Monday, December 12
Now on display at New York City's Jewish Museum, "The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936-1951" traces the impact a group of young photographers had during the tumultuous era in U.S. history that spanned the Great Depression, WWII, and the Cold War.
Tuesday, December 13
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings perform the first of a two-night set at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City.
Wednesday, December 14
Dinosaur Jr. performs Bug in its entirety at the Music Box in Los Angeles. Also on the line-up: an interview with the band conducted by rocker Henry Rollins.
Thursday, December 15
"The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011," now on display at the Museum of the City of New York, commemorates the 200-year anniversary of the Commissioner's Plan of 1811, which put forward the creation of New York's famous urban design. The exhibit traces the influence the grid had on the growth and development of the city in the two centuries since its introduction; on display through April 15.
Friday, December 16
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Sunday, December 18
In "California Song," photographer and former Dior Homme designer Hedi Slimane explores urban youth culture, capturing moments both poignant and provocative. Now on display at MOCA Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, the collection features series of photographs as well a sonic, motion-photography installation.