With the holidays well and truly upon us, the editorial staff at Agave Magazine thought we would share some of the literary and artistic highlights of the season. What events are happening in your city? We've put together an overview from around the globe. If you'd like to see another city featured or add to the list of events, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestions.
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
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