Top Shop: Jingle at Chelsea Market
This seasonal pop-up hosts quirky gift vendors in Chelsea Market's 6,000-square-foot space.
Small wares: Check out the typographic metal objects by Gauge and boots by Dubarry of Ireland.
Today thru Dec. 23. Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave. (W. 15th St.), Chelsea.
Nearby: Friedman's Lunch; The Lobster Place; Abe and Arthur's
Jingle Boombox: Unsilent Night
Phil Kline's mass gathering of people with boomboxes returns to the East Village celebrating the joy of ambient sound.
BYO Device: Don't forget your iPhone or MP3 player — or, if you're truly old-school, a cassette deck.
Sat 7p. Washington Square Park to Tompkins Square Park. Free.
Nearby: Crif Dogs; Back Forty; Mercadito
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Devil May Care: Faust — A Love Story
You may have snored your way through Goethe in college, but this version of Faust is done by a circus troupe.
Top score: Nick Cave and longtime collaborator Warren Ellis provide the music for this acrobatic retelling.
Thru Sun. BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave. (Ashland Pl.), Boerum Hill. From $25 here.
Nearby: Mile End Delicatessen; Habana Outpost; No. 7
Jacked Up: On the Road Dinner Party
We told you about Louro just yesterday, and now it's hosting a Um Segredo-style party for On the Road.
Culinary road trip: Kerouac probably wasn't eating duck and foie in Mexico, but you can, along with four other courses.
Sat 9p. Louro, 142 W. 10th St. (Waverly Pl.), West Village. $95 here.
Nearby: Wong; Taïm; White Horse Tavern