Friday, October 24, 2014

This Holiday Weekend

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    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

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    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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