1. This weekend is the opening of “Bill Cunningham: Façades” at The New-York Historical Society, which exposes us to the artier offerings of the beloved and peripatetic Times photographer.
2. Gear up for St. Patrick’s Day on Monday by trying one of the new beers at Williamsburg beer bar Dirck the Norseman, or on Sunday go traditional Irish with the cast of Once at popular Broadway haunt 54 Below.
3. Comedy-wise, the astute Hari Kondabolu celebrates the release of his debut album Waiting for 2042 with two shows on Friday at Union Hall …
4. While over on the Upper West Side, Janeane Garofalo, Rachel Dratch, Tony Danza, and others reenact excerpts from celebrity tell-alls in this Celebrity Autobiography, at Stage 72.
5. Southern jam rockers the Allman Brothers Band kick off what might be the last installment of their long-running annual residency at the Beacon Theater.
6. While Massachusetts punks California X get furious with guitars at Shea Stadium, and Justin Townes Earle dabbles in Americana at City Winery.
7. Why not catch a play? This week, the musical version of Rocky (Yes, THAT Rocky) opened on Broadway, while the best puppet fight scene in the game right now is the MCC Theater’s production Hand to God.
8. Bryan Cranston gives a titanic performance in All the Way, and it’s also the last weekend to catch A Doll’s House at BAM.