Events on Tuesday, December 11

Tasting Table's Food Fight

Food/Wine: Competition

Tasting Table's Food Fight

Tuesday 12/11 @ powerHouse Arena

Political debates are all fine and dandy, but tonight's event takes on a subject that we'd much rather sink our teeth... 

The Greatest 3-Minute Metal Stories

Books

The Greatest 3-Minute Metal Stories

Tuesday 12/11 @ Public Assembly

Get ready to toss up your devil horns as twelve writers take the stage to tell stories that may or may
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Riverhead Books & Granta's holiday benefit

Books

Riverhead Books & Granta's holiday benefit

Tuesday 12/11 @ Brooklyn Brewery

 Publishing powerhouse Riverhead teams up with world famous literary magazine Granta for a bookish holiday party to end all bookish holiday... 

<em>Paul Williams Still Alive</em>

Film: Documentary

Paul Williams Still Alive

Tuesday 12/11 @ Nitehawk Cinema

Do you remember Paul Williams, the short, round, eyeglass-wearing actor/composer who was all over the television in the '70s — and... 

Andrew Bird Adds 2nd Show @ Riverside Church

Music

Andrew Bird Adds 2nd Show @ Riverside Church

Tuesday 12/11 @ The Bowery Presents

Just as Joanna Newsom hearts the harp, chanteur Andrew Bird vanquishes the violin. Not only does Bird strum the old-school instrument proficiently, but... 

Band of Horses @ Hammerstein Ballroom with Jason Lytle

Music

Band of Horses @ Hammerstein Ballroom with Jason Lytle

Tuesday 12/11 @ The Bowery Presents

 Ben Bridwell (vocals, guitar) formed Band of Horses in 2004 after the break-up of his previous band, Carissa's Wierd, along with... 

DJ Shadow: All Basses Covered

Music: DJ

DJ Shadow: All Basses Covered

Tuesday 12/11 @ Brooklyn Bowl

DJ Shadow (born Josh Davis) is widely credited as a key figure in developing the experimental instrumental hip-hop style associated with... 

The Moth StorySLAM: Disappearance

Performing Arts: Spoken Word

The Moth StorySLAM: Disappearance

Tuesday 12/11 @ Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

10 stories, 3 teams of judges, 1 winner. $8 at the door. This event always sells out. Limited seating; please arrive... 

Ongoing Events

Ann Hamilton: <em>the event of a thread</em>

Art: Multimedia

Ann Hamilton: the event of a thread

Tuesday 12/11 @ Park Avenue Armory

Internationally acclaimed visual artist Ann Hamilton creates a dream-like immersive experience, complete with pigeons, swings, and text (both spoken and written),... 

<em>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Golden Boy</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Golden Boy

Tuesday 12/11 @ The Belasco Theatre

From the snappy opening scene to the somber closing one, Clifford Odets' Golden Boy is naggingly familiar. Why? Since Golden Boy... 

<em>Beware of Mr. Baker</em>

Film: Documentary

Beware of Mr. Baker

Tuesday 12/11 @ Film Forum

Does the name Ginger Baker ring any bells? Or more appropriately, crash any cymbals, as Baker is one of the most... 

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

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Hitchcock</em>

Film: Wide Release

Hitchcock

Tuesday 12/11 @ Various locations

After taking on Nixon, Picasso, Hilter, and John Quincy Adams, the tremendously gifted Anthony Hopkins dons a fat-suit and prosthetics to... 

<em>Mies Julie</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Mies Julie

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats</em>

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Skyfall</em>

Film: Wide Release

Skyfall

Tuesday 12/11 @ Various theaters

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

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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 Twenty-Seventh Man</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Twenty-Seventh Man

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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 Santa Claus Association

City Gems

The Santa Claus Association

Tuesday 12/11 @ City Reliquary

In the early part of the 20th century, letters to Santa Claus kept ending up in the post office’s Dead Letter... 

PiPE DREAM Theatre presents <em>The Nutcracker and the Mouse King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Tuesday 12/11 @ The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row

There is a wonderful new Nutcracker to celebrate the season. PiPE DREAM's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King takes the basic... 

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Books

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Tuesday 12/11 @ New York Public Library

 More than simply one of England's greatest writers, Charles Dickens was, and remains, one of the most important writers of the... 

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

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

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carving</em>

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Sahkanaga</em>

Film: Independent

Sahkanaga

Tuesday 12/11 @ reRun Gastropub Theater

Presented by IFP, Filmmaker Magazine, and Filmwax with support from the Atlanta Film Festival, Sahkanaga opens at reRun for one week only following... 

Prospect Theater Company presents <em>Working</em>

Theatre: Revival

Working

Tuesday 12/11 @ 59E59 Theaters

Even if it wasn't the centenary of newspaperman Studs Terkel's birth, this lively revival of Working couldn't be more timely. This 1977... 

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Love, Marilyn</em>

Film: Documentary

Love, Marilyn

Tuesday 12/11 @ Film Forum

The story of Marilyn Monroe has been told and retold, but Liz Garbus' documentary, Love, Marilyn, does more than recount her... 

Max von Sydow retrospective

Film

Max von Sydow retrospective

Tuesday 12/11 @ BAM

 Very few actors can boast that they've been in both Ingmar Bergman and Woody Allen films, played a role in "The... 

<em>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

Little Care Box: Volunteer and Donate

Special Event: Volunteer

Little Care Box

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Let's Kill Grandma This Christmas</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Let's Kill Grandma This Christmas

Tuesday 12/11 @ Theatre at St. Clement's

The holiday season has enough cheese and schmaltz; the last place you want to find it is at the theater. That's... 

<em>The Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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 Art of Scent 1889-2012</em>

Art

The Art of Scent 1889-2012

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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.... 

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

Art

Dürer to de Kooning

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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 Art of <em>Rise of the Guardians</em>

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Giant</em>

Theatre: Musical

Giant

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Tuesday 12/11 @ BAM

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

<em>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Tuesday 12/11 @ Cort Theatre

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

<em>Chasing Ice</em>

Film: Documentary

Chasing Ice

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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,... 

ReVision Arts Collective: <em>Metamorphosis</em>

Art: Group Show

Metamorphosis

Tuesday 12/11 @ Online

The ReVision Arts Collective has created an online art gallery (IRL edition to come) around the theme of metamorphosis. Artists were... 

<em>Killing Them Softly</em>

Film: Wide Release

Killing Them Softly

Tuesday 12/11 @ Various locations

Everyone suffers in a recession, even the gangsters in the latest film from The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Silver Linings Playbook</em>

Film: Wide Release

Silver Linings Playbook

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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>Chris March's Butt-Cracker Suite!</em>

Dance: Ballet

Chris March's Butt-Cracker Suite!

Tuesday 12/11 @ HERE Arts Center

Chris March has competed on Project Runway, had his own reality show, been nominated for a Drama Desk Award, and outfitted... 

<em>White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain</em>

Art: Sculpture

White Gold

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

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

Art

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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

George Bellows

Art: Painting & Drawing

George Bellows

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Art

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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,... 

Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Art

Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Tuesday 12/11 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Henri Matisse (1869–1954) was one of the most acclaimed artists working in France during the first half of the 20th century.... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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.... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Tuesday 12/11 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Yvonne Meier's The Shining

Art: Performance

Yvonne Meier's The Shining

Tuesday 12/11 @ New York Live Arts

Dec 11 - 16 at 8pm & 9:30pm, Dec 18 - 22 at 8pm & 9:30pm Back by popular demand, The Shining is... 

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

Art

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

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Tuesday 12/11 @ 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... 

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Art

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Tuesday 12/11 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This exhibition highlights specific African artifacts acquired by the New York avant-garde and its most influential patrons during the 1910s and...