friday favorites

friday favorites: october 15

WATCH IT: videos I peeped this week that you should too
As the Guggenheim gears up for their YouTube Play exhibit on the 22nd, they have narrowed their choices down to their shortlist. Of 120 videos, 20 will be chosen and shown in the museum next weekend. You can view the shortlist here. Definitely some amazing and artistic stuff!

HEAR IT: songs I downloaded this week
1. Bend and Break by Keane 2. Running Up That Hill by Placebo 3. Breakable by Ingrid Michaelson 4. Giving Up by Ingrid Michaelson 5. Be Here Now by Ray LaMontagne 6. Only Girl (In The World) by Rihanna 7. My Best Theory by Jimmy Eat World

...cause who wouldn't wanna crowd surf at the museum of natural history?!
(photo via flickr)

DO IT: things to add to your calendar
Get your drink and dance on, tonight at the Museum of Natural History. 
$25 gets you access to DJs, bars, and hours of dancin' it up with T-Rex and the solar system

Saturday check out the Edible Garden with celebrity chefs Mario Batali and Michael Psilakis at the New York Botanical Garden. Samples of sustainably produced food on the Tasting Terrace, booksignings by chefs and gardeners at the Cookbook Collective, and guided tours; $20 admission.

Check out the Grub Street Food Festival on Saturday as they present the best of NYC street-eats at the Hester Street Fair. Admission is free; 10a-6p.

Pickles anyone? Sunday is the 10th annual NYC Pickle Day on the Lower East Side.