Here are some art, film, music and other things happening in NYC so you can Have a Good Weekend. Drop your suggestions in the comments or to tips@animalnewyork.com. We already covered what to do for Halloween yesterday, so our Friday recommendations are only for people who don’t want anything to do with the holiday.

FRIDAY 55°F LOW 48°F  8-8-13sun-slow

In theaters: Jake Gylenhall is a creepy reporter in Nightcrawler. Our highest recommendation of the week is Jean-Luc Godard doing 3D in Goodbye To Language. And old-school punk band the Mekons get a documentary with Revenge Of The Mekons.

Cut To Swipe (digital art exhibit) at MOMA (4pm-8pm, free, Manhattan)

Meat Puppets and Cass McCombs at Rough Trade (8pm, $24, Brooklyn)

True Romance at IFC Center (12:10am, $14, Manhattan)

SATURDAY 52°F LOW 43°F  8-8-13sun-slow

Egofest: A Cavallini Mail Art Centenary at White Box (11 am, free, Manhattan)

Chris Ofili: Night And Day at New Museum (11am, $16, Manhattan)

Nam June Paik: Video Across Media at Asia Society (2:30pm, $12, Manhattan)

Ghost in the Machine with Karen Gregory, Alice Marwick, & Frank Pasquale exhibit/discussion at Triple Canopy (6:30pm, $5, Brooklyn)

Derek Jarman’s The Tempest at BAM (7pm, $14, Brooklyn)

 

SUNDAY 50°F LOW 37°F8-8-13partly-sunny

Addie Wagenknecht, new show, Shellshock, opening at Bitforms Gallery (3pm, free, Manhattan)

Pussy Riot in conversation with Klaus Biesenbach at MOMA/PS1 (4pm, $15, Queens)

New work by Artie Vierkant opening at Untitled (6pm, free, Manhattan)

Fake Species, Nap, Lost Coves, High Falls, Ink Jet at Matchless (8pm, $7, Brooklyn)

(Image: Hito Steyerl)