Weekend Picks: Ani DiFranco, Hurricane Relief Fundraiser, more

Ani DiFranco performs during the 2012 New Orleans

Ani DiFranco performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (Credit: Ani DiFranco performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. (Getty))

"Righteous Babe" Ani DiFranco brings her musical stylings to Brooklyn. (Fri., $48, 7 p.m., Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N. Sixth St., Williamsburg, 718-486-5400)

DUMBO's powerHouse Arena is playing host to an all-day author-fueled Hurricane Relief Fundraiser, with readings from big names including Jonathan Franzen, Jennifer Egan, Paul Auster and Pete Hamill, as well as refreshments and signings. (Sat., $10 suggested donation, noon, powerHouse Arena, 37 Main St., DUMBO, 718-666-3049)

Support local businesses - and buy some fab new winter wares - at the two-day Neighborhood Network shopping event, where more than 100 indie boutiques in Nolita, the East Village and the Lower East Side are offering special deals and promos. Donations to the Red Cross, benefiting victims of Hurricane Sandy, are also being collected. Presented by international fashion trade event Capsule. (Sat.-Sun., capsuleshow.com)

Martha Rosler is putting together her "Meta-Monumental Garage Sale" - a multimedia installation that's an actual garage sale, made up of items people can donate before the exhibition opens. (Sat.-Nov. 30, FREE-$25, Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., 212-708-9400)

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