Things to do for January 11, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

You've got 50% more weekend to work with—make it count.

Thursday
David Lynch Speaks
THURSDAY EVENING MEDITATION

David Lynch Speaks

Watch the master of cult noir discuss his secret meditation process that births all that creepy genius as revealed in his new book, Catching the Big Fish.

411: Jan 11, 7pm, Barnes & Noble Union Square, 33 E. 17th St (between Broadway and 4th), 212-253-0810

Friday
New Vintage Beer Menu at Gramercy Tavern
FRIDAY NIGHT COLD (VINTAGE) BEER

New Vintage Beer Menu at Gramercy Tavern

Class up your beer act—the Tavern launches a new menu of 25 hard-to-find vintage stouts, barley wines, porters, ales and ciders, from Oregon's '98 Rogue Old Crustacean to Germany's '02 Schneider Aventinus Eisbock.

411: Jan 12, Gramercy Tavern, 42 E. 20th St (between Broadway and Park Ave S.), 212-477-0777

Saturday
SATURDAY EVENING BUSCEMI

Artist and director Robert Wilson unveils a fascinating new style of video portraiture featuring celebs, regular folk and animals—check out Willem Dafoe as a monstrous creature, an eerie Brad Pitt shooting a gun in the rain and Steve Buscemi as a mad butcher chewing gum on a variety show.

411: Jan 13-Feb 4, opening reception Jan 13 6-8pm, Paula Cooper Gallery, 534 W. 21st St, 212-255-1105

Saturday
Double Seven Shuts Its Doors
SATURDAY NIGHT SHUT-DOWN

Double Seven Shuts Its Doors

Don't worry, they're just moving, but raise a well-made cocktail to the Double's last night in its beloved chocolatey smooth box.

411: Jan 13, The Double Seven, 418 W. 14th St (between Washington and 9th Ave), 212-981-9099

Monday
Woody Allen Plays the Clarinet
MONDAY NIGHT WOODY

Woody Allen Plays the Clarinet

Neurotic filmmaker as neurotic jazz clarinet player? The Daddy of New York (in more ways than one) performs with the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band.

411: Every Mon through June 11, $95, show starts at 8:45 (dinner reservations recommended for better seating), Cafe Carlyle, 35 E. 76th St (between Madison and Park), 212-744-1600

Armani/Casa Sale
WEEKDAY FURNITURE SHOPPING

Armani/Casa Sale

Up to half off furniture and accessories starting Monday—which means you can finally own that onyx lampshade.

411: Jan 15 - Feb 15, Armani/Casa, 97 Greene (between Prince and Spring), 212-334-1271

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