Saturday, April 19, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Drunk the Halls: Holiday Spirits Bazaar

    Get seasonally sloshed without worrying about embarrassing yourself in front of Grandma at this annual spirits fest.

    Odors of perception: Taste some eye-opening cheese and charcuterie from the dairy doyens at Stinky Bklyn.

    Sat 1-4p & 7-10p. Astor Center, 399 Lafayette St. (E 4th St.), Nolita. $45 here.

    Nearby: Library at the Public; ACME; Hecho en Dumbo

  • Epic Win: Roman Tragedies

    If you're going to see Shakespeare, why not see them all? This one mashes up Julius Caesar, Coriolanus, and Antony & Cleopatra.

    Weird mix: The entire remix is over five hours long and has no assigned seats — you're encouraged to move around the theater.

    Fri-Sun 6p. BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave. (Ashland Pl.), Boerum Hill. $70 here.

    Nearby: Mile End Delicatessen; Habana Outpost; No. 7

  • Gear Up: Cranksgiving

    This annual drive brings together the city's bike fans to ride around collecting food for St. Mary's Church soup kitchen.

    Celebrate your charity: Hit up the two afterparties at Chrome Store and Red Lantern Bikes, promising cheap Brooklyn beer.

    Sat 12:30p-4:30p. Solar One, 23rd St. (East River), Kips Bay. Free, but bring $10-15 to buy food to donate.

  • Electric Nights: Matthew Dear and Light Asylum

    Dance-rocker Matthew Dear's been slowly bringing out his voice over the years, and his latest album, Beams, sees no exception.

    Dynamic duo: Light Asylum's Shannon Funchness lays her baritone vocals over Bruno Coviello's retro-electro beats.

    Sat 6p. Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (3rd Ave.), East Village. $25 here.

    Nearby: Village Pourhouse; Apiary; The Smith

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