Have A Good Weekend: Pride, Snowpiercer and James Franco Reading Poetry on the Beach

June 27, 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 81° LOW 65° 

Opening this weekend: Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (see it at IFC) and Snowpiercer (see it at Nitehawk).

Jeff Koons retrospective opens to the public at the Whitney. ($20, Manhattan)

Bicycle Film Festival screenings kick off tonight at Anthology Film Archives. Full program info here. (6pm, various, Manhattan)

POWRPLNT will exhibit young artists who completed their 4-week digital art series. Also: Rooftop afterparty! Read our interview with Angelina Dreem here. (6pm, free, Brooklyn)

“Man of My Dreams,” closing for Ann Hirsch’s “Muffy” at American Medium. Nate Hill, Nathaniel Sullivan and Brian Droitcour will perform. See her Artist’s Notebook here. (7pm, free, Brooklyn)

TONSTARTSSBANDHT, Blues Control, PC Worship at Silent Barn (8pm, $8, Brooklyn)

Night Slugs 6th Anniversary feat. DJ Bok Bok, Helix, Mike Dunn, more. (9pm, $20, Manhattan)

Shark?, Radical Dads, Vomitface, Anchor 3 at Muchmore’s (8:30pm, $5, Brooklyn)

Midnight screenings of Jodorowsky’s Holy Mountain at Nitehawk both Friday and Saturday nights, the kick off for their Summer of Surrealism. (12:05am, $16, Brooklyn)


PRIDE all day and night. Find out what’s up on their official website. Russian-speaking LGBT: here.

BHQFU open studios. See works in progress by Andrea Arrubla, Sean J Patrick Carney, Kim Junsung, James Allister Sprang, Juliacks. (12pm-6pm, free, Manhattan)

Warm Up at MoMa PS1, with A/JUS/TED, Dimitri From Paris, Pantha Du Prince (live), DJ Spoko. (3pm, $18, Queens)

“Refraction,” closing reception for Giselle Zatonyl’s Discrete Systems at TRANSFER. (7pm, free, Brooklyn)

“Suppedaneum” group show at Grand Century. “Something like a poster of Gilles de Rais wearing a Smashing Pumpkins t-shirt in some teenagers bedroom in the Midwest.” (6pm, free, Manhattan)

KUNST Pride at Verboten with Shannon F. (Light Asylum), La’Fem Ladosha, Michael Magnan, Julianna Huxtable and others. Check the Facebook event for reduced admission code. (11pm, $20, Brooklyn)

SCREWED (1996) — a documentary about “pornographer, cable access host, free speech activist and unapologetic scumbag” Al Goldstein — screens at the Spectacle. (10pm, $5, Brooklyn)

SUNDAY 80° LOW 65°

OPEN EARTH #1, a day party at Trans-Pecos with Maxamillion Dunbar, Huerco S., Analog Soul, etc. Hosted by Weird Magic and Bossa Nova Civic Club. (2pm, $10, Queens)

Patti Smith at Fort Tilden’s reopening! Also, James Franco will be reading his poetry at 7pm. (6pm, free, Queens)

(Image: Fort Tilden via MoMA PS1)