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music Following the release of his album much-praised The Complete EP Collection and sold-out shows in the UK, James McCartney plays the Gramercy Theatre on June 7. And we've got a pair of tickets to give away! Email us by 1pm today with JM in the subject line and we'll enter you to win. Results on our blog by 2pm.


movie Léa Pool's documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc., which opens tomorrow at IFC, casts a fierce pall on the breast cancer cure industry. The involvement of corporations in fundraising has often done more for the corporations than the cause and created an uncomfortable balance of harm versus good. Paging the Hippocratic Oath, stat!



art Talent 1986, a work by David Robbins of 18 black-and-white images showing rising art-world stars of that moment (pictured above), gets the Where Are They Now? treatment at the Marianne Boesky Gallery, 118 E. 64th [Park/Lex] 212.680.9889. That's not to say Robert Longo, Jeff Koons, Jenny Holzer, and Cindy Sherman (Untitled, 2008 at top), to name 4/18, are languishing in Miss Havisham cobwebbery. With recent works from the mostly-risen artists, a consideration of time, talent, change, and not.



sports The Five Borough Bike Club has day rides and weekend trips for all tastes. Paterson Falls, Sleepy Hollow, the beach, baseball, and sculpture are all en route of various rides.


Count us out on this one. The 2012 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, the longest foot race in the world, kicks off on June 17. Fewer than 30 runners have ever completed it.



crowdsourcing In late July, we'll be watching the London Olympics like everybody else. But here's a question. What happens to the host city when the Olympics turns out the lights? That's what Jon Pack and Gary Hustwit want to answer in their new Kickstarter project The Olympic City.


It's on! Golden Girls v Designing Women—a trivia contest between the two sitcom worlds with hosts Eliot Glazer and H. Alan Scott. June 7, 8pm, $12.

Bottomless Closet, which helps disadvantaged New York City women become self-sufficient, hosts Real Women on the Runway, a fashion show/cocktail party to help raise awareness and money for the organization. It takes place Tuesday, June 12 at The Park, 118 10th [18th] 6:30-9:30pm. $40

Seriously talented chef Cornelius Gallagher, last in New York at Oceana, is back from his time off in Asia with new restaurant Dragonfly, 1463 3rd [82nd/83rd] 212.203.5518. He was obviously taking a lot of notes on his travels.

OXHEART, a new, Brooklyn-based art and music collective, brings the curtain up on its first event Letter Red. It takes place on 6/15 and 6/16, 8pm, at the Gowanus Ballroom. You'll find work from emerging and established artists, musicians, and a neo-carny vibe. $10, RSVP online at oxheart.net.

Just-released trailer for the forthcoming Les Mis movie. Anne Hathaway sings I Dreamed a Dream!















Marina at Moma (from 2010)

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