1. New York art and design firm CONFETTISYSTEM created an "immersive environment" called "100 Arrangements" for MoMA PS1 (22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City). The company has worked on numerous events with PAPER/ExtraExtra including the 10th-anniversary party for Opening Ceremony. The PS1 show "features new and older design elements that are suspended from above and can be adjusted to varying heights to produce nearly endless permutations." You can check it out during the museum's winter open house this Sunday, January 20, from 12 to 6 p.m. Also that day: the first New York solo opening by Cyprien Gaillard, a performance by Ed Atkins at 3 p.m. and an appearance by L.A. rap legend Egytian Lover around 4 p.m.
(Image: CONFETTISYSTEM. Stage design for Warm 2012 at MoMA PS1 (detail). Courtesy the artists.)
2. New York billionaire/mogul Robert F.X. Sillerman bought Miami's biggest nightclub company, The Opium Group (Mansion, Set, Mokai, etc.) and is negotiating to buy that city's second biggest, MMG (LIV, Story, etc.). He's the dude who owns Graceland, American Idol, etc. and has been looking to invest in EDM. (Miami New Times; photo © Patrick McMullan)
3. The acclaimed LA Geffen Contemporary art exhibit, "Blues for Smoke," is moving to NYC's Whitney Museum (945 Madison Avenue) from February 7 to April 28. The exhibit looks outside of the music genre, to include the visual arts, film and literature, as well as live performances.
(Image: Bob Thompson, Garden of Music, 1960. Oil on canvas. Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection; courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY)
4. This year's edition of the NADA New York art fair will take place at Basketball City (Pier 36, 299 South Street) from May 10 to 12. And, yes, that's the same week as Frieze. (Photo by Bill Holsinger-Robinson on Flickr)
5. Don't forget: If you're down in Miami this weekend, Pink Martini is playing at The Fillmore (1700 Washington Avenue, South Beach) on Saturday night, January 19. Tickets are HERE.