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Things to do for August 16, 2017
Sexy Italian Cinema, Waterfront Dancing and Burgers Created in Elvis's Name
This Weekend Is for You. (It's Also Got a Supremely Unique Omakase Pop-Up)By Ilana Dadras
Celebrating Elvis, With Dancing and Burgers
Today marks the 40th Anniversary of Elvis's passing. And in observance, these guys will be throwing a party in his honor with an Elvis impersonator, burgers topped with bacon and Tennessee whiskey-maple-PB&banana sauce, tequila-rum-pineapple cocktails, a DJ, and a go-go dancer. So, presumably fun things.
Wherein Two College Kids Serve You Omakase. It's Okay, You Can Trust Them.
You remember Pith. Well, now that Jonah Reider's moved on to bigger things, two BU students are here to steal, nay, inherit his thunder. They, too, started a restaurant in their dorm: they served omakase, and it's now led to a two-day pop-up at Clancey. (Dramatic promo video, right here.) Let's see what they can do with more than a single burner and blow torch.
Shop a Bit Differently This Weekend, And Maybe Forever
For the as-yet unfamiliar, Tictail is a curated LES market that highlights and showcases small businesses and designers. Now, they're launching a campaign called Not Faceless to combat the scourge of Zara and help consumers put a "face" to a brand. This, here, is their launch event: where you can meet brands' founders, have some drinks, shop small businesses, and maybe win a shopping spree.
Many Beautiful People Dancing By the Water
That's essentially what to expect at Matte's uptown waterfront Summer Love party, with three stages Wolf+Lamb, Soul Clap, No Regular Play, and other names you associate with good music responsible for the music.
Six Antonioni Films Worthy of Your Eyes
Starting next Tuesday and running for five nights, Metrograph will be showing a 6-film retrospective of Michelangelo Antonioni—in 35mm, as is only right. So depending on if your date is into uncomprehending attempts to take on American youth culture or contemporary sci-fi dystopias...