The Limon Dance Company kicks off a two-week engagement at the Joyce Theater in honor of its 60th anniversary season. Highlights include Lars Lubovitch’s “Recordare” as well as Limon’s masterwork, “The Moor’s Pavane.” $40. 175 Eighth Avenue. (212) 242-0800.
“The Sublet Experiment,” a new romantic comedy by Ethan Youngerman, will begin an open-ended run. Instead of using a conventional theater, the play will be presented in a different New York City apartment each weekend. Directed by Michelle Tattenbaum, the production will travel from neighborhood to neighborhood across the five boroughs for an audience of twelve at a time. Opens Nov. 16. 8 p.m. $20. (212) 352-3101.
Enjoy a taste of Germany as Loreley on the Lower East hosts a beer tasting lead by Rudi Eilers. The nine authentic German beers will be complemented by a traditional meal of an appetizer of escarole and endive salad with caramelized pears, blue cheese and walnuts, an entrée of beer-braised spare ribs with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes followed by dessert of cinnamon battered apple rings with vanilla sauce. Nov. 15. 7 p.m. $33. (212) 253-7077.
“Spanish Painting from El Greco to Picasso: Time Truth and History” opens at the Guggenheim Museum. Highlights include Juan Sanchez Cotan’s “Still Life With Fruits and Vegetables,” El Greco’s “The Vision of Saint John” and Pablo Picasso’s “Winter Landscape.” $18. Nov. 17. 1071 Fifth Avenue. (212) 423-3500
Political commentator Al Franken reads from his new book, “The Truth (With Jokes),” a follow-up to his 2004 book, “Lies,” at the Union Square Barnes and Noble. Free. Nov. 16. 7 p.m. 33 E. 17th St. (212) 253-0810.
Indie rock darling Modest Mouse play three shows in Manhattan starting on Nov. 14 and 15 at Webster Hall and then moves over to Bowery Ballroom on Nov. 17. Prices vary. 8 p.m. (866) 468-7619.
Ambassador Wines and Spirits takes the guesswork out of buying wines for your Thanksgiving meal with their workshop, “Perfect Wines for: Thanksgiving.” The evening class will include choices for Pre-Feast Bubbly, American Heritage wines as well as dessert wines that will go well with pumpkin pie. RSVP required. $25. Nov. 16. 7 p.m. 1020 Second Ave. (212) 421-5078.
German musician Anne-Sofie Mutter will play violin with Lambert Orkis on Piano at Carnegie Hall for three shows of Mozart violin sonatas starting of Nov. 15. The performance is part of the “Violin Virtuoso” series in the Stern Auditorium. Prices vary. Nov. 15. 8 p.m. 881 Seventh Avenue. 212-247-7800.