arts 05.26.11

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In City Hall Park, Sol LeWitt: Structures, 1965-2006, an exhibition of 27 works by the artist.

Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, winner of the Palme d'Or, opens tomorrow.

New York Water Taxi has a new Bike the Brooklyn Bridge, water-taxi-back package: $49 for an eight-hour rental, helmet, lock, and taxi ride.

Artists' ateliers, summoned to life with vinyl decals and the prodigious imagination of Regina Silveira—an exhibition of her work opens today at Alexander Gray Associates, 508 W. 26th [10th/11th] 212.399.2636.

indie rock Friday: The daring Delicate Steve plays The Deli Mag's festival @ Brooklyn Bowl. Saturday: Times New Viking's noise destroys Maxwell's. Just Announced… 7/9: Ted Leo & The Pharmacists (free). 10/3: Explosions In The Sky.

books Sarah Burns, daughter of documentary-maker Ken Burns, has written The Central Park Five, a 'chronicle of a city wilding'—about the Central Park jogger and the five men convicted of the crime. The men served their full sentences before serial rapist Matias Reyes confessed, and DNA proved, to have committed the crime.

Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted, by Justin Martin, chronicles the great man's life: creator of Central and Prospect Parks, an abolitionist and environmentalist, but a man beset by tragedies large and small. The book is out next Tuesday.

shopping Once you see a millinery creation of Deryck Todd, you won't forget it. His signature look starts with a baseball cap and ends… somewhere very far away. His spring/summer collection debuts Thursday, June 9th, 7-10pm, at Christopher Henry Gallery, 127 Elizabeth [Broome/Grand]. RSVP.

food Brewers PicNyc: Governors Island, two days (Sunday and Monday), food trucks, craft beers, music. Tickets start at $15. Among the vendors: Fette Sau, Luke's Lobster, Brooklyn Brewery and Goose Island.

wine Aldo Sohm, sommelier extraordinaire of Le Bernardin, offers a Wines for the Beach seminar, Saturday, June 4th, 3-4:30pm at the restaurant. $125, seminar and wine tasting. Reserve: 212.554.1107.

Have a good holiday weekend and we'll see you on Tuesday.


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