Movie-watching, gallery hopping, theatre-going, and partying: check out what’s coming up with this week’s BlackList.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 16
Sample Sale: Now through December 25, Ligne Roset hosts their floor sample sale, offering up to 60% off. 155 Wooster Street, NYC.
The Discreet Charm of George Cukor: Director George Cukor’s Adam’s Rib plays at The Film Society of Lincoln Center (144 West 65th Street) at 1 p.m. Tickets $10, $7 for members.
Sonic Kickoff: Smooth duo Denitia and Sene get the week off to a good start with a hometown show at Glasslands. $10.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17
Stars of the Lid: Stars of the Lid and the Wordless Music Orchestra plays at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (526 59th Street, Sunset Park Brooklyn). Show at 8 p.m., doors at 7 p.m. Tickets $25-30.
20 Years of Wu Tang: Artist Tom Sachs joins The Clan’s “Power” for a conversation about the Wu Tang Clan’s 20 years. The conversation will be moderate by the the Met’s modern art curator, Sabine Rewald. 6:30 p.m. at Neuehouse, 110 E. 25th St., NYC. RSVP a must.
Night Moves: Catch DJ Slink, Spank Rock, and Body Language for cheap at Music Hall of Williamsburg, presented by Afropunk. $3.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18
Employee of the Month: Comedy-writer Catie Lazarus reprises her interview show with Piper Kerman, Jon Ronson, Kathleen Hanna, and Maria Dizzia at the UCB Theater, 307 West 26th Street, at 8 p.m. Tickets $5.
Support, Therapy and Instability: Infamous graffiti artists Mikhail Sokovikov and Jason Wall of Mint & Serf celebrate the launch of their book (which features essays by Cat Marnell and Carlo McCormick) at Neuehouse, 110 E. 25th St., NYC. 7 p.m. RSVP a must.
Blast From the Past: Grouplove make up for lost time at Le Poisson Rouge. Free with RSVP.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19
Ugly Sweaters: Neuehouse (110 E. 25th St., NYC) hosts the Tacky Sweater Party from 6 – 7 p.m. There’ll be cocktails, and someone will be awarded with the covetable title of “Neuehouse’s Tackiest Member”. Get knitting. Members only.
For a Cause: Philip Glass, Tyondai Braxton + Ben Vida, Prefuse 73 and more perform at Le Poisson Rouge to raise money for victims of Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines. Tickets start at $25.
Into the Darkside: Nicolas Jaar’s label Other People takes over Cameo Gallery with a live performance from electro-pop outfit Visuals and DJ sets from Dave Harrington and High Water. $15.
Hey, Bey: Beyoncé does her thing at Barclays Center. Tickets from $49.50.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20
Leave Your Wallet at Home: Haunting synth-rockers SISU and “Batches & Cookies” rapper Lizzo are set to appear at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar. Free.
Donna Drinks at Fatty ‘Cue: After suffering the damages of an electrical fire and resulting sprinkler flooding, Donna in Williamsburg is getting back on the horse with a pop up at Fatty ‘Cue. Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. 91 South 6th Street, Brooklyn, NYC.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21
Party like it’s 1999: 1999’s favorite blockbuster film release inspires the latest party at The Bell House (149 7th Street, Brooklyn). Think best of the ’90s dancehall, and admission is free.
Dover Street Market comes to NYC: Rei Kawakubo’s Dover Street Market finally comes stateside. The Kips Bay outpost opens on Saturday. The multi-brand store will of course feature Comme des Garcons, specially-made Prada, a Louis Vuitton pop-up, a bakery, and lots of gold (“the most pleasing color,” according to Kawakubo herself.) 160 Lexington Avenue.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22
Best Time of the Year: Kanine Records throws a holiday bash at Glasslands featuring Eternal Summers, Splashh, and Little Big League. $10.
Teen Dreamz: Teenage fantasies come true with Brand New at the Bell House. $39 or probably the cost of a kidney on StubHub.