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Thursday, January 31

READING: Eddie Huang at Greenlight

Bao-busting entrepreneur Huang discusses his new memoir, Fresh off the Boat, with former New York Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton, then serves free eats from his bun shop, Baohaus.

Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, (718) 246-0200. 7:30 p.m.

ART: Dream Out at Showroom 170

This group show includes Joke Schole's ceramic tableaux, Steel Stillman's manipulated photographs, and Sally Webster's offbeat paintings.

Showroom 170, 170 Suffolk Street, (646) 559-2856. Thursday-Sunday, 12-6 p.m. Opening reception tonight 6-8 p.m.

MUSIC: Extreme Animals at Roulette

Showpaper presents this show. The two members of Extreme Animals combine heavy metal guitar-shredding with video mashups of digital detritus. Title TK consists of curator Howie Chen, artist Cory Arcangel and guitarist Alan Licht all performing on the chosen instrument of banter.

Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, (917) 267-0363. 8 p.m. $10.


Friday, February 1

PERFORMANCE: Ellie Ga at the New Museum

Artist Ga's multimedia storytelling project "The Fortunetellers" describes her time drifting across the Arctic on a sailboat called Tara.

New Museum, 235 Bowery, (212) 219-1222. 7 p.m. $12. (Image: Ellie Ga, "The Fortunetellers," 2008-11. Courtesy the artist.)

MUSIC: Pre-V-Day Riot Grrrl Cover Bands Show at Death By Audio

Enjoy female-friendly tributes to Joy Division, Rancid, the Distillers, Fastbacks, Mr. T Experience, Stiff Little Fingers, and the MC5.

Death By Audio, 49 South Second Street, Brooklyn. 8 p.m. $7.

FILM: Airplane! at IFC Center

"I am serious, and don't call me Shirley." "Stewardess! I speak jive." Hear these quotes in context in Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker's 1980 farce.

IFC Center, 323 Sixth Avenue, (212) 924-7771. DCP projection, 88 minutes. 12 a.m. $13.50. Tickets here.


Saturday, February 2

ART: DIS Image Studio at the Suzanne Geiss Company

The self-described "post-internet" young turks DIS are launching DISimages.com, a stock photography website to be populated by the work of artists (including Boru O'Brien O'Connell and Ryan Trecartin) at this pop-up studio.

The Suzanne Geiss Company, 76 Grand Street. Wednesday-Sunday 12-6 p.m. Through February 24.

MUSIC: DJ /rupture and Zs at Merkin Concert Hall

The innovative turntablist trades sets with the improvisational rock group.

Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street, (212) 501-3330. 7:30 p.m. $25

MUSIC: Parquet Courts at 285 Kent

Nerdy new-wavers Parquet Courts are joined by grunge spazzes Purling Hiss.

285 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn. 8 p.m. $10.


Sunday, February 3

SPORTS: Roberta's Superbowl Party at Warsaw

Roberta's is hosting a big Superbowl 47 viewing party at the Warsaw. And what goes with football? Wings and pierogies, of course.

Warsaw, 261 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn, (718) 387-0505. 4 p.m.

HAPPENING: Bradford Cox at PS1

The premiere of Youth Machine, a short VHS documentary by Grant Singer, precedes an improvised performance by its subject, Deerhunter/Atlas Sound musician Bradford Cox.

MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Queens, (718) 784-2048. 4 p.m. $10. Other events here.

FILM: Little Fugitive at Film Forum

Morris Engel's custom-made concealed camera follows seven-year-old Richie Andrusco during a week spent hiding out in Coney Island in this 1953 film that helped inspire the French New Wave.

Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street, (212) 727-8110. $12. 35 mm, 85 min. Screenings at 1 p.m. and every subsequent hundred minutes.

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