30 Days of Twyla / November Your art and culture event list for the month.
Turkey day isn’t until the end of the month, so what to do until then? Funny you should ask. Here’s thirty days of noteworthy art and culture events around the world to know about. If you're nearby or a jet setter, go see some in person or take a trip with us from your laptop.
Maybe you’ll bump into Twyla artist and horror film buff Oliver Leach at this film festival. The Another Hole in the Head Genre Film Festival screens horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and exploitation films at New People Cinema in Japantown, San Francisco.
It’s the first day of Complex Con in Long Beach, California. There will be food, music, brand experiences, and performances by Snoop and Skrillex. Pharrell Williams is the event’s “cultural director” and Takashi Murakami is a member of the host committee. So, it’s gotta be good.
See striking portraits of key players from the Harlem Renaissance in Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten at the Smithsonian American Art Gallery, Washington DC. The exhibition celebrates the recent opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Wine and movies sounds good, no? The Napa Valley Film Festival opens today, featuring more than 125 independent films and studio sneak previews screening in venues across Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga.
He has good taste in eyewear and art. Elton John has an amazing collection of photography and The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection opens today at the Tate Modern in London.
Hit Pioneer Works’ Second Sundays in funky Red Hook, Brooklyn. Featuring open studios, live music, DJs, and site-specific interventions, the event is streamed online on Clocktower Radio if you can’t be there in person.
See art inspired by the written word. Twyla artist John Chang is one of four artists in TEXT, an exhibition at Broward College’s Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery in Davie, Florida.
Featuring 24 hours of movie clips of clocks and time passing, this video installation is a must-see. We don’t expect you to spend a full day, but you won’t be bored watching any part of Christian Marclay’s The Clock at The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans.
You might not want to watch it again, but you will anyway. It’s the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade!
An exhibition topic that everyone can get into—shoes. It’s the last day to see Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture, the first exhibition dedicated to sneaker design history, at the Speed Museum in Louisville.
Lovers of graffiti and pop culture should head to see KAWS: WHERE THE END STARTS. This major survey of the Brooklyn artist’s work is now on view at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas.