1. Neutral Milk Hotel fans have waited over a decade for a reunion, and it’s finally paying off. This weekend Jeff Mangum & Co. swing through the Brooklyn Academy of Music, with another round next Monday and Tuesday at Webster Hall.
2. Or check out a show for a cause, when on Saturday an eclectic lineup including ethereal songstresses Au Revoir Simone, jungle rapper Lee Bannon, and more play the inaugural Late Bloomers concert for the low, low price of $15, with proceeds benefiting the Ali Forney Center for NYC’s LGBTQ homeless youth.
6. While at the Whitney it’s one of the last weekends to immerse yourself in their excellent show “Rituals of Rented Island,” focusing on the performance-art scene in Manhattan in the seventies and eighties.
7.Feel like laughing? Carolines has Kevin Nealon; Amy Schumer slings barbs at the Best Buy Theater on Saturday; and on Sunday, Upper East Siders can check out Late Night on Lex, the new late-night comedy series at the 92nd Street Y, this week featuring Michael Che, Janelle James, Myq & Micah, and John F. O’Donnell
8. Or just pull up a seat on Saturday to the annual spectacle that is the NYC Idiotarod. The snow should make it … interesting. Happy Weekend!