ongoing events

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get a four-pack of amc movie tickets, good at any amc, amc showplace, loews, cineplex odeon, magic johnson and star theatre in ny and nj for $43 (plus ticket fees, reg. $64). >>

1/28-29: get tickets to the new york times travel show at the javits center for $8-$15 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20). >>

2/13-14: get tickets to the 141st annual westminster kennel club dog show at madison square garden for $28 (plus ticket fees, reg. $40). >>

thru 3/26: admission + ice skate rental at prospect park’s le frak center for $6-10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $12-15). >>

thru 12/31: get admission to the museum of sex for $12.95 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20.14). >>


where to see almost 30 of french street artist invader’s 8-bit mosaics around town. >>

thru 1/8: artist and filmmaker julian rosefeldt’s 2015 multi-screen film installation, manifesto, featuring cate blanchett performing various manifestos in 13 roles, makes its way to park avenue armory (ues). $20. >>

thru 1/9: the seasonal ‘christmas comes to old new york’ exhibition returns to merchant’s house museum (noho) with mid-19th century holiday decor including christmas trees decorated with candles and handmade ornaments, plus carols, santa claus, and more. $13 general, $8 students/seniors. >>

thru 1/12: the time’s arrow festival, fka the twelfth night festival, returns to st. paul’s chapel on the building’s 250th anniversary with recitals of music from times old and new, including native american and 19th century immigrant compositions, as well as contemporary tunes. st paul’s chapel (fidi), free. >>

thru 1/15: the dirty blondes feminist theater company and producer rebecca aparicio present the resister project variety show, showcasing new short plays, stand-up comedy, music, and poetry inspired by the recent presidential election outcome. the kraine theater (east village), $15 (proceeds benefit the aclu). >>

thru 1/15: the exhibition ‘we are what we archive’ highlights pieces relating to politics, african solidarity, queerness, disability activism, and information access, including early work by miranda july and videofreex. interference archive (gowanus), free. >>

thru 1/15: a career retrospective of video artist pipilotti rist’s work takes over three floors of new museum (les). $16 general, $14 seniors, $10 students, pay-what-you-wish thursdays 7-9pm. >>

thru 1/16: the neue galerie opens the season with two new exhibitions: ’klimt and the women of vienna’s golden age’ and ’masterworks from the new galerie new york’. $20 general, $15 seniors, $10 students, free first fridays 6-8pm. >>

thru 1/16: model trains wind through 150 scale replicas of local landmarks made entirely of plant parts such as bark and leave at the new york botanical garden’s 25th annual holiday train show. $22-25 weekends, $18-20 weekdays. >>

thru 1/16: the cooper hewitt’s new fragile beasts exhibit showcases 70 ornament prints and drawings from the 16th and 17th centuries. $16-18 general, $10-12 seniors, $7-9 students, pay-what-you-wish saturdays 6-9pm. >>

thru 1/22: the crochet coral reef, a large-scale art project combining crocheted yarn with plastic trash, commemorates its tenth anniversary with a three-part exhibition commenting on climate change and ocean health. museum of arts and design (columbus circle), $16 general, $14 seniors, $12 students, pay-what-you-wish thursdays 6-9pm. >>

thru 1/29 (8am-10pm): the ‘luminaries’ light installation returns to brookfield place’s winter garden (fidi) with a canopy of 650 custom color-changing led lanterns. tonight’s opening holiday celebration includes free ice skating, performances, hot chocolate, santa, and more. >>

thru february: soho’s pearl river mart opens a broadway pop-up a few blocks away in anticipation of an official opening in may. >>

thru 2/5: normally touching the art is strictly off-limits, but at the ‘take me (i’m yours)’ exhibition, work from 42 international and intergenerational artists will be on display to touch, participate in, and even take home for yourself. the jewish museum (ues), $15 general, $12 seniors, $7.50 students, pay-what-you-wish thursdays 5-8pm, free saturdays. >>

thru 2/5: the dreamlands: immersive cinema and art, 1905-2016 eshibition, the new whitney’s most technologically complex show yet, explores over 100 years of unconventional ways to experience the moving image with screenings, workshops, and offsite events. whitney museum of american art (meatpacking), various prices. >>

thru 2/5: the anna wintour costume institute at the metropolitan museum of art’s new exhibition, ‘masterworks: unpacking fashion,’ features 60 ensembles from the early 18th century to the present. admission to the exhibition is included with regular museum admission (suggested: $25 general, $17 seniors, $12 students). >>

thru 2/26: ride into the holidays at the new york transit museum’s 15th annual holiday train show, featuring a 34′-long layout with vintage subway and metro-north train models. new york city transit museum gallery annex at grand central, free admission. >>

thru 2/26: ‘gay gotham: art and underground culture in new york,’ a new art exhibition at the museum of the city of new york (east harlem), features the work and ephemera of queer luminaries across decades and subcultures, such as mae west, andy warhol, and gertrude stein. suggested admission: $14 general, $10 students/seniors. >>

thru 2/26: new public art alert: david shrigley’s memorial, a 17-foot-tall shopping list engraved on a solid slab of granite, goes on display at central park’s doris c. freedman plaza (fifth avenue at 60th street). >>

thru 2/28 (tues-fri 10am-4:30pm): in addition to free saturday morning hours year ’round (10am-12pm), the brooklyn botanic garden offers free admission winter weekdays starting today. >>

thru 3/5: it ain’t winter, but that’s not stopping the bank of america winter village at bryant park’s opening weekend. the open air market, holiday shops, and skating rink return for the season. >>

thru 3/26 (weekends sat + sun 10am-6pm): the brooklyn flea moves indoors for the season with a holiday market featuring 75 vendors and 25 smorgasburg food sellers. skylight one hanson (fort greene), $1 admission. >>

thru 3/26: ice skating season returns to prospect park’s lefrak center at lakeside. $6 weekdays, $9 weekends/holidays, $6 skate rental, extra for bag check and lockers. >>

thru 4/23: the museum of the moving image (astoria) hosts an exhibition honoring filmmaker martin scorsese‘s work, including production materials, behind-the-scenes images, and a retrospective screening series. $15 general, $11 students/seniors, free fridays 4-8pm. >>

thru 5/13 (tues-fri 12-8pm, sat 10am-5pm): ‘black fashion designers,’ the museum at fit’s latest exhibition, features several generations of fashion designers of african descent from the 1950s to the present. free. >>

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