Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: November 2013

 

The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years – Opens October 26th National Geographic is the gold standard for photojournalism with its impressive collection of wildlife, Mother Nature’s phenomena and cultural documentation images. To celebrate the illustrious magazine’s 125th anniversary, Los Angeles’s Annenberg Space for Photography is exhibiting over 400 historic images and an extensive digital installation of more than 500 additional images.

Radio City Christmas Spectacular – November 8th Christmas comes early to the Radio City Music Hall as it high kicks open its doors for its annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular—a holiday past time for many native and visiting New Yorkers alike. Celebrate the show’s 85th anniversary with the world-famous Rockettes and dazzle at the imaginative and fantastic dance numbers to your favorite Christmas carols.

Kanye West at Barclays Center – November 9th and November 20th Mr. Kim Khardashian is taking the stage in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center-- his first string of solo shows since accompanying Jay-Z on the 2011 Watch the Throne tour. The notorious showman is sure to flex his musical talents and creative strength with a rich performance to support his 6th album Yeezus which was released this summer. Check out Kanye’s full schedule here for when he’ll be coming to a city near you.

Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine at the Art Institute of Chicago – Opens November 12th If you have cataloged every meal, snack and morsel on Instagram, the Art and Appetite exhibit in Chicago is beckoning with this feast for the eyes. Showcasing American art focused on food and drink, this exhibition places these iconic images into a historical context and points out their relevance as social and political commentary.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Opens – November 22nd The defiant heroine Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) returns in the second installation of the wildly popular The Hunger Games trilogy The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. In this thrilling new chapter, Katniss and Peeta must face the consequences of their victorious 74th Hunger Games. Get your tickets and line up early, this movie is sure to be an even bigger holiday blockbuster than the original.

Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 28th Whether your Thanksgiving tradition is cooking up a storm in the kitchen, rooting on your favorite football team or curbside at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, take today to give thanks. Enjoy your Thanksgiving feast, you’ll need the energy to brave the Black Friday sales!