15 best things to do this week



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Monday 25RuPaul's Drag Race Finale

Monday 25
RuPaul's Drag Race Finale

Monday 25
Watch the season finale of Logo's beloved drag competition RuPaul's Drag Race at Providence—with contestants from the show!

We literally cannot describe everything that you'll see in the jaw-dropping performance installation Sleep No More, inspired by Macbeth and Hitchcock. Mon 25--Sat 30, through June 25.

U.K. bass-music champion Mary Anne Hobbs brings her bottom-heavy theatrics to Cielo, when she'll be playing alongside Franois K at the long-running (and as vital as ever) Deep Space soiree.

Tuesday 26
Drop by Spoonbill & Sugartown for the Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes from the Best Kitchens on Wheels launch party, with gratis Brooklyn Brewery suds and Mexican snacks from Endless Summer, including its signature fish tacos ($3).

Mark Rylance does it again: He's brilliant as the drug-dealing Johnny "Rooster" Byron who rules the forest in this magnificent new drama Jerusalem. Tue 26--Sun 1, through July 24.

Wednesday 27
John Waters emerges from his fuscia-colored, porn-decked cave for the paperback release of Role Models—essays about some of his most influences, including Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, stripper Lady Zorro and Tennessee Williams.

Friday 29
Get style inspiration at a 1970s fashion exhibit, then shop for disco-decade threads at the Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show. Drop our name at the door for discounted entry.

The '80s novel Slow Fade by Rudolph Wurlitzer, resurrected by indie rock label Drag City in the form of an audio book, is narrated by dark indie prince Will Oldham and movie writer, producer and actor D.V. DeVincentis. The pair give a live reading at Spoonbill & Sugartown featuring musical accompaniment from Ben Chasny of Six Organs of Admittance.

Long-running '80s-music party 1984 (which lasted almost twice as long as the decade it celebrated!) sadly ends for good this week. Come out and dance to "Don't You Want Me" one last time.

The Dances of Vice soiree enters the snake pit for its next edition, the Viper's Dream affair, with Nikki le Villain and the Flying Fox among the night's alluring attractions.

Saturday 30
Yes, the Brooklyn institution's cherry trees are beautiful. But the real reason to hit this annual Japanese-inspired Sakura Matsuri Festival at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is for the people-watching—elaborately constructed costumes are de rigueur. Also Sun 1

Inside Brooklyn's the Invisible Dog Art Center, clothing and accessories from this voguish French label A.P.C. are lowered by up to 70 percent. Also Sun 1

Queens seafood stalwart London Lennie's hosts the booze-fueled bash OysterFest, with Sueos chef Sue Torres judging other boldface toques in a Celebrity Shuck-Off.

At the Steve Reich 75th Birthday Concert, one of the world's most influential composers comes to Carnegie Hall for a star-studded salute crammed with fresh sounds.

Sunday 1
Shed your inhibitions and join the audacious new-music group American Modern Ensemble at Galapagos in a naked display of sexy recent works.

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