Events on Thursday, November 8

Dine Out Williamsburg for Sandy relief

Food/Wine

Dine Out Williamsburg for Sandy relief

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Various Williamsburg locations

The North Brooklyn food community wants to aid the folks in places like the Rockaways and Staten Island by donating 10-20%... 

Book release for Julie Klam's "Friendkeeping"

Books

Julie Klam

Thursday 11/ 8 @ BookCourt

Bestselling quthor Julie Klam is really good at writing about friendships. In "You had Me at Woof" it was about relationships... 

Seth Herzog's "Night of Fun"

Comedy

Seth Herzog's "Night of Fun"

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Ace Hotel's Liberty Hall

One of our favorite local comics, Seth Herzog, has made it to the big time. No, we don't mean his numerous... 

Mux Mool, Gobby, Lotide

Music: Electronic

Mux Mool, Gobby, Lotide

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Cameo Gallery

 Mux Mool: Known to some as Brian Lindgren, Mux Mool has been making electronic, hip tracks with a bit of swagger... 

New York 2012 Awards Dinner

Special Event: Tribute

New York 2012 Awards Dinner

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Asia Society and Museum

Asia Society will honor outstanding leaders in their respective fields whose demonstrated vision, leadership and commitment have earned them global praise... 

Zion I feat. Minnesota

Music

Zion I feat. Minnesota

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Brooklyn Bowl

Zion I Ten years after the release of their debut single, Oakland hip-hop duo Zion I return with The Takeover, a... 

Storytelling Skills: Wow Your Crowd

Workshop/Class

Storytelling Skills: Wow Your Crowd

Thursday 11/ 8 @ General Assembly

 From the bar to the boardroom, a well-told tale makes the best impression. The Story Studio's storytelling workshop, taught by Kevin... 

Macaulay Culkin's iPod

Get Social

Macaulay Culkin's iPod

Thursday 11/ 8 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Macaulay Culkin's iPod It's exactly what it sounds like.   This is a general admission event in The Gallery at LPR.... 

Dialogue and Discourse: Shahzia Sikander with Dr. Kerry Boeye

Art: Discussion

Dialogue and Discourse: Shahzia Sikander with Dr. Kerry Boeye

Thursday 11/ 8 @ The Jewish Museum

Shahzia Sikander, an artist whose work touches on religion, was born in 1969 in Lahore, Pakistan, and currently lives and works... 

The Unanswered Journey:  Alexei Lubimov, piano

Music: Classical

The Unanswered Journey: Alexei Lubimov, piano

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Lincoln Center

Program: Liszt: Schlaflos, Frage und Antwort Chopin: Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. 45 Pärt: Partita, Op. 2 Liszt: Nuages gris Ustvolskaya:... 

Mr. Freedom

Film

Mr. Freedom

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 92YTribeca

Flaherty NYC is pleased to return for an election week extra edition with a special screening of Mr. Freedom, expatriate photographer... 

Ongoing Events

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

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Columbus Circle

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

<em>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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,... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>The Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Mies Julie</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Mies Julie

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art

Shantell Martin: Continuous Line

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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 Big Picture</em>

Film: Independent

The Big Picture

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carving</em>

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

DOC NYC

Film: Documentary

DOC NYC

Thursday 11/ 8 @ IFC Center

Now in its third year, DOC NYC has blossomed into one of our favorite festivals. Serving up 115 documentary-tinged happenings over... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Sleepwalk With Me</em>

Film: Independent

Sleepwalk With Me

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters</em>

Film: Documentary

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Film Forum

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

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Film Forum

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

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Merchant's House Museum

<em> The Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Bones Brigade: An Autobiography

Film

Bones Brigade: An Autobiography

Thursday 11/ 8 @ IFC Center

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

<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/ 8 @ 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... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>The Baltimore Waltz</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

The Baltimore Waltz

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>House for Sale</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

House for Sale

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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 Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965</em>

Film: Documentary

The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965

Thursday 11/ 8 @ IFC Center

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

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

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Cort Theatre

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

<em>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Falling</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Falling

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Thursday 11/ 8 @ BAM

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

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Quadrophenia

Film

Quadrophenia

Thursday 11/ 8 @ BAM

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

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

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

The 5th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival

Film: Festival

Imagine Science Film Festival

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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>Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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/ 8 @ The Jewish Museum

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

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/ 8 @ 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... 

Rude Mechs' Dionysus in '69

Art: Performance

Rude Mechs' Dionysus in '69

Thursday 11/ 8 @ New York Live Arts

Nov 6 at 7:30pm Preview, Nov 7 - 10 at 7:30pm, Nov 9 at 10:30pm Rude Mechs is proud to rebirth Dionysus... 

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/ 8 @ 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... 

Poster Printing

Workshop/Class: Art

Poster Printing

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Gowanus Print Lab

Our Poster Printing class provides in depth instruction for printing specifically on paper. Learn how to successfully work with water-based inks,... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art

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

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 8 @ The Bowery Presents

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

Common Ground

Art: Group Show

Common Ground

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 8 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Art

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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/ 8 @ 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/ 8 @ 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... 

A Promise is Cloud

Art

A Promise is Cloud

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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.... 

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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/ 8 @ 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

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Rian (U.S. premiere)

Music

Rian (U.S. premiere)

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Lincoln Center

Featuring: Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre (New York debut) Michael Keegan-Dolan, director and choreographer Liam Ó Maonlaí, music director Adam Silverman, lighting... 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Art: Sculpture

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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.... 

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Art

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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...