today's MUG 10.8.15

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Today's Up Next has what we think of as the idiosyncratic MUG mix: movies about food, young alternapop duo Charlie Belle, the first U.S. solo show of Aborginal artist Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri, the story of a Jewish intellectual salon in North London, and how Broadway became Broadway. That's what we do. If you like what we do, please support MUG during this Pledge Week.

music Young—very young—and very talented, 17-year-old Jendayi Bonds and her brother, 14-year-old Gyasi Bonds, perform as Charlie Belle. The Austin-based duo released the EP Get to Know earlier this year and have now released a second EP, I Don't Want to be Alone.

movies The 9th annual NYC Food Film Festival runs October 22-25, showcasing, as always, food-focused films. Proceeds benefit the Billion Oyster Project.

book Journalist and historian Sasha Abramsky has written a memoir, The House of Twenty Thousand Books, about his grandparents, Chimen and Miriam Abramsky, and the intellectual crossroads and repository of Jewish history that their North London became. Mr. Abramsky is at The Strand this coming Monday, October 12, 8pm.

art Renowned Aboriginal artist Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri has his first solo exhibition in the U.S. at Salon 94, 243 Bowery [Stanton/Rivington] 212.979.0001, through October 24.

theater Michael Riedel writes Broadway's history in Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway, a look at the heart of the theater world, and how it got that way.

Essex Street (from 2011)

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