2011) is to be his final album with... 

Props @ The Gallery

Music: DJ

Props @ The Gallery

Wednesday 11/21 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Decades before house music got Westerners all loose-limbed and wiry on the dance floor, Nigeria's polyrhythmic Afrobeat sound was doing the same thing... 

The Hip Hop TakeOver and SunToucher Ent. Present: "The Show"

Music

The Hip Hop TakeOver and SunToucher Ent. Present: "The Show"

Wednesday 11/21 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

The Hip Hop TakeOver and SunToucher Entertainment LLC in conjunction with WBAI 99.5 presents "The Show" an after work celebration of... 

Of Monsters and Men 2nd Show Added

Music: Indie

Of Monsters and Men 2nd Show Added

Wednesday 11/21 @ Terminal 5

  Of Monsters and Men is an amiable group of day dreamers who craft folkie pop songs. But last year, the... 

Ongoing Events

<em>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

<em>Silver Linings Playbook</em>

Film: Wide Release

Silver Linings Playbook

Wednesday 11/21 @ Angelika Film Center

To describe Pat Solatano as slightly unhinged may be an understatement. The leading man in David O. Russell's twisted romantic comedy-drama... 

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

Art

Dürer to de Kooning

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

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

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Wednesday 11/21 @ Columbus Circle

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

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

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats</em>

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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 Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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 Art of Scent 1889-2012</em>

Art

The Art of Scent 1889-2012

Wednesday 11/21 @ Museum of Art and Design

Olfactory art is finally getting a nod with this must-experience show currently on display at the Museum of Arts and Design.... 

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

Film: Documentary

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Starlet</em>

Film: Independent

Starlet

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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,... 

The Big Terrific

Comedy

The Big Terrific

Wednesday 11/21 @ Cameo Gallery

If the giggles elicited by clowning around with your friends aren't evidence enough, Big Terrific proves that hearty laughs can be... 

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

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

Simon Amstell: <em>Numb</em>

Comedy

Simon Amstell: Numb

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

<em>In the Family</em>

Film: Independent

In the Family

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Forever Dusty</em>

Theatre: Musical

Forever Dusty

Wednesday 11/21 @ New World Stages

The rare jukebox musical with depth, Forever Dusty follows the career of Irish soul legend Dusty Springfield over four decades. Casual listeners... 

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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 Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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 Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Mies Julie</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Mies Julie

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>What Rhymes with America</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

What Rhymes with America

Wednesday 11/21 @ Linda Gross Theater

Nothing rhymes with "America," as a one of the characters readily admits in this wryly funny but poignant family drama. Written... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>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...

Wednesday 11/21 @ Soho Rep

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

<em>The Twenty-Seventh Man</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Twenty-Seventh Man

Wednesday 11/21 @ The Public Theater

We can't say that spending time in a circa 1954 Soviet prison would have been top on our list, but after... 

<em>The Law in These Parts</em>

Film: Documentary

The Law in These Parts

Wednesday 11/21 @ Film Forum

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

<em>The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film</em>

Film: Festival

The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

Celebrate Mexico Now

Festival

Mexico Now

Wednesday 11/21 @ Various Locations

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

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Chasing Ice</em>

Film: Documentary

Chasing Ice

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Giant</em>

Theatre: Musical

Giant

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Wednesday 11/21 @ Various Locations

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

Little Care Box: Volunteer and Donate

Special Event: Volunteer

Little Care Box

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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 Comedy</em>

Film: Independent

The Comedy

Wednesday 11/21 @ BAM

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

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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>Skyfall</em>

Film: Wide Release

Skyfall

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

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

Art

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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ Public Art Fund

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

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Art

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Wednesday 11/21 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Take part in this long-established yuletide tradition in New York and see the Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche at the... 

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Art

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

Robert Randolph and The Family Band

Music

Robert Randolph and The Family Band

Wednesday 11/21 @ Brooklyn Bowl

 We Walk This Road - Artist Notes This record is a celebration of African-American music over the past one hundred years... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Wednesday 11/21 @ The Jewish Museum

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

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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... 

Poetry Workshop: Radical Terrain

Workshop/Class

Poetry Workshop: Radical Terrain

Wednesday 11/21 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 In this four-part poetry workshop, the visual landscapes of the Modernist Art from India: Radical Terrain exhibition will inspire participants to write and... 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Art: Sculpture

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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

Wednesday 11/21 @ The Bowery Presents

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

George Bellows

Art: Painting & Drawing

George Bellows

Wednesday 11/21 @ 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...