Your go-to guide to November 2017 in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami.
Festival of Life - Yayoi KusumaYayoi Kusuma's iconic polka dot rooms and loud, lively works come to three David Zwirner galleries across New York City until mid-December. Make sure you plan out your visit, because her exhibitions always draw huge crowds.
November 2 - December 16, Three David Zwirner Galleries
Daniel CaesarDaniel Caesar dropped one of the best albums of the year this past August and he's showing it off in New York City this month. Catch the man behind "We Find Love" in Chelsea for an evening of gorgeous harmonies and tales of modern love and loss.
November 24, Highline Ballroom
Origin Stories to Greta Gerwig's LadybirdGreta Gerwig's directorial debut, Ladybird, hits theaters November 3rd. The coming-of-age film about a misfit teen played by Saoirse Ronan takes inspiration from a multitude of iconic films. To get a peek into Gerwig's mind, Quad Cinema is playing a series curated by Gerwig herself. Make sure to check showtimes so that you don't miss select screenings followed by a Q&A.
November 3 - November 5, Quad Cinema
Church of Vinyl Record FairIf you get off on rare record finds, don't miss an evening of crate digging at Church of Vinyl's Record Fair, where dealers and hosts will be spinning their favorites, and new releases from your go-to labels will be up for grabs.
November 3, San Damiano Mission Catholic Church
CelestineRave reviews are calling us across the water to Brooklyn's newest waterfront restaurant that sits just under the Manhattan Bridge. It's solid menu spans the Eastern Mediterranean coastline and includes a pitch-perfect wine list to match. Insider tip: Sunday evening reservations seem like your best bet.
Open Now, DUMBO
Stop Telling Women To Smile - 5th AnniversaryArtist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh started the Stop Telling Women To Smile project five years ago, and while it's helped create so much awareness for harassment, there's so much more work we can all do. Go for a day of panels and workshops with leading thinkers to further the movement.
November 4, Electropositive
Ellen Gallagher's First LA ShowArtist Ellen Gallagher showcases new paintings, drawings, and sculptures at her first Los Angeles solo show, Accidental Records.
November 4 - January 28, Hauser & Wirth
MOCA Music: DJDS, DJ Frosty, WYLDEFLOWERMOCA Grand Avenue's bringing Brazilian-infused beats, sugar skull face painting, food trucks, drinks, and a pop-up store with Poketo to shake off LA's first fall winds.
November 2, MOCA Grand Avenue
Everybody Knows...Elizabeth MurrayArtist Elizabeth Murray's out-of-the-box mentality and true dedication to authenticity has inspired thousands. Watch the new documentary about the groundbreaking artist, Everybody Knows...Elizabeth Murray, followed by a talk with its director, Kristi Zea.
November 3 and 4, Laemelle's Music Hall
DelilahThe two guys behind The Nice Guy just opened a new supper club in West Hollywood called Delilah, and it's a decadent, plush homage to the roaring '20s.
Women in RAW WineIf you're a wellness junkie, good news—natural wine's a thing, and it's having a moment. Learn all about the wonders of it from the experts that make it, hosted by Bon Appetit's Wine Editor, Marissa A. Ross.
November 9, The Standard Hotel, Hollywood
We Are Who You're Waiting ForIn conjunction with A Woman's Place..., an exhibition at the William Grant Still Arts Center, activist and educator Ericka Huggins welcomes those who are homeless and impoverished to come and take shelter. If you would like to be involved, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 4, William Grant Still ArtsCenter
House of Creatives Music FestivalOne of our favorite music festivals hits Miami this month, with performances by Washed Out, Alt-J, Metronomy, Sir Sly, and more. Get your tickets and celebrate all that is good in current indie rock.
November 11 - 12, Historic Virginia Key Park
Miami Book FairFour-hundred-and-fifty renowned speakers and writers take over Miami for an entire week.
November 12 - 19, Miami Dade College
Screening of Reading WomenCarrie Schneider's four-hour film celebrates women readers and writers with stunning visuals.
November 18, PAMM
Shenzi LiveCatch the multi-faceted group and their explosive energy in Wynwood.
November 3, The Wynwood Yard
Drink & Draw with Miami Book FairKick off Miami Book Fair with a night of drinking and drawing hosted by Conor McCreery and graphic novelists Kim Dwinell, George O'Connor, Matt Holm, and Tillie Walden. Stop by for some competitive cartooning, prizes, and drinks. Not good with a pen? Just call it avant-garde.
November 16, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach
Daily/Nightly Daiquiri CaféWe're teaming up with Ali Alvarez and Christopher Delvin, founders of Palabar, for a three-night-only daiquiri pop-up at the Juice Café featuring the yummiest local fruit flavors.
November 16 - 18, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach