Bobby Womack
Singer, guitarist and composer Bobby Womack takes the stage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg to celebrate the release of what he calls his first real album in 18 years. (Tuesday, 8 p.m., $35, Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 North 6th St., Williamsburg, musichallofwilliamsburg.com)

Artistic Rendition of the American Flag
Show off your pre-July Fourth patriotism by checking out Tide's 6,000-square-foot artistic rendition of the American Flag in Bryant Park. "American Idol" alum and star of NBC's "Smash" Katharine McPhee will help with the unveiling in a performance at noon. (Tuesday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., FREE, New York Public Library, Fifth Ave. and 42nd St., nycgovparks.com)

Tim Whalen & Jack Nolan
Support local comedic talent and check out "breakout artists" Tim Whalen and Jack Nolan, two former U.S. Marines, at Caroline's Breakout Artist Comedy Series. (Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., $16.50, Caroline's on Broadway, 1626 Broadway, 212-757-4100, carolines.com)

Norah Jones
Come away with Norah Jones to SummerStage as the Brooklyn-born singer-songwriter croons tunes from her latest album, "Little Broken Hearts." Special guest Jim Campilongo Electric Trio. (Tuesday, 7-10 p.m., sold out, Central Park SummerStage at Rumsey Playfield, 69th St. at Fifth Ave., cityparksfoundation.org)


First Annual Crif Dog Classic
If you want to see world-renowned competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi chowing down, head off to Roberta's where he'll be at the Crif Dog Classic facing off against nine eaters. (Wednesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., after-party 3-7 p.m., $10, Roberta's, 261 Moore St., Williamsburg, crifdogclassic. com)

Festival of International Film, Music, Dance and Food
"The American Experience," a collection of short films celebrating America's diversity, will play on a big screen in Socrates Sculpture Park, preceded by a live feed of Macy's fireworks display. (Wednesday, 7 p.m., FREE, Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, 718-956-1819, socratessculpturepark.org)

Brooklyn Cyclones game
Celebrate our nation's birthday with America's favorite pastime. Take in a home game at MCU Park as the Brooklyn Cyclones host the Williamsport Crosscutters. (Wednesday, 6 p.m., MCU Park, 1904 Surf Ave., Coney Island, tickets available at box office or by calling 718-507-TIXX, brooklyncyclones.com)


CBGB Festival
Rock out this weekend as the CBGB Festival invades the city. Kicking off on Thursday, and running through Sunday, the festival will feature emerging artist showcases, conferences, film screenings, panel discussion and a whiskey fest. (Thurs. - Sun., various times, places and prices, tickets can be picked up at Guitar Center, 25 W. 14th St., 212-463-7500, cbgb.com)

Pictures from the Moon: Artists' Holograms 1969-2008
Blast off to the moon as you take in "Pictures from the Moon," a New Museum exhibit featuring a selection of holograms from the 1960s. Runs through Sept. 30. (Opens Thursday, 11-9 p.m., $14, FREE every Thurs. 7-9 p.m., New Museum, 235 Bowery, 212-219-1222, newmuseum.org)

Alan Cumming takes the one-man-show concept to Shakespearean levels in this National Theatre of Scotland reimagining of "Macbeth." Runs through July 14. (Opens Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Thurs. performance sold out, $25-$100, Lincoln Center Festival Rose Theater, 10 W. 60th St., 212-721-6500, lincolncenter.org)

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