Have a Good Weekend: Burroughs’ B-Day, BaadAsssss Cinema and High on Hunger

February 7, 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.


Speedy Ortiz, Krill, and Infinity Girl are playing Brooklyn Night Bazaar to celebrate the release of Speedy’s great new EP Real Hair. (6pm, free, Brooklyn)

Celebrate William S. Burroughs’ 100th birthday at Cornelia Street Cafe with discussions and tribute readings. (6pm, $8, Manhattan)

Day two of the weekend-long showcase for the indie label Don Giovanni happens at Music House of Williamsburg, with Nude Beach, Upset, and Shellshag. (7pm, $18, Brooklyn)

Come to the release party of ANIMAL ally Jane Chardiet’s zine “High on Hunger.” (9pm, Free, Brooklyn)

Pictureplane is shooting a video about a hyper neo-conservative corporate dystopia and you can be rebels by escaping to a cyber reality via highly illegal synthetic implants. Also, he needs “two people to wear this epic masks and leather jackets to serve as these dark cop reptilian overlords.” Featuring sets and performances from Pictureplane, DJ Dog Dick and Lil Internet. (9:45pm, $10, Brooklyn)


In conjunction with MoMA’s presentation of Isaac Julien’s Ten Thousand Waves, check out the film screenings including BaadAsssss Cinema. (3pm, $12, Manhattan)

Day three of the Don Giovanni showcase features Screaming Females and Priests. (7pm, $18, Brooklyn)


Book launch for Genesis Breyer P. Orridge featuring a live performance by Psychic TV / PTV 3 at MoMA PS1. (3pm, $10-12, Queens)

The excellent Philly sludge-punk band Pissed Jeans comes to the Knitting Factory. (8pm, $15m Brooklyn)