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Robbers on High Street, Aeroplane Pageant, The Jealous Girlfriends. Their sophomore record, See, We Don’t Sound Like Spoon, debuted earlier this month. Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (betw. Bowery & Chrystie St.), 212-533-2111; 8, $13/15. Mo’ Fire. You don’t need any hot sauce for that chili! This party will set that booty on fire. I [&hellip
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Best Butt Contest. $100 for best cheeks, hosted by Mimi Imfurst, TJ the DJ. XES Lounge, 157 W. 24th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-604-0212; midnight (butt contest), free. J-break, Wavewhore, detox, dance, sweat all night to breakbeat. Sullivan Room, 218 Sullivan St., (betw. W. 3rd & Bleecker Sts.), 212-252-2151 (rsvp@sullivanroom.com); 10pm-4am, $7 w/ [&hellip
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They Might Be Giants, Les Chauds Lapin. They might be pushing 50. Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (betw. Bowery & Chrystie St.), 212-533-2111; 8, $22/$25. Opium Magazine’s Literary Death Match. William Walsh, Tony O’Neill, Tao Lin, Maureen Tkacik, Joshua Mandelbaum read; judged by Leigh Newman, Wesley Stace, host Anthony Tognazzini. Garibaldi Plaza, Washington Sq. Park, [&hellip
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Pelican, Earth, Priestbird (formerly Tarantula AD). The show ain’t over until the first brain hemorrages. Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (betw. Bowery & Chrystie St.), 212-533-2111; 8, $15. Audacia Ray’s The Bi Apple. Erotica reading and screening. Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave. (at E. 2nd St.), 212-505-5181; 8-11, $5-$8. Paper Rad w/ Cory Arcangel. [&hellip
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Nicole Atkins & The Sea, Die Romantik, Takka Takka, Scott Liss. There’s maybe too much dark mystery for Mercury to contain. Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St. (at Ave. A), 212-260-4700; 7:30, $12. PAINTstain Monday Night Crafting. DIY, create art, commune & collaborate in cozy bar. The Stain Bar, 766 Grand St. (at Humboldt St.), [&hellip
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Bishop Allen, Rock Plaza Central. Taking a break from their busy schedule of not releasing an EP every month. South Street Seaport, 19 Fulton St. (at South St.), 212-732-7678; 7, free. Way Down East. Newly restored print and musical score. Walter Reade Theater, Film Society of Lincoln Center, north side of W. 65th St. (betw. [&hellip
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The Lemonheads. Back like so much alternative rock clockwork. Warsaw, 261 Driggs Ave. (at Eckford St.), B’klyn, 718-387-0505; 8, $22.50. Midsummer Brazilian Carnaval. Beleza Brazil performs samba, frevo, marchas, pagode, forró & more. Behind Lincoln Center fountain, Columbus Ave. (betw. 62nd & 65th Sts.), 212-721-6500; dance lessons at 6:30, live music from 7:30-10; $15 includes [&hellip
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They Might Be Giants, Corn Mo. Serious accordion-on-accordion action. Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (betw. Bowery & Chrystie St.), 212-533-2111; 8, $22/$25. Chuck Klosterman. Author talks about relativity of truth, sex, drugs & cocoa puffs. Hosted by Rich Cohen, author of Sweet and Low: A Family Story. Bryant Park Reading Room, 42nd St. (betw. 5th [&hellip
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Teddy Thompson. The singer and guitarist releases his new disc, Separate Ways (Verve). Mo Pitkin’s, 34 Avenue A (betw. East 2nd & E. 3rd Sts.), 212-777-5660; 7, $15. Marc Ribot. First he goes solo, then plays with Ceramic Dog and Spiritual Unity. World Financial Center Plaza, Battery Park City, 212-945-0505; 7, free. FunFest! Bi-weekly film [&hellip
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The Shout Out Louds. Changed their name when they heard about another band called Luca Brasi. Go figure…South Street Seaport, Spiegeltent (at Pier 17), 646-775-2880; 11:30, $25. Freegan Meeting and Trash Tour. Meeting and guided tour of retail waste. Herald Square Park, Broadway, (35th St. entrance), 347-724-6954; 7:30, free.  Helpers. Reading of new comedy by [&hellip
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