Guide to the Weekend: Dying of the Light edition
Written by Bwog Staff
It’s your last weekend before the autumnal equinox, and apparently a beauty–time to store up some sunlight before your skin gets slack and pallid! Here are our picks for events around town; for on-campus stuff, refer to the handy sidebar to the right.
Friday and Saturday
Manhattan Cask Ale Festival
noon – midnight
Chelsea Brewing Company (Pier 59, Chelsea Piers, 212.336.6440)
Over 45 brewed beer casks, and BBQ. Pay as you go.
New York City Short Film Festival
Showtimes at noon and 8PM on Friday and Saturday
Choose from a smorgasbord of films adapted for your 21st-century attention span. And only 20 blocks south!
The New York City Spelling Bee
8Pm. Housing Works Bookstore Café
An adult-friendly spelling bee! You know because of the cash bar.
Lawrence of Arabia at Film Forum
Showtimes: 2:00, 7:00 pm.
209 W Houston St, Below 14th St.
Adult: $10.00; Child: $5.00; Senior: $5.00
Earnest Sewn Jeans Sample Sale
Women’s jeans for $75 (reg. $198), denim skirts for $60 (reg. $198), men’s for $75 (reg. $210)
Sept. 20-28, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
831 Washington St., b/t Gansevoort & Little West 12th Sts. (212-242-3414).
Saturday and Sunday
Queens County Fair
11am – 6pm, Queens County Farm Museum
You know you need to re-grow your soul a little bit with some honest-to-god livestock and pie and other farmy things. Besides, when else are you going to go to Queens?
After Nature at the New Museum of Contemporary Art
235 Bowery at Prince St.
Get thee downtown for visions of apocalyptic beauty.
Goth Glamour at the Fashion Institute of Technology Museum
Seventh Ave. at 27th St.
See the inescapable high school clique reimagined as…haute couture?
Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night at MoMA
Opens Sunday, closes January 5, 2009
Starry Night times a million!
Coney Island Circus Sideshow
Sideshows by the Seashore
1208 Surf Ave (at 12th St)
Coney Island, Brooklyn
Democracy in America: Convergence Center at Park Avenue Armory
Park Avenue Armory (643 Park Ave, 212.616.3930)
In celebration of the election year, Creative Time and the Nation Institute have organized Democracy in America: The National Campaign, a performance and installation art exhibit on current politics and stuff.