Have A Good Weekend: Kink, Dan Deacon, Kin-Dza-Dza!

August 22, 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 74° LOW 65°

In theaters: Kink, a documentary about BDSM fetish franchise Kink.com (with producer James Franco and director Christina Voros in person at IFC), and See You Next Tuesday at Cinema Village.

As part of the Film Society at Lincoln Center’s “Strange Lands: International SciFi” series, check out cult classic Soviet dystopian sci-fi Kin-Dza-Dza! (6:15pm, $13, Manhattan) Also recommended: Aleksandr Sokurov’s Days of Eclipse. (9pm, $14, Manhattan)

LWLVL Festival begins at Villian in Williamsburg. A three day festival featuring “retro-futuristic music and visual art creators,” including Nullsleep, Covox, Slime Girls and many more. (7pm, $60 all weekend, Brooklyn)

The opening of Bruce Ate My Homework, a pop-up, two-day exhibition featuring works created by the first group of Summer Artists-in-Residence at the Bruce High Quality Foundation University. (7pm, free, Manhattan)

For their screening at MAD Kinetic Cinema will present ETLE_immersive: the Final Chapter, part of Spectacle’s seres at MAD. (7pm, $10, Manhattan)

WordHack II: Languages + Technology Strike Back at Babycastles. “A second foray into the intersection of language and technology. Code poetry, digital literature, e-lit, devArt, coders interested in the creative side, writers interested in new forms writing can take, all are welcome here.” (7pm, $5, Manhattan)

X performing Wild Gift at City Winery. (8pm, $45, Manhattan)

Booty Actualized 100% Silk Night at Body Actualized. Golden Donna, Octa Octa, Sweet William, Fast Times (DJ). (10pm, $5, Brooklyn)

Heat Ritual IV with Mock The Zuma, False Witness, Jubilee and more at El Rey III. (10pm, $7-$10, Brooklyn)

Industry of Machines and Ad Hoc present Pete Swanson, Alberich and Vereker at Baby’s All Right. (11:55pm, $12-$15, Brooklyn)

The Hunger and Natural Born Killers midnight screenings at Nitehawk. (12am, $12, Brooklyn)

Also at the Film Society at Lincoln Center: The Brood(Midnight, $13, Manhattan)


Punch Drunk Love and Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure brunch screenings at Nitehawk. (12pm, $12, Brooklyn)

Afropunk Festival at Commodore Barry Park, featuring Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Bad Brains, Trash Talk, Shabazz Palaces, Thee Satisfaction, Cold Specks, more. (12pm, free, Brooklyn)

Kevin Saunderson, Eclair Fifi, DJ Earl, Shamir (live), The Range (live), Gifted and Blessed at MoMA PS1 Warm Up. (3pm, $19, Queens)

Paul Morrissey’s Women In Revolt (1971) at Spectacle. (7pm, $5, Brooklyn)

Guided By Voices at Stone Pony. (7pm, $23, Manhattan)

Trabajo, Sugarm, Velvet Zombie, Invisible Circle at Silent Barn. (8pm, $tba, Brooklyn)

The second installment of American Medium Sound Series shift to academic presentation with Jeff Witscher (aka Rene Hell), Daren Ho (aka Driphouse) & Roy Werner (aka G.S. Sultan) who “encompass the ever-progressive genre of experimental composition, working with contemporary coding languages to augment established notions of composed music.” (8pm sharp, free, Brooklyn)

X performing Under The Big Black Sun at City Winery. (8pm, $45, Manhattan)

Teklife and Ad Hoc present TASO, DJ Earl, DJ Paypal and Tripletrain at Palisades. (10pm, $12-$15, Brooklyn)

SUNDAY 80° LOW 63°

Afropunk Festival at Commodore Barry park featuring D’Angelo, UNIIQU3, SZA, Cakes Da Killa, Cro-Mags, The Internet and more. (12pm, free, Brooklyn)

Sky Ferriera at The Surf Lodge. (5pm, free, Brooklyn)

Arcade Fire, Television, Dan Deacon, The Unicorns at Barclays Center. (7pm, $30.50, Brooklyn)

DJ/rupture, No Lands, Lorna Dune at Baby’s All Right. (8pm, $8-$10, Brooklyn)

X performing More Fun In The New World at City Winery. (8pm, $45, Manhattan)

LA Font, Swimming, Radical Dads at Baby’s All Right. (10:30pm, $5, Brooklyn)