Sunday, February 1, 2015

This Weekend

  • Geek Gifts: Wired Store

    Our favorite holiday pop-up is back for its eighth year, with gadgets and gear for every stripe of nerd.

    Stocking stuffers: Grab a handful of these paper robot kits and handmade slingshots.

    Fri thru December 23. 583 Broadway (Prince St.) Soho.

    Nearby: The Dutch; Botanica; Tom and Jerry's

  • What a Piece of Junk: Star Wars Uncut

    We're a little partial to Star Wars around these parts, and this fan-made version is basically our dream come true.

    No Jar-Jar: The original Episode IV was redone in 15-second increments by dozens and dozens of Star-geeks.

    Fri 11:59p. Francesca Beale Theater, Lincoln Center, 144 West 65th St. (Broadway), Upper West Side. $13 here.

    Nearby: Bar Boulud; Picholine; Indie Food and Wine

  • Suds Smackdown: 3rd Annual Beer Masters

    Roberta's presents a day of competitive beer-drinking and pizza-eating at Warsaw, promising rad prizes.

    Cake up: Before you head over, carboload on cupcakes at this class at nearby Brooklyn Kitchen.

    Sun 1-10p. Warsaw, 261 Driggs Ave. (Eckford St.), Williamsburg. Free.

    Nearby: The Richardson; Loreley; Night of Joy

  • Porn in the USA: The Robin Byrd Show Live

    Former adult actress Robin Byrd kicks off her new weekly variety show full of comedians, burlesque, and straight-up stripping.

    Live acts: This Saturday sees the highly flexible Lisa Ann and the Village Voice's gossipy Michael Musto.

    Sat 10p. The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32 St. (Park Ave.), Midtown. $20 with $15 per person food/beverage minimum here.

    Nearby: Artisanal; Desmond's Tavern; Grand Sichuan

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