9/16: Ida Maria (+ Perez Hilton)

Plus Ira Glass takes you behind the scenes of “This American Life” and more

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HAIL MARY: Norway’s boppy Ida Maria hits the Fillmore at Irving Plaza with her infectious, raucous stage persona and catchy-as-hell songs. Singing along to “I like you so much better when you’re naked” (or that “Oh My God” ditty accompanying the “Gossip Girl” promos) is guaranteed to leave you sweaty and satisfied. (Ladyhawke opens and -- yes -- Perez Hilton is the promoter and MC, but let’s not dwell.) 9PM.

LOOKING GLASS: Certified hipsterati objet de crush Ira Glass is fêted at the 92nd Street Y, where he discusses his 15 years hosting radio’s (and then TV’s) “This American Life” in “TAL: Behind the Scenes” with NY1’s Budd Mishkin. Be still our nerdly hearts. 8PM.

FARE PLAY: Author Amy Braunschweiger dug up juicy taxi stories from the 1970s through present day for her book “Taxi Confidential: Life, Death and 3 a.m. Revelations in NYC Cabs,” which we’ll distill in 10 of her own words: “a transvestite hooker wielding her stiletto heel as a weapon.” She’ll be at Word Brooklyn at 7:30PM.

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