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movies… Will the zombies never settle down? Not if the great horror director George A. Romero has his way. Next Wednesday, February 6th, 7pm, the Museum of the Moving Image will screen a preview of his new movie Diary of the Dead followed by a discussion with Mr. Romero. The event takes place at AMC Empire 25, 234 W. 42nd [7th/8th], $18. A trailer for the movie is here.

comedy… Even the title makes us laugh: "Scraping the Bottom:
The Most Offensive Songs of Jackie Hoffman"—and what more do you need to know? La Hoffman will be at Joe's Pub on Monday, February 4th, 7:30pm, $30.

art… Last chance to see the video works by Ann Carlson and Mary Ellen Strom at Alexander Gray Associates, 526 W. 26th [10th/11th] 212.399.2636…Opening tomorrow at Matthew Marks, 522 W. 22nd [10th/11th] 212.243.0200, "Jasper Johns: Drawings 1997-2007."

out of town… If you've got cabin fever right about now, check out the website New England Inns and Resorts. It will guide you to over 300 lodgings in six states for a proper rosy-cheeked getaway.

books… Marshall Berman and Brian Berger, editors of the exceptional collection of essays and images about the past three decades in NYC called New York Calling: From Blackout to Bloomberg, will be at the Museum of the City of NY next Thursday, February 7th, 6:30pm, $9.

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