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photography… It's a double shot of Joe today. That would be Joe Holmes, the extraordinary eye behind the lens of Joe's NYC. An image of his called Prospect Park is part of gallerist Jen Bekman's 20x200 series—limited editions at affordable ($20) prices. This is one of his most captivating images, and that's saying something.




indie rock… Friday: Shh! Idyllic Icelandic band Mum play The Church of St. Paul the Apostle as part of the Wordless Music Series. Sunday: Shh! Intense thrash-noise band Melt Banana, from Japan, bring down Europa. Just Announced…12/8: The Fiery Furnaces. 2/22 & 2/23: The Magnetic Fields




movies… We still haven't recovered from reading Cormac McCarthy's The Road, but here he is again, all big-screened, in the Coen Brothers-directed No Country for Old Men starring Tommy Lee Jones and Javier Bardem. Big hit a-comin'.




green… We've written before about our hero-worship of Buckminster Fuller. So we're always happy to be among fellow Fuller followers. This Tuesday, 6:30pm, at Perkins + Eastman 115 5th [19th] 212.777.7997, Dr. Michael Ben-Eli, a student and collaborator with the man, gives a talk called Bucky Fuller: Inventions And Artifacts For An Enduring Planet. $15.



class… On Sunday, November 18th, 2:30-4:30pm, learn about Herbal Soap Making at The Herbal Bear, 252 W. 29th [7th/8th ] 212.532.9322. It's a hands-on class, so you'll whip up your own batch of soap. $85




reading… Join Peter Cameron, author the well-reviewed coming-of-age novel Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You at the LBTG Community Center, 208 W. 13th [7th/Greenwich] 212.620.7310, on Monday, November 12th, at 6pm (reception), 7pm (program). Tickets are $10.




head's up… Sharpen up your brining, carving, and stuffing skills at a Thanksgiving Workshop sponsored by Bottlerocket Wine & Spirit, 5 W. 19th [5th/6th] 212.929.2323, on Saturday, November 17th, 1-4pm. On hand will be three chefs: Don Pintabona (Dani), Galen Zamarra (Mas), and pastry chef Nancy Olson (Gramercy Tavern). City Bakery will provide some on-theme noshes. Free.



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