15 best things to do this week
Mon May 9 2011
Tuesday 10--Sunday 14, through May 22The School for Lies
Tuesday 10--Sunday 14, through May 22
The School for Lies
Thursday 12Rachel Roy
Photograph: Mark Seliger
Tuesday 10--Wednesday 11Paul Simon
Tuesday 10--Wednesday 11
Wednesday 11--Sunday 14Rebecca Minkoff sale
Wednesday 11--Sunday 14
Rebecca Minkoff sale
Photograph: Dan and Corina Lecca
Thursday 12--Friday 13Twinkle by Wenlan
Thursday 12--Friday 13
Twinkle by Wenlan
Thursday 12Grand Gourmet---The Flavor of Midtown
Grand Gourmet---The Flavor of Midtown
Thursday 12--Sunday 15, through May 183:10 to Yuma
Thursday 12--Sunday 15, through May 18
3:10 to Yuma
Photograph: Barry Fontenot
Thursday 12Dot Dot Dot
Dot Dot Dot
Photograph: Sarah Palmer
Friday 13Rooftop Films
Friday 13Funny. Furry. With Ben Lerman
Funny. Furry. With Ben Lerman
Photograph: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
Friday 13Simone Dinnerstein
Friday 13Manhattan Cocktail Classic gala
Manhattan Cocktail Classic gala
Photograph: Brian Kuhlmann
Sunday 15Verboten: Kate Simko
Verboten: Kate Simko
"David Bowie, Artist," opens at the Museum of Arts & Design, a mini-retrospective of the chameleonic musician, using films, video clips and audio interviews to trace his transformation from Ziggy Stardust to one of rock's biggest stars.
Moliere gets a daffy makeover in The School for Lies, a souffle-light comedy of manners by David Ives. Tuesday--Sunday, through May 22
Sound the alarms! You can attain New York designer Rachel Roy's coveted threads for $200 or less.
Adult-pop sage Paul Simon, whose new album sounds like a welcome return to form, brings his world-weary wisdom to the Beacon Theater. Also Wed 11
Pick up Rebecca Minkoff's luxe handbags at a bargain bonanza. Through Sunday 14
TONY-editor favorite Twinkle by Wenlan is selling its designer threads for totally worth it prices. Through Friday 13
Sample dishes from thirty of Midtown's best eateries at mega tasting event Grand Gourmet—The Flavor of Midtown, which drew over 1,000 hungry foodies last year.
Delmer Daves''s pulpy Western 3:10 to Yuma turns a simple escort-an-outlaw-to-the-train job into a '50s morality play. Through May 18
Dances of Vice impresario Shien Lee teams up with the living art installation Muffinhead at their new weekly cavalcade of after-dark fabulosity, Dot Dot Dot.
Bring a blanket and snag a choice spot at the opening-night festivities of outdoor movie-screening series Rooftop Films. The program features eight short films, which will be shown at the Open Road Rooftop on the Lower East Side.
Fuzzy comics including Ben Lerman (pictured) amuse you at Gotham Comedy Club's Funny. Furry. as part of Urban Bear Weekend.
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein gives her only solo New York recital of the season.
One of the techno world's top female producers, Kate Simko, celebrates the release of a new LP with a multimedia extravaganza at the Verboten affair.