Holy Week(end)in NYC

Friday, 5/19: Joey Ramone's Birthday. Worldwide celebrations, including the annual (sold out) show at Irving Plaza hosted by Mama Charlotte and Brother Mickey, featuring Strokes, Wayne Kramer, George Tabb, Mickey Leigh, some Bullys, Tommy & Richie Ramone. A procession from Williamsburg honoring Punk's Patron Saint will culminate at CBGB's, including marching band music from Hungry March Band. Saturday, 5/20: Bob Gruen Print Sale benefiting The Joey Ramone Foundation for Lymphoma Research. At Morrison Hotel Gallery Loft, 116 Prince St. 7PM-Closing. Donation: $20 (cash or check only at the door) Sunday 5/21: At 2 pm, Trappist Monk Father Thomas Keating speaks St. Bart's Episcopal (Park Avenue & E.51 street) about Centering Prayer. At 7pm St. Bart's new EMERGE service, where ancient meets urban worship in an elegant, serene, sacred, totally pomo service. What a wonderful world!!!