arts 05.10.07

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design… The fifth annual Bklyn Designs is off and running tomorrow through Sunday. Sixty-five exhibitors, seminars, and events — and this year some of the exhibitors will be selling fashion and accessories on the spot.

indie rock… Friday: Lyrical troubadour John Darnielle sings sans his Mountain Goats at a free show at Sound Fix Records. Sunday: The Album Leaf bring their melodic instrumental electro-pop to Bowery Ballroom. Just Announced…5/27: The Faint. 6/25: Bad Brains. 8/19: Wolf Parade

performance… The exceptional talent Manoel Felciano is presenting and starring in an abbreviated version of the musical The Hidden Sky at Joe's Pub, Monday at 7:30pm. Mr. Felciano says he is an "ardent and passionate advocate" for this show — and that's good enough for us. Details are here.

exhibit… Here's an exhibit title that stops you in your tracks: "The Museum of Crime and the Museum of God" but it makes a little more sense when you learn it was organized by Luc Sante, author of Low Life. And more when you read the explanation here. It opens May 16th, 6pm, at Apex Art, 291 Church [Walker/White] 212.431.5270.

book… A warm-weather, breezy read is out next Tuesday called Late Night Talking by Leslie Schnur, author of The Dog Walker, about Jeanie Sterling, host of a late-night NYC talk show.

out of town… From Travelzoo, round-trip to Mexico City on Continental this weekend — $179! Details here.

head's up… Starting May 29th, a five-day series of events having to do with architecture, urbanism, landscape, and design called Postopolis! will be hosted by four bloggers who write on those subjects from four different cities. More.

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