Art and Museums
Taylor Mead at Churner and Churner, New York (through February 18)
Prolific underground artist and Warhol scene icon Taylor Mead's latest series of drawings—inspired by his "Fairy Tale Poem"—are on display at the Manhattan gallery. Also featured: a collection of paintings from the 1980s and '90s influenced by Mead's urban bohemian lifestyle.
Christopher Boffoli: Big Appetites at Winston Wächter Fine Arts, Seattle (through February 23)
Boffoli juxtaposes hand-painted figurines with staged photographs of food and drink to create humorous multimedia canvases depicting mundane daily activities in bizarre surroundings.
George Harrison: Living in the Material World at the Grammy Museum, Los Angeles (through March 25)
Handwritten lyrics, instruments, personal notebooks, and sketches are on display in this collection honoring the former Beatle.
Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity at the Wolfsonian, Miami (through March 26)
A collection of furniture and design pieces celebrates the French aesthetic of the latter half of the twentieth century.
Music and Events
Elusive Neutral Milk Hotel frontman Jeff Mangum is flying solo for a show at the Althenaeum Theater in Chicago on Monday, February 6.
In anticipation of New York Fashion Week, industry insiders will unite for the State of Style Summit at 92YTribecca on Tuesday, February 7. Tickets are still available to join fashion and design notables, as well as executives, as they discuss new media presence and the shape of consumer communication in the forthcoming season.
Coldplay headlines an iHeartRadio benefit concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Wednesday, February 8.
Folksy singer-songwriter Ben Kweller celebrates the release of his new album Go Fly a Kite with an intimate show and Amoeba Music in Los Angles on Thursday, February 9.
Merrill Garbus' experimental pop project tUnE-YaRds performs at the Allen Room at Lincoln Center in New York on Thursday, February 9.
Alison Mosshart and Jamie "Mr. Kate Moss" Hince—better known as The Kills—play at New York's Terminal 5 on Saturday, February 11.
Movies and Television
Smash, NBC's answer to Glee, debuts on Monday, February 6. The ensemble musical drama portrays the highs and lows of Broadway theater as a production team struggles to put together a musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe.
Ryan Reynolds stars as a CIA rookie assigned to keep watch on a seasoned fugitive (Denzel Washington) in action thriller Safe House, opening nationwide on Friday, February 10.
Details' February cover star Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams star as a married couple whose relationship is tested by a car accident in The Vow, opening nationwide on February 10.
— Maggie Mallon