The king of bizarre, Crispin Glover, presents his new film “What Is It?”
WHEN: At 7, also Saturday and Sunday at 7,
WHERE: Anthology Film Archives , 32 2nd Ave New York, NY 10003
From the Anthology website: Crispin Hellion Glover presents his feature film entitled WHAT IS IT? Mr. Glover has been working on WHAT IS IT? for many years and is now proud to present it in a fine 35mm print. Most of the actors in the film have Down’s Syndrome, but the film is not about Down’s Syndrome. Mr. Glover explains: “Being the adventures of a young man whose principal interests are snails, salt, a pipe, and how to get home, as tormented by a hubristic racist inner psyche.” Each evening will begin with Crispin Hellion Glover’s BIG SLIDE SHOW, an hour-long live dramatic narration of eight stories taken from Victorian-era books, with slides of the books themselves as illustrated by Mr. Glover. He has been performing this show for thirteen years but this is the debut performance in New York City. Following the slide show the film will be presented, after which Mr. Glover will be available for a Q&A and a book signing. No one under eighteen years of age will be allowed to attend the screenings. MORE INFO HERE
Plus, Califone is playing Southpaw
AND ON SATURDAY
WHERE: Secret Project Robot / Monster Island
210 Kent Ave, (corner of Metropolitan), Williamsburg
PRICE: Free and byob
FROM MYOPENBAR: A large-scale (we presume) art show near the East River in a Williamsburg loft. At The House Show, the audience is encouraged to make themselves feel “at home:” “All aspects of the ‘house’ are artist-made and you, as the resident are free to discover what lays hidden under the bed, or what’s in the medicine cabinet.” Let’s hope she’s got some unbleached tampons au naturel up in there — cause I’m on the rag, bitch, and the white ones cause cancer!
Also: BAR/NONE 20TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT SUPREME TRADING
FROM PAPER: Indie label Bar/None has turned 20. It‚Äöll be celebrating in style with friends both new and old, including Freedy Johnston, Mosquitos, and They Might Be Giants, the original (and certainly best) nerd rock band. Bar/None may not be old enough, but buy it a pint anyway: Any indie label that survives this long deserves a drink.
Supreme Trading, 213 N. 8th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, (718) 599-4224. 6 p.m. $10.