What to check out this weekend

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

NEW YORK

NYC Lantern Festival

12/1 – 1/6, Snug Harbor

Over 40 LED installations featuring a variety of designs and themes are decorating seven acres of the Snug Harbor Cultural Center for the city’s debut lantern festival.

 

Gregor Hildebrandt Exhibition

Now 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.

 

Oddities Flea Market

12/1 – 12/2, Williamsburg

Feast your eyes on medical history ephemera, natural history items, osteological specimens, taxidermy, obscure home décor, jewelry, and more at this offbeat market.

 

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Pop-Up

12/1 – 12/9, Nolita

Amazon is celebrating its new season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with an immersive Carnegie Deli pop-up designed to transport patrons back to 1958 New York.

 

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.

 

Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts

Now – 2/19, Midtown/Long Island City

Presented in two complementary parts at MoMA and MoMA PS1, this is the most comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s work ever assembled.

 

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

Jingle Ball

Now, Inglewood

KIIS FM’s annual holiday behemoth’s lineup reads like a roll call of the station’s playlist: Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, Calvin Harris, Camila Cabello, Khalid, Dua Lipa, G-Eazy, Alessia Cara, Bazzi and Bebe Rexha will all take over the Forum.

 

Electric Feels

Now – 12/1, Echo Park

This immersive dance party is back at the Echoplex featuring Indie Rock + Indie Dance songs throughout the night with DJs, stage production and surprises along the way.

 

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

Winter Wonderland

Now – 1/6, Hyde Park

Get lost in Christmas markets, festive bars and snowy grottos at London’s epic Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, featuring an immersive cinema experience this year.

 

Google Curiosity Rooms

Now – 12/16, 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.

 

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

Trail of Lights

12/1, Zilker Park

More than just a fun run, this event includes yoga, a fitness expo, photo ops, a Ferris wheel, carousel rides, costume contests and giveaways, plus an after-festival party