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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Photo Credit: Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (Getty)

‘Meet the Filmmakers’ Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg
Could this really be the end? You can ask Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg yourself Monday as the writers/first-time directors — famous for their collaboration on such hit films as “Superbad” and “Pineapple Express” — talk about their latest film, “This Is The End,” a comedy about six friends (Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, etc.) trapped in a house as the apocalypse ravages Los Angeles. The two will be at the Apple Store in SoHo as part of the Meet the Filmmakers series. (Monday, 4 p.m., FREE, Apple Store, SoHo, 103 Prince St., 212-226-3126,

Movie talk

Coppola discusses ‘The Bling Ring’
Oscar-winning writer and director Sofia Coppola will stop by the Film Society of Lincoln Center Monday night for the latest in the Summer Talks series. Coppola will discuss her latest film, “The Bling Ring,” based on a true story about a group of celeb-obsessed teens who tracked when their famous targets would be away from home and then broke in and stole their pricey possessions. FREE tickets will be handed out one hour before the conversation. (Monday night, 7:30 p.m., FREE, Film Center Amphitheater, tickets at Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center box office, 144 W. 65th St., 212-875-5600,


Lolë fitness classes
Summer’s practically here and it’s time to get in shape for beach season. Fashion and activewear brand Lolë is pairing up with Hudson River Park to offer FREE workout sessions at Pier 25, covering everything from yoga to boot camp. Just make sure you sign up to get a spot. (Tuesdays, except July 23, through Aug. 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m., FREE, Pier 25, West Side Highway at N. Moore St.,


Sailor Jerry Day
Score some FREE ink this Wednesday, but make sure you check your aim before you sign up. Head over to The Gutter in Williamsburg for one of 102 FREE tattoos being doled out in celebration of what would be the 102nd birthday of Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins. The catch? You’ll be shooting for your ink on a dartboard where if you hit it, you get it. Drink specials will be offered featuring Sailor Jerry Rum, and there will be complimentary food and FREE bowling. (Wednesday, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., FREE, tattoos are first come, first served, The Gutter, 200 N. 14th St., Williamsburg, 718-387- 3585,


‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’
If you’re a man of constant sorrow, or if you just happen to love the Coen brothers’ take on Homer’s “The Odyssey,” stop by Tompkins Square Park on Thursday for a FREE screening of “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”<NO1> starring George Clooney, John Turturro and Tim Blake Nelson<NO> Arrive a half-hour before the start of the film at sundown to hear a live performance from barbershop quartet The Dapper Dans. (Thursday, gates at 6 p.m., film’s at sundown, FREE, Tompkins Square Park, E. 7th to E. 9th sts., btwn Ave. A and Ave. B, face


Third Wheel Band
For a modern twist on folksy classics with a twinge of bluegrass and jazz, head over to the Rockwood Music Hall and catch The Third Wheel Band. The band features a rotating guest musician every performance. Find out for yourself who the “Third Wheel” will be this Saturday. The show’s FREE, but there’s a one-drink minimum per set. (Saturday, 11 p.m., FREE, one-drink minimum, 21+, Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St., 212-477-4155,


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