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The Bacon Tour

By David Tez

Photo: Staff

From time to time, The Scout will feature interborough food tours designed as culinary and geographic explorations of our fair city. Each has been field tested, in a single day,…

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The Tenenbaums

By Siobhan Vivian

Photo: Staff

The Royal Tenenbaums is Wes Anderson’s visual love letter to New York. Though never explicitly named, the film presents a stunningly constructed pastiche of the quirky, the kitschy and the…

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EVENTS

Died Young, Stayed Pretty

Rock Poster Show and Documentary
Art July 16 - July 23
Died Young, Stayed Pretty Rock Poster Show

Photo: 303Grand

A bit short notice, but we wanted to announce an interesting pair of upcoming events. Opening tonight at 303Grand, the Died Young, Stayed Pretty Rock Poster Show rides shot gun with Eileen Yaghoobian’s documentary of the same name. The event is sponsored by Giant Robot and Kayrock Screenprinting.

URL 303grandnyc.com

Ernesto Neto: anthropodino

Park Avenue Armory
Art May 14 - June 14
anthropodino

Photo: Park Avenue Armory

Nylon stalactites. Biomorphic spice sacks. Pools of plastic balls. These are some ways to begin describing Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto’s installation, Anthropodio, that launches Park Avenue Armory’s series of site-specific commissions. To begin only; one truly needs to experience this multi-sensory interactive environment in person to gain any sense of what it is.

URL www.armoryonpark.org/

Food Inc.

Bell House
Film & Theater June 10, 3PM - 7PM

Photo: Food, Inc.

Along the same lines as Fresh, Food Inc. gives us a close, maybe too close, look at the food we eat and where it comes from. Definitely more Michael Moore than the relatively upbeat Fresh, this one might leave you wanting some comfort food (as long as it’s local, organic, sustainable, and green).

URL foodincmovie.com/

Herman Miller Collection Pop Up

Furniture
Retail May 9 - July 1
Herman Miller Collection Pop Up

Photo: Herman Miller

Today marks the opening of the Herman Miller Pop Up Shop at 68 Wooster Street in the heart of Soho in New York City. Designed to highlight the new Herman Miller Collection, the shop features richly detailed furniture vignettes with accessories and objects to complement. Each is created to tell design stories past and present. We invite you to add the shop to your itinerary if you travel to Manhattan between now and July 1. The store is open Monday through Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm, and Sunday 12 noon to 5 pm.

Jenny Holzer's For the Guggenheim

Jenny Holzer at the Guggenheim
Art September 26 - December 31
Jenny Holzer's For the Guggenheim

Photo: Guggenheim

For the past three years from September 2005 to July 2008 the Guggenheim underwent an extensive restoration to Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic building. To compliment the completion of the restoration, the Guggenheim has commissioned Jenny Holzer to create a site specific piece.

URL guggenheim.org/new-york

Jenny Holzer: Protect Protect

Whitney Museum of American Art
Art March 12 - June 19
<i>MONUMENT, 2008</i>

Photo: Vassilij Gureev; Courtesy of Whitney Museum of American Art

Jenny Holzer’s pioneering approach to language as a carrier of content and her use of nontraditional media and public settings as vehicles for that content make her one of the most interesting and significant artists working today.

URL whitney.org