Our picks for the best in the city this weekend.

"THE OTHER PLACE" Laurie Metcalf and Daniel Stern star in Sharr White's psychological thriller about a neurologist who is unraveling.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th St.

INFO $67-$120, 212-239-6200, manhattantheatreclub.com

"WATER BY THE SPOONFUL" The New York premiere of Quiara Alegría Hudes' 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a Puerto Rican Iraq veteran and an online support group.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., Second Stage Theatre, 307 W. 43rd St.

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INFO $75, 212-246-4422, 2st.com

"MUMMENSCHANZ" Switzerland's wordless treasure celebrates 40 years.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 7, Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place

INFO $27.50-$85, 212-352-3101, mummenschanznyc.com


"ON THE ROAD" Director Walter Salles hosts a sneak preview of his upcoming Jack Kerouac adaptation -- starring Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund -- and also kicks off a weeklong series of his favorite road movies, from "Easy Rider" to "The Searchers."

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, IFC Center, 323 Sixth Ave.

INFO $13.50, 212-924-7771, ifccenter.com


MUSEUM OF MATHEMATICS Grand opening of the Museum of Mathematics, or MoMath, geared to students from fourth through eighth grades. More than 30 interactive exhibits cover two floors.

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WHEN | WHERE Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 11 E. 26th St.

INFO $16 adults, $10 students, $1 off when ordered online 212-542-0566, momath.org


CASA ENRIQUE One of the city's best Mexican restaurants -- a category that really needs bolstering -- is hiding out in Long Island City. Every dish that comes into the clean-lined dining room has been thought out fully; the chile relleno and mole de piaxtla (with chicken) will make you a repeat customer.

WHEN | WHERE Dinner daily, 5-48 49th Ave., Queens

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INFO $16, 347-448-6040, email casaenriquelic@gmail.com


RONNIE SPECTOR You can be her baby for this 12th annual Christmas party. When in the set will Ms. Spector do "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"?

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, 237 W. 42nd St.

INFO $37, 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com



WHAT Special guests Dimitri From Paris and Alex From Tokyo will keep the party moving. Expect a long night of house and disco -- but remember: This is a Sunday!

WHEN | WHERE Sunday at 9 p.m. Le Bain at the Standard Hotel, 444 W. 13th St.

INFO Free, 212-645-4646

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