Work Week Forecast: Fun with a Chance of Smiles

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08/04/2008 3:37 PM |

The L’s Sam Lang put together a list of the best movies and music happening this week. Sharpen your e-pencils, here it is:

Monday 8/4

-Flosstradamus at Santos Pary House, $15
-The National and Yeasayer at Summerstage, 6:30-10
-Lifeboat at Bryant Park, begins at sunset
-Twelve Ophelias at McCarren Park Pool, free
-Erykah Badu, 7:30 PM at Wingate Field, free

Tuesday 8/5

-28 Days Later @ Summerscreen, McCarren Park Pool, free, live music begins at 7
-Captured (Clayton Patterson film) @ Webster Hall, $10 , 7 P.M.
-Brazillian Girls @ the Apple Store in SoHo, 7 PM, free

Wednesday 8/6

-River Flicks presents Saturday Night Fever, Pier 54, 8 PM. free
-Rooftop Films presents Trouble the Water, Harlem Meer in Central Park, 110th St. between 5th and Lennox

Thursday 8/7

-Alvin Ailey at Celebrate Brooklyn, 8 P.M.
-Movies with A View presents Pleasantville, 6-11, free
-Tapes n’ Tapes (unplugged set and official afterparty) @ Soundfix, 7:30 PM 10:30 PM
-Terence Blanchard, Castle Clinton, 7 PM, free
-Mates of State @ Highline Ballroom

Friday 8/8

-Lila Downs at Celebrate Brooklyn, 7 PM
-All Points West music festival (if you’re lucky and have tickets), Liberty State Park 1:30 PM
-River Flicks for Kids presents The Goonies, Pier 46, 8 PM, free
-Metric @ Highline Ballroom

4 Comment

  • The Thursday Tapes n’ Tapes show is at 10:30 at Sound Fix, not 7:30. My comedy show is from 8-10, Big Terrific.

  • Right you are. And it is a comedy show everyone should go to!

  • Now, watching movies in China on the big screen at a theatre or cinema (as opposed to watching it off a bootleg DVD) is still relatively expensive for most locals. On average, it costs 70- 80 RMB per ticket, comparable to American box office ticket prices of 9- 10 USD. Given that necessities like a filling meal can be had for under 10 RMB and the average monthly income (in Shanghai) is still 2000- 3000 RMB, watching the latest screening is an exorbitant luxury. Therefore, as you can imagine, the cinemas here aren’ …