Saturday, January 31, 2015

This Weekend

  • Feather Weight: Pillow Fight NYC 2013

    You know the deal here: Bring a pillow and knock the crap out of every person you see. It's not difficult.

    A couple rules: Use feather-free pillows, don't target the infirm or the elderly, and donate your weapon at the end.

    Sat 3p. Washington Square Park (5th Ave.), West Village. Free.

    Nearby: Perilla; Wong; Tertulia

  • Hey, Paul!: Patrick Bateman's 27th Birthday Party

    Celebrate ’80s excess at this American Psycho screening with a performance by the Silent Drap Runners.

    That's a very fine chardonnay you're drinking: Nosh on gourmet popcorn and cocktails with the Robert Palmer Girls.

    Sat 6p and 10p. Tribeca Grand Underground, 2 Ave. of the Americas (Walker St.), Tribeca. $25-30 here.

    Nearby: Kutsher's Tribeca; Jungsik; The Odeon

  • Moar Booths: Smorgasburg

    Head down to the opening day at the city's best weekend food marketplace, where a few new booths will open up river-side.

    New vendors: Check out newcomers Floyd Beer Cheese and the Bushwick-born El Gato Nachos.

    Sun. East River State Park (Kent and N. 7th), Williamsburg. Free.

    Nearby: Hotel Delmano; Blue Bottle Coffee; Radegast Hall & Biergarten

  • Soul Searching: Blues for Smoke

    Weekend performances by the likes of Mykki Blanco, Prince Rama, and Dapwell shore up this Whitney exhibition.

    While you're there: Check out Jay DeFeo's magnificent piece The Rose, which took eight years to make.

    Fri-Sun. Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Ave. (75th St.), Upper East Side. Free with admission.

    Nearby: Untitled; Cafe Boulud; Orsay

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