arts 02.19.09

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Celebrate Edna St. Vincent Millay's poetry with a tony group of fellow admirers, including Marian Seldes, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Richard Easton, at the Cornelia Street Cafe, Monday, 2/23, 6pm… Coffee mugs, wine glasses, espresso cups and highballs are the objects of Cary Leibowitz's fascination in a show called Ye Olde Candyass Muggery at Alexander Gray Associates… Out of town: A six-night Norwegian cruise, $655…

indie rock… Friday: Brooklyn's eclectic electro-noise veterans Black Dice turn (le) poisson rouge into a party/art space. Friday: The forever spazzy band The Death Set rips forth their rapid punk at The Delancey. With Royal Bangs! Just Announced… 3/10: Razorlight. 5/7: Junior Boys.

theater… The heebie-jeebies are guaranteed from the off-Broadway, Fringe-hit transfer Zombie. Based on the Joyce Carol Oates novella, this one-man show, directed by Thomas Caruso and starring Bill Connington, is about a Jeffrey Dahmer-like serial killer, and how the mind goes from here to way over there. Creepy stuff, but the show's gotten great reviews and multiple awards. At Theater Row, 410 W. 42nd [9th/10th], Tickets are $21.25. [Image: Dixie Sheridan]

photography… Well, while we're on the subject of the appalling things human beings do to each other, we'd like you to point you to the new show, opening tomorrow, at Aperture., 547 W. 27th [10th/11th] 212.505.5555. Called Intended Consequences: Rwandan Children Born of Rape, it features unforgettable photographs and interviews by Jonathan Torgovnik.

art… At Mascot Studio, 328 E. 9th [1st/2nd] 212.228.9090, the 10th annual Dog Show, where there are oils, acrylics, and prints of man's best friend. Among the works, several by one of our favorite watercolorists, Anne Watkins.

movies… Project Runway fans will want catch Eleven Minutes, a documentary about the entertaining Jat McCarroll, the show's first winner. Opens tomorrow at the Quad.

performance… Reggie Watts and Tommy Smith have created Radio Play, a 'sonic entertainment' that takes the old radio play format as a jumping-off point for a contemporary soundscape. Tomorrow and Saturday at Ars Nova, 511 W. 54th [10th]. $20.

books… Tonight, 7pm, at NYU's Ireland House, the "challenges and attractions" of Irish historical fiction, a discussion with Frank Delaney and Mary Pat Kelly, an author and filmmaker.

ARCHITECTURE: Alice Tully Hall
ART: Pierre Bonnard: The Late Interiors
BOOK: Outliers
DESIGN: Orla Kiely for Target
FASHION: Robert Geller
THEATER: Telephone

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