Weekend Recommender: July 26-29

July 26, 2012 | by —Jessica Ferri | Homepage


Jackie Hoffman will perform her comedic best at 54 Below on Sunday

Stooges Brass Band
Thursday, July 26, 6:30 PM
Catch New Orleans’ finest, Stooges Brass Band, as they perform during the Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, which runs through August 12. Led by sousaphonist Walter “Whoadie” Ramsey, the Stooges were anointed the Crescent City’s best contemporary brass band at last year’s Big Easy Music Awards. The parade will begin at 6:30 PM in Josie Robertson Plaza (Columbus Ave. at 62nd St.) with the set commencing at 7:30 PM at Damrosch Park (Amsterdam Ave. at W. 62nd St.). visit lcoutofdoors.com

Jill Sobule
Friday, July 27, 7 PM
Nineties singer-songwriter Jill Sobule, who you may remember for such hits as “I Kissed a Girl,” and “Supermodel,” will perform at The Rubin Museum’s Naked Soul series. Sobule will sing selections from her five studio albums in the quiet, intimate setting of the museum. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. 150 W. 17th St., 212-620-5000; rmanyc.org

Ghosts in the Machine
Saturday, July 28, 11 AM-6 PM
Artists such as Hans Haacke, Robert Breer, Otto Piene, and Gianni Colombo explore the influence and anxiety of technology on their art in “Ghosts in the Machine,” through September 30. The New Museum of Contemporary Art, 235 Bowery, 212-219-2222; newmuseum.org

Jackie Hoffman
Sunday, July 29, 9 PM
Broadway and film star Jackie Hoffman will perform a stand-up(ish) routine at 54 Below. You might recognize Hoffman from her roles on the Great White Way in The Addams Family or Hairspray, or from movies like Kissing Jessica Stein. Tickets are $25 to $35 and available at ticketweb.com. 254 54th St., 866-468-7619; 54below.com

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