This Weekend: 29 Rooms, Chanel Experience + More

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

NEW YORK

 

 

Le Rouge Chanel Experience

Now – 12/23, Midtown East

Chanel presents Le Rouge, a unique destination featuring curated beauty products, limited-edition creations, signature gift wrapping, special events and more.

 

M&Ms Chocolate Bar

Now – 12/9, Nolita

An interactive event featuring a Velcro wall where attendees can stick to a giant chocolate bar, share a ride on an M&Ms-themed sled, and sample new products.

 

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Pop-Up

Now – 12/9, Nolita

Amazon celebrates 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.

 

NYC Lantern Festival

Now – 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.

 

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

 

29 Rooms

Now – 12/9, South LA

Strike a pose in front of immersive themed rooms as this photo-friendly New York export comes to the Reef in South LA.

 

LA Auto Show

Now – 12/9, DTLA

Drift into the Convention Center for the 10-day L.A. Auto Show with cars that would even make Bond drool.

 

Invader: Into the White Cube

Now – 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

 

Doggy Style Christmas Market

12/9, Waterloo

Billed as the largest indoor market for hounds and their owners, you’ll find Leake Street packed with stalls full of treats for our four-legged friends.

 

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.

 

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.

  

AUSTIN

 

Decker Challenge Half Marathon

12/9, Travis County Expo Center

The Decker Challenge Half Marathon turns 40 years old this weekend, making it one of the longest-running road races in the city. Funds benefit the Housing Authority of Travis County.

 

Now – 12/30, ZACH Theatre

Fans of David Sedaris’ unique brand of observant humor can check out a 75-minute live version of “Santaland Diaries,” which chronicles his time as a Macy’s department store elf.