Multi-faceted evening on a ferry (no kidding) feat. Backdoor Boys, Timothy "Speed" Levitch, brilliant magician Mitton & lesbian puppeteers Utopia Roaming; Yankee Clipper, West Side Hwy. (Laight St.), 212-532-1546; Mon. at 8, $35-$50.
Nine "young urban men & women" perform poetry in interactive setting, feat. works by 19-year-old musician & writer Ah-Keisha McCants; New York Comedy Club, 241 E. 24th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-696-5233; Sun. at 7, $10 & 2 drink min. [through 9/3].
CARY GRANT'S LAST ACID VISION CABARET
Naked Babies perform differently-themed hallucinations in weekly summer series; Parkside Lounge, 317 E. Houston St. (betw. Clinton & Attorney Sts.), 212-673-6270; Mon. at 9, $5 [through 8/28].
Visual artist speaks & shows video of his painting process as it occurs onstage; Scott Pfaffman Gallery, 35 E. 1st St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 718-477-1347; Fri. at 6, $2 contrib.
Dutch performer Ana Montana entertains by "deconstructing sexual mores" through theater, song & dance; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 212-254-5277; Thurs. & Fri. at 10, $9.
Purple Organ's Pussy Puddle Party
Screamingly horny & fuzz-toned bassist/singer Doug Black (Purple Organ) leads "filthy wetness & spontaneous acts of sex" feat. Jonny McGovern (Dirty Stuff) & Quankmeyer Faergoalzia (Fun Wearing Underwear); Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 212-673-4182; Sat. at 12, $5.
SANDRA BERNHARD'S "SONGS I SANG ON THE KIBBUTZ"
Wrecker of Christine McVie's "Songbird" performs "improvisational brand of song, comedy & conversation" at Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette St. (betw. E. 4th St. & Astor Pl.), 212-539-8500; Weds.-Fri., 8:30, $30.
British percussion performance troupe; Orpheum Theater, 126 2nd Ave. (betw. 7th & 8th Sts.), 212-477-2477; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. at 8, Sat. at 7 & 10:30, Sun. at 7, mat. Sun. at 3, $24.50-$49.50.
Puppeteers explore lesbian desire; Dixon Place, 309 E. 26th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-532-1546 or www.dixonplace.org; Fri. at 8, $12, $8 st./s.c.