What You're Doing Tonight

Our roundup of what's worth your time on 10/28

FRENCH MOPPETS: The Petit Bateau store-opening bash at Madison and 82nd tonight (recession? what recession?) promises kiddies on bikes and more sailor-striped tees than you can wave a baguette at.

GRANDE DAME: Joan Baez gets folksy at the Town Hall, part of plugging her new album Day After Tomorrow, on which she canoodles with songwriting talent like Tom Waits and Patty Griffin. What are the odds she'll get political? Hmm.

RADIO GAGA: Self-anointed (well, she had some help from Perez Hilton) new queen of pop Lady GaGa takes center stage at the Highline Ballroom in twinnage with her album The Fame. Here's hoping you got The Tickets early, 'cuz it's sold out.

MAIS POURQUOI?: The head butt heard 'round the world is just an echo in Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait, letting the tortured athlete who delivered it at the 2006 World Cup finals get the center-stage docu-treatment in Douglas Gordon's film, playing this week only at BAM.

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