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PONDER
Abraham Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party

What:
A fourth-grade Christmas pageant in rural Illinois sparks a raging debate about the sexual orientation of our beloved sixteenth president. Watch the blame game play out from three insider perspectives.
Why: Political backstabbing, furtive cornfield meetings, and Honest Abe’s effeminate specters.
When: Thru Sept. 5.
Where: The Acorn Theatre, 410 W. 42nd St., at Ninth Ave. (212-714-2442). Tickets ($50-$65) online at abrahamlincolnsbiggaydanceparty.com.

FRESHEN UP
The Drawing Room Opens
What:
Grecian mane tamer Clyde Elezi and his team of expert stylists revive underwhelming dye jobs, sun-damaged hair, and simply lackluster do’s in his airy, second-story digs.
Why: The first 25 readers to e-mail tdr-dc@thedrawingroomny.com will receive $50 off a cut or color (both start at $90). Too late? Not to worry. New clients who mention DC when booking get 20 percent off either treatment.
When: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 148 Spring St., b/t W. Broadway & Wooster Sts., 2nd flr. (212-226-2600).

SIP
Northern Spy Food Co. Happy Hour
What: Throw back cooling, discounted cocktails ($6-$8) like the Wheat Beer Shandy or cucumber and mint wine cooler.
Why: Soak up sparkling blueberry sangria with a homemade pickle, Landaff grilled cheese, or an Edwards Surryano country ham plate ($2-$8).
When: Daily, 4-7 p.m.
Where: 511 E. 12th St., b/t Aves. A & B (212-228-5100).

SEND
Scosha Bracelets
What:
Buy a snazzy pair of hand-braided friendship wraps ($25) and show your loyalty — playground style — by shipping one to a best bud anywhere in the U.S. for free.
Why: Proceeds benefit the Art in All of Us Pen Pal program.
When: Thru Aug. 31.
Where: New York Adorned, 47 Second Ave., b/t 2nd & 3rd Sts. (212-473-0007); online at scoshanyc.com.

BROWSE
David Zwirner Pop-Up Summer Bookstore
What: The behemoth contemporary art gallery offers discounts on rare books, exhibition catalogs, and more.
Why: Signed copies of Chris Ofili’s 2009 Rizzoli monograph, out-of-print titles (Mamma Andersson’s 2007 Moderna Museet catalog), and DVDs about in-house artists (Arthouse Films’s Alice Neel by her grandson).
When: Thurs., 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 533 W. 19th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves. (212-727-2070).

PARTY
Tacos & Twerking
What:
Sip rose tequila and chow on sea bass tacos and huitlacoche quesadillas in this tri-level Mexican tequileria.
Why:
Grab a drink at the downstairs marble bar (reclaimed from Independence Hall) and dance to DJ Josh Sparber’s indie-eclectic party tunes.
When: Fri., 5 p.m.-4 a.m.; DJ starts at 10 p.m.
Where: Los Feliz, 109 Ludlow St., b/t Delancey & Rivington Sts. (212-228-8383).

Photo: Thom Kaine

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LOCATIONS
The Acorn Theatre
410 W 42nd St
@ 9th Ave
New York, NY 10036
212-714-2442
109 Ludlow St
bt Delancey & Rivington Sts
New York, NY 10002
212-228-8383
148 Spring St
bt W Broadway & Wooster Sts, 2nd flr
New York, NY 10012
212-226-2600
David Zwirner Pop-Up Summer Bookstore
533 W 19th St
bt 10th & 11th Aves
New York, NY 10011
511 E 12th St
bt Aves A & B
New York, NY 10009
212-228-5100
New York Adorned
47 2nd Ave
bt 2nd & 3rd Sts
New York, NY 10003
212-473-0007
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