Guide to the Weekend
Written by Bwog Staff
We’re one month closer to spring! Celebrate the waning winter season with these fun and entertaining tips:
Naeem Mohaiemen: Young Man was No Longer A…
Friday 7pm, New Museum of Contemporary Art 235 Bowery (212.219.1222)
Artist, activist, and all around flower child Naeem Mohaiemen delivers a multimedia talk on failed activism during the 1970s and its contemporary implications. Warrantless wiretapping, anyone?
Curumin with Money Mark
Friday 10:30pm, Mercury Lounge 217 E Houston St (212.260.4700)
This Brazilian band livens up the Mercury Lounge’s dance floor with a distinctly modern South American sound.
Price: $14, $12 in advance
Saturday 9am, various locations
New York’s infamous spin on the Iditarod puts New Yorkers overcoming obstacles in our own city. It’s an engaging and entertaining day. BYOSC (Bring Your Own Shopping Cart).
Cheech & Chong
Saturday 8pm, Radio City Music Hall 1260 6th Ave (212.307.7171)
The duo “lights up” Radio City for a one-night-only appearance.
The 1939 Project: American Arts at a Turning Point
February 1st-26th daily, see website for times. Symphony Space 2537 Broadway (212.864.1414)
Big bands, classic movies, and iconic novels of 1939 will all be explored during this month-long festival. 2009 and 1939 have a lot of in common; this series aims to bring out those cultural continuities.
Price: See website, varies by date
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