Sunday, January 25, 2015

This Holiday Weekend

    The man behind the Maus series of comics about WWII gets an impressive retrospective at the Jewish Museum.
    Mer Ka Wha? Also see MER KA BA, threeASFOUR's avant-garde installation based on mystical religious symbols.
    Thru March. The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave. (E. 92nd St.), Upper East Side. $15.
    Nearby: Sarabeth's; Table d'Hôte; Ottomanelli New York Grill

  • Good Cop, Bad Cops: Serpico
    Sidney Lumet's classic true-life drama, in which Al Pacino takes on crooked cops, gets the midnight screening treatment.
    Old meets new: Make it a long night and get there early for an opening-night showing of Spike Lee's remake of Oldboy.
    Fri Midnight. 136 Metropolitan Ave. (Berry St), Williamsburg. $11 here.
    Nearby: Hotel Delmano; Isa; Brooklyn Bowl

    Head to Spuyten Duyvil for day drinking with Shmaltz Brewing Company and its 17% ABV beer.
    Also, meat: With your brew, knock back some brisket and BBQ turkey courtesy of Fette Sau.
    Sun noon. Spuyten Duyvil, 359 Metropolitan Ave. (Havemeyer St.), Williamsburg. Free to attend.
    Nearby: Traif; Fette Sau; St. Anselm

  • Black Sunday: The Chelsea Bazaar
    Skip Friday's manic crowds and head to this pop-up event showcasing holiday gifts from local and small vendors.
    A warning: Unless she appreciates your sense of humor, avoid buying your girlfriend Filthy Farmgirl's Filthy Hooker Soap.
    Sun 11a-5p. Altman Building, 125-135 W. 18th St. (7th Ave.), Chelsea. Free.
    Nearby: Boqueria; Aldea; Rye House

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