Events on Thursday, November 22

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

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ Merchant's House Museum

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

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Silver Linings Playbook</em>

Film: Wide Release

Silver Linings Playbook

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Thursday 11/22 @ Various locations

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

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

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Skyfall</em>

Film: Wide Release

Skyfall

Thursday 11/22 @ Various theaters

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

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>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...

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>In the Family</em>

Film: Independent

In the Family

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Mies Julie</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Mies Julie

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters</em>

Film: Documentary

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Thursday 11/22 @ BAM

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

<em> The Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain</em>

Art: Sculpture

White Gold

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>The Twenty-Seventh Man</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Twenty-Seventh Man

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ Columbus Circle

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

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

Film: Festival

The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Forever Dusty</em>

Theatre: Musical

Forever Dusty

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Starlet</em>

Film: Independent

Starlet

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Chasing Ice</em>

Film: Documentary

Chasing Ice

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Thursday 11/22 @ 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 Art of Scent 1889-2012</em>

Art

The Art of Scent 1889-2012

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>The Law in These Parts</em>

Film: Documentary

The Law in These Parts

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>The Comedy</em>

Film: Independent

The Comedy

Thursday 11/22 @ BAM

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

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Giant</em>

Theatre: Musical

Giant

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Little Care Box: Volunteer and Donate

Special Event: Volunteer

Little Care Box

Thursday 11/22 @ Various NYC locations

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

Meta-Monumental Garage Sale

Art: Installation

Meta-Monumental Garage Sale

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats</em>

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>What Rhymes with America</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

What Rhymes with America

Thursday 11/22 @ Linda Gross Theater

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

Celebrate Mexico Now

Festival

Mexico Now

Thursday 11/22 @ Various Locations

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

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Thursday 11/22 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Art

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

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

Art

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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Art

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Thursday 11/22 @ The Jewish Museum

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

New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts

Art

New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Art

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

George Bellows

Art: Painting & Drawing

George Bellows

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Art

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Art

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Art: Sculpture

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Thursday 11/22 @ 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.... 

Common Ground

Art: Group Show

Common Ground

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ The Bowery Presents

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