Weekend Events: May 30th to June 1st

In anticipation of a sunny weekend, the founders of the Picnic Club have chosen Sunday for their inaugural outing. The Picnic Club at Sheep Meadow, Central Park (June 1st)
Watch Julianne Moore play Barbara Baekeland, dysfunctional Bakelite queen and possessor of a highly enviable wardrobe. Savage Grace at the IFC Center (May 30th, and 31st)
"The World According to Shorts", a collection of notable French short films ranging from animation to fiction to documentary, features "The Kitchen," about a woman trying to cook lobster—a horror to which we can all relate. "L'Origine de la Tendresse and Other Tales" at Cinema Village (May 30th)
Prepare yourself for a "pirate-puppet-rock odyssey" with music provided by Brooklyn-based Jollyship the Wizard. Jollyship the Whizbang at the Ars Nova Theater (May 30th, and 31st)
For the first time in 70 years, polo returns to New York City, with Ralph Lauren and Asprey's teams in competing in full public view. Free of charge for all you cheapies. Polo on Governors Island (May 31st)
With a new record coming out this June and a Pitchfork approval under their belt, this spazzy pop band Ponytail is ready to rock. Ponytail at the Knitting Factory (May 31st)

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