Events on Thursday, January 17

Emeli Sande @ Webster Hall

Music

Emeli Sande @ Webster Hall

Thursday 1/17 @ The Bowery Presents

 Immense vocals, beautifully honest songwriting and rich musicianship – the unique superstar that is Emeli Sandé [san-day]. The stunning debut album... 

Ongoing Events

<em>56 Up</em>

Film: Documentary

56 Up

Thursday 1/17 @ 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>Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Thursday 1/17 @ 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... 

L.A. Law

Film

L.A. Law

Thursday 1/17 @ 92YTribeca

 To help "warm your chafed skin this cruel winter," go to 92Y Tribeca and watch some of the best films from... 

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Books

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Thursday 1/17 @ 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... 

Under the Radar&nbsp;

Theatre: Festival

Under the Radar

Thursday 1/17 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Thursday 1/17 @ 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>The Clock</em>

Art: Video

The Clock

Thursday 1/17 @ 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... 

<em>Golden Boy</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Golden Boy

Thursday 1/17 @ 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>Killing Them Softly</em>

Film: Wide Release

Killing Them Softly

Thursday 1/17 @ Various locations

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

The Santa Claus Association

City Gems

The Santa Claus Association

Thursday 1/17 @ City Reliquary

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

COIL 2013

Theatre: Festival

COIL 2013

Thursday 1/17 @ Various locations

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

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

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Thursday 1/17 @ 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>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Thursday 1/17 @ 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>Silver Linings Playbook</em>

Film: Wide Release

Silver Linings Playbook

Thursday 1/17 @ 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 Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Thursday 1/17 @ 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... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Thursday 1/17 @ 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... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Thursday 1/17 @ 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>Django Unchained</em>

Film: Wide Release

Django Unchained

Thursday 1/17 @ 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>The Art of Scent 1889-2012</em>

Art

The Art of Scent 1889-2012

Thursday 1/17 @ 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.... 

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Thursday 1/17 @ Merchant's House Museum

The Flea: <em>Job</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Job

Thursday 1/17 @ The Flea Theater

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

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

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Radiohole's Inflatable Frankenstein

Thursday 1/17 @ The Kitchen

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

<em>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Thursday 1/17 @ 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>Hitchcock</em>

Film: Wide Release

Hitchcock

Thursday 1/17 @ Various locations

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

Henry Darger: Landscapes

Art

Henry Darger: Landscapes

Thursday 1/17 @ Ricco Maresca Gallery

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

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Thursday 1/17 @ BAM

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

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Art

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Thursday 1/17 @ 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... 

George Bellows

Art: Painting & Drawing

George Bellows

Thursday 1/17 @ 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 1/17 @ 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... 

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Thursday 1/17 @ The Jewish Museum

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

Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Art

Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Thursday 1/17 @ 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.... 

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Thursday 1/17 @ 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

Thursday 1/17 @ 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

Thursday 1/17 @ 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... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Thursday 1/17 @ 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... 

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

Art

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

Thursday 1/17 @ 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... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Thursday 1/17 @ 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 1/17 @ 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

Thursday 1/17 @ 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

Thursday 1/17 @ 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...