Photo courtesy MoMA PS1 / Lauren Wohl.
School's In: Secret Science Club
Can science be fun? Hell yes — when copious amounts of drinking and a dance party are also involved.
Tonight's topic: What the fruit fly tells us about our minds and our mates — perfect post-lecture convo fodder over bug-themed cocktails.
Sun 8p. The Bell House, 149 7th St. (2nd Ave.), Gowanus (718-643-6510). Free.
Nearby: Littleneck; Mission Dolores; Brooklyn Local
School's Out: PS1 Warmup Series
Head out of the classrooms hosting the EXPO 1 series and into PS1's courtyard for the summer Warmup kickoff.
On decks: This afternoon features the famous Juan Atkins with Lee Gamble, HEATSICK, NHK'Koyxen, and Bill Kouligas.
Sat 3p. MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave. (46th Ave.), Long Island City (718-784-2084). $15 here.
Nearby: M. Wells Dinette; Manducatis; Alewife
Dueling Knives: The Push Project
Hit up part III of Alex Stupak's series of chef dinners at Empellón Cocina with Chris Cosentino of SF's Incanto.
Come hungry: Stupak and Cosentino prepare eight sure-to-be-amazing courses that you'll be talking about for days.
Fri 6p and 8:30p. Empellón Cocina, 105 1st Ave. (6th St.), East Village (212-780-0999). $150, call for reservations.
Nearby: Mayahuel; Cienfuegos; The Bourgeois Pig
Equal Opportunity Drunkenness: Pride Party at The Spotted Pig
If you dare venture out into the Village during the mayhem of Pride weekend, it should be to this party.
Shots down: Hit up beer specials on both floors of April Bloomfield's spot, plus a special "adult" ice luge for shots.
Sun 5:30p. The Spotted Pig, 314 W. 11th St. (Greenwich St.), West Village. Free.
Nearby: White Horse Tavern; Frankies Spuntino; Paris Commune