As the school year comes to a close, free time, along with Bwog’s Guide to the Weekend, makes a triumphant return. We’ll continue keeping you updated every Thursday throughout the summer about concerts, movies, special events, and lectures. 

All Weekend/Continuing: 

The Films of Kenji Mizoguchi

IFC Center

Friday-Sunday; 11 AM


Heavy Light: Recent Photography and Video from Japan

International Center for Photography

May 16 th-  Sep 7; Tuesdays-Thursdays (10am-6pm); Fridays (10am-8pm); Saturdays-Sundays (10am-6pm)

This Friday, several of the artists will appear in person to sign exhibition catalogs


No Fun Fest

Three days of noise-rock featuring Religious Knives, Thurston Moore, Tony Conrad, and Hair Police.

The Knitting Factory

Friday May 16 (7pm); Saturday May 17 (7pm); Sunday May 18 (6:30pm)

$20 – 22 daily / $50 three-day pass

James Nares Retrospective

Anthology Film Archives

May 16th-22nd; 7:30 PM



Ever wonder how glass-blowing works? Now’s your chance to see it happen.

Cooper-Hewitt Garden

May 17 -June 3; Mondays-Thursdays (10am-5pm); Fridays (10am-9pm); Saturdays (10am-6pm); Sundays (noon-6pm)


Brooklyn College MFA Thesis Exhibition

NYCAMS, 44 W 28th St

May 18 to June 1; Opens Saturday May 17.

(6 to 9pm) Tuesdays to Saturdays

(10am to 5pm) Sundays


Godard @ Film Forum Continues…

May 15th/16th: La Chinoise

May 17th-19th: Weekend

Thieves Like Us @ Film Forum

Through May 20th

Times vary according to day


Comedy Cures, Presented by the Onion

Featuring Pete Holmes, Kurt Braunholer, Seth Herzog, & John Mulaney

@ Comix

8 PM

$20 at the door, $15 in advance

11th Annual NYC Tattoo Convention

Roseland Ballroom


Over 80 tattoo artists from across the world, over 80 different options for pissing off your parents right before graduation


2nd Annual NYC Dance Parade

Check in at 12:30pm on 28th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue.




The Virgin Suicides @ BAM

Sunday May 18 (2, 4:30, 6:50 & 9:15pm)