Free things to do today
Sat Mar 6 2010
Elizabeth Arden (Antonio Castillo), day ensemble, green plaid wool, black silk velvet, ivory silk chiffon, circa 1946, USA, gift of Doris Duke. Charles James, dinner ensemble, purple silk taffeta, black silk velvet, 1947, USA, gift of Beatrice Simpson. Photograph: MFIT
"Night & Day"
Fashion magazines always give tips on transitioning from a "day" look (professional, subdued) to an "evening" one (made-up, fancy); this exhibit looks at the contrast in those conventions throughout the ages.
Own This City
13th Annual USA Memory Championship
Here's hoping that the contestants in today's competition have been taking their their ginkgo biloba. Participants will go head-to-head in a series of challenges to test their memories.
If You Build It
Local comic Rob O'Reilly welcomes his stand-up pals—including Sean O'Connor, Noah Garfinkle, Charlie Gaeta, Luke Cunningham, Pat Stango and JL Cauvin—to the stage.—Shayna Courtney
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Photograph via Fashion Institute of Technology