Best things to do in New York this fall: your guide to the city
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Tue Aug 20 2013
- Photo opportunity Three museum shows make up a primer on the rise of the camera as a serious artistic tool.
- A room of one’s ownNot content with just a show at MoMA, Lucy McKenzie is redesigning the gallery space itself.
- The odds What headlines will the press use to describe “Andres Serrano: Shit”?
- Watch your language Three riveting foreign books are finally available in English.
- Missive impossible Novelist Michael Kimball reinvents the suicide note.
- Pretty scary Kelly Link may be afraid of the dark, but pigeonholes don't freak her out.
- The odds How many people will care about Savannah Knoop’s book about becoming JT LeRoy?
- Bring the noise! This season, superstar soprano Renée Fleming claims the city as her own, rocking the Met and appearing on the side of a bus near you.
- Feel the Bern Leonard Bernstein was this city. A new fest proves he was a whole lot more, too.
- The Odds Will Columbia frat boys actually like Xenakis’ Oresteia?
- If you book it, they will come...The team behind the techrotastic Minimoo parties is counting on a slew of top DJs to bring the crowds to the first ever Minitek fest.
- Long live the King! NYC's rulin' house-music label solidifies its reign with a 15th-anniversary celebration.
- The odds Will the messianic DJ pose ever die?
- Seriously funny A trio of comics mine the dark side for laughs.
- Mock star Fancy a typical comedy festival? Go someplace else.
- Anything goes Ars Nova’s first festival defies definition.
- The odds Will Jamie Kennedy’s documentary make you feel bad for him?
- Will and grace NYCB’s new principal brings something extra to the stage.
- Highlights from Mearns’s past season
- Videos of Mearns rehearsing
- Three to tango Here's the true story of what happens when two very different choreographers and a Project Runway designer get together.
- Going too far A festival of interdisciplinary works blurs the lines.
- The odds Will BAM remain stuck in the past?
- A matter of taste The first annual Wine & Food Festival is about to get cooking all over town. Will New Yorkers be satisfied with a Miami Beach import?
- Wine & Food Fest The game
- Industrial revolution Food manufacturers edge their way back to Brooklyn—with a modern artisanal twist.
- Open season Where you’ll be eating this fall (and where you wouldn’t be caught dead).
- Tough Break The Wire’s meanest thug tries to make it beyond the box.
- Smile for the camera Happy-Go-Lucky star Sally Hawkins turns in an Oscar-worthy role, playing the most unusual character: a content one.
- Nuclear options Family meltdowns heat up the fall.
- Political Discourse Three upcoming portraits of famous figureheads bend the rules.
- The odds How much will the new Bond theme song suck?
- Retro Perspective Soul visionary Raphael Saadiq revisits classic black pop on his new album, The Way I See It.
- M-I-C-K-E-Y M-U-S-I-C From deep inside the Disney castle comes the tunes that are guaranteed to have you humming—or drive you crazy—this fall.
- Opposites attract Are you always at the same old shows, with the same people and the same sound? Stop it.
- The odds Can the new TV on the Radio album spark a change in hipster facial hair?
- Watched man Patrick Wilson leads the acting heavyweights—plus one infamous newbie—in All My Sons on Broadway.
- Vice Squad Experimental theater outfit Radiohole is growing up, but not too much—the group is still getting wasted and naked onstage.
- Brave new worlds Craig Lucas isn’t content to stay in his place.
- British intelligenceThe British are mental for Billy Elliot, but will Broadway audiences get the thick accents?
- The odds Will Brian d’Arcy James get beyond the Gumby jokes?
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