Have A Good Weekend: Lydia Lunch, Abnormcore, America, Fuck Yeah

July 3, 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.


Lydia Lunch, Doomsday Student, Dark Sister, Tripping Landlocked Infidels at outdoor BBQ at Trans-Pecos. (5pm, $10, Queens)

Au Revoir Simone at MoMA, free with museum admission. (5:30pm, free, Manhattan)

I Am Here (Blacking The Internet)” group show at Superchief with Azikiwe Mohammad, Terrell Davis, Nandi Loaf, Devin Kenny & Palmtrees Caprisun Citrusblast and Juliana Huxtable. (6pm, free, Manhattan)

Opening reception for the “ABNORMCORE” group exhibit which might be responding to normcore and includes David Lynch. (6pm, Manhattan)

Ascetic House presents Independence Day Weekend. Three days of shows at Webster Hall, Palisades and 538 Johnson. Artists include Destruction Unit, Uniform, Marshtepper, Person Of Interest, L.O.T.I.O.N and many more. First night is at The Studio at Webster Hall and features Drew McDowall of Coil and Psychic TV. (8pm, $13, Manhattan)

FRIDAY 75° LOW 61°

Emily Reo, Cuddle Formation, Arm Candy and others daytime at Silent Barn. (2pm, $7, Brooklyn)

Mitsky, Hello Shark, Crying, Small Wonder and more at The Ho_se. (3pm, $10, Brooklyn)

Find a good place to watch the fireworks over the East River. We recommend 23rd and FDR Drive.

Team America: World Police is playing at midnight at Nitehawk. Also playing on July 5th as part of their Independence Day Weekend series which includes Jaws and When Mars Attacks. (Midnight, $11, Brooklyn)

Alternatively, the X-Rated The Sexualist at Nitehawk, “A tongue-in-cheek examination of sex films as a beautiful starlet learns the ins and outs of show business, the HARD way!” (Midnight, $11, Brooklyn)


Anxious Spaces: Performance Festival at Knockdown Center is a day long event of installation art and music, featuring all New York DIY artists. Performances include Brian Chase (the Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Ryan Power, Cloud Becomes Your Hand and Dutch E Germ. (2pm, $7-15 sliding scale, Queens)

Widowspeak, Zachary Cale at Union Pool (2pm, free, Brooklyn)

The Museum of the Moving Image is playing 2001: A Space Odyssey on 70mm film. Also, at 6pm on Sunday. (3pm, $12, Queens)

Warm Up at MoMA PS1 this week features Maxmillion Dunbar, J-CUSH and DJ EZ among others. (3pm, $18, Queens)

The Body & Thou, Ghastly City Sleep, Pygmy Lush at Palisades (11:55pm, $12, Brooklyn)

SUNDAY 85° LOW 69°

Superchief Sundays in Williamsburg with BBQ, art and tattoos. (2pm, free, Brooklyn)

Ingrown opening reception at Big Law Country Club (inside Silent Barn). Art by Zoe Ligon and performances by TONSTARTSSBANDHT, Alaina Stamatis and others. (4pm, $5 suggested donation, Brooklyn)