'Tis the season for holiday ragers! Art Basel hits Miami, New Year's Eve takes over both NY hotels, and Hollywood's getting majorly into the holiday spirit.
New Year's Eve in NYCNew Year's Eve is going to be wild at The Standard, East Village and The Standard, High Line. Here's everything going on at our hotels:
+ Gloria Gaynor at Top of The Standard (tickets)
+ Tiki Disco at Le Bain (tickets)
+ 3-course prix fixe dinner at The Standard Grill (info)
+ Bingo in The Garden Room (info)
+ Dinner at Narcissa (info)
+ Drag show at narcbar (info)
The Rink at The Standard, High LineCarve it up at our very own rink, then curl up with a hot cocoa and our special winter menu.
Open for the season December 20
M - TH: 12pm - 12am
F: 12pm - 1am
SAT: 9am - 1am
SUN: 9am - 12am
The Winter Garden at The Standard, East VillageStrip off those extra layers in our heated alpine yurts, slip into some fondue, and stay warm with hot spiked drinks. And don't forget to pick up your Christmas tree at our little market with Crest Hardware, with proceeds going to the Lower East Side Girls Club.
Ends Mar 3
Weekdays 4–9pm, Weekends 12–9pm
Lady Bird at Nitehawk CinemaGreta Gerwig's directorial debut is getting rave reviews (it has the highest Rotten Tomatoes score ever). Go see it at one of the coolest theaters in the city.
Shinji Murakami's exlusive sculptureGet in the holiday spirit with Japanese artist Shinji Murakami. He made an exclusive pink edition of his 8-bit heart sculpture just for you, and it's now available for purchase at both The Shop and online. Also look out for his 8-bit rooftop installation at Le Bain coming soon.
The Shop at The Standard, High Line
Xue Qiwen, 43, in her Shanghai apartment, decorated with furniture from her favorite brand, Versace, 2005. © Lauren Greenfield.
International Center of PhotographyEnds January 7
Photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield showcases her 25-year exploration of wealth. (You may be familiar with her work—she's behind one of the best documentaries ever, Queen of Versailles.)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Jawole Willa Jo Zollar's Shelter. (circa 1992) Photo by Jack Mitchell. (©) Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc. and Smithsonian Institution
"Shelter" at Alvin AileyAs part of their winter season at City Center (Nov. 29-Dec. 31), Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is bringing back the wildly popular dance "Shelter" after a 15-year hiatus, this time with an all-woman cast. Originally created in 1988 by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and first performed by Alvin Ailey in 1992, "Shelter" addresses homelessness in a raw, empathizing, moving manner. Check their schedule online to make sure you catch the right night.
David Hockney's "A Bigger Splash."
Everything at the MET/MET BreuerThe MET just cut the ribbon on their David Hockney exhibition (closes Feb. 25th) and the MET Breuer just opened their new Edvard Munch exhibition (closes Feb. 4th). While you're at both museums, catch Delirious (MET Breuer, closes Jan. 14th), Raghubir Singh (MET Breuer, closes Jan. 2nd), Rodin (MET, closes Jan. 15th), Michelangelo (MET, closes Feb. 12th), and Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings (MET, closes Jan. 7th).
Get Holla-Dazed at The Standard, HollywoodCome to the The Standard, Hollywood and celebrate the season in your own tripped out way with our holiday parties, dinners, and concerts. Here are four event series we have going on this month to get you holla-dazed:
The More the MerrierCome one, come all! ‘Tis the season to holiday party. Not everyone has time to put on a proper soirée, so let us do the heavy lifting. We are bringing in some of our friends to host events where everyone is invited to join.
The Standard, Hollywood
December 4, 7–10pm
Hosted by Kyle Williams and Brooke Van Poplin (Persistent Comedy)
December 11, 7–10pm
December 18, 7–10pm
Hosted by Malliha Ahmad and Guud Social
Old St. FlickWhat’s better than cuddles and movies with loved ones over the holidays? Grab a snack and a beverage from Alma, a comfy seat in our floor-to-ceiling shag carpeted lobby lounge, and watch off-beat films in usual Standard fashion.
The Standard, Hollywood
November 28 & December 12, 7–10pm
Wes and Erin’s Bad Movie Night
December 5 & 19, 7–10pm
Hosted by Valerie and Larissa
Not-so-Silent Desert NightsJoin us for our Wednesday-night acoustic series, Desert Nights, with a special holiday line-up. Hosted by KCRW's DJ Valida.
The Standard, Hollywood
November 29, 7:30pm
Featuring The Sound of Ghosts and LA River Bend
December 6, 7:30pm
Featuring Angela McCluskey and Chris Stills
December 13, 7:30pm
Featuring Jems and Main Man
December 20, 7:30pm
Featuring MONOGEM, Lauren Ruth Ward, The Little Miss, Ryan Dilmore, CLARA-NOVA, Kathleen Grace, Pete Molinari + Valida, Rachel Goodrich, Drew Taubenfeld, Jamie Drake, Justine Bennett, Sarah Pigion, We Are The West
Feasting with FriendsJoin us for a special dinner series at Alma. Chef Ari Taymor has invited some of his personal friends from the culinary world to co-host dangerously delicious nights. Reservations: Alma@StandardHotels.com.
The Standard, Hollywood
December 2 + 3, 5:30–11pm
December 10, 5:30–11pm
December 17, 5:30–11pm
JAY Z at the ForumCatch Hov before he sweeps the Grammys. Gaga's going to be at the Forum on December 18th, Grizzly Bear's at the Wiltern on Dec. 13th, and The Echo's doing a Charles Bradley tribute show on December 3rd.
Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano LAThis retrospective of queer Chicano artists spanning from 1960s to the early 1990s touches on the Chicano Moratorium, gay liberation, feminist movements, and the AIDS crisis.
Ends Dec. 31, MOCA Pacific Design Center
Everything at LACMACatch Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage before it ends in early January. While you're at it, see newer exhibitions Painted in Mexico and 1917/1918: Looking Backward, Stepping Forward.
Art Basel at The Standard Spa, Miami BeachThe legendary art fair takes over Miami for one week, and we're celebrating big at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. Here's everything we have going on:
Kick-off party Dec. 1st, 4-7PM
Happy hour every weeknight, 4-7PM
Kick off Basel with the launch of our new happy hour, Tide Up. We've added some new treats to the menu including artichoke frites ceviche, rotating specialty cocktails, and more!
Speak Up Pop-Up Shop with the ACLU
Thurs., Dec. 7–Sun., Dec. 10, 10AM–6PM
Shop limited-edition pieces by Opening Ceremony, Prabal Gurung, Everlane, Public School, Daniel Arsham, and more, with proceeds going to the ACLU.
Ricky Powell Print Project
Dec. 8–10, 12–8PM
Stop by Room 40 to shop legendary street photographer Ricky Powell's one-of-a-kind prints and new book, The Individualist.
Procell Presents AR(T) Fair
December 8–10, 12–8PM
Brian Procell has some of NYC's best cult vintage, and he's bringing a curated selection of rare shirts from the Procell Archive to Room 41.
Lazy Sunday BBQ with TIKI DISCO: Basel Edition
Sun. Dec. 10, 2PM–Sunset
Finish out Basel at everyone's favorite Lazy Sunday with Brooklyn-based party crew, TIKI DISCO (DJs Eli Escobar, Lloydski, & Andy Pry).
Cut Copy at the North Beach BandshellThe Australian electronic quartet is touring their latest dazzler, Haiku from Zero. Catch them at one of the coolest venues in Miami. Also don't miss The Drums at Gramps on December 1st.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriCatch the latest Frances McDormand project making buzz at Wynwood's coolest theater. Also don't miss their special screening of Troop Beverly Hills on December 13th.
at O Cinema Wynwood
Not Your Standard BINGO: Ugly Sweater EditionGet your hideous holiday sweaters ready for Not Your Standard BINGO with host Shelley Novak and DJ Jody McDonald.
December 17, 7—10PM
Aura Photography with MoodxMossHave your aura photo taken by Carrie Moss in the MoodxMoss yurt, a magical traveling studio space where poetry meets science and spirituality meets art. $45, includes indoor baths | $150, includes Spa Day Pass (pre-registration required, limited sessions).
Fri, Dec. 15, 6—8PM; Sat—Sun, Dec. 16 & 17, 12—1P, & 2—6P