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NYC Weekend Picks, with Damian and Ziggy Marley

Damian Marley performs in Castellon, Spain. (Aug. 24,

Damian Marley performs in Castellon, Spain. (Aug. 24, 2013) Photo Credit: EPA

Our picks for what to do in the city this weekend.


"MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY" Anne Washburn's new comedy explores the late-21st century after social collapse.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Playwrights Horizons, 416 W. 42nd St.

INFO $70-$80, 212-239-4200,

"THE AWAKE" Three strangers wake up to find themselves at the mercy of a mysterious corporation in Ken Urban's new play.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, tomorrow at 8:30 p.m., Sunday at 3:30 p.m., 59 E. 59th Street Theaters.

INFO $18, 212-279-4200,

"STOP. RESET" In Regina Taylor's new drama, a book publisher struggles with the digital age and with his own identity.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 7:30, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd St.

INFO $25, 212-244-7529,


"ENTER THE DRAGON" The 1973 granddaddy of chop-sockies, starring an awe-inspiring Bruce Lee, screens as part of a series of films showcasing wing chun, the classic martial arts technique.

WHEN | WHERE Through Sept. 5 at BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn

INFO $13, 718-636-4100,


FASHION JEWELRY Instead of going shopping, visit MAD to see 450 pieces of high-fashion jewelry from the collection of Barbara Berger. Many of them are one-of-a-kind and represent the best work of their respective designers.

WHEN | WHERE Through Jan. 20, closed Mondays, Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle

INFO $16, 718-299-7777,


THE ELM Michelin-starred chef Paul Liebrandt of Corton in Manhattan just opened this new space in Williamsburg's King & Grove Hotel. His food is as precise and astounding as ever -- even if it doesn't feel very Brooklyn. But who cares, when even the fruit jelly that accompanies the cheese course has you rhapsodizing?

WHEN | WHERE Breakfast and dinner daily, 160 N. 12th St., Brooklyn

INFO Average entree $25, 718-218-1088,



WHAT These good ol' country rocker boys are ready to shake up the big city.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St.

INFO $35, 212-997-4144,



WHAT Damian Marley, Stephen Marley and many others bring some Caribbean spice to Hell's Kitchen.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 10, Stage 48, 605 W. 48th St.

INFO $20, 212-957-1700,

Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzmán, Ted Loos and Daniel Bubbeo.

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