15 best things to do this week



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  • Opens Monday 9"David Bowie, Artist"

    Opens Monday 9
    "David Bowie, Artist"

  • Tuesday 10--Sunday 14, through May 22The School for Lies

    Tuesday 10--Sunday 14, through May 22
    The School for Lies

  • Thursday 12Rachel Roy

    Thursday 12
    Rachel Roy

  • Photograph: Mark Seliger

    Tuesday 10--Wednesday 11Paul Simon

    Tuesday 10--Wednesday 11
    Paul Simon

  • 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

    Thursday 12
    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

    Thursday 12
    Dot Dot Dot

  • Photograph: Sarah Palmer

    Friday 13Rooftop Films

    Friday 13
    Rooftop Films

  • Friday 13L'Amour Four opens at the IFC Center and the Paris Theater

    Friday 13
    L'Amour Four opens at the IFC Center and the Paris Theater

  • Friday 13Funny. Furry. With Ben Lerman

    Friday 13
    Funny. Furry. With Ben Lerman

  • Photograph: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

    Friday 13Simone Dinnerstein

    Friday 13
    Simone Dinnerstein

  • Friday 13Manhattan Cocktail Classic gala

    Friday 13
    Manhattan Cocktail Classic gala

  • Photograph: Brian Kuhlmann

    Sunday 15Verboten: Kate Simko

    Sunday 15
    Verboten: Kate Simko

Opens Monday 9"David Bowie, Artist"

Opens Monday 9
"David Bowie, Artist"

Monday 9
"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.

Tuesday 10
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

Wednesday 11
Pick up Rebecca Minkoff's luxe handbags at a bargain bonanza. Through Sunday 14

Thursday 12
-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.

Friday 13
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.

The decades-long relationship between the late fashion icon Yves St. Laurent and partner Pierre Berge is examined with tenderness in L'Amour Four, opening at the IFC Center and the Paris Theater.

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.

Five days of tastings and classes kicks off with the Manhattan Cocktail Classic gala at the New York Public Library.

Sunday 15
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.

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