EVENTS OF THE MONTH - NOVEMBER 2018
ART - Pink: The history of Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color - Museum at FIT - Current — Jan. 5th
Ortuzar Projects is a survey of works by the Spanish artist from 1926-1952. This is Mallo’s first exhibition in New York since 1948 and presents a selection of works produced in both Spain and Latin America.
ART - Marajo Mallo - Ortuzar Projects - Current - Nov. 17th
Organized by the museum’s director and chief curator, Dr. Valerie Steele, Pink features approximately 80 ensembles from the 18th century to the present with examples by designers and brands such as Elsa Schiaparelli, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Alessandro Michele of Gucci, Jeremy Scott of Moschino, and Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons.
MUSIC - The Magician - Output - Nov. 2nd
Previously a member of revered Balearic disco duo, Aeroplane, Stephen Fasano—AKA “The Magician”—disembarked that flight and boarded his own magic carpet ride in 2010. Following a string of releases on the French tastemaker label Kitsune, Stephen finally struck gold with his re-work of Lykke Li’s “I Follow Rivers” in 2011 and Clean Bandit’s “ Rather Be” in 2014.
MUSIC - The Blaze - Brooklyn Steel - Nov. 3rd
The Blaze is Jonathan and Guillaume Alric—two cousins who live in Paris—who grew up surrounded by classical music, have developed a love for reggae and began producing their own take on dub under the name Mayd Hubb. Their collaborations draw on the warm feel of dub music, but also make use of glittering percussion and mournful vocals—both sing— and as a result: a hypnotizing, slowly unfurling sound that straddles house and pop
FILM - Wood & Water Surf Film Festival - 420 Troutman Street - Nov. 3rd
Wood & Water Surf Film Festival is a showcase of Michele Lorusso’s Super 8short films documenting the raw surfing lifestyles across North America—primarily California— and mainland Mexico. During this unique, immersive experience, each film will be live-scored by Brooklyn artists Eli Fola and Abby Diamond.
ART - LA #UNSHUTTERED - Getty Center - Current - January 20th
This special installation showcases the work of 23 Los Angeles-area high school students who lifted their cameras and their voices to advocate for social justice in a program called Getty Unshuttered. Each of the students identified a social issue of personal importance to explore through photography, addressing questions of identity, trauma, representation, and equity.
ART - Thorns of Love - Craft and Folk Art Museum - Current - January 9th
Los Angeles-based Egyptian-born artist Sherin Guirguis addresses neglected histories in social and artistic hierarchies. Her first solo museum exhibition in Los Angeles, Of Thorns and Love, presents her research of Egyptian feminist poet, activist, and writer Doria Shafik (1908 –75).
MUSIC - RUFUS DU SOL - Valley View Casino Center - November 1st
LA-based Australian three-piece Rüfüs Du Sol—keyboard player Jon George, singer and guitarist Tyrone Lindqvist and James Hunt as their drummer—is steadily becoming one of the world’s most popular live electronic acts that mesh the ultimate light and dark vibrations in a performance.
MUSIC - GALLANT - The Wiltern - November 15th
The 25-year-old Maryland native has garnered much acclaim for his hit single "Weight in Gold," which he dropped in 2015 and is known as one of the top up-and-coming artists for his spin on R&B.
FILM - 35mm JASON & THE ARGONAUTS - Ray Harryhaysen’s - Nov. 3rd
Starting with his work on Mighty Joe Young in the late 1940’s and continuing through his work on Clash of the Titans in the early 1980’s, special effects genius Ray Harryhausen was at the center of a series of movies that used stop-motion and practical special effects to bring to life Greek mythology, aliens, and monsters.
ART - Paola Pivi: Art With a View - The Bass - Current - March 10th
Paola Pivi’s artistic practice is diverse and enigmatic. Art with a view at The Bass presents new work by the artist as well as Pivi’s anthropomorphic, feather-covered polar bears; canvases of cascading pearls; video showing fish in flight on a passenger jet; and a 65-foot inflatable ladder—as though her oeuvre has been formed through multiple creative minds. Each piece poses questions and is defined by its openness to interpretation, through the appropriation of cultural symbols.
MUSIC - BRT Weekend: 3 Day Music Festival - Historic Virginia Key Beach Drive - Nov. 1st
Created in 2012, Beach Road Trip Weekend is the ultimate day-party series. Inspired by Caribbean culture, each of their festivals includes 6 uniquely themed events with all-inclusive with free drinks & food.
MUSIC - Sabrina Claudio - The no Rain no Flowers Tour - The Ground - Nov. 9th & 10th
Sabrina Claudio is a Miami-born and raised singer/songwriter. She caught attention with her voice: a strong and versatile enough to cater to every corner of R&B. With quirky and amazing renditions of songs from Hiatus Kaiyote, Frank Ocean, and Beyonce to name a few, she developed a strong fanbase.
FILM - Filmgate Interactive Media Festival #6 - Silverspot Cinema - Nov. 30th
Meet the leading global innovators in journalism, filmmaking, virtual reality, augmented reality, immersive theatre, technology, and interactive art: Vice, the NY Times T Brand Studio, the Washington Post, Vox Media, Magic Leap, the Mill, Technicolor, Sony, and Panasonic.
FILM - IM NOT GONNA TO MOVE TO LA - Silverspot Cinema - Nov. 21st
FilmGate Miami wraps up their season of NOLA with the 2018 Championship celebrating the winners of previous monthly festivals. Thirteen champion filmmakers, representing each previous NOLA event, will compete for the Best of 2018 Grand Prize with a cash value of $5,000.
ART - Images Shape Memory - X Store Presented by NYC New Museum - Current — Dec. 9th
This exhibition presents the unique work of twenty-one acclaimed artists and filmmakers who have shown video works at the New Museum during its ten years on the Bowery. Bringing together an extraordinary group of works in video by today’s leading artists, the exhibition will consider how images shape memories while offering visions of what the future may hold.
ART - Wimbledon Art Fair - Wimbledon Art Studios - Nov. 15th - 18th
This 4-day fair is a truly unique event on the arts calendar. As a visitor, you'll be given exclusive access to private working studios—hosted on a single site at not-for-profit Wimbledon Art Studios - 2 buildings, 8 floors, and 150 studios—with the opportunity to meet the artists and makers behind some of London's most exciting arts and crafts.
MUSIC - Blood Orange - O2 Shepard’s Bush Empire - Oct. 29th
Blood Orange creates music like no other, a sweet combination of a typically restless, jazzy slow jam that dives into your soul with every sound and beat. The polymath musician is a whole new model of artist, daubing his signature sensibility over music, film, dance and everything else he touches.
MUSIC - Little Dragon - Printworks - Nov. 2nd
Hailing from Gothenburg, Sweden, synthpop band Little Dragon formed when three of its four members—Yukimi Nagano, Fredrik Wallin, and Erik Bodin—were still in high school. More accolades came when the band’s fourth album, Nabuma Rubberband, was nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Album at the 2015 Grammy Awards.
FILM - Russian Film Week - Nov. 24th - Dec. 2nd
The Russian Film Week 2018 in partnership with Synergy University, will open with the U.K. premiere of Avdotia Smirnova's film "The Story of An Appointment". The Sunday evening opening ceremony will be held at the Cineworld Empire IMAX Cinema that boasts the widest screen in the UK followed by a talk with the film's creative team and an After Party where food, drinks and dancing into the night
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