You’ve been camping in Butler and watching YouTube videos for three days studying hard! You deserve a break!


Gerhard Richter – considered one of the saviors of contemporary painting, this German artist’s paintings are on show until January 8th.

10am – 6pm, Marian Goodman Gallery, 24 W57th St


Blip Festival – celebrating chip music and its related disciplines, events include live performances, documentary screenings and workshops

The Bell House, 149 7th St

$15 for single night pass


TamarRaq’s Winter Solstice Hafla – BAMcafé Live presents music and dancing from the Middle East and North Africa

9pm, BAM, 30 Lafayette Ave and Ashland Pl


This is Spinal Tap singalong – pretty self-explanatory.

11 pm, 92Y Tribecca, 200 Hudson St

$13, includes one drink


Holiday Train Show – Remember toy trains? Travel from Grand Central to the North pole, featuring the MTA Long Island Rail Road M7 Commuter Train Set commemorating the railroad’s 175th anniversary.

10 am – 6 pm, New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex, Grand Central Terminal


Cartoons in Conflict – exhibition examining the Isreali-Palestinian conflict through graphic media, by editorial cartoonists and fine artists.

12pm – 7pm, No Longer Empty, 131 W 24th St