NYC Weekend Picks, with Fall Out Boy, Tracy Morgan, Ethan Coen, more
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Our picks for what to do in the city this weekend.
"ALL THE FACES OF THE MOON" In 29 separate solos -- one each night of the complete lunar cycle -- controversial monologuist/activist Mike Daisey explores "the secret history of New York City."
WHEN | WHERE Friday-Sunday at 7 p.m., Joe's Pub, Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St.
INFO $26.50, 212-967-7555, publictheater.org
"THE HILL TOWN PLAYS" Lucy Thurber's cycle of five plays, each about a pivotal stage in a woman's life, produced simultaneously at five West Village theaters. The first of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's annual "Theater: Village," devoted to five plays by one playwright or a theme traveling through five theaters.
WHEN | WHERE See website for times and locations.
INFO $56 per play, $40 with membership ($125), 212-352-3101; rattlestick.org
"WOMEN OR NOTHING" Ethan Coen, who frequently splits off from the sibling filmmaking team to write one-act plays, tackles his first full-length -- a serious comedy about a lesbian couple that wants a child.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 and 7 p.m., Atlantic Theater Company, 336 W. 20th St.
INFO $65, 866-811-4111, atlantictheater.org
"CONTEMPT" Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli and Fritz Lang star in Jean-Luc Godard's enigmatic study of a crumbling marriage. It celebrates its 50th anniversary with a digital restoration.
WHEN | WHERE Through Sept. 19 at Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St., Manhattan.
INFO $12.50; 212-727-8110, filmforum.org
KEN PRICE SCULPTURE Imagine a bunch of brilliantly colored moon rocks plunked down in the Met's hallowed halls, and you'll have an inkling of this retrospective. Price, who died last year, was one of our leading sculptors, and now is a great time to discover his odd, wildly inventive ceramic work.
WHEN | WHERE Through Sept. 22, now open daily, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave.
INFO $25 suggested admission, 212-535-7710, metmuseum.org
MONUMENT LANE Executive chef Steve Dustin has plied his trade all over, including NYC's The Harrison, and in this West Village tavern he's aggressively pursing a market-driven menu that changes weekly. You can't go wrong with the Long Island porgy topped with braised watermelon radish ($26).
WHEN | WHERE Dinner daily, lunch Tuesday-Sunday, 103 Greenwich Ave.
INFO Average entree $26, 212-255-0155, monumentlane.com
FALL OUT BOY Look who just blew in from the Windy City -- Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz and all the other Fall Out boys get ready to rock Brooklyn.
WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Barclays Center
INFO $35-$45, 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
TRACY MORGAN You never know what the outrageous "30 Rock" star will come out with when he does his stand-up act.
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8 and 10:30, Carolines on Broadway, 1626 Broadway
INFO $32.75, 212-757-4100, carolines.com
Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzman, Ted Loos and Daniel Bubbeo.