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1Q84 not enough Murakami for you? Norwegian Wood, a movie based on the author's novel, opens tomorrow at IFC.

Elevator Repair Service's Gatz, based on The Great Gatsby, returns to the The Public in March.

The excellent indie band The Barr Brothers gets well-deserved exposure tonight on Letterman.

The top 40 bull riders in the world are at MSG, 1/6-1/8. Yee-hah. Is that what you say?

indie rock Friday: East of the Wall brings heavy hitting metal to Saint Vitus in Greenpoint. Saturday: When the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs in NYC, you go. [Image at top: Clint Maedgen] Just Announced: 2/22, 2/25, 2/28, 3/2: Bjork. 3/6: Fanfarlo.

movie Man on a Mission is the true story of computer game developer Richard Garriott and his determination to become the first second-generation astronaut. Opens next Friday at Cinema Village.

art It's always a good time to visit the Bronx Museum, but if you head up there now, you can see the Antoni Muntadas multimedia works (through January 16th), paintings by Emilio Sanchez of commercial buildings in Hunts Point, not to mention the Arquitectonica designed building. [Image: Emilio Sanchez Foundation]

out of town Nice price: roundtrip air fare and four nights at the Four Seasons Dublin (plus airport taxes) in March and April is $799 per person. Details.

crowdsourcing What better place to fund a collaborative film about the Occupy Wall Street movement than power-of-the-crowd site Kickstarter? The 99% is a film and video project comprising dozens of filmmakers from all over the country. Pledges start at $1.

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