indie rock… Friday: O'Death lead a boot-stomping, goth-country hootenanny at Luna Lounge. Friday: Voxtrot will channel their inner Belle when they tweefully play Webster Hall. Just announced…8/8 & 8/9: Beastie Boys. 8/29: Feist. 10/20: Spoon
reading… Armistead Maupin has said his new novel Michael Tolliver Lives is not a sequel to his inimitable Tales of the City series. OK, it's not a sequel. It's just a book with many of the same characters that comes after the others. The divine Mr. M. will be at B & N Union Square, 7pm, tonight.
food/film… A film and food festival in three parts — count us in. The first annual NYC FoodFilm Festival pairs burgers/dogs/BBQ with food-themed flicks you almost certainly haven't seen. It takes place on Water Taxi Beach.
sale… Up to 50% off Ferragamo shoes for men and women, as well as clothes and accessories, starting today through July 8th. 655 5th [52nd/53rd] 212.759.3822.