What about the weekend? Snoop’s gonna take it slow. (Just watch the video.)
Banksy Does New York
What: The first proper (yet unauthorized) exhibit from the sly, mischievous Brit graffiti artist.
Why: Yep, the same guy who smuggled his artwork into the Tate, propped a life-size replica of a Guantanamo detainee in Disneyland, and painted landscapes on the West Bank barrier.
When: Thru Dec. 21. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Vanina Holasek Gallery, 502 W. 27th St., at Tenth Ave. (212-367-9093).
What: New anti-club in the old Luke & Leroy space presents a progressive, music driven, DJ-happy, dance-fueled Saturday night with downtown characters, electro-beats, soft lighting, booze, and a cabaret license.
Why: Live performance in every sense of the word.
When: Opens Sat. night. Test out the dance floor.
Where: 21 Seventh Ave. S., b/t Leroy & Carmine Sts. (212-645-0004).
What: Christie’s hosts the first one (for whiskey, cognac, Madeira, chartreuse) in NYC since prohibition. Estimates start at $300.
Why: Going, going, chug, chug, chug, gone!
When: Sat., 10 a.m.
Where: 20 Rockefeller Plaza, b/t 48th & 49th Sts. (212-636-2000).
What: Pichet Ong suggests 2 oz. Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, 1 oz. vanilla vodka, 2½ oz. apple cider.
Why: You get to line a martini glass with agave and graham cracker crumbs. Mix cocktail. Add lemon juice and orange zest.
When: You need a high-potency holiday drink.
Where: Stock the booze cabinet at Union Square Wines & Spirits, 140 Fourth Ave., at 13th St. (212-675-8100).
Betsey & Claude Baking Co.
What: One lady — her imaginary friend, and a wheat allergy — are responsible for the lovely gluten-, nut-, dairy-, egg-, and soy-free cookies.
Why: Incidentally, the cookies are not free.
When: When your imaginary vegan friend gets hungry. Or when you need a healthy snack.
Where: Online at betseyandclaude.com.
Araks Lingerie Sample Sale
What: Bras, lingerie, swimwear, and more at up to 90 percent off.
Why: Then arrange for a reenactment of “Sensual Seduction.” (Um, watch the video again.)
When: Dec. 6 & 7. Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: 137 Grand St., b/t Lafayette & Crosby Sts., 5th flr. (212-982-5652).
What: And be merry. Drop off gently worn heels, boots, and sneakers to Soles4Souls.
Why: Piperlime will match every pair with a dollar to the nonprofit and give you $15 toward any $75 purchase on their site.
When: Thurs., Fri., Mon. & Tues., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Look for the giant stiletto statue, Thurs. & Fri., Madison Ave. & 39th St.; Mon. & Tues., Flatiron Building, 5th Ave. & 23rd St.