There's always so much to do in NYC.
But you already knew that.
Of your many, many options, here are our picks.
African Diaspora International Film Festival (Nov. 24-Dec. 10)
This festival presents world and U.S. premieres, like "Children of Drum," "The Last Revolutionary" and "Barrow: Freedom Fighter," recent popular titles, classic movies, foreign and independent film releases and more. You'll want to stick around for post-screening Q&As, panel discussions and other events too. This year, the event will take a particular focus on Afro/Black Latino culture. Don't miss "Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me," "Rosa Chumbe," "The Invisible Color: Black is More Than a Color," and "The Valley of the Black Descendants." ($60, times and venues vary, nyadiff.org)
'Wheel of Fortune' exhibit (Nov. 15-Dec. 3)
Memorabilia - including Vanna White's designer gowns - scale models and production plans and a number of photos and videos about the show over the years will be on view at the Paley Center for Media. The exhibit opens Wednesday with a discussion by White, Pat Sajak and executive producer Harry Friedman. That event is $32 and starts at 6:30 p.m. (Otherwise free, Wednesdays to Sundays, noon to 6 p.m., Thursdays from noon to 8 p.m., 25 W. 52nd St., paleycenter.org)
Exhibit opening: 'The History of Blue' and 'Pine Tree'
Sculptures and paintings by Korean artists Chae Sung-Pil and Lee Gil Rae will be at the center of this exhibition at the Opera Gallery New York. Each artist will be available for a meet and greet and will talk about their works. Chae Sung-Pil's work is meant to express eternal hope and purity, while Lee Gil Rae's are meant to give a simulation of nature with spiraling branches, curves and notches, according to the gallery. RSVP to email@example.com. The show is open through Dec. 5. (Free, 6 p.m., 791 Madison Ave., operagallery.com).
'Dawn of the Looney Toon' (Nov. 16 opening)
Artist Michelle Segre's newest sculptures are "absurdist juxtapositions" of materials, including rocks, organ pipe, bread, carrots, mirror and more. The exhibit is meant to explore our anxieties about the vulnerability of the human body, according to the Derek Eller Gallery. (The opening is 6 to 8 p.m., otherwise, Wednesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 300 Broome St., derekeller.com)
'Veiled Meanings' (opens Nov. 3)
Beautiful garments from more than 20 countries, including 100 articles of clothing from the 18th to 20th centuries, will be on view starting Nov. 3 at the Jewish Museum's "Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress." "Through the Veil" features veils and wraps worn by women in Afghanistan, Iraq and Uzbekistan; "Interweaving Cultures" looks at the migration of styles, motifs and dress-making techniques across cultures; "Exposing the Unseen" highlights fine and hidden details; and "Clothing That Remembers" investigates how clothing has been used to preserve the memories of the dead. ($15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1109 Fifth Ave., thejewishmuseum.org)
Movie trivia at Videology (weekly)
Videology Bar & Cinema hosts a weekly trivia night fit for film buffs. Head to the bar with some friends -- teams have a maximum of six -- to grab a drink and show off your cinema knowledge. 308 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, 8:30 p.m., free admission, videologybarandcinema.com
Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Nov. 14-26)
The innovative New York company brings some glam to The Joyce Theater. During its two-week engagement, catch performances of "Star Dust," a ballet tribute to David Bowie that's inspired by the rock icon's personas and is set to his music. (from $10; 175 Eighth Ave., joyce.org)