15 best things to do this week



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Photograph: Fabian Montique

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Monday 25
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Monday 25
Kanye West protg Big Sean joins Wiz Khalifa on this Central Park SummerStage bill.

Wednesday 27
The Skyscraper Museum's new exhibit "Supertall!" features 48 towers from around the world.

Japanese dancers and Eiko & Koma present Water, their  a new, site-specific performance in the Paul Milstein Pool. Through Sun 31

The How I Learned Series at Happy Ending invite The Daily Show cocreator Lizz Winstead and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon blogger Jon Friedman to reveal lessons they've learned watching or working on television.

MoMA celebrates its new exhibit, "Talk to Me," with another ediition of PopRally. Tonight's entertainment includes video games, interactive art, and spacy beats courtesy of Heathered Pearls.

One of our favorite relics of the 1990s is revived at the Talent Show presents: A Tribute to Sassy Magazine at Littlefield, featuring an appearance by teen fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson. d Wed 27

Thursday 28
Mark Morris brings his fine company to Celebrate Brooklyn with Resurrection, Lucky Charms and the always glorious Gloria.

Storytelling show RISK! ups the ante with self-flagellating essayist A.J. Jacobs and "Queen of Mean" Lisa Lampanelli.

Friday 29
Get your hands on affordable high-end duds at Christian Siriano's first sample sale (with Lyn Devon and Karolina Zmarlak). Case in point: leather shorts sheared from $900 to $125.

The director of Hoop Dreams returns with The Interrupters, a moving doc on Chicago's anti-violence crusaders.

The Danish Royal Opera stages Poul Ruders's Selma Jezkov inspired by Lars von Trier's deeply haunting film Dancer in the Dark.

Stacy Layne Matthews stars as Oscar winner Mo'Nique in the HoMo'Nique Show at Laurie Beechman Theatre, a talk-show parody featuring a cavalcade of guest stars. Through Sun 31

Saturday 30
The world of downtown decamps to Governors Island for the New York Poetry Festival.

Toronto metal die-hards Anvil—the lovable stars of a recent documentary—bring their fist-pumping anthems to Bowery Ballroom.

Pull out your summer whites for the joyous annual South Asian-themed bash Desilicious White-Hot-Summer Party, from from the party people at Sholay Productions.

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