arts 03.15.07

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moviesA Journey of Dmitry Shostakovich is being screened through the end of the month at Pioneer. The movie is framed by a journey of nine days on an ocean liner made late in the composer's life.

book… Joel Rose's new book, The Blackest Bird, is set in NYC, 1841. It's historical fiction based on the true, unsolved murder of tobacco shop clerk Mary Rogers.

food… Slowly, very slowly, the UWS gets restaurant parity with the rest of the city. Not there yet, but the new Peruvian rotisserie chicken spot called Pio Pio Salon, 702 Amst [94th] 212.665.3000, helps.

music… On Saturday at Joe's Pub, Julia Sweeney and Jill Sobule bring back The Jill and Julia Show, their act of stories and songs.

sale… From March 19-25, it's up to 90% off select men's and women's clothes from the spring and summer collections at Joseph, 106 Greene [Prince/Spring] 212.343.7071.

food… Tonight, 7pm, at McNally Robinson, 52 Prince [Laf/Mulberry] 212.274.1160, Steve Ettlinger talks about Twinkies, the subject of his book Twinkie, Deconstructed: My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated Into What America Eats.

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