Greed at Film Forum
So you've seen The Artist. Now maybe it's time to see an actual silent movie. Head to the latest installment of the Film Forum's Monday night film festival of silent movies: Erich von Stroheim's 1924 classic, Greed. The full ten hours of this epic (about a dentist whose wife wins the lottery, and then becomes obsessed with money) were edited against von Stroheim's permission to a more reasonable two and a half hours. Catch what is considered to be one of the best silent films of all time tonight with live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner.
Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St., (212) 727-8110. 8:15 p.m. $12.50.
ALEXCALIBUR at Arlene's Grocery
ALEXCALIBUR, the nom de band of one Alex Gulla, is a sight to behold. Often clad only in red underwear, and incorporating props and generally wild antics into his live show, this punk phenom is playing a free show tonight at Arlene's Grocery. So come, and be prepared for something a little bit different.
Arlene's Grocery, 95 Stanton St., (212) 995-1652. 9 p.m. Free.
Room & Board Sale
If your white Ikea Ektorp is feeling a little worse for the wear -- even after you've turned all the pillows over to hide the wine and take-out Pad Thai stains -- might we suggest heading over to the last day of the Room & Board sample sale, where the chic furniture line's sofas, tables and rugs are up to 50% off.
Room & Board, 105 Wooster St. (212) 334-4343. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.