Monday, October 31
Celebrity Autobiography returns to New York for another irreverent edition of the stage show featuring celebrities reading other celebrities' memoirs. This performance includes Mario Cantone, Florence Henderson, and Carol Kane—among others—reading the personal histories of dubious stars like Mike "the Situation" Sorrentino, David Hasselhoff, and Melissa Gilbert.
Tuesday, November 1
Performa 11 commences in New York City. The visual-arts performance biennial, now in its fourth year, features more than 100 artists and runs through November 21.
Wednesday, November 2
Thursday, November 3
Friday, November 4
Andreas Gursky presents "Bangkok" at the Gagosian Gallery on W. 21st Street in New York City. "Bangkok" will be exhibited alongside 2010's "Oceans," with both series exploring geographical phenomena the artist came upon either during his travels or through reports in the media. An opening reception will be held for the artist from 6 to 8 p.m.; the exhibit runs through December 17.
Saturday, November 5
Sunday, November 6
On display at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire From Leonardo to Levine" is a comprehensive visual history of mockery and exaggeration—be it social, political, or personal. Runs through March 4.—Maggie Mallon