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music The band Twin Danger, led by Sade saxophonist Stuart Matthewman and Brooklyn rocker Vanessa Bley, brews up a potent mix of jazz and rock and roll. They'll be at Pianos, 158 Ludlow [Stanton/ Rivington] on May 4, 8pm. Ms. Bley says, "You'll be swinging, dancing, maybe a little teary eyed. Probably spill some wine on yourself, get a few bruises. You know, the usual jazz show."




bar Gallow Green, the verdant rooftop space of the McKittrick Hotel, has reopened for the season. Nice at night and also for their Sunday brunch.




art At Planthouse, 55 W. 28th [Bway/6th] 212.564.5502, FOLD, a group exhibition opens, featuring artists who do a lot of bending, folding and origami-type stuff with their materials.




book William Helmreich, author of The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City, talks about his flâneuring ways at Bartow-Pell, Thursday, April 23, 7:30pm, $10, reservations appreciated: 718.885.1461.




sports Wave Hill, the public garden and cultural center, is celebrating its 50th anniversary, making 50 the new 30. The grounds are decked out with The Lightening by Christ Doyle, the centerpiece of the Night Lights at Wave Hill series of events. Many happy returns!




shopping Design on a Dime, at Metropolitan Pavilion, is open to the public today, 10-7, and tomorrow, 10-5. It's free admission to shop dozens of top designers—furniture, home accessories, art and more. Up to 70% off retail. Proceeds benefit Housing Works.






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