Things To Do The Weekend of 11/10

Friday, November 10, 2017

What to do in New York City this weekend:

Women in Arts Chelsea

November 10, 6-9 p.m.

Holy Apostles Gallery, 296 9th Avenue

Enjoy an evening of film screening, art exhibitions, live music, dance, and helping to end child trafficking with Freedom Ladder. For more information visit here.

2017 New York Gala: “The The Rescue

November 10, 6 p.m

Cipirani, 110 East 42nd Street

The annual New York gala benefits rescue, care and placement of thousands of animals each year. The black tie event will include a musical performance by Rob Thomas as well as vegan catering. For more information visit here.

Veteran’s Day Parade

November 11, 11:15 a.m.

Starts at Fifth Avenue from 26th to 52nd Street

Honor the service of America’s veterans and salute the current military in this year’s Veteran’s Day parade. This year’s parade will commemorate the centennial of the U.S entry into World War I. For more information visit here.

A Life Beyond Borders: An Author Talk with Xiaolu Guo

November 11, 1-4 p.m.

China Institute, 100 Washington Street

New Yorker writer Jiayang Fan will speak with one of the most acclaimed Chinese writers and film makers regarding her recently published memoir. The talk with be preceeded by a screening of her recent film. For more information visit here.

Rhythm and Power: Salsa in New York

Through November 26

Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue

The history of salsa in New York City encompasses music, dance, immigration, cultural fusion, activism and so much more. Learn all about the development of salsa from the 1960s onward. For more information visit here.

Infinity Mirror Exhibit

Through December 16

David Zwirner, 525 and 533 West 19th Street

Walk through two rooms filled with lights and mirrors that resemble infinity. The rooms are a part of the new Yayoi Kusama exhibit. For more information visit here.

Nina Chanel Abney

Through December 20

Jack Shainman Gallery, 513 West 20th Street

A perfect mixture of Matisse cut-outs and Jacob Lawrence, Nina Chanel Abney’s murals are incredible to look at. The paintings engage in subjects such as race, gender, politics and culture. For more information visit here.

A Clockwork Orange

Through January 6

New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street

Watch Anthony Burgess’ literary masterpiece come to life! The off-Broadway hit is directed by Alexandra Spencer-Jones. For more information visit here.

Laura Owens 

Through February 4

Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street

Check out the iconic Los Angeles artist whose pop art and abstract paintings combine art history and taste. For more information visit here.

Josef Albers in Mexico 

Through February 18

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue

Explore the six sites in Mexica that Albers frequented and based many of his paintings off of. The works inspired by his travel through Mexico reflect the deep ties he kept with ancient art while still incorporating modernistic experimentation. For more information visit here.


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