Have A Good Weekend: Slackfest, Ought and Shame by Shade

June 20, 2014 | ANIMAL

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

FRIDAY 79° LOW 64°

Slackfest at 94 Evergreen Ave. Three days  of music and art feat. an installation by Oculus Art Collaborative and sets from Turnip King, Life Size Maps, Onwe, Kissing Is A Crime, Arm Candy, Haybaby and many more. (3pm, $10 per day/$20 all weekend pass, Brooklyn)

U.L.O. Part 1 opening reception at Interstate Projects. Annual curatorial program from Queer Thoughts, Important Projects and Zachary Davis. (6-9pm, free, Brooklyn)

Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair at SIGNAL. All weekend! Readings, BBQ, free beer and ziiiiiiiines. (7pm, free, Brooklyn)

Ought, The Yum Dee Days, Savant, Tiger Dare at Rough Trade. (8pm, $10, Brooklyn)

SAUCED at The Republic, with DJs Slava, TR!CK$, EDMily & others. (10pm, $5 before midnight/$10 after, Brooklyn)

Nobuhiko Obayashi’s Hausu at IFC. (11:30pm, $14, Manhattan)


M-WOW at Knockdown Center. A huge exhibition of “high-end custom and collectible cars in conversation with automobile-inspired visual art.” (10am, $5 suggested donation, Queens)

The Coathangers, DAHMET, Honduras, XNY at Brooklyn Night Bazaar. (6pm, free, Brooklyn)

Dum Dum Girls, Hospitality, TEEN at Prospect Park Bandshell. (6pm, free, Brooklyn)

Summer Solstice Showpaper Benefit: Unstoppable Death Machines, Advaeta, Feuding Fathers, Weird Womb, Drunken Sufis. (7pm, $6-$10 donation, Brooklyn)

A Conversation with Jean-Pierre Gorin at Light Industry. (7pm, free, Brooklyn)

Modular Solstice at Silent Barn, part of the Control Voltage Fair. Feat. members of Grasshopper, Forma. After the Silent Barn Block Party earlier in the day. (8pm, $8, Brooklyn)

SHADE: Shame at a secret location in Bushwick. Our favorite nomadic dance party‘s biggest event yet. Lasers. (11 pm, $15 tickets now at VFILES store in Manhattan, $20 before midnight/$25 after, Brooklyn)

SUNDAY 80° LOW 65°

Slow Club at the Apple Store in Soho. (4pm, free, Manhattan)

Merchandise, Ukiah Drag, Ivy at Saint Vitus. (8pm, $12, Brooklyn)

CT-SWaM: littleBits Monster Synth & Third Eye Dark Circuits Orchestra as part of Dark Circuits Festival by Eyebeam at a Brooklyn location. (8pm, $10 donation, Brooklyn)

tUnE-yArDs, Sylvan Esso at Webster Hall. (8pm, $26, Manhattan)

Alex Burkat (Mr. Saturday Night), Dollargem and Ad Hoc Mob at Bossa Nova Civic Club. (10pm, free, Brooklyn)

(Image: Shade)