Save the Date

Your meal ticket to 2014.

The Little Beet
What: Chef Franklin Becker (Top Chef Masters) doles out seasonal gluten-free options from an open kitchen.
Why: Breakfast brings chai-spiced quinoa oatmeal and cold-pressed juice; lunch and dinner offers soups (cauliflower-leek), salads (kale, pepitas, currants, pecorino), and sandwiches (prosciutto and smoked chicken with mozzarella).
When: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 135 W. 50th St., b/t Sixth & Seventh Aves. (212-459-2338).

Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video

What: Contemplate issues of race, gender, and class before 200-plus photographs, texts, audio recordings, installations, and videos.
Why: Ain’t Jokin’ (1987-88) explores African-American stereotypes in mainstream culture; Kitchen Series (1990) narrates the experience of a black woman; Afro-Chic (2009) focuses on ’60s Afro hairstyles; and Slow Fade to Black (2010) highlights famed African-American performers of the past.
When: Jan. 24-May 14.
Where: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St. (212-423-3587).

Abeille Royale Youth Facial Treatment

What: Catch up on beauty rest courtesy of Royale Jelly Concentrate’s 80-minute treatment ($295), produced by bees from the French island Ouessant and mixed to hydrate, tone, and reduce fine lines.
Why: Sweeten the deal with a taste of Top of the Waldorf Rooftop honey made from the hotel’s own apiaries.
When: You no longer get carded at your neighborhood bar.
Where: Guerlain Spa, The Towers of The Waldorf Astoria, 100 E. 50th St., b/t Park & Lexington Aves. Call 212-872-7200 for an appt.

Kristie Streicher at Warren-Tricomi

What: Get ready for your close-up with the brow magician’s feathering technique, vegetable dye-based brow and lash enhancements, quick touch-ups, and makeup consultations and applications.
Why: Stock up on schwag from Rouge Bunny Rouge, RMS, Jouer, or Streicher’s own blends of pre- and post-tweeze argan oil-based products.
When: Jan. 14-22.
Where: 125 Fifth Ave., b/t 19th & 20th Sts., 2nd flr. Call 212-262-8899 ext. 3 for an appt.


What: Chill out to hypnotic harmonies, psychedelic guitars, and shadowy vocals (think early Cure meets Mazzy Star meets Cat Power) from L.A.’s all-girl foursome.
Why: Hear selections from the new album, Love Is to Die (drops Jan. 20).
When: Mar. 21, 7 p.m.
Where: Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St., b/t Third & Fourth Aves. (212-353-1600). Tickets ($25) at ticketmaster.com.

Thurston Moore
What: Singer/songwriter and Sonic Youth guitarist takes up temporary residence at saxophonist John Zorn’s East Village space for a series of collaborations with indie rockers and jazz heavyweights.
Why: Musical sets with cellist Okkyung Lee, experimental duo White Out, fellow Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley, Chelsea Light Moving drummer John Moloney, and bassist/violinist Samara Lubelski.
When: Thru Jan. 5.
Where: The Stone, 16 Ave. C, at 2nd St. (212-473-0043). Showtimes and tickets ($15) at mysocialist.com.

Saints and Sinners
What: An exhibition of rarely shown photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe, paired to illustrate the headlining theme.
Why: A self-portrait in drag hangs next to a shot of singer/actress Amanda Lear; a snapshot of a man in a rubber suit appears alongside that of a woman’s well-heeled foot; and a man submerged underwater is juxtaposed with an elderly woman, eyes shut, gasping for breath.
When: Thru Jan. 25.
Where: Sean Kelly Gallery, 475 Tenth Ave., at 36th St. (212-239-1181).

Photo: Daniel Krieger / Courtesy of The Little Beet

Kristie Streicher at Warren-Tricomi
125 5th Ave
bt 19th & 20th Sts, 2nd flr
New York, NY 10003
The Stone
16 Ave C
@ 2nd St
New York, NY 10009
135 W 50th St
bt 6th & 7th Aves
New York, NY 10111
Sean Kelly Gallery
475 10th Ave
@ 36th St
New York, NY 10019
100 E 50th St
bt Park & Lexington Aves
New York, NY 10022
125 E 11th St
bt 3rd & 4th Aves
New York, NY 10003
1071 5th Ave
@ 89th St
New York, NY 10128