Here, our daily round-up of cool things to do today in New York, L.A., Chicago and London!
Richard Prince in New York + Best Coast & Dum Dum Girls in L.A. + Art Spiegelman in Chicago + Jay-Z & Kanye West in London
The legendary Richard Prince presents 14 new paintings in the aptly titled exhibit, "14 Paintings," which opens tonight at 303 Gallery.
Santos Party House co-founder/artist Spencer Sweeney's regularl party Spencer's GIFs is always a fun time. Tonight's line-up features live performances by Mas Ysa and Mykki Blanco, as well as DJ sets by Teengirl Fantasy, Awesome Tapes from Africa, Tim Dewitt and Tezeo. [via SPH]
Brush off your roller-skates and head to Dekalb Market for the latest installment of their Down and Dirty Disco party, taking place the third Friday of every month through September. (Also, if you don't have your own pair of roller-skates, it's OK; you can rent a pair.) [via Dekalb Market]
After a three year hiatus, all-girl Motley Crue tribute band Girls Girls Girls does their thing at Brooklyn Bowl. They'll perform alongside Unchained, a Van Halen tribute band, naturally. [via Flavorpill]
Uh oh. Two of four favorite L.A.-based girl groups Best Coast (pictured above) and the Dum Dum Girls are BOTH playing tonight! This is like an indie-rock Sophie's Choice! [via L.A. Weekly]
Russian-born New York-based artist Kon Trubkovich new show at OHWOW features his video freeze-frame-inspired paintings. [via ArtSlant]
The super-amazing (and pretty disturbing) classic Pee-Wee's Big Adventure screens at this Bike-In Movie series as part of Bike Week. [via Flavorpill]
Legendary comic artist and graphic novelist Art Spiegelman chats with W.J.T. Mitchell about "What the %$#! Happened to Comics" at the University of Chicago-sponsored conference, Comics: Philosophy & Practice. [via Chicago Mag]
Known for being both hilarious and for sporting a distinctive side-mullet, Chicago's own Cameron Esposito is getting ready to move to Los Angeles. She's being sent off with a party/comedy extravaganza (featuring her funny friends) tonight at Lincoln Lodge. [via Flavorpill]
k.d. lang and her Siss Boom Bang band will be playing tunes off of their recently-released album Sing It Loud at the Genesee Theater. [via Time Out]
Jay-Z and Kanye West kick off their two-night run at The 02 tonight. See if you can spot a Kardashian in the crowd! [via Time Out]
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre series kicks off with Ragtime, the musical. [via Open Air Theatre]