The Weekend Guide


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Dirty Disco Laundrette
Check your clothes at the door and get covered in suds (of the airbrushed variety) at the late-night ’70s dance party.
Why: Beats courtesy of DFA Records (co-founded by LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy) and free detergent-themed cocktails all night.
When: Fri., 10:30 p.m.-4 a.m.
Where: Metro Community Laundromat, 561 Metropolitan Ave., b/t Lorimer St. & Union Ave., Williamsburg. Tickets ($76) online at dirtydiscolaundrette.eventbee.com.

Melissa Shoes Sample Sale
Up to 75 percent off DC’s favorite plastic pumps, flats, sandals, and wedges.
Why: Killer collaborations with Jean Paul Gaultier (now $75, were $260) and Vivienne Westwood (now $50-$100, were $140-$185).
When: Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 520 W. 27th St., b/t 10th & 11th Aves., ste. 702.

Banners & Cranks: a Cantastoria Festival
Get schooled in the cantastoria style of story recitation (paintings on flip-over banners, scroll animations, sung narration, etc.)
Why: Trade in one night of TiVo for some delightfully offbeat puppetry.
When: Thru June 26. Kick-off party, Sun., 4-7:30 p.m.
Where: Performances, Here, 145 Sixth Ave., at Dominick St. (212-647-0202); free kick-off party, Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Tickets ($20) online at here.org.

Northside Festival

What: The Brooklyn fest’s spot-on lineup of more than 250 indie bands is spread across several intimate venues for your listening pleasure.
Why: Twin Sister, Blair, Javelin, Surfer Blood, Wavves, Thee Oh Sees, Dom, YACHT, and Allo Darlin’, to name-drop nine bands we love.
When: Thurs.-Sun.
Where: Locations throughout Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Tickets ($5-$18) online at thelmagazine.com.

Ambit Trunk Show
What: Scoop current samples and preorder resort wear ($92-$250) from the minimalist Brooklyn design duo. Mention DailyCandy for a surprise.
Why: Lavender-infused vodka cocktails with homemade blueberry and strawberry syrups ($3). Plus jewelry from Yukari Kuroyama.
When: Tonight, 7-10 p.m.
Where: End of Century, 175 Rivington St., b/t Clinton & Attorney Sts. (646-602-9556).

Crest Fest and Crest Hardware Art Show
More than 120 interdisciplinary works transform the aisles of the neighborhood institution into a temporary gallery.
Why: Admire a tool-based samurai outfit, a gargantuan penny, and video installations while eating barbecue from The Meat Hook and drinking beer.
When: Thru July 30. Fest, Sat., 1-7 p.m.
Where: 558 Metropolitan Ave., b/t Lorimer St. & Union Ave., Williamsburg (718-388-9521). Admission is free.

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Metro Community Laundromat
561 Metropolitan Ave
bt Lorimer St & Union Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
End of Century
237 Eldridge St
bt Houston & Stanton Sts
New York, NY 10002
Crest Hardware
558 Metropolitan Ave
bt Lorimer St & Union Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
520 W 27th St
bt 10th & 11th Aves, ste 702
New York, NY 10001
Brooklyn Bridge Park
2 Old Fulton St
@ Furman St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
145 6th Ave
@ Dominick St
New York, NY 10013