Events on Monday, January 14

Franklin Park Reading Series

Books

Franklin Park Reading Series

Monday 1/14 @ Franklin Park

 The best monthly reading series in Brooklyn (and maybe all of NYC...) returns with the first 2013 installment. Readers include award... 

Father John Misty @ Webster Hall with Magic Trick (Tim Cohen solo)

Music

Father John Misty @ Webster Hall with Magic Trick (Tim Cohen solo)

Monday 1/14 @ The Bowery Presents

We've never been terribly religious, but whatever Father John Misty is selling, we're absolutely buying. An invention of Josh Tillman, who... 

The Moth StorySLAM: Detours

Books: Reading

The Moth StorySLAM: Detours

Monday 1/14 @ 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

<em>56 Up</em>

Film: Documentary

56 Up

Monday 1/14 @ IFC Center

Besides brief stints making films like Coal Miner's Daughter, Thunderheart, The World Is Not Enough and Sting: Bring on the Night,... 

<em>Hitchcock</em>

Film: Wide Release

Hitchcock

Monday 1/14 @ Various locations

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

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

Radiohole's <em>Inflatable Frankenstein</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Radiohole's Inflatable Frankenstein

Monday 1/14 @ The Kitchen

When last we saw Radiohole they had used their 2009 Spalding Gray Award money to produce Whatever, Heaven Allows (WHA!?), a... 

The Santa Claus Association

City Gems

The Santa Claus Association

Monday 1/14 @ City Reliquary

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

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Monday 1/14 @ BAM

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

<em>Golden Boy</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Golden Boy

Monday 1/14 @ The Belasco Theatre

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

The Flea: <em>Job</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Job

Monday 1/14 @ The Flea Theater

It is a deceptively simple story of adversity that lends itself to both theological and theatrical interpretation, which is exactly what... 

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

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Monday 1/14 @ 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 Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

COIL 2013

Theatre: Festival

COIL 2013

Monday 1/14 @ Various locations

For those up for a bold and brain-tingling adventure, we recommend wrapping your head around COIL, the annual festival organized by... 

<em>Killing Them Softly</em>

Film: Wide Release

Killing Them Softly

Monday 1/14 @ Various locations

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

<em>Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Monday 1/14 @ Merchant's House Museum

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

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Monday 1/14 @ 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>Django Unchained</em>

Film: Wide Release

Django Unchained

Monday 1/14 @ Various locations

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's super director Quentin Tarantino swooping into theaters with his most daring... 

<em>Silver Linings Playbook</em>

Film: Wide Release

Silver Linings Playbook

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

<em>The Clock</em>

Art: Video

The Clock

Monday 1/14 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

There are some great films in the theater this season, but nothing quite compares to Christian Marclay's The Clock. Having its... 

Henry Darger: Landscapes

Art

Henry Darger: Landscapes

Monday 1/14 @ Ricco Maresca Gallery

Henry Darger, the Chicago custodian who went on to become posthumously known as one of the great outsider artists of the... 

Under the Radar&nbsp;

Theatre: Festival

Under the Radar

Monday 1/14 @ The Public Theater

Equivalent to the World's Fair of theatre, Under the Radar is an annual fete produced by the Public Theater under the... 

<em>The Art of Scent 1889-2012</em>

Art

The Art of Scent 1889-2012

Monday 1/14 @ 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.... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Monday 1/14 @ 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>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Monday 1/14 @ Schoenfeld Theater

David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize winning play about 48 hours in the lives of a quartet of Chicago real estate agents and... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Books

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

George Bellows

Art: Painting & Drawing

George Bellows

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

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

Art

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

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Monday 1/14 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Monday 1/14 @ 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

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Art

Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Monday 1/14 @ 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.... 

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Art

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Art: Installation

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Monday 1/14 @ 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,... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Monday 1/14 @ 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

Monday 1/14 @ 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

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Art

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Monday 1/14 @ 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... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Monday 1/14 @ 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...