Have a Good Weekend: BHQFU Performance Open Mic, Naked Photos and 3D Hitchcock

February 28, 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.


The Metropolitan Museum’s Spectrum presents “Let’s Get Digital,” a panel discussion on digital art with artists Cory Arcangel, Clement Valla, Carla Gannis, and Associate Curator of the Met’s Department of Photographs Mia Fineman and Director of the New Museum’s Incubator for Art, Technology, and Design Julia Kaganskiy. (6:30pm, $15, Manhattan)

Bruce High Quality Foundation University is having an open mic for performance. (8pm, free, Manhattan)

Vermont DIY bands the Great Valley and Happy Jawbone Family Band play Shea Stadium with moody Brooklyn trio SoftSpot. (8pm, $8, Brooklyn)

DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn inexplicably play the Museum of Natural History at the DJ party One Step Beyond. (9pm, $25/$30, Manhattan)

Black Dice play their last Brooklyn show for awhile with Gang Gang Dance side project bEEdEEgEE at Secret Project Robot. (9pm, $15, Brooklyn)

Charmaine’s Names, Ambergris, Erin Dunn and Filip Olszewski at Tangine… The Moroccan restaurant. With “hi-jinx,” “strictly for connoisseurs of no-genre/new media performance” and “special ballet dances for your consideration and delight… Don’t miss this dark angel in a tutu.” (11:55pm, Manhattan)


Celebrate the 13th anniversary of Nate “Igor” Smith’s Driven By Boredom. “Free tattoos! Naked photos! Cheap drinks! No cover!” with DJ sets from Roofeeo, Prince Terrence and RekLES at The Flat. (6pm-11pm, Free, Brooklyn)

Some amazing Chantal Akerman documentaries screening at the Spectacle, including From The Other Side about Mexican immigration. Screened on other dates: The South and From The East. (7:30pm, $5, Brooklyn)

Skeleton Hands, Eiivgore and Phemale (picturedat Rituals, a Jane Chardiet special recommendation. (9pm, $8, Brooklyn)

Harold Ramis retrospective (on the projection) at Alaska Bar (and DJs). (10pm, free, Brooklyn)

Shit ton of Hitchcock at Film Forum going on, but here’s a very rare screening of Dial M for Murder in old school 3D. (10:05pm, $13, Manhattan)

Late night dance party at Baby’s All Right with a live set from Laurel Halo and DJs including Physical Therapy. (11:59 pm, $10/$12, Brooklyn)

Single White Female at IFC Center. (Midnight, $14, Manhattan)


Director’s Joe Swanberg’s Art History screens at the Museum of the Moving Image. It “stars the director as a version of himself: an independent filmmaker shooting a no-budget, sexually explicit drama” with director Joe Swanberg in person. (2pm, $12, Queens)

Vivian Girls their final NYC show with rock grrlz Potty Mouth and Shellshag at Baby’s All Right. (8pm, $10, Brooklyn)

The Oscars are bullshit.