NYC Weekend Picks: 'The Art of the Brick' LEGO exhibit
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Our picks for what to do in the city this weekend.
"WE'RE GONNA DIE" Young Jean Lee's haunting and funny Obie-winning solo show, returns with her band, Future Wife.
WHEN | WHERE Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30, Claire Tow Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
INFO $20, 212-239-6200 lct3.org
"UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE" Shakespeare's "As You Like It" gets a musical reimagining with an indie-Americana score.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 7, Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., The Flea Theater, 41 White St.
INFO $20, 866-811-4111, theflea.org
"AWAKE AND SING!" Clifford Odets' 1935 drama, about three generations of a Jewish family in the Bronx, is revived with an Asian-American cast.
WHEN | WHERE Friday and Saturday nights at 7, NAATCO, the National Asian-American Theater Company, Walker Space, 46 Walker St.
INFO $25, 866-811-4111, naatco.org
"GODZILLA' AND 'MOTHRA" See where "Pacific Rim" came from with this double-bill of Japanese monster-movie classics. It's part of a series of sci-fi, fantasy and horror films running through Sept. 5.
WHEN | WHERE Screening Friday at Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St., Manhattan
INFO $12.50 for both films, 212-727-8110, filmforum.org
THE ART OF THE BRICK Using standard Legos, artist Nathan Sawaya creates elaborate, how-did-he-do-that sculptures, including riffs on famous artworks. A cool exhibition to be sure, but the admission price is fairly steep, too.
WHEN | WHERE Through Jan. 5, Discovery Times Square, 226 W. 44th St.
INFO $22.50, 866-987-9692, discoverytsx.com
MONTMARTRE It's hard to know what to praise more at this popular Chelsea newcomer: the killer cocktails (try Cards With Uncle Larry, $13) or the French food with a Vietnamese accent. The moules frites in a delicate coconut sauce ($21) and the heirloom tomato salad ($15) are but two of the winners to try, if you can get in.
WHEN | WHERE Lunch and dinner daily, 158 Eighth Ave.
INFO Average entree $24, 646-596-8838, montmartrenyc.com
ADAM ANT Get your '80s kick from Mr. "Goody Two Shoes."
WHEN | WHERE Friday and Saturday nights at 7, Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place, Manhattan
INFO $34.50; 800-745-3000, livenation.com
THE FREEDOM PARTY Dance till dawn as DJs Herbert Holler, Cosi and Marc Smooth spin everything from hip-hop to salsa.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 11, Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St., Manhattan
INFO $20, 212-505-3474, lepoissonrouge.com
Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzmán, Ted Loos and Daniel Bubbeo.