Have A Good Weekend: Deep Sound Art, Sweet Finances, Inland Empire

July 11, 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 85° LOW 67°

Opening this weekend: Boyhood, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Portal’s Living Spaces showcase at Silent Barn with Julie Byrne, Foxes in Fiction, Small Wonder  and others. (7pm, $8, Brooklyn)

WordHack, “an evening of performances exploring the deep intersection of language and technology,” at Babycastles. (7pm, $5, Manhattan)

Ought, Dub Thompson, Semi Femme, Modern Vices at Baby’s All Right. Listen to Dub Thompson’s mixtape for us to get ready. (8pm, $10, Brooklyn)

Titus Andronicus, Slothrust, Beach Slang at Brooklyn Night Bazaar. (8pm, free, Brooklyn)

Diiv, Lodro, Regal Degal at Music Hall of Williamsburg. (8pm, $13, Brooklyn)

Film, art, music and a polaroid making Rube Goldberg machine all night at Flux Factory. Free with a drawing of a sun wearing sunglasses. (8:30pm, B-), Queens)

Launch of the American Medium Sound Series, which will “provide a deep listening environment and discussion platform exploring the parallel progressions of contemporary sonic and visual practices.” Inaugural show at American Medium features MSHR and Aki Onda. (8:30pm, free, Brooklyn)

Music Video Make Out Party: Gonna Make You Sweat Edition at Alaska. (10pm, free, Brooklyn)

Inland Empire and Death Race 2000 are both screening at midnight at Nitehawk Friday and Saturday. (12am, $12, Brooklyn)


Original Transformers movie and 10 Things I Hate About You brunch screenings at Nitehawk.  (11:50am, $12, Brooklyn)

The normcore of summer festivals” presented by Impose and Exploding In Sound outside at Secret Project Robot. Acts include Alex G, Big Ups, Tyvek, Guerilla Toss, Emily Reo, Roomrunner, Mannequin Pussy. (12pm, $10, Brooklyn)

Mister Saturday Night, Cibo Matto, more at MoMA PS1 Warm Up. (3pm, $18, Queens)

J-Cush, Half Life, Juiceboxxx (DJ Set), Soft Circle (DJ Set), others at Trans-Pecos. (4pm, $10, Queens)

Opening reception for Claudia Maté’s “Sweet Finances!” opens at TRANSFER: web-based applications, installation and sculpture. “Sweet Finances! collects and reinterprets data from the Yahoo! Finance API in real time through the internet, with the aim of making the tricky and cold world of financial markets into a collection of pleasant and oniric landscapes. Forget the meaning behind the data – Maté’s landscapes represent the beauty of financial data on its own terms.” (7pm, free, Brooklyn)

Lusine, Xeno & Oaklander, Lemonade, Chad Valley, Heathered Pearls (DJ set) at Music Hall of Williamsburg (7:30pm, $17, Brooklyn)

The Spectacle and iotaCenter present: Newly restored works by Robert Darroll and a retrospective of works ranging from the 1960s to present day, “an evening of visual music, color rhythm, colour music, rhythmic light, lumia, digital harmony, liquid light, absolute film, visual harmony, abstract animation, abstract expressionist cinema, and kinetica.” (8pm, $5, Brooklyn)

Ash Borer, Hell, Vorde, Yellow Eyes at St. Vitus. (8pm, $12, Brooklyn)

Ed Shrader’s Music Beat, Bambara, Bodyparts at Palisades. (8pm, $5, Brooklyn)

SUNDAY 85° LOW 72°

Supercheif BBQ, music, art & van painting. (2pm, $5, Brooklyn)

Future Punx, Eaters, Final Bloom, Royal Garde, DJ Bill Pearis, DJ DeeFrance2000 at Rockaway Beach Surf Club. (3pm, free, Brooklyn)

Bonobo, Cibo Matto at Central Park Summerstage. (6pm, free, Manhattan)

Collecting Digital Art: A Conversation at Electric Objects Pop-Up Showroom (6pm, free, Manhattan)

The Wonderful World Of Boning: Sex Ed With A Sense Of Humor at Union Hall. (8pm, $8, Brooklyn)

Kyp Malone (of TV on the Radio), Matana Roberts, Ryan Sawyer (Stars Like Fleas) at Union Pool. (8pm, free, Brooklyn)

Peter Greenway’s The Falls (1980) screens at The Spectacle. (8pm, $5, Brooklyn)