The Weekend Guide

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Family Recipe Launches Brunch
Chef/owner Akiko Thurnauer (Nobu) adds late-riser options to her home-cooked Japanese menu.
Why: Slow-cooked, grass-fed short ribs; bento boxes loaded with multigrain rice balls ($18.50); and Bloody Geishas (soju and spicy tomato juice).
When: Sat. & Sun., 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 231 Eldridge St., b/t Houston & Stanton Sts. (212-529-3133).

Sinderella Songs, a Concert
Alt cabaret charmer Justin Vivian Bond joins the raunchy Tiger Lillies trio for a few nights of sordid musical mayhem.
Why: A fairy tale filled with drugs, prostitution, and drag, of course.
When: Today-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: St. Ann’s Warehouse, 38 Water St., at Dock St., Dumbo. Tickets ($35 and up) at 718-254-8779 or online at stannswarehouse.org.

Littleneck Opens
What: A New England-style seafood shack with Alan Harding (Patois, Gowanus Yacht Club, The Farm on Adderley) in the kitchen debuts just in time for chowdah season.
Why: Full-belly Ipswich clam or lobster rolls; steamer clams with beer, garlic, and chiles; and five craft beers on draft.
When: Sun., Mon. & Wed., 4-11 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 288 Third Ave., b/t Carroll & President Sts., Gowanus (718-522-1921).

Shriek Show Movie Marathon
Fourteen hours of blood-lusting hippies, psycho killers, and endless cinematic gore; BYO blankets, pillows, and heart meds.
Why: Scared to leave your couch? Rent one of our favorite horror flicks instead.
When: Sat., noon-2 a.m.
Where: Spectacle Theater, 124 S. 3rd St., b/t Bedford Ave. & Berry St., Williamsburg. Tickets ($25) at the door.

High Line: the Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky
How to turn a defunct rail system into an astonishing aerial park? Give two inspired guys with zero planning or development experience ten years.
Why: It’s the stuff green dreams are made of.
When: You’re in need of coffee table-worthy photographs and urban encouragement.
Where: Online at amazon.com ($20).

What: London-based photographer and consummate globe-trotter Marco Walker passes along the travel bug via majestic shots of Yosemite.
Why: Infrared images of icy mountains and park scenes.
When: Thru Dec. 26. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., by appt.
Where: CVZ Contemporary, at Safe Harbor, 446 Broadway, b/t Grand & Howard Sts., 3rd flr.

Photo: Janelle Jones

231 Eldridge St
bt Houston & Stanton Sts
New York, NY 10002
CVZ Contemporary
446 Broadway
bt Grand & Howard Sts, 3rd flr
New York, NY 10013
288 3rd Ave
bt Carroll & President Sts
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Spectacle Theater
124 S 3rd St
bt Bedford Ave & Berry St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
38 Water St
@ Dock St
Brooklyn, NY 11201