Joe’s Pub; 10/2 at 9:30 p.m.; 425 Lafayette St., nr. Astor Pl.; 212-539-8777
The classically trained bloody-nose rocker, nightclub impresario, motivational speaker, Food Party narrator, and all-around party animal performs solo piano with contemporary classical ensemble Calder Quartet. Expect some raucous Bach (we’re not kidding).
Tony Shafrazi; through 10/24; 544 W. 26th St., nr. Eleventh Ave.; 212-274-9300
Before he was Dennis Hopper, cool-guy movie star, he was Dennis Hopper, photographer, with friends like James Dean, who encouraged him to religiously document his surroundings. The results are on display in portrait and large-scale-painting form at the Tony Shafrazi gallery.
Feinstein’s at Loews Regency; 10/6–10 and 13–17; 540 Park Ave., at 61st St.; 212-339-4095
The hilarious bombshell comedienne—who currently stars as Jenna Maroney on 30 Rock— shows off her Tony award-winning singing chops in her cabaret show Jane Krakowski Has Sold Out … Tickets Available.
Barnes & Noble; 10/1 at 7 p.m.; 33 E. 17th St., at Broadway; 212-253-0810
When NYC last heard from Kevin Smith, he was filming his movie A Couple of Dicks and performing at Carnegie Hall. This time around, the filmmaker, writer, and cultural commentator will be reading from his second book, Shootin’ The Sh*t with Kevin Smith: The Best of SModcast. Profanity will most likely be involved.
The Green Room Theatre; 10/3 at 9:30 p.m.; 45 Bleecker St., nr. Mulberry St.; 212-253-5555
The tireless Law & Order: SVU star has been featured in Off Broadway shows, on radio, in film, had his own talk show, and, in his downtime, written a few books. This weekend catch his song-and-comedy act with his band the Belzonics.