What to check out this weekend vol. 7

 

A curated roundup of festivals, branded pop-ups, and immersive events and experiences in cities that We’re Magnetic calls home.

NEW YORK

 

 

The Big Quiet

Today, Midtown

Following a sold-out national tour, The Big Quiet is returning to NYC for an evening at the iconic Town Hall. Take part in a 1500 person mass meditation with sound practitioners, followed by a live string orchestra and special guest musical performances.

 

Gregor Hildebrandt Exhibition

Now – 12/2, LES

Gregor Hildebrandt’s IN MEINER WOHNUNG GIBT ES VIELE ZIMMER at Perrotin uses audio as visual material, transforming analog recording tech like cassettes and vinyl into art.

 

Renegade Craft Fair

11/1711/19, Chelsea

Browse imaginative maker-designed goods from more than 200 creators, attend workshops with crafty friends, and sample snacks at this makers’ market.

 

PetCon

11/1711/19, Hell’s Kitchen

Learn about pet health, adoption, new advancements in tech—like meds for pets and more at this two-day conference featuring well known “animal influencers.”

 

Girlboss Rally

11/1711/19, Queens

Bask in the collective fierceness of leading women from companies like Black Girl Magik, Equinox, Refinery29, Rent the Runway, Zola, CNN, Bumble and more at this two-day event featuring panel discussions, workshops, and a bazaar.

 

Adidas: Art & Yoga

Now – 12/10, Brooklyn Museum

Head to Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Park for an hour yoga session followed by a mindfulness meditation. The class itself is only $10, and that includes museum admission.

 

Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

Now  – March 2019, The Whitney

This exhibition—the first Warhol retrospective in the U.S. since 1989—reconsiders the work of one of the most inventive, influential, and important American artists.

 

LOS ANGELES

 

 

Vulture Festival

11/17 – 11/18, Hollywood

See Q&As, sneak peeks and table reads during this celeb-filled pop culture fest from New York Magazine’s Vulture.

A Conversation with Lin-Manual Miranda

Today, Westwood

Lin-Manuel Miranda will sit down with his father, Luis A. Miranda Jr., for a conversation at the Geffen Playhouse’s Gil Cates Theater, where they’ll discuss the long-term recovery of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, advocacy and Hamilton’s run in Puerto Rico.

 

Invader: Into the White Cube

11/17 – 12/23, DTLA

The prolific street artist’s video game inspired tile mosaics head inside for a career-spanning survey that also includes a new series of canvas paintings.

 

LONDON

 

 

IGoogle Curiosity Rooms

Now, Piccadilly Circus

Google Pixel 3’s Curiosity Rooms are designed to encourage inquisitiveness. Explore this pop-up with free events, workshops, talks, experiences and installations.

 

Taste of London: The Festive Edition

Now – 11.18, Tobacco Dock

Taste of London: The Festive Edition is back with delicious tasters from the likes of Bao, Hoppers, Nonna Tonda and Chin Chin Labs.

 

Yayoi Kusama Exhibit

Now – 12/21, Shoreditch

The Victoria Miro Gallery hosts Kusama’s “The Moving Moment When I Went to the Universe,” featuring new paintings, sculptures, and a large-scale Infinity Mirror Room.

 

AUSTIN

 

 

Creek Show

Now11/17, Waller Creek

This light-based art installation draws attention to its impact on the local community. Stroll through the display, play lawn games, learn about the creek itself, and enjoy a live performance on the Tito’s stage by Night Drive.

 

Hops for HOPE Art & Beer Show

11/17 – 11/18, Fair Market

Check out artists at the HOPE campaign showcase; hit up the preview party on the 17th, or spend your Sunday sipping on samples from 20 breweries. Austin’s best DJs will set the mood, and the Saturday preview party is open bar.