arts 09.21.06

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There's an exhibition and print sale going on now of photography from Tibet by some serious photographers that benefits the Tibet Fund. Details here. . . .Tonight at Cooper Union, Anderson Cooper in conversation with Doctors Without Borders. Details here. . . .A Chorus Line has step kick kick leap kick touched its way back into town. We're no fans of director Bob Avian, but we worship the ground Michael Bennett walked on and the show remains on our all-time favorites list. Details here

indie rock… Saturday: Canada's Tokyo Police Club bring their hand-clap happy rock to Greenpoint's Studio B. Sunday & Monday: Sunset Rubdown, Wolf Parade's quirky cousin, play two nights at Bowery Ballroom. Just Announced…10/18: Beck. 11/8: Death Cab For Cutie

architecture… Tonight, 6:30pm, at the Center for Architecture, a discussion of Ely Jacques Kahn, Architect: Beaux-Arts to Modernism in New York. Details…Up at Columbia, an exhibition on Kahn begins September 27th.

games… Three days of cool street games starts tomorrow, thanks to the Come Out & Play Festival 2006. Play Plundr — a pirate and black market trading game, Space Invaders on the side of a building, and Sleuth — a master criminal is loose in the city and you have to track him down.

art… At Wessel + O'Connor Fine Art, 111 Front [Washington] Bklyn 718.596.1700, an exhibition of homoerotically charged and rather disturbing images from fashion photographer Steven Klein. They're not particularly work safe, but you can see more here.

movie… Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alain Chabat star in the fractured romantic fantasy called The Science of Sleep, which opens tomorrow. It's written and directed by Michel Gondry, who directed and co-wrote "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind."

reading… Alexander McCall Smith, author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series as well as the Sunday Philosophy Club series, has a new book in the latter group: The Right Attitude to Rain. The author will be at B & N Lincoln Triangle tonight, 7pm.

drawing class… Learn to draw in artist Joan Victor's Park Avenue studio. No more than 8 students per class, lots of personal attention, self-discovery, and free-flowing wine. It's ten 2-hour classes on Tuesday nights from 6-8pm, $695. Call 212.988.2773 to register.

dance… A head's up: Twyla Tharp's pas de deux Sinatra Suite performed by ABT — at City Center starting October 18th.

dumbo (pasqualina azzarello)

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