Tips for Today: Gary Shteyngart Roast at BAM and Joey Arias & Sherry Vine at XL
CABARET: Joey Arias and Sherry Vine: Looking Back at the Future at XLPAPER pal Joey Arias reunites with former "SINsation" and "StarLust" collaborator Sherry Vine for their first full-length New York performance in a decade.
XL Nightclub, 512 West 42nd Street. 8 p.m. $25-40.
MUSIC: The Dreebs at Death by Audio
Local noise trio the Dreebs cap off their east coast tour and celebrate their new 12", "Humiliation." Joining them are boogying Montreal brothers Tonstartssbandht and self-proclaimed "powergaze" outfit Heaven's Gate.
Death by Audio, 49 South 2nd Street, Brooklyn. 8 p.m. $7.
BOOKS: Gary Shteyngart Roast at BAM
With his generous blurbiage and masterful book trailers, it's sometimes easy to forget that Gary Shteyngart also writes books. Tonight, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Russian Debutante's Handbook, Kurt Andersen, Jay McInerney, Sloane Crosley, and others will try to come up with insults Shteyngart hasn't already used on himself.
BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn. 7:30 p.m. $20.