Have A Good Weekend: Container, Suspicious Video Art, Here and Elsewhere

July 18, 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 80° LOW 67°

Opening this weekend: Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo and The Purge: Anarchy.

Open house at Body Actualized Center for the rest of the month. Free wifi, coffee, mate and more. After August 1st monthly passes will be on sale. (Every day from 12pm, free, Brooklyn)

1.21 Gigawatts Festival at Radio Bushwick all weekend, with Frankie Cosmos, Field Mouse, Shark?, TONSTARTSSBANDHT, Heliotropes, Infinity Shred and many more. (4pm, weekend pass for $22, Brooklyn)

At Know More Games: Justin Lieberman’s “Thanks for Nothing” opening of “culture-vomit-style collage” mash-ups of “20th century political movements, Kurt Russell, Napster and more. (6pm, free, Brooklyn)

“Unnecessary Suspicious” video art show by Bryan Zanisnik at Silent Barn. Featuring the work of seemanho. (6pm, free, Brooklyn)

Kickstarter Film Fest in Fort Green Park featuring Obvious Child, many other films and a performance by Kaki King. (7pm, free, Brooklyn)

Ceremony, Iron Lung, Nothing at Brooklyn Night Bazaar. (8pm, free, Brooklyn)

At BHQFU: Sean Joseph Patrick Carney and GAZR perform a rap/comedy show. “Great jokes. Great Rap. BYOB.” (8:30pm, free, Manhattan)

Jodorowsky’s Dune & El Topo screening at Silent Barn. (9pm, $5 donation, Brooklyn)

Matthew Dear at Verboten. (10pm, $20, Brooklyn)

Shallow at One Last Shag. DJs False Witness, SCHWARZ and others. (10pm, $5, Brooklyn)

Body Actualized A.C. party with Max McFerrin and Masahiro Ueda. (10pm, free, Brooklyn)

Nightmare On Elm Street at Nitehawk. (12:10 am, $11, Brooklyn)


Surrealist Shorts brunch show at Nitehawk. (12pm, $11, Brooklyn)

New Museum’s Block Party at the Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Also, a good chance to catch a free interactive public tour of the recently opened “Here and Elsewhere” show at the New Museum. (1pm, free, Manhattan)

Robert Hood, Objekt, Vatican Shadow, Container, more at Warm Up Ps1. (3pm, $18, Queens)

Bill Nye (The Science Guy) at Irving Plaza. (7pm, $34.50, Manhattan)

The “savagely sacrilegious, satirical masterpiece” Viridiana screens Saturday and Sunday as part of BAM’s Buñuel series. ($14, Brooklyn)

Slideluck: Staten Island at the Alice Austen House, potluck and art show. (7pm, free, Staten Island)

Truthers, Mexican Slang, Parlor Walls at Death By Audio. (8pm, $7, Brooklyn)

Venus X, Mike Q, Rizzla, others at Santos Party House. (11pm, $15, Manhattan)

SUNDAY 88° LOW 65°

Tomboy, Mannequin Pussy, Marge, Littler at Silent Barn. (8pm, $7, Brooklyn)

Andrew Devlon, Ad Hoc Mob at Bossa Nova Civic Club. (10pm, free, Brooklyn)

(Image: “Here and Elsewhere” via Bedford and Bowery)