Things to do for December 21, 2006

The Weekender

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Late Nights on the LES
EVENING LES DRINK AND SHOP

Late Nights on the LES

A slew of stores on the LES (including First Among Equals and David Owens Vintage Clothing) stays open 'til 9pm and offers what makes any shopping go down easiercomplimentary cocktails, apps and 20% off.

411: Thurs nights until Dec 28, for more info click here

El Greco to Picasso at the Guggenheim
OUT-OF-TOWNERS' MUSEUM TREK

El Greco to Picasso at the Guggenheim

Props to Spain for spawning some damn fine artists. Check out century-spanning paintings from Dali, Miro, Picasso and more.

411: Through March 28, 1071 5th Ave (at 89th St), 212-423-3500

Rocky Balboa
WEEKNIGHT ROCKY

Rocky Balboa

You never thought you'd see Rocky in action again...Merry Christmas, you were wrong. Sixteen years later, a slightly saggy but ever-fly Stallone comes out of retirement. Word on the street via the NYTimes is that it's "all heart and no credibility"...sounds like our kind of movie.

Exclusive Radiohead Online
WEEKEND IPOD DOWNLOAD

Exclusive Radiohead Online

The first episode of From The Basement, a new exclusive online performance site that's already getting a lot of buzz, hits this week with Thom Yorke singing some smoking new Radiohead songs...just ten bucks.

AFTERNOON SHOPPING

A.P.C. Sale
Snag sleek, Franco urban-utilitarian threads at 30-50% off.
411: Dec 27-Jan 16, 131 Mercer (at Prince), 212-966-9685

Ted Baker Sale
Shoes and French-cuff shirts on sale from 60 bucks.
411: Dec 26-Jan 26, 107 Grand (at Mercer), 212-343-8989

ABC Carpet and Home Sale
New year, new couch...up to half off on everything you need to outfit your pad.
411: Dec 28-Jan 21, 888 Broadway (at 19th), 212-473-3000

NEW YEAR'S WORKOUT RESOLUTION

The next best thing to working out...attending a book signing for a workout book by a semi-retired rapper. No matter what you want to say, he's got tickets to the gun show.

411: Jan 3, 1pm, Barnes & Noble, 555 5th Ave (at 46th), 212-697-3048

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