Gallery hopping, film screening, concert-going, and partying: check out what’s coming up with this week’s BlackList.
Friday, November 22nd
Psychic Night: Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington’s DARKSIDE will grace the stage in Brooklyn, for what is sure to be a danceable night of fun. The show will be held at Glasslands and feature the duo alongside Justin Miller.
Tickets: $20.00 Location: 289 Kent Ave in Williamsburg.
Pinter Winter: The Film Society of Lincoln Center brings the biting cinematic world of Harold Pinter to life with a retrospective of the film adaptations of the playwright’s staggering work, as well as films based on his own original screenplays. From Joseph Losey’s The Servant to William Friedkin’s The Birthday Party, get your Pinter fill at Lincoln Center.
Tickets: $13 Location: 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, NY.
Drawn Together: ISSUE and The Drawing Center present an evening of works by William Engelen and Aki Onda. Head down to Boreum Hill to see percussion ensemble Talujon perform Engelen’s recent work Falten—”a hybrid of score and sculpture, in conjunction with the exhibition William Engelen: Falten, on view at The Drawing Center through January. In addition, Eli Keszler and the Ashcan Orchestra’s Pat Spadine will be performing Aki Onda’s Damaged, an “ongoing series of New York street photography serve as visual cues for improvisation.”
Tickets: $ 15 Location: 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn.
Saturday, November 23rd
Mysterious Chat: Novelist Doug Dorst, J.J. Abrams, and Lena Dunham will all sit down for chat to unwrap S., a new multi-layered novel that interconnects four different tales through handwritten letters, newspaper clippings, postcards, an old napkin and even a decoder ring.
Tickets: $25 Location: Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, NY.
Ravishing Retelling: Head over to BAM to see Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon’s La Belle et la Bête, a unique and beautiful recreation of the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast. With an original score by Michel Smith, their version “transforms an ageless story into a mercurial dream world charged with eroticism.”
Tickets: $14 Location: BAM Howard Gilman Opera House – Brooklyn, NY.
A Clocktower Farewell: To celebrate the closing of the historic Clocktower building, they will be holding a final public event. To say goodbye to the space, artists of all generations will be there to share post-Clocktower programs and share stories of the gallery’s achievements.
Tickets: Free Location: 108 Leonard Street, NY.
Sunday, November 24th
Movie night: The Museum of the Moving Image will host a preview screening of Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners on Sunday at 7:00pm. Actors Melissa Leo and Jake Gyllenhaal will also be there in person alongside the director and screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski.
Tickets: $25 public / $15 Museum members Location: 36-01 35th Avenue, in Astoria.
Play/Pause: As part of the 2013 Next Wave festival, head down to BAM to see a night of post-modern dance theater from Susan Marshall & Company. With music by David Lang, the show examines our complex relationship with the media we consume, through choreography that echoes the what we see in our everyday pop culture music landscape.
Tickets: $20 Location: BAM Fisher – Brooklyn, NY.
Monday, November 25th
The wonder of Nihls Frahm: The brilliant Nihls Frahm will head to Le Poisson Rouge on Monday to play a highly-anticipated show this Monday. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin (w/ music of Bartók, Enescu, and Kurtág) will be the opening act for a surely memorable night of incredible sound.
Tickets: $15/$20/$25 Location: 158 Bleecker Street, NY.
The BlackList: Weekly Events Nov. 22-25 – BlackBook.