- L.A.: Make: Craft, at Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis, through Dec. 4. (Wish I was in L.A. for this. As part of the show, they’re exhibiting knitted super hero suits.)
- Joshua Tree: Specific presents the Portland design studio Von Tundra at High Desert Test Sites, this Sat. from 11am-5pm. (Some events may require RSVP and payment. Check the website.)
- Philadelphia: Yevgeniy Fiks: Communist Conspiracy in Art Threatens American Museums, at the Tyler School of Art, at Temple University, through Nov. 6.
- NYC: Books in Focus: Leo Castelli and His Circle, a conversation between Castelli biographer Cannie Cohen-Solal and historian Robert Pincus-Witten, at the Jewish Museum, this Thursday at 6:30 pm.
- NYC: The 7th Annual Conflux Festival, at various spots around the East Village, kicks off Friday. If you’re at MoMA this weekend, be sure to check out Sander Veenhof and Mark Skwarek’s augmented reality app inside the museum. It’s debuting this Saturday as part of Conflux.
- NYC: Ink Plots, the Tradition of the Graphic Novel at SVA, at the school’s Visual Arts Gallery, opens this evening at 5:30pm.
- NYC: Dieter Roth and Bjorn Roth, Work Tables, at Hauser & Wirth, through Oct. 30.
- Toronto: Know Hope, There is Nothing Dear (There is Too Much Dear), and Graham Robinson, Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun, at Show & Tell Gallery, opens today at 7pm.
Guess where I’m at today! Find me at Gallerina. And definitely check-in tomorrow, ‘cuz I’m gonna be launching a supercalifragilistic two-part audio download on the radio blog that I’m all kinds of nervous about.
Magaly Solier, in The Milk of Sorrow, opening this weekend in NYC. (Image courtesy of Olive Films.)
As usual, you can find me over at WNYC today, talking about late summer happenings, including a lovely Peruvian film — with incredible footage of Lima’s environs — opening in New York this weekend (see the image above). Do. Not. Miss!!!!
Over at Gallerina today. Find me there.
On an unrelated note: In case you’re into readin’ and travel and Africa, my pal Dan Morrison is having a bookish get-together at Idlewild Books in NYC on Friday evening at 7pm for his new book The Black Nile — which was just named a “hot read” by the Daily Beast. Smokin’!