arts 11.19.09

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A tons-o'-fun new trailer for Nine, with Kate Hudson singing Cinema Italiano.

The Future Perfect has a pop-up shop opening today at 55 Great Jones [Bowery/Laf] 212.473.2500, with a selection of their carefully curated objects and accessories.

On Tuesday, December 1st, James Rosenquist talks about his just-published, well-reviewed memoir Painting Below Zero, Notes on a Life in Art, at the Gugg, 6:30pm, $5.

indie rock… Friday: Bear in Heaven's soaring pop melodies will be on stunning display at Zebulon. Just Announced… 1/17 - 1/19: Vampire Weekend. 2/13, 3/10 & 3/11: The Magnetic Fields. 4/22: Hot Chip.

art… Two paper shows of note: At the Dumbo Arts Center through December 3rd, The Experience of Green by Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen, contrasts "the organic and the built environment" using red kraft paper in a memorable, site-specific installation. And don't miss the beautiful, even inspiring paper works at the Museum of Arts and Design – in a show titled Slash: Paper Under The Knife.

cabaretCapathia Jenkins handles Broadway, jazz, and the blue with equal aplomb. Catch her excellent act, with songwriter/guitarist Louis Rosen, this Saturday and Sunday, 7pm, at Joe's Pub, $20.

photography… At the Museum of the City of NY, wonderful vintage city images in the show Only in New York: Photographs from LOOK Magazine. Through January 18th.

out of townMadrid for $550, roundtrip, including all fees and taxes, for travel through March.

heads up… The brassy dynamo (as she might have been termed in an earlier era), Lea DeLaria, stomps up the Highline Ballroom on December 9th, in a Holiday Ho-Ho-Ho-down! $25.

There's good news and there's bad news. The good news is MUG is one of the five finalists for Mashable's Best Local Blog award, thanks to your nominations! The bad news is, we need to ask for your support again for the next couple of weeks. Here's the link, you need a Facebook or Twitter account to vote (Mashable's rules) and you're allowed to vote as often as once a day! Right now, it looks like something called L.A. Snark is ahead in the votes– Oh ho! Now it's a point of honor and it is on. Vote for MUG for Best Local Blog!!

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