1. Listen up!  Air Force surveillance radar is scanning the sky above Texas and when something passes overhead, there's an echo.  Go here to listen for UFOs. (Hat tip to Marc in Paris)

2. There was a little too much energy at last night's Rock & Roll Circus Brooklyn Vegan has all the details on what one fan described as a "security f*****g circus." Tonight's show should be a little more sedate since there's a cover charge.

3. The Foo Fighters and FUSE TV are looking for aspiring directors to shoot music videos for every track on the band's upcoming album.  Go here to upload your show reel.

4. The 4th Annual Cask Beer Festival takes place at dba Brooklyn (113 North 7th Street, Williamsburg), January 7 - 9, from 1 p.m. until late daily. Admission is free and it's pay-per-drink with 15 beers to try.

5. NY Studio Gallery (154 Stanton Street) has a group show called "Trash" up through Saturday, January 8, featuring work inspired by "trash, garbage, refuse, waste and debris."

6. Watch Lady Gaga's "Alejandro" performed with Jelly Babies.