Friday, January 30, 2015

This Holiday Weekend

  • BBQ & Beats: Rub-a-Grub

    Bed Stuy's Do or Dine does this backyard party with bottomless bloody marys, beer-and-shot specials, and BBQ.

    Hip-hop royalty: A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad holds court in the DJ booth

    Sun 2-10p. Do or Dine, 1108 Bedford Ave. (Lexington Ave.), Bed Stuy. $15-25 here.

    Nearby: Woodwork; SUD; Cornelius

  • Gun Show: Intrepid Museum Memorial Day Weekend

    New York's favorite warship kicks off the warm weather season with a Top Gun screening.

    Top followups: Through the weekend, the Intrepid hosts events on everything from military history to baseball.

    Fri 7:30p. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, 700 West 46th St. (12th Ave.), Hell's Kitchen. Free.

    Nearby: Daisy May's BBQ; Print; Market Diner

  • Their Own Personal Jesus: Depeche Mode Documentary Screening

    The Posters Came Down from the Walls, about DM's obsessive fanbase, has something for original fans and Millennials alike.

    Expect to sing: Naturally, the screening's followed by a karaoke-fueled dance party with a Depeche Mode soundtrack.

    Sat 11p. Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), West Village. $10-15 here.

    Nearby: Saxon + Parole; The Bitter End; BONDST

  • Reggae Roots: The Harder They Come

    Allergic to three-day weekend sun? Take in this 1972 Jamaican crime flick thet helped put reggae on the international map.

    Cliff notes: The film stars and features music by the legendary Jimmy Cliff, who you shouldn't have to Google.

    Sat 5p. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave. (37th St.), Queens. Free with $12 museum admission.

    Nearby: Cafe Triskell; 5 Napkin Burger; Malagueta

  • Save the Tails: Mermaid Parade Benefit

    Support Brooklyners’ rights to strut around mostly naked in the Mermaid Parade at this fundraiser for the beleaguered annual event.

    Main act: Amanda Palmer heads up the entertainment, with celeb guests and the Coney Island Circus Sideshow.

    Sat 7p. Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (Chrystie St.), Bowery. $25 here.

    Nearby: Pok Pok Phat Thai; Saxon + Parole; Freemans

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