James Blake DJ Set
Where: Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street; (212) 505-3474
When: Sunday, 9PM
Price: $20 in advance, $25 at door
James Blake brings "The Wilhelm Scream" to the stage at Le Poisson Rouge for an experimental DJ set with The Chain and Airhead. Blake recently created some excitement for the Internet crowd by covering D'Angelo's "Left & Right" which you can listen to here.
LUSH: Orchid Dance Party
Where: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn; (718) 623-7200
When: Friday, 8PM-12AM
If you're looking for a reason to dance up a storm this weekend, why not for orchids? The folks at Brooklyn Botanic Garden invite New Yorkers to celebrate their astounding collection of over 6,000 tropical orchids with an open bar chock full of fragrant juices and cocktails for guests to enjoy. And really, when can you ever say you danced to boogaloo and Latin soul in honor of flowers?
Dave Hill Hosts A Night Of The Smiths And Speed Dating
Where: Black Rabbit, 91 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn; (718) 349.1595
When: Sunday, 8PM
If you're hoping to snag a last minute date for Tuesday, comedian Dave Hill is giving you a chance to meet other hopeful singles at this special event that combines an affinity for Morrissey with speed dating at the Black Rabbit Bar in Greenpoint. Heaven knows your miserable, so bottoms up!
CHERYL: Ultimate Retro
Where: The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Brooklyn; (718) 643-6510
When: Saturday, 11PM
Price: $5 before midnight, $10 after
Frequently cat-masked party fiends, CHERYL, continue to ruin your life as they put a retro spin to their dance extravaganzas at The Bell House this weekend. Resident DJ Nick and DJ Lloydski will be spinning a mix of electro, new wave, new disco, old disco, gregorian chant, grunts, rocks being smashed, and screaming.
The Panorama of The City of New York
Where: Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens, Queens; (718) 592-9700
When: Friday, 7PM-10PM
Price: $10 suggested donation
Levy's Unique New York is hosting the ultimate trivia competition involving the world's largest architectural model, The Panorama of the City of New York. Ticket entry includes a beer compliments of Brooklyn Brewery.