The Cultural Agenda: Halloween With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Celebrity Autobiographies, and Feist

The Details-approved concerts, movies, and events coming at you in the next seven days.

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.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt hosts "hit RECord on Halloween," an evening of haunting cinema, music, and live performance in New York City.

Tuesday, November 1

Celebrating a decade of music, Minus the Bear take their 10-year-anniversary tour to the Troubadour in Los Angeles.

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


Feist perform at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Architecture in Helsinki play at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles.

Veteran punk rockers transition from their raucous punk roots to domesticity and fatherhood in Andrea Blaugrund Nevins' The Other F Word, now playing at Film Forum in New York City.

Experimental indie rockers tUnE-YarDs perform at the Music Box in Los Angeles.


Thursday, November 3


St. Vincent plays Webster Hall in New York City.

The Drums perform at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn.

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.

Mayer Hawthorne & the Country join Chromeo for a show at New York CIty's Terminal 5.

Saturday, November 5

Prolific artist Pae White blends fine and applied arts in her latest exhibit, opening at the 1301PE Gallery in Los Angeles. Runs through December 22.

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

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