Jane's Addiction Maybe you missed the alt-rock icons’ Nothing’s Shocking dates back in May, or maybe you caught all three and simply need more. Either way, here are two more chances to sing “Ocean Size,” “Mountain Song” and “Jane Says” with Perry. November 21 & 22, 9 p.m., $74-$77, Brooklyn Bowl.
RJD2 An intimate night with one of hip-hop’s most accomplished beatmasters is cause for celebration, and this bill’s got Brett Bolton’s visually arresting Kitze + the CPUs (and a Totescity DJ set) to boot. Treats for your ears and eyes, folks. November 21, 9 p.m., $15-$20, Bunkhouse.
Trans America's Got Talent Much of Trans Pride—a five-day marathon of transgender-oriented happenings, taking place almost exclusively at the Center—carries a serious, purposeful tone. But Saturday night is reserved for fun, as performers showcase their talents—sans Howard Stern. November 22, 7:30 p.m., $15 donation suggested.
David Sedaris The deadpan humorist returns to the Smith Center for another round of fabulous storytelling, with Sedaris slated to share some of his unpublished works. Stick around after for a meet and greet/book signing. November 23, 7:30 p.m., $46-$56, Reynolds Hall.
The Hunger Games Spend an entire day watching the series, culminating with the brand-new third film. Bonus: If you’re a Regal Crown Club member, you can get a free mockingjay key chain for attending at a Regal theater. November 20, times vary, $15-$30, various local theaters.
5-4-3-2-1 Join artist Mark Brandvik, Cosmopolitan’s P3Studio artist in residence, to work on an Apollo mission installation. Visitors represent the launch of ideas by creating pigment on transparent panels. Through December 7, Wednesday-Sunday, 6-11 p.m.
Secret Stickers at Nittaya's Secret Kitchen This newish menu item at Nittaya’s, one of our best Thai restaurants, combines the crispy, chewy loveliness of pot stickers (dumplings) with the herbaceous, savory brilliance of Thai basil chicken. One order will never be enough. 2110 N. Rampart Blvd. #110.