Things to do for December 24, 2008

The Weekender: Holiday Edition

Goodfellas, bearded barmen and lots of ice.

The weekend is under the tree early, with a nice big bow.

Chinese & A Movie at 92Y Tribeca
CHRISTMAS PYTHON

Chinese & A Movie at 92Y Tribeca

Think of the Monty Python double feature and all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet at 92Y Tribeca as the Jewish version of milk and cookies and Miracle on 34th Street.

Dec 25, 2pm, 200 Hudson St (at Canal)

Friday
Scorsese classics at Lincoln Center
MEAN STREETS

Scorsese classics at Lincoln Center

Nothing says Christmas like a landslide of velour jumpsuits, random violence and oversized sunglasses. Lincoln Center is trotting out six glorious days of Scorsese, from Goodfellas and Casino to Raging Bull and Taxi Driver. You talkin' to me?

Dec 26-31, Walter Reade Theater, Enter Lincoln Center at 65th St near Amsterdam to access theater, Automated schedule 212 875-5600, Box Office 212 875-5601

Clinton Street Baking Co. Holiday Brunch
PANCAKES

Clinton Street Baking Co. Holiday Brunch

If you happen to be sticking around this holiday season, brunch bigtimers Clinton Street Baking Co. are staying open and adding a few festive items (think potato pancakes with sour cream and apple sauce).  It's their little savory gift to you.

Dec 26- Jan 4, 10AM-4PM, 4 Clinton St (between Houston and Stanton), 646 602-6263

Saturday
Haring, Warhol and Basquiat
ART STARS

Haring, Warhol and Basquiat

There isn't much that hasn't been seen from the likes of Keith Haring, Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. So you may want check out the sketchbook drawings and rare works from these pop art stars while they're still… fresh.

The Piece Process, Through Jan 24, Anonymous Gallery, 329 Broome St (between Bowery and Chrystie), 646 238-9069

Tuesday
2008 Beard-Off
NEXT HIRSUTE

2008 Beard-Off

If there's one thing the hirsute barkeeps from Death & Co, Clover Club, PDT and Little Branch take as seriously as their homemade bitters, it's their homemade beards. "Beard length," "touchability" and "beard etiquette" are some of the categories up for grabs in this beard-off. Unfortunately, Hemingway-ness isn't.

Dec 30, 7pm - Midnight, Death & Co, 433 East 6th St (between 1st Ave and Ave A), 212-388-0882

Thursday
Espa at the Peninsula Hotel
NEXT ICE BATH

Espa at the Peninsula Hotel

This three-story, dark-wood spa at the Peninsula Hotel takes you from relaxation (massages) to heat (sauna/steam) to cold. As in ice, shaved, dispensed from an ice fountain and applied to your body. Trust us, it's good for you.

Opens Jan 1, The Peninsula Hotel, 700 5th Ave (at 55th St), email spapny@peninsula.com or call 212 903-3910 for appointments

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