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MUG has a pair of free tickets to see
the first-rate Icelandic singer/songwriter Ólöf Arnalds at Rockwood on July 19th. Email us with the word 'Olof' in the subject line (and include your name in the email) by noon today.

The winner is Rachel Ouillette! We'll email you with details.

The great Ray Bradbury, appears, via Skype and a projector, on the wall of McNally Jackson, in conversation with Sam Weller, author of Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews on July 21st, 7pm.

Jodi Arnold, is having a sample sale of spring/summer 2010 at 2 Great Jones [Bway/Laf] 212.228.4410. Merch up to 80% off retail. 7/20, 10-8; 7/21-7/23, 10-7; 7/24, 11-7; 7/25, noon-6.

indie rock… Saturday: Matt & Kim and The Pains highlight this year's free Siren Fest in Coney Island! Sunday: Obits brings good garage for free to Williamsburg Waterfront. More Free Summer Shows: Just Announced… 10/20: Phoenix/Dirty Projectors.

comedy… Whether she's playing Stifler's mom or one of the hilarious wackadoos in Christopher Guest's movies, we think actress Jennifer Coolidge is a comic genius. So we're psyched to see what she does with standup at Comix on July 25th and 26th, 8pm, $20 through 7/19 ($25 after), plus a two-drink minimum.

stories… A great lineup of performers—Rachel Dratch, Christian Finnegan, Lizz Winstead, Fiona Walsh, and Jessica Grose—tell true stories as part of the RISK! series at 92Y Tribeca. This one's on the theme of jealousy. It takes place on Thursday, July 22nd, 7pm, $15.

Rooftop Films and the Swedish Film Institute have teamed up to present a program of first-rate movies from Sweden. July 21st-24th.

out of town… Sweeten a trip to Prague with a stay at Mamaison Hotel Riverside. Book by July 21st and stay for $97 a night (50% off), plus a free room upgrade, and a $30 food and beverage voucher. Details.

learnPatternmaking Workshop: Shift Dress is taught by Cal Patch this Sunday, 10am-noon, $50. In this class, you'll learn how to draft a pattern for a simple sleeveless shift dress. It takes place at Brooklyn General Store, 128 Union [Columbia/Hicks] 718.237.7753.

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