Notable New York, This Week 7/6 – 7/11


This week in New York Jennifer Egan and Jane Mendelsohn talk about rocking out, Happy Ending provides us with another happy ending, Jakub Ziolkowski exhibits at Hauser & Wirth, David Farley asks who stole Jesus’s foreskin, She & Him sing, Ask Me goes queer, The White Ribbon still runs at Film Forum, Hedy goes ‘single white female’ on her ass, and of course vintage, vintage, vintage at The Flea.

TUESDAY 7/6: She & Him. Don your best retro and throw on a pair of saddle shoes while you gleefully dance to  the sounds of She & Him. Zooey Deschanel’s captivating voice will be a refreshing end to a hot summer day. Terminal 5. 8PM. Jakub Ziolkowski: Timothy Galoti & the Dead Brains. Hauser & Wirth unveils the first American solo exhibition of Ziolkowski’s work. The artist’s paintings were last seen at the New Museum’s 2009 show “Younger than Jesus.” Hauser & Wirth. 32 E. 69th.

WEDNESDAY 7/7: Word for Word. Start out early and join in on Jennifer Egan (The Keep) and Jane Mendelsohn’s discussion on life and music while they promote their latest novels. Bryant Park Reading Room. 12:30PM.

Ask Me presents wild and true stories. Laugh out loud with Ask Me’s hosts David Crabb and Cammi Climaco while they riff off each other and introduce some of New York’s most talented storytellers for this month’s theme, QUEER. Arlo & Esme. 42 E. 1st St. 7:30PM.

Shane Jones, Amelia Gray and Audrey Niffenegger read and show off their extra-literary talents at the Happy Ending Music and Reading Series. Joe’s Pub. 7PM.

THURSDAY 7/8: The White Ribbon. Didn’t make it to Cannes? The Film Forum brings the winner of the coveted Palme d’Or to you. Michael Haneke’s The White Ribbon captures a series of mysterious acts of violence. Film Forum. 209 W Houston St. Ongoing.

FRIDAY 7/9: Who stole Jesus’s foreskin? Let David Farley tell you his take while he reads from the paperback edition of An Irreverent Curiosity: In Search of the Church’s Strangest Relic in Italy’s Oddest Town.” Idlewild Books. 12 W 19th St. 6PM.

SATURDAY 7/10: Allison Jones is the originator of the current New York fashion. Get some style tips while forever fearing the roommate you found via craigslist at the 92Y’s “Obsessed in the 90’s series” screening of “Single White Female.” 92YTribeca. 200 Hudson St. $10. 10:30PM.

SUNDAY 7/11: Vintage, crafts, and hot dogs. Go back to The Flea’s original location and fish through vintage finds after you stuff you face with all the deliciousness their concessions have to offer. Brooklyn Flea. 176 Lafayette Ave. 10AM-5PM

ART: Leon Golub: Live & Die Like a Lion? The Drawing Center presents the artist’s first museum exhibit. After passing away in 2004, Golub left behind numerous unfinished works that speak for themselves. His expression through painting is something not to be missed. The Drawing Center. 35 Wooster St. Through July 23rd.


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Caitlin Colford is a New York City based actress and writer. She blogs short stories over at and is currently hard at work on her first novel "The Obituary Hunter." More from this author →