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Tomorrow is closing night for the Rooftop Films Summer Series. They're running a program of short films, all about endings.

Last weeks to see the exquisite production of Our Town, which closes September 12th. Right now, Michael McKean is playing the Stage Manager (he's superb); director David Cromer steps back into the role on 8/24.

Kate Dawson brings her very funny show, The A**hole in My Head, to Birdland on August 30th, 7pm. $25

indie rockAdmiral Radley, made up of two musicians from Grandaddy and two from Earlimart, plays Bowery Ballroom tomorrow night. Win a pair of tickets to the performance by emailing us with 'Admiral' in the subject by 12:30pm (EST) and include your name in the email. We'll do a random drawing and announce the winner in this space on the MUG website at 1pm. You can listen to their single I Heart California here. The winner is: Jessica Le Enjoy the show!

books… The Independent Curators International, 799 Bway [11th] is having an art book sale tomorrow, 10-7, and Saturday 10-3.

sale… Starting tomorrow, it's up to 90% off at The Future Perfect, both locations, along with merch from Areaware, while supplies last.

out of town… A wallet-friendly, last-minute getaway to Cape Cod: rates at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club are discounted from 8/29-9/2 it's $195 per night; from 9/3-9/6, it's $225.

urban planning… Danish architect and urban planner Jan Gehl has a new book (out September 9th), Cities for People, a compendium of his ideas and methods for human-scale cities developed over four decades. Mr. Gehl will be giving a talk at the AIA on Wednesday, September 15th.

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