Friends and neighbors of Russ & Daughters are doing great things. So here’s an R&D To Do List for the next few days. Be sure to say “hello” if you see us at any of these events.
- TONIGHT. Ben Karlin edited a hilarious book – Things I’ve Learned From Women Who’ve Dumped Me – and tonight he and contributor Andy Selsberg will read from it at Powerhouse Arena. They will be joined there by Jenni Ferrari-Adler who edited Alone In The Kitchen With An Eggplant and Amanda Hesser who contributed to that collection. Friday, February 13. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Powerhouse Arena: 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, 718.666.3049.
- THROUGH 03/08/09. Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard star in Uncle Vanya at the Classic Stage Company. This limited engagement opened last night and runs through March 8. Now through March 8. Classic Stage Company 136 East 13th Street, Tickets online or at 212.477.7504.
- SUNDAY: 02/15/09. On Sunday night, acclaimed guitarist Adam Levy, who used to back Norah Jones, is at Barbes with his own band, The Mint Imperials. Sunday, February 15, 7:00 p.m. Barbes 376 9th Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 347.422.0248.
- THURSDAY: 02/19/09. Kenneth Snelson‘s solo show opens at Marlborough Chelsea. Snelson holds four U.S. patents and he was selected to work with Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill to design an antenna for the Freedom Tower. His show will be on view at the gallery until March 21. Marlborough Chelsea Gallery 545 West 25th Street, 212.463.8634.
- Jen Snow