ATHENS: Art & Exhibitions, National Archaeological Museum: "Seeking the Ancient Kallos." Archaeological photography by renowned photographer, Garrick Joshua. www.namuseum.gr
AUSTIN: Ring in the new year at Austin's New Year, a family friendly, alcohol-free event showcasing art, film, live music, and a fireworks finale. Free event at Auditorium Shores (South 1st & Riverside). http://www.austintexas.gov/department/austins-new-year
BERLIN: Savvy Contemporary presents "WAHALA. On Representation, Authenticity, Expectations and Other Inflated Concepts." Dec.8, 2013-January 7, 2014.
BUENOS AIRES: Teatro Colón presents "Swan Lake." Dec.17-28, 2013. www.teatrocolon.ar
CAIRO: Cairo International Book Fair, starting January 2014. http://www.internationalpublishers.org/book-fairs/book-fairs-calendar
CAPETOWN: Galileo Open Air Cinema at Kirstenbosch. Through April 2014. Grab some popcorn or other gourmet treats from local vendors, lounge and enjoy the warm temperatures watching cult film classics. For a schedule of what's on: http://www.thegalileo.co.za/
CASABLANCA: TED x Casablanca, Dec.12, 2013. Event will be held at: 16, Avenue Moussa Ibn Noussair.
CHICAGO: "80 at 80": Celebrating 80 years of the Museum of Science and Industry. 80 rare artifacts will be on prominent display. http://www.choosechicago.com/event/80-at-80/21029/
DUBLIN: Airtricity Dockland's Christmas festival. Dec. 12-23, 2013. http://www.visitdublin.com/event/Dublin_Docklands_Christmas_Festival
EDINBURGH: The Scottish Colourists Series: JD Fergusson. At the Modern Two (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art). http://www.nationalgalleries.org/whatson/exhibitions/the-scottish-colourists-series-jd-fergusson/
ISTANBUL: Internationally celebrated artist, Anish Kapoor brings his soaring architectural art to Turkey for the first time. Sakip Sabanchi Museum, through January 5, 2014.
LONDON: Workshop at St. Paul's Cathdral: "All We Know of Love: Poetry for Advent."
LOS ANGELES: Tavo Olmos: The Colorado Street Bridge Restoration Project Photographs, 1991-1993. Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, CA.
MELBOURNE: The Immigration Museum presents "Faith, Fashion, Fusion": Muslim Women's Style in Australia. Entry is free with museum admission. http://www.weekendnotes.com/faith-fashion-fusion-exhibition-immigration-museum/
MONTREAL: Beginning in December 2013 and ongoing, the Musée des Beaux Arts presents "Sacred Africa: Ancient Art from Sub-Saharan Africa."
NEW YORK: 92nd Street Y (Lexington at 92nd St.) Celebrating the centenary of A. Camus. "On Camus"with Robert Zaretsky.
PARIS: Benefit concert for Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan victims. American Church in Paris, Dec. 15, 2013 at 7pm. Requested minimum donation is €10.
ROME: Duchamp - Remade in Italy. In honour of the centenary of the artist's first "ready-made" (Bicycle Wheel, 1913). Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Viale delle Belle Arti 131
SHANGHAI: Lomography presents "Talk to Her," exploring multiple roles of women through the art and photography of Moggy Chang and Adam Hsieh. Free admission at Rooms. http://www.timeoutshanghai.com/event/Art-Art_Exhibitions/15909/Talk-to-Her-lomography-exhibition.html