NYC weekend picks: Stones on film, 'Edwin Drood,' more

Will Chase and Stephanie J. Block in Roundabout Will Chase and Stephanie J. Block in Roundabout Theatre Company's, " The Mystery of Edwin Drood." (Nov. 9, 2012) Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

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Our picks for the best in the city this weekend.

Theater

"THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD" Broadway's first revival of Rupert Holmes' 1985 musical stars Chita Rivera as Princess Puffer.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St.

INFO $42-$147, 212-719-1300, roundabouttheatre.org

"COTTON CLUB PARADE" This celebrated revue of Duke Ellington's Harlem years returns, after last year's brief run, with Amber Riley of "Glee."

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 and 7:30 p.m., New York City Center, West 55th Street, between Sixth and Seventh avenues

INFO $29-$129, 212-581-1212, nycitycenter.org

"FOREVER DUSTY" Kirsten Smith Holly wrote and stars in this musical biography of Dusty Springfield, the '60s pop star.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2:30 and 8 p.m., New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St.

INFO $69-$79, 212-239-6200, foreverdusty.com

Film

"THE ROLLING STONES ROCK AND ROLL CIRCUS" Michael Lindsay-Hogg's 63-minute documentary of a 1968 concert featuring the Stones, the Who and others didn't get its premiere until 1996. It's screening as part of an ongoing exhibit titled "The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film."

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8 at The Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St.

INFO $12, 212-708-9400, moma.org

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Art

"NOW DIG THIS!" This show, subtitled "Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980," debuted in L.A. last year and surveys a too-often- overlooked corner of 20th century work. The in-your-face David Hammons pieces stand out.

WHEN | WHERE Through March 11, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Queens

INFO $10, 718-784-2084, momaps1.org

Food

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GWYNNETT ST. One of the city's best restaurants is hiding out on a quiet Williamsburg block. Using unusual ingredients and techniques, but never just for their own sake, chef Justin Hilbert perfectly straddles the line between culinary excitement and comfort in a simple space.

WHEN | WHERE Dinner daily, 312 Graham Ave., Brooklyn

INFO Average entree $28, 347-889-7002, gwynnettst.com

Music

... AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD The Texas rockers are touring in support of the recent "Lost Songs" album. And it's a pretty good one at that.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place

INFO $18, 800-745-3000, livenation.com

Nightlife

MORE THAN ENOUGH A dance party with house, soul, classic hip-hop and more. DJs Unkle Chip, Kev Love and others keep it going all night.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 10 p.m., the Lounge at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St.

INFO $5, 212-505-3474, lepoissonrouge.com

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Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzman, Ted Loos, Kevin Amorim.

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