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We the People
What: Find new indie talent at Vera Ng’s fourteen-designer fashion collective.
Why: Rachel Cohen’s minimalist, raw-edged blazer; Jesica Milton’s abstract-print shirtdress; Nico & J’s textile jewelry; and prices that range from $38-$395.
When: Opens Sat. Mon. & Tues., by appt.; Wed.-Sun., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 156 Stanton St., b/t Clinton & Suffolk Sts. (212-533-1091).
Joshua Light Show
What: The synapse-frazzling, visual improv event pairs psychedelic projections with live music.
Why: Performances by electronica legend Silver Apples (Simeon Coxe) and hazy pop masters Dean & Britta.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Abrons Art Center, 466 Grand St., at Pitt St. (212-598-0400). Tickets ($15) online at ovationtix.com.
Rooftop Films Opening Weekend
What: Kick off the outdoor summer screening series with a night of multigenre shorts and a sneak preview of Hasidic Jew drug-smuggling drama Holy Rollers.
Why: Free Radeberger Pilsner and Sailor Jerry rum, plus live music from hypnotic pop act Twin Sister on Fri.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: New Design High School, 350 Grand St., at Essex St. Info at 718-417-7362. Tickets ($10) online at rooftopfilms.com.
The Shirt Off Your Back
What: Hand over gently worn clothing to the Method mobile laundry truck; the wears get cleaned and donated to NY’s Goodwill stores.
Why: The first 200 do-gooders each day receive a free 25-load bottle of detergent.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Thurs., Broadway, b/t Houston & Prince Sts.; Fri., University Pl., b/t 14th & 15th Sts.; Sat., 35th St., b/t Sixth Ave. & Broadway.
NY Photo Festival
What: Consider collage in the digital age (Use Me, Abuse Me), projections accompanied by Lou Reed’s original score (Hidden Books, Hidden Stories), and more at this Dumbo-wide affair.
Why: Doug and Mike Starn’s video installation chronicling Big Bambú, their ongoing 50-foot construction project perched atop The Met’s Roof Garden.
When: Thurs. & Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., noon-10 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Various locations. Tickets ($15, single day; $45, four-day pass) online at nyphotofestival.com.
The Lindsey Buckingham Appreciation Society Plays Tusk
What: The six-person indie music collective and Fleetwood Mac die-hards perform 1979’s new-waveish double album in its entirety.
Why: They “Walk a Thin Line” between campy and adoring.
When: Sun., 9 p.m.
Where: Union Hall, 702 Union St., at Fifth Ave., Park Slope (718-638-4400). Tickets ($12) online at ticketweb.com.
Photo: Courtesy of We the People