Village Voice May 16, 2012 : Page 19

TRASHY TREASURE Scary films rise from the dead Back in 1903, the Lyric Theatre on West 42nd Street played host to several Shake-spearean works and later to films, until it closed in 1992. The only treasures that survived its demolition were two scratched-up 35mm films, rescued from a dumpster parked in front of the theater. Now you can see these bizarre gems at tonight’s Grindhouse Double Features at 92YTribeca. The first is the $10,000-bud-get B-movie Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970), director Andy Milligan’s twisted take on CineFear FILM known as Smorgasburg, since flipping through records can build quite an appe-tite. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Smorgasburg, 27 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, free KORY GROW HOT WHEELS Fuel up before your next ride Slideluck Potshow, the traveling photog-raphy art show that incorporates a potluck, is hosting the cycling-themed party Slideluck Bikeshow . Cycling en-thusiasts will converge in the historic backyard of the Hostelling International to partake in a celebration of art, food, community, and, of course, bicycling. The evening begins with local food from Harlem and the Upper West Side includ-ing Billie’s Back Gourmet Soul, Miss Ma-mie’s Spoonbread, and beer provided by Brooklyn Brewery. After the food comes the art, which features a photography slideshow inspired by bikes. The night concludes with bicycle performances by Heelz on Wheelz and the Good to Go Girls. At 6, Hostelling International, 891 Amsterdam Avenue, network.slideluck-potshow.com, $10 ARACELI CRUZ ART/FOOD D ected by Wes Anderso Beginning Wednesday, May 23rd, The Village Voice will hide 10 Moonrise Kingdom themed distribution boxes throughout Manhattan. Check in on for the chance to win an exclusive prize pack, including the fi lm’s poster signed by Writer/Director Wes Anderson! villagevoice.com | Voice choices | Art | theAter | DAnce | Books | eAts | BArs | Film | music | Wri e b Wes Anderso & Roma Coppol How To Enter: for free on your mobile phone at foursquare.com/VoiceStreet CHECK IN FOLLOW US DOWNLOAD FOURSQUARE at The Village Voice Moonrise Kingdom boxes to be entered to win SUN. MUSIC 5/20 Starts Friday, May 25 in Select Theatres *One prize pack will be awarded for each check-in location. Winners will be chosen at random and notifi ed by Voice Street on Foursquare. Contest will run from 5/23/2012 -6/12/2012. PUT A BIRD ON THIS Fred Armisen plays his favorite songs They don’t make ’em like they used to. the legend of Sweeney Todd. The second feature is Ted V. Mikels’s The Corpse Grinders (1971), a completely grossed-out but awesome movie about a cat-food com-pany that makes its product out of dead bodies. And once the cats start acquiring a taste for human flesh, you better believe a full feline attack on society ensues. At 8, 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson Street, 212-601-1000, 92y.org, $12 ARACELI CRUZ Long before Fred Armisen joined the cast of SNL and mocked hipster culture on Portlandia , he played drums in the punk band Trenchmouth and as one of VILLAGE VOICE – house teaser, Choices section the bald percussionists of the Blue Man MK-VV-HouseTsr-Choice-3.indd 1 Group. Reclaiming those musical roots, Armisen has been making regular appear-ances at Union Pool to perform a selection of covers of his favorite bands, including the Clash, Devo, and the Damned, with a secret special guest each time. Tonight, catch the final show of his residency. At 9, Union Pool, 484 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, union-pool.com, $8 ANGELA ASHMAN “The Border” Read About 4.42” x 5.42” 5/7/12 5:20 PM PERMANENT RECORDS Digging in the crates of the Brooklyn Flea Record Fair For all of the recent sturm und drang touting the decline of music industry, beacons of hope are emerging. A bright one is the creation of the Brooklyn Flea Record Fair . In the past, the flea market held its Superstar DJ Record Fair only in the fall, but demand for a second one was so high that organizers have renamed it and made it a semiannual event, beginning today. Best of all, the majority of vendors are local. Venues Knitting Factory and Cake Shop will host tables near clerks from Other Music, who, in turn, will be bumping elbows with folks at record-label booths belonging to Temporary Residence and DFA, among others. Moreover, it’s being held inside the foodstravaganza SHOP CIAO, CYCLISTS! Gran Fondo New York is back Ever participated in or watched a cyclo-sportive? I didn’t know what it was, either: a short-to-long-distance organized mass-participation cycling event. In the U.S., these events are called by the Italian term “gran fondo”—much catchier!—and today marks the second annual Gran Fondo New York , which prides itself on bringing Italian cycling to the Big Apple. Rather than a timed competitive race against other cyclists, the gran fondo is more of a personal best challenge, and what a chal-lenge: 110 miles from New York to Bear Mountain and back with 8,500 feet of climbing and four timed climbs. For rid-ers not ready to take on the “century,” as they call it, there is a 60-mile Medio Fondo. There are also prizes for each age group and a $250 value goody bag. And for those who need new gear, the NYC Bike Expo is taking place before the race on May 18 RECREATION Village Voice M ay 16–M ay 22 , 2012 Affordably priced for these times. Available online at www.amazon.com Be amazed by Alevizos’ anecdotes and facts about border security and other truths you’re not to know about! Out in Spanish on May 25th: "La Linea, La Migra y La Pinta." un libro por Richard Alevizos. 5% of royalties go to rainforest restoration 19

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