arts 08.21.08

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Play the 92nd St. Y's 92 Faces game by identifying 30 of them and qualify to win a year of Y events plus gym membership… Nicky Silver has a new play at Playwrights Horizons called Three Changes starting tomorrow… At Le Poisson Rouge on Saturday, Nico Muhly, Doveman, and Sam Amidon perform.

indie rock… Friday: Sub Pop's Grand Archives brings their bittersweet sunshine-pop to South Street Seaport. It's free! Saturday: Islands heads up an outdoor beer and BBQ fest at Solar One on the East River. Just Announced…10/16: TV On The Radio (3rd show added). 11/6 & 11/7 Drive By Truckers & The Hold Steady.

photography… Last chance to see some talented emerging photographers in the latest Hey, Hot Shot edition at Jen Bekman, 6 Spring [Eliz/Bowery] 212.219.0166. Closes Saturday.

jewelry… Two exhibits and a sale: Catch Wiener Werkstätte Jewelry at the Neue Galerie before it closes on September 1st… From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith is on at Brooklyn Museum… Today and tomorrow are the last two days of the Alexia Crawford sale, 35 W. 36th [5th/6th] 6th flr., 9-7. Wholesale and below for women's jewelry.

books… Forensics expert and popular author Kathy Reichs will be at the Bway/82nd Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, 8/26, 7pm. She's got a new book out next week called Devil Bones.

movie… Czech writer/director Jiri Menzel returns with I Served the King of England, a resonant comedy about a hotel waiter in the 1930s whose life doesn't turn out as he planned.

out of town… Any Labor Day weekend is improved with a lobster roll; here's a helpful map to guide you.

For Immediate Release
NBC has announced changes to its fall lineup as a result of its Olympics programming. The schedule changes as are as follows:

Sundays: Football Night in America changed to Volleyball Night in America
Tuesdays: Law & Order: SVU changed to Law & Order: Beach Patrol Unit
Thursdays: My Name is Earl changed to My Name is Misty May, ER changed to VF (Volleyball Fatalities)

The network has also announced plans to move all Convention and Election 2008 coverage to Redondo Beach.

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