Events on Tuesday, January 8

Adrian Van Young, Rivka Galchen, and Adam Wilson

Books

Adrian Van Young, Rivka Galchen, and Adam Wilson

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ Community Bookstore

 Rivka Galchen and Adam Wilson come to Community to help Adrian Van Young celebrate the release of his book, "The Man... 

PopRally presents Writers and Writers: Narrative On the Page and In the Street

Art: Discussion

PopRally presents Writers and Writers

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

If you missed PopRally's last shindig, a "silent disco" dance party launching Christian Marclay's spellbinding video installation The Clock, don't despair,... 

Ongoing Events

The Flea: <em>Job</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Job

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ The Flea Theater

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

Henry Darger: Landscapes

Art

Henry Darger: Landscapes

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ Ricco Maresca Gallery

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

The Santa Claus Association

City Gems

The Santa Claus Association

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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>Tabu</em>

Film: Independent

Tabu

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ Film Forum

A former critic, Portuguese filmmaker Miguel Gomes has made quite a name for himself on the film festival circuit. His second... 

<em>Django Unchained</em>

Film: Wide Release

Django Unchained

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ Schoenfeld Theater

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

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ The Jewish Museum

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

<em>Silver Linings Playbook</em>

Film: Wide Release

Silver Linings Playbook

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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>The Art of Scent 1889-2012</em>

Art

The Art of Scent 1889-2012

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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.... 

Crescent City Stomp feat. the Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Music: Jazz

Crescent City Stomp

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ The McKittrick Hotel

The spirit of New Orleans temporarily kicks Macbeth to the curb, as the home of Sleep No More plays host to... 

COIL 2013

Theatre: Festival

COIL 2013

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ Various locations

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

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

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Radiohole's Inflatable Frankenstein

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ The Kitchen

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

<em>56 Up</em>

Film: Documentary

56 Up

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ IFC Center

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

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

<em>The Clock</em>

Art: Video

The Clock

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Books

Charles Dickens: The Key to Character

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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 Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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>Killing Them Softly</em>

Film: Wide Release

Killing Them Softly

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ Various locations

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

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ BAM

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

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

Art

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

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Art

Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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.... 

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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 1/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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>The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Art

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

Stranger Than Fiction - Winter 2013

Film: Documentary

Stranger Than Fiction

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ IFC Center

Luckily for New Yorkers, every season is documentary season thanks to Thom Powers and Raphaela Neilhausen's superbly curated quarterly series, Stranger... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ The Jewish Museum

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

<em>Golden Boy</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Golden Boy

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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>Hitchcock</em>

Film: Wide Release

Hitchcock

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ Various locations

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

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Art: Installation

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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,... 

<em>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Art

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ 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... 

Shaka

Art

Shaka

Tuesday 1/ 8 @ Gallery Nine5

French street artist Shaka is apparently a mainstay of the Parisian graffiti scene, and the fascinating thing about his more recent...