Have a Good Weekend:
Metal, Moore and Mike Kelley

January 3, 2014 | ANIMAL

Here’s some art, film, music and other stuff happening in NYC so you can Have a Good Weekend. Drop your suggestions in the comments or to tips@animalnewyork.com.


Nap — the loudest band to ever play in Pete’s Candy Store, according the soundman of Pete’s Candy Store — is playing at Pete’s Candy Store. (Brooklyn, 10pm, free)

Swearin’ is playing at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar. (Brooklyn, 7pm, free)

Black Cobra, Meek Is Murder, Blackout, Throaat at Saint Vitus. Metal. (Brooklyn, 8pm, $15)

Discipline: Industrial, darkwave, deathrock all night at the Archeron. (Brooklyn, doors 10pm)


“Apophenia” opening reception at Transfer Gallery. Berlin-based Artist Alma Alloro debut US show with “hand drawings,” “a machine that manually creates animation” and “a broadcast via closed-circuit television.” (Brooklyn, 7-11pm)

Thurston Moore played at the Stone on NYE, and now he’s doing a residency. He plays Friday, Saturday, Sunday… with guests, etc. (Manhattan, $10)

Videodrome is playing a bit past midnight at Nighthawk. (Brooklyn, 12:10am, $11)


IFC Center is screening a 10th anniversary re-mastered edition of Los Angeles Plays Itself for a short run. (Manhattan, $13.50)

Come to Listening Session: Mike Kelley’s Music at MoMA PS1’s Print Shop for selections from artist Mike Kelley’s musical oeuvre, from his Detroit-based noise band Destroy All Monsters to unreleased material. Also, this way you might still be able to get tickets for Throbbing Gristle’s Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni playing at MoMA PS1’s VW Dome later that night. And the exhibit is fucking amazing. (Long Island City, 1pm, $10)

From director Liliana Cavani (The Night Porter), The Year of the Cannibals (1969) is screening at the Spectacle, which is probably the best little place to watch a “loose adaptation of Antigone set in a near-future Milan,” rebel bodies rotting in the streets, etc. (Brooklyn, 5pm, $5)