|shopping… White + Warren, 80 W. 40th [5th/6th] 212.398.3295, is having their spring sample sale on 5/4, 1-7, 5/5, 8-7, 5/6, 8-3. Cashmere duster was $250, now $100; lightweight cotton cardigans were $110, now $50.
Pop-up Shepard Fairey store at 151 Orchard [Stanton/Rivington] from tomorrow thru May 16th. Look for OBEY clothing, including one-of-a-kind, hand-stencilled T-shirts. An exhibition of Mr. Fairey's work opens on Saturday at Deitch Projects.
Today thru May 12th, Chelsee Eyes, 20 W. 20th [5th/6th] Suite 804, 212 242 4823, is having a sale on designer eyewear, sunglasses, and prescription lenses for adults and kids. Weekdays, 10-5, evenings and Saturday by appointment. No cc, checks ok.
‣ New Zealand Wine Nonya Dinner at Double Crown, Sunday, 7:30pm, $45.
‣ Singer, very funny and very wild woman Bridget Everett is not safe for work—probably not safe for anything—and we wouldn't have it any other way. She's at Joe's Pub May 4th, 9:30pm, $15. Watch out!
‣ Nicole Holofcener's movie Please Give, about residents of an NYC apartment building, opens tomorrow. Major bonus: in the cast, Millie from the Dick Van Dyke show (Ann Morgan Guilbert).
‣ Refinery 29's alternative wedding guide.
‣ Last chance to see Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography, and Paris, which closes 5/9 at the ICP.
indie rock… Saturday: The Album Leaf's pretty electro pop finally returns to Bowery Ballroom. Saturday: Buzzy UK pop-punk's The Joy Formidable rock Mercury Lounge. Just Announced… 5/23: LCD Soundsystem. 6/20: Band Of Horses. 7/4 & 7/6: She & Him.
event… There's a fundraiser tonight to support Velo City, a new cycling-based educational program for youth in underserved communities. Recycle a Bicycle sponsors, the Dutch government donated the bikes. Gotta love the Dutch. White Rabbit, 145 E. Houston [Forsyth/Eldridge]. 6-9pm. Suggested donation: $20-$50
photography… Opening tomorrow, The Impossible Project Store, 425 Bway [Howard/Canal] 5th Flr., a retail and exhibition space centered around analog instant photography. You'll find original Polaroid film and cameras as well as instant films developed by Impossible. There's also an exhibit of artists from around the world who use instant photography materials.
fashion… American High Style is the new show opening May 7th at the Brooklyn Museum. The exhibit comprises dresses, hats, shoes and sketches from American designers and the French designers who influenced them.
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