ENTERTAINMENT OF THE HEBREW PERSUASION Jewbilation features three special performances of edgy and ingenious Semitic entertainment. The Big Jewish Quiz Thing is a special-edition game-show pitting New Yorks savviest against each other in a trivia contest on Wed., Sept. 13 at 8pm. Mr. and Ms. Jew-S-A features contestants who flaunt their talent, smarts and style in a pageant where looks are not everything on Thurs., Sept. 14 at 8pm. Kosher ChiXXX, pictured above, is a burlesque revue for those who like to keep their fantasies kosher on Sat., Sept. 16 at 9pm. $10. 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th St., bet 1st & 2nd Aves. 212-780-0800 x 221. www.14StreetY.org.
SHIMMERPLANET AT SIN-E Shimmerplanet is a band fronted by local talents Soren Anders, creator, and Carolyn Eufrasio. Their sound is inspired by the musicianship of Bjork and Rufus Wainwright. Hear them perform live at Sin-é, 150 Attorney St. at Stanton, on Mon., Aug. 28 at 8pm. $8. 21 and over. 212-388-0077. On Tues., Sept. 12, attend a CD release party for their newest CD, For the One Who Kills Tomorrow. Visit www.shimmerplanet.com for more details. Pictured above is Soren Anders.