Have a Good Weekend: Oneohtrix Point Never, Women’s Indie Pro Wrestling and Kittens

May 23, 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.


In theaters this weekend: X-Men: Days of Future Past, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s The Dance of Reality. (Read our interview with Jodorowsky here.)

Palo Alto high school sex drama is playing at Nighthawk. The Q&A with director Gia Coppola and James Franco is already sold out, but Nitehawk’s Beverage Director, Matt Walker has cooked up a new “Rage Juice” cocktail for the weekend. It’s “Pimp Juice” evolved — Don Q Rum, apple brandy, Averna, blood orange liqueur, lime, passion, and pomegranate. ($11, Brooklyn)

57 Cell Issue 3 Launch, Brenna Murphy & Benjamin Phelan at Printed Matter. (6pm, Manhattan)

New free panels/classes at BHQFU. Today: Feminist Urgent Round Table: Ana Mendieta’s Artistic Legacy And The Persistence Of Patriarchy, Organized By Katya Grokhovsky (7pm, Manhattan)

The first night of the Tectonics experimental music festival at Issue Project Room features Oren Ambarchi and Sun O))))’s Stephen O’Malley playing the music of Alvin Lucier. (7pm, $20, Brooklyn)

Maximo Park, Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams, Eternal Summers at Gramercy Theater (7pm, $20, Manhattan)

Pujol at Death By Audio. (7pm, $8, Brooklyn)

Ex Cult at the Acheron. (8pm, $10, Brooklyn)

MO at Music Hall of Williamsburg (9:30pm, $TBA, Brooklyn)

Ricky Eat Acid at Silent Barn (11pm, $TBA, Brooklyn)

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is playing at IFC Center. (Midnight, $14, Manhattan)


Shilpa Ray, Clapperclaw at Baby’s All Right (8pm, $10, Brooklyn)

Iceage at Glasslands. (8pm-11:30pm, $12, Brooklyn)

Valkyrie, women’s indie-circuit pro wrestling, at Ludus Wrestling Center. (8pm, $15, Brooklyn)

Performance Showcase at BHQFU: Ja Ja, Lex, Chloé, Allison, Victoria, Aaron and more. (8pm, Manhattan)

Kate Durbin’s E! Entertainment NYC Launch at Interstate (8pm, free, Brooklyn)

Oneohtrix Point Never, Matmos at Music Hall of Williamsburg (8pm, $23, Brooklyn)

Prince’s Purple Rain is playing at IFC (Midnight, $14, Manhattan)


MEOW DAY: Cat & Kitten Adoption Event at Silent Barn (12pm, free, Brooklyn)

“Vintage Violence” at Monya Rowe Gallery. AFC says: This show finds “new forms” for discomfort; this includes Nancy Grossman, of bondage sculpture; Nayland Blake, of provocative rubber sex horror/fantasy; Angela Dufresne, of epic landscapes and self humiliation video; Judy Glantzman, of Goya-like horror paintings; and more. (6pm-8pm, Manhattan)

Iceage again at Home Sweet Home. (10pm-4am, $12, Manhattan)

There are two incredible exhibits at MoMA PS1: GCC: Achievements in Retrospectivee and Christoph Schlingensief. ($10 recommended donation, Queens)

(Image: Kate Durbin)