Things to do in New York this Friday

It's time to punch out, wind down and start your weekend. Here's our pick of the best places to sate that Friday feeling.

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On Truth (and Lies) in Joyce

  • Critics choice

Simon Critchley and Irish performer Olwen Fouéré challenge the popular believe that novelist and poet James Joyce greatly influenced modern writing.

  1. BAM Fisher 321 Ashland Pl, between Hanson Pl and Lafayette Ave, 11217
  2. Fri Sep 19
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Pass the Mic: A Night of Women Emcees

  • Free

Pass the mike and get ready for a night with some of the hardest-working women in hip-hop.

  1. BAMcafé 30 Lafayette Ave, between Ashland Pl and St. Felix St
  2. Fri Sep 19
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There Will Be Blood Screening + Live Film Score

  • Critics choice

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood will provide a live score to the movie with a full orchestra. Fans of music and film can't miss this once-in-a-very-long-time event.

  1. United Palace Theatre 4140 Broadway, at 175th St
  2. Fri Sep 19 - Sat Sep 20
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Nerd Nite Nerdtacular

  • Critics choice

Brainiacs unite at this monthly series that brings you TED-style talks on gleefully geeky subjects such as the cultural implications of those ’80s Sweet Valley High books.

  1. Galapagos Art Space 16 Main St, at Water St
  2. Fri Sep 19
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Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life

  • Critics choice

The exhibit of female artist and graphic designer pioneer, Barbara Nessim. features more than 150 of her works, ranging from computer-generated illustrations to textiles to fashion and more.

  1. Bard Graduate Center Gallery 18 W 86th St, between Central Park West and Columbus Ave
  2. Fri Sep 19 - Mon Jan 12
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Dinosaur Safari

  • Price band: 2/4

This Bronx Zoo exhibit stands out from the rest in one important way: All the featured animals are extinct. See more than 20 life-size animatronic beasts who move, roar and spit water on a guided wagon tour.

  1. Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern Blvd, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Until Sun Nov 2
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Kayak on the Hudson

  • Free

Nothing says "nature" like wading into water and trying your hand at some outdoorsy paddling.

  1. Riverside Park, Pier I W 70th St, at the Hudson River
  2. Sat Sep 20 - Sun Sep 28
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See a new film tonight

20,000 Days on Earth

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Critics choice

The Guest

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Stray Dogs

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Last Days In Vietnam

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

The Congress

  • Rated as: 4/5
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The Conformist

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Critics choice

Love Is Strange

  • Rated as: 5/5
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The Trip to Italy

  • Rated as: 4/5
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William F
William F

You say kayak on the Hudson on Friday, but it says it's ONLY available on SATURDAYS in August!!!!!!  Please fix!!!!