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entertainment

The Weekend Guide

Did someone say transit strike? Stretch them gams, hoist the boombox, and walk it off.

SEE
The Glorius Mustache Challenge
What: Handlebar devotional and hysterical documentary on men who dare to grow them. Mustache-soiree to follow (fake ’staches will be provided at the door).
Why: References to Fu Manchu and bravado.
When: Tonight, 8 p.m.
Where: Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery, b/t Spring & Rivington Sts. R.S.V.P. to info@gloriusmustache.com.

Armitage Gone! Dance
What: Ballet fused with rapid-fire krumping.
Why: Drama on tiptoe.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 & 7 p.m.
Where: The Duke, 229 W. 42nd St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves. (212-239-6200).

EAT
Gilt
What: Ambitious gastropalace in former LeCirque space mixes LeClassic with LeModern.
Why: It’s year-end bonus time, bigshot.
When: Opens tonight.
Where: The New York Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Ave., at 50st St. (212-891-8100).

DO
Marathon Figure Drawing Session
What: Models in wild costumes (or none at all) pose and perform while DJs spin and you sketch your heart out. (BYO art supplies.)
Why: Unreal studies in realism.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.-4 a.m.
Where: Fix Cafe, 110 Bedford St., at N. 11th St., Williamsburg (718-388-8087).

Unsilent Night
What: Downtown composer conducts caroling procession of boomboxes blaring ambient music.
Why: Pump up the volume.
When: Sun., 6:45 p.m.
Where: The Arch at Washington Square Park, Washington Sq. N, at Fifth Ave. E-mail boombox@mindspring.com if you can bring a boombox (so they know how many tapes to make).

BUY
Opening Ceremony and Vivienne Westwood Sample Sales

What: Labels like Cloak, Rachel Comey, and Alexandre Herchcovitch are 50-90 percent off at Opening Ceremony; unique cuts from Nine Lives, LeFull, and Vivienne Westwood’s Anglomania.
Why: International labels for shopping Olympians.
When: OC, Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-7 p.m.; VW, Thurs.-Sun., noon-8 p.m.
Where: OC, 35 Howard St., b/t Broadway & Crosby St. (212-219-2688); Viv, 17 Little West 12th St., 2nd fl., b/t Ninth Ave. & Washington St.