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Your Weekend Agenda

Events to catch this weekend, June 26–28.

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1. It's Pride Weekend! Kick it off on Friday with Pride Night at 54 Below, a late-night party featuring up-and-coming Broadway stars performing songs from Kinky Boots, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and more. Or check out the official Friday night Pride shindig, a "fantasy" masquerade at the Diamond Horseshoe, home of Queen of the Night. Leave your inhibitions at home.

2. Celebrate through Sunday, with the Pride March, beginning at noon at 36th Street and Fifth Avenue and continuing down to Christopher and Greenwich streets, followed by PrideFest, the annual LGBT street fair.

3. Improv comedy is king this weekend, with the Del Close Marathon (DCM), running from Friday through Sunday at various locations.

4. And even though it's sold out, comedy lovers might still want to try to get tickets to Marc Maron's "Maronation" show through the standby line, or other means. Come on, the guy's interviewed Obama!

5. Morrissey (with Blondie) takes over MSG and makes it vegan on Saturday, the Farmborough country festival takes over Randall's Island all weekend and serves all the meat, and David Byrne invites elite color guards to perform along St. Vincent, Ad-Rock, and more on Saturday and Sunday at Barclays, in Contemporary Color. No word on the meat situation there.

6. Conor Oberst's political rock group Desaparecidos play Friday night at Rough Trade in support of their excellent new album Payola.

7. Over in Prospect Park on Friday, Celebrate Brooklyn! is screening Paris Is Burning, about the Harlem drag balls of the 1980s. The screening is free

8. While on Friday in Jackie Robinson Park, the Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series features Kiri Deonarine, Ginger Costa-Jackson, John Moore, and pianist Dan Saunders, also free.

9. The River to River festival concludes this weekend in lower Manhattan, with an extensive free lineup of art shows and performances. See the complete schedule here.

10. If you do find yourself down at the Seaport, be sure to try the offerings at the Seaport Smorgasburg. Other food offerings this weekend include the intriguing-sounding Cheesemonger Invitational, the seasonally appropriate La Nuit en Rosé, a rosé dinner on a yacht, and the diverse Taste Asia, an Asian-food festival

11. Wedding season is in full swing, but singles will be able to commiserate with the lead in Significant Other, written by Joshua Harmon of Bad Jews fame.

12. Or singles could also, you know, drink. Over at Covenhoven on Saturday is the NYC Brewers Pro-Am, where homebrewers are pitted against the pros and everybody gets tipsy. Happy weekend!

This story has been updated to show that Paris Is Burning is screening on Friday, not Saturday.


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