Events on Saturday, January 26

The Muppet Movie

Film

The Muppet Movie

Saturday 1/26 @ Nitehawk Cinema

 Jason Segel didn't do a bad job reviving The Muppets in 2011, but can anything really compare to Kermit singing "The... 

Chelsea Wolfe and King Dude

Music

Chelsea Wolfe and King Dude

Saturday 1/26 @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

2012 was a good year for the neo-folk sounds of Chelsea Wolfe and opener King Dude. Wolfe stripped down her sound
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Femi Kuti & The Positive Force

Music: Global

Femi Kuti & The Positive Force

Saturday 1/26 @ The Bowery Presents

With all the so-so musicians spawned from legendary musical parents, we're certain there's a support group somewhere out there. But Femi... 

Beginning Beekeeping Workshop

Workshop/Class

Beginning Beekeeping Workshop

Saturday 1/26 @ Wave Hill

Thriving beehives exist in community gardens, backyards and on rooftops throughout New York City. Share the joys and challenges of urban... 

Ongoing Events

The Santa Claus Association

City Gems

The Santa Claus Association

Saturday 1/26 @ City Reliquary

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

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Saturday 1/26 @ 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>Django Unchained</em>

Film: Wide Release

Django Unchained

Saturday 1/26 @ 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>Hitchcock</em>

Film: Wide Release

Hitchcock

Saturday 1/26 @ 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>Golden Boy</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Golden Boy

Saturday 1/26 @ The Belasco Theatre

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

Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas

Art

Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas

Saturday 1/26 @ Brooklyn Museum

 The Brooklyn Museum is pulling over a hundred pieces from the permanent collection that highlight the concept of transformation as part... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Saturday 1/26 @ BAM

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

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

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

The Flea: <em>Job</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Job

Saturday 1/26 @ The Flea Theater

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

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Saturday 1/26 @ Merchant's House Museum

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Books

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

<em>56 Up</em>

Film: Documentary

56 Up

Saturday 1/26 @ 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>The Art of Scent 1889-2012</em>

Art

The Art of Scent 1889-2012

Saturday 1/26 @ 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.... 

Henry Darger: Landscapes

Art

Henry Darger: Landscapes

Saturday 1/26 @ Ricco Maresca Gallery

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

<em>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Saturday 1/26 @ 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 Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Saturday 1/26 @ 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>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Saturday 1/26 @ 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

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

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

Art

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

Saturday 1/26 @ 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

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Saturday 1/26 @ 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

Saturday 1/26 @ 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

Saturday 1/26 @ 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.... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Saturday 1/26 @ The Jewish Museum

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

George Bellows

Art: Painting & Drawing

George Bellows

Saturday 1/26 @ 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

Saturday 1/26 @ 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... 

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Art

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Saturday 1/26 @ 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...