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Lesley Gore has only gotten better with time. Hear for yourself tonight at Joe's Pub, 7pm.

Proceeds from Kate Bingaman-Burt's print Significant Objects benefit Girls Write Now. 

Over 100 Cossack artifacts never seen in the U.S. will be on display at the Ukrainian Museum starting Sunday, in the exhibit Ukraine-Sweden: At the Crossroads of History.

Dorothea Tanning's Early Designs for the Stage opens tomorrow at the Drawing Center, 35 Wooster [Broome/Grand] 212.219.2166.

indie rock… Friday: Garage + jingle jangle = Harlem. See them at Monster Island Basement. Saturday: Up-and-coming popsters Oberhofer play a free show at Solar One (with Cold Cave). Just Announced… 6/25: Silversun Pickups. 9/17: Ween.

books… Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird at Symphony Space on Wednesday, April 28th, 8pm, along with Stephen Colbert, novelist Jayne Anne Phillips, and other notables.

movies… Filmmaker Hal Hartley is at IFC tonight, 8:30pm, to introduce five new short films that he made while living in Berlin.

Out now on DVD, the gorgeous, affecting Summer Hours with Juliette Binoche.

Disney's Oceans is a good a way as any to honor Earth Day.

Behind the Burly Q is the story of burlesque, directed by Leslie Zemeckis, as told by the performers themselves. Opens tomorrow at the Quad.

theater… Eco-mermaids! Sort of: A Thousand Thousand Slimy Things: An Aquatic Spectacular of Conservation and Change, from the Polybe + Seats theater company, opens tomorrow at the Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge in Red Hook. It's inspired the Weeki Wachee Springs park in Florida where, for six decades, swimmers have performed as mermaids. The show deals with environmental issues, too.

In honor of Earth Day, Furnish Green, 1261 Bway [31st/32nd] 917.583.9051, is taking 15% off its furniture, today thru Sunday.

It's 15% off Terra Plana shoes today at their store, 254 Elizabeth [Houston/Prince] 212.274.9000

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