Art and Museums
__Degas and the Nude at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (through
Now entering its final week, the critically acclaimed collection—curated by representatives from the MFA and the Musée D'Orsay in Paris—highlights Impressionist painter Degas' expressive depiction of the human form.
Charles Dickens at 200 at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York (through February 12)
This retrospective of Britain's first literary superstar honors the bicentennial of his birth—as well as his legacy—with a series of rare manuscripts, photos, illustrations and more.
Cecil Beaton: The New York Years at the Museum of the City of New York, New York (through February 20)
Costumes, photographs, portraits, and drawings by Cecil Beaton are the focus of this exhibit, which examines the iconic fashion photographer's impact on the city's cultural landscape.
Kenneth Anger: Icons at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (through February 27)
The legendary underground filmmaker is celebrated with a series of photos, scrapbooks, and memorabilia complementing his films.
Erwin Wurm: Beauty Business at Bass Museum of Art, Miami (through March 25)
Wurm's latest collection—which debuted during Art Basel Miami Beach—explores the comforts of home through a series of humorous sculptures rendered from common household items.
Music and Events
The Smith Westerns play at Webster Hall in New York on Tuesday, January 31. They'll take their live show to Chicago on Thursday, February 2, when they'll play at the The Metro.
Jenny Owen Youngs plays at Maxwell's in Hoboken on Thursday, February 2. She'll also play The Rock Shop in Brooklyn on Saturday, February 4.
Movies and Television
Daniel Radcliffe stars as a young lawyer investigating the ghost of a woman terrorizing a small town in The Woman in Black, in theaters Friday, February 3.
Prepare for water cooler chitchat and watch as the New York Giants face off against the New England Patriots at Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, February 5. Forget the wings and Miller Lite and instead host a Super Bowl party complete with the essential hors d'oeuvres and beer cocktails.