arts 02.12.09

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Get a leg up on your Oscar pool with a program of the Oscar shorts at the IFC… Three passport covers, sporting a short story by New Yorker editor Ben Greenman, are $60 each at Jack Spade… New Alex Berenson thriller The Silent Man, out now…

indie rock… Friday: Buzz veterans Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and buzzier-by-the-day Chairlift play BAM! Saturday & Sunday: Los Campesinos! and Titus Andronicus turn Bowery Ballroom into a bigtime punk party. Just announced… 4/10 & 4/11: The Faint. 4/17: The Dead Milkmen. 6/10: The Decemberists.

photography… At Like the Spice Gallery, 224 Roebling [S.2/S.3] Bklyn 718.388.5388, in a show opening tomorrow called Dubai Underground, seven artists from Dubai have looked at their home city from a perspective far removed from the familiar, relentless PR machine.

spacesAirport TerminalsArchitecture discussion… Why Can't Americans Build Better Airports? by Ask the Pilot… LGA Marine Terminal MuralsThe Terminal DVD… Dear American Airlines novel.

theater… The Bridge Project, that starry alliance of BAM, The Old Vic & Neal Street Productions, is about to debut a new production of The Winter's Tale with Simon Russell Beale, Sinead Cusack, Richard Easton, Rebecca Hall, Josh Hamilton, and Ethan Hawke. You can get in on the benefit taking place Tuesday, February 17th for $150, which includes the show and a dessert reception.

cabaret… In our recent roundup of cabaret performers, we inevitably left out a lot of highly talented performers. Among the most egregious omissions, Todd Murray, who brings his gorgeous baritone to the Metropolitan Room for two shows of standards: 2/18 and 2/20, 9:45, $20 cover, two-drink minimum.

out of town… It's only good for travel between 2/11-3/22 and 10/22-11/30, but if you're hankering for a bit of London, it's $156 each way on Virgin, plus taxes and surcharges. An extra $50 opens up the March 23-May 24th window.

classical… The New York Philomusica has a concert tonight, 8pm, of works by Haydn, Dvorák, and British composer Michael Berkeley. Ticket prices are a Recession-friendly $30.


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