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movie… It's way too long, the editing is nearly incoherent, but there's a compelling reason to see La Vie en Rose. The performance by Marion Cotillard as Edith Piaf is one of the few in biopics we've ever seen where we would go for stretches believing we were watching the subject herself. Amazing.

indie rock… Saturday: Check out the wonderfully weird pop of Montreal's Malajube when they play the Prospect Park Bandshell in Brooklyn. Saturday: Experience the avant-garde rock of The Fiery Furnaces when the duo lights up Maxwell's. Just Announced…9/11: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. 9/12: Amy Winehouse. 10/3: Bloc Party

art… Just opened at I-20, 557 W. 23rd [10th/11th] 212.645.11, "The World's Largest Wargaming Table" by Timothy Hutchings, reminds us of the ghastly farrago in which we are currently embroiled and the insufferables who got us there.

book… We wrote about this book over at getTRIO, but we can't get it out of our head, so bear with us. It's called The World Without Us, by Alan Weisman (out on July 10th) — it asks and answers the question, what would happen to the planet if human beings were extinct?

out of town… From Travelzoo, a deal on Dubai. For $1299, roundtrip on Emirates and three nights at Al Manzil, limited dates.

closing soon… You have until the end of July to catch the design triennial at the
Where Have We Been?
Our hosting company, an endearing mix of Keystone Cops, Idi Amin mini-me's, and total potheads, were jamming our frequencies for a few days until they pulled their faces out of the Doritos bag and plugged us back in. If you sent mail to us this week consider it lost to the ether. Anyway, that's where we've been. We missed you.

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