The Prince and Michael Experience
What: Pick your pop icon, dress accordingly (sparkle glove, phallic guitar), and defend him on the dance floor, as DJs mix album cuts, remixes, rare tracks, and radio hits.
Why: Strong, supporting vocals from Sheila E., The Jackson 5, and Janet (Ms. Jackson, if you’re nasty).
When: Fri., 11 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., b/t N. 11th & N. 12th Sts., Williamsburg (718-963-3369). Admission is $5.
Grady’s Cold Brew
What: The New Orleans-style iced coffee concentrate ($15) makes eight cups of chilled joe.
Why: Mix with milk or cold water, pour over ice, and add sugar. Chicory-infused caffeination never tasted so good.
When: Urban Rustic, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; The Brooklyn Kitchen, Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Urban Rustic, 236 N. 12th St., b/t Driggs Ave. & Roebling St., Williamsburg (718-388-9444); The Brooklyn Kitchen, 100 Frost St., off Manhattan Ave., Williamsburg (718-389-2982); online at gradyscoldbrew.com.
Carte Blanche: Dieter Kosslick, the Culinary Cineaste
What: Ingenious food-and-film pairings devised by the Berlin International Film Festival director and chef Gabriel Kreuther (The Modern).
Why: Ratatouille-inspired panna cotta with yellow tomato coulis and three pinot noir varieties (plus charcuterie) for a Sideways perspective.
When: Thru Aug. 30. Schedule online at moma.org.
Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., b/t 5th & 6th Aves. (212-708-9400).
The Hipster Puppies Pageant
What: Celebrate the Tumblr-turned-book with pugs that sport plaid and faux specs or bulldogs with a penchant for trucker hats and veganism.
Why: Free PBR, obviously.
When: Tonight, 7-9 p.m.
Where: PowerHouse Arena, 37 Main St., at Water St., Dumbo (718-666-3049). R.S.V.P. (required) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos: Kevin Winter / Getty Images; David Drapkin / Getty Images