Events on Friday, November 9

Lights! Camera! Auction! Benefit for Film Biz Recycling

Special Event: Benefit

Lights! Camera! Auction!

Friday 11/ 9 @ The Bell House

If you're not yet hip to the magic of Film Biz Recycling, allow us to introduce you. Jammed into a rambling... 

Cries and Whispers Cabaret Cinema

Film

Cries and Whispers Cabaret Cinema

Friday 11/ 9 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 1972, Sweden, Ingmar Bergman, 91 min. Starring Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin, and Liv Ullmann Introduced by composer Ricky Ian Gordon... 

The Freedom Party

Music: DJ

The Freedom Party

Friday 11/ 9 @ (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... 

ArtArray: A collection of art across many mediums

Art

ArtArray: A collection of art across many mediums

Friday 11/ 9 @ 3rd Ward

Join us on Friday, November 9 for ArtArray: a celebration of art rooted in photography, graphic design and oil painting. Free and... 

Mr. Bugsly Presents: Playdate

Party

Mr. Bugsly Presents: Playdate

Friday 11/ 9 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

At the Gallery For the past four years, Mr. Bugsly Presents has worked tirelessly to bring the highest quality acts across... 

Introduction to the NYC Startup Community

Workshop/Class

Introduction to the NYC Startup Community

Friday 11/ 9 @ General Assembly

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

ELEW

Music: Jazz

ELEW

Friday 11/ 9 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

A modern day pop artist and musical revolutionary, piano iconoclast ELEW is making a substantial impression on the music world with... 

Late-Night Elegies: Céilí: Liam Ó Maonlaí and Friends: Liam Ó Maonlaí, piano and vocals

Music

Late-Night Elegies: Céilí: Liam Ó Maonlaí and Friends: Liam Ó Maonlaí, piano and vocals

Friday 11/ 9 @ Lincoln Center

A founding member of the rock group Hothouse Flowers, Liam Ó Maonlaí has traditional Irish music in his blood. For this... 

Tea Leaf Green

Music

Tea Leaf Green

Friday 11/ 9 @ Brooklyn Bowl

 It ain't easy being a gypsy, especially if one sings for their supper. San Francisco's Tea Leaf Green are newfangled Lost... 

Ongoing Events

<em>Sleepwalk With Me</em>

Film: Independent

Sleepwalk With Me

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

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

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Friday 11/ 9 @ Columbus Circle

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

The 5th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival

Film: Festival

Imagine Science Film Festival

Friday 11/ 9 @ Various locations

It's been a scaly mountain to climb, but science seems to be shedding some of its inaccessible skin thanks in part... 

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Friday 11/ 9 @ Various Locations

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

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

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/ 9 @ 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>Mies Julie</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Mies Julie

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carving</em>

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>You Will Make A Difference</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

You Will Make A Difference

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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 Baltimore Waltz</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

The Baltimore Waltz

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ IFC Center

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

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

Art

Shantell Martin: Continuous Line

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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,... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Friday 11/ 9 @ Various locations

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

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

Art

Dürer to de Kooning

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>The Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival

Music: Festival

Brooklyn Electronic

Friday 11/ 9 @ Various Brooklyn locations

If electronic music isn't the most influential type of music to come out of Brooklyn right now, it's definitely the most... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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> The Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Skyfall</em>

Film: Wide Release

Skyfall

Friday 11/ 9 @ Various theaters

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

Your Friday Adventure[s]

Music: DJ

Your Friday Adventure[s]

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Friday 11/ 9 @ Film Forum

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

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Friday 11/ 9 @ BAM

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

<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/ 9 @ 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

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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 Big Picture</em>

Film: Independent

The Big Picture

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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),... 

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Friday 11/ 9 @ Merchant's House Museum

DOC NYC

Film: Documentary

DOC NYC

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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 Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

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

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Friday 11/ 9 @ Various cinemas

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

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

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Falling</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Falling

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters</em>

Film: Documentary

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

<em>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Starlet</em>

Film: Independent

Starlet

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Friday 11/ 9 @ Cort Theatre

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

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

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain</em>

Art: Sculpture

White Gold

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>Billy Witch</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Billy Witch

Friday 11/ 9 @ Good Shepherd United Methodist Church

Cleverly playing with the stereotypes of the summer camp genre, Billy Witch invites the audience to enter the theatre as if... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Friday 11/ 9 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Rude Mechs' Dionysus in '69

Art: Performance

Rude Mechs' Dionysus in '69

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

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/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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... 

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Music

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Friday 11/ 9 @ The Bowery Presents

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

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ Public Art Fund

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

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Art

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

The Tenth Karmapa and Tibet&rsquo;s Turbulent 17th Century Conference

Art: Panel

The Tenth Karmapa and Tibet’s Turbulent 17th Century Conference

Friday 11/ 9 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 The International conference “The Tenth Karmapa and Tibet’s Turbulent 17thcentury” will explore different aspects of Choying Dorje’s life, art, and the... 

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Art

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Art

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

A Promise is Cloud

Art

A Promise is Cloud

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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.... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Friday 11/ 9 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Rian (U.S. premiere)

Music

Rian (U.S. premiere)

Friday 11/ 9 @ Lincoln Center

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

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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,... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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.... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

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

Art

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

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Art: Photography

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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...