Make this weekend something historical.
WATCH (and LEARN)
Street of Ships
What: Doc about the South Street Seaport and postfilm talk with the New Amsterdam Market’s director and Seaport Museum’s founder.
Why: It’s the first in a series of programs all about preserving Manhattan’s waterfront.
When: Thurs., 6:30 p.m.
Where: Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Ave., at 2nd St. (212-614-9107).
Micachu & the Shapes
What: New gritty bar and performance space hosts our favorite young UK band and its experimental (instrumentals from vacuum cleaners, broken bottles, and a CD rack) pop.
Why: With Julianna Barwick, Mon Khmer, and microbrewed beers.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Littlefield, 622 Degraw St., b/t Third & Fourth Aves., Gowanus (718-855-3388).
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
What: Untraditional harmonies and heavy lids take their place in the circle of indie music life.
Why: Hear them out.
When: Sat., 6 p.m.
Where: Webster Hall, 215 E. 11th St., b/t Third & Fourth Aves. (212-353-1600).
Bar Celona Opens
What: Former glue factory-turned-noir tapas lounge dishes braised oxtail, herb- and goat cheese-stuffed piquillo peppers, and crispy codfish bombas with orange garlic marmalade.
Why: Gazpacho- and paella-flavored artisanal cocktails from madmen mixologists The Tippling Bros. are worth the trek.
When: Tues.-Sun., 6 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 104 S. 4th St., b/t Berry & Bedford Aves., Williamsburg (718-237-7828).
Pizza plus Beer
What: Jim Lahey hosts as you try Six Point selections carefully matched with five different pies (including new cauliflower version).
Why: Everything’s Co-pacetic.
When: Sat., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Co., 230 Ninth Ave., at 24th St. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo: Barbara Mennsch, Vinny An Unloader, 1982. Courtesy of the Artist and Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York