Have a Good Weekend: Teen Björk, 285 and Art at Anthology Film Archive

January 17, 2014 | Marina Galperina

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.


Dan Deacon, one of the best live performers on planet Earth, plays a 285 Kent farewell show with Pictureplane, DJ Dog Dick, and others. All 285 shows this weekend are nearly sold out, with limited tickets available at the door. ($15, 8pm, Brooklyn)


Fargo + brunch = Nighthawk. ($11, 12pm, Brooklyn)

There’s an indie games exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image. ($12, Sat-Sun 11:30am-7pm, Queens)

Rock in Reykjavik doc about the alternative music scene of early ’80s Iceland plays at the Spectacle, features a teenage Björk in her post-punk band Tappi Tíkarrass aka “Cork the Bitch’s Ass!” ($5, 7:30pm, Brooklyn)

Deafheaven and Wolf Eyes headline the Saturday 285 show, which features heavy and/or experimental music. ($15, 8pm, Brooklyn)

“Live modern urban music” at Body Actualized ($10, 10pm, Brooklyn)


In conjunction with the group show “Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama—Manhattan, 1970–1980” at the Whitney, there’s a series at the Anthology Film Archive. Our recommendation: Robert Wilson and Richard Foreman. ($10, 4pm and 6pm, Manhattan)

Alex Bleeker and the Freaks — led by Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker — play Death By Audio along with Brooklyn’s own Baked. ($8, 8pm, Brooklyn)

The final 285 Kent farewell show features Fucked Up, DIIV, and White Lung. ($15, 8pm, Brooklyn)