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around town today

11am-7pm (thru 4/23): jesse frohman’s kurt kobain photographic collection is exhibited at the morrison hotel gallery (313 bowery), free >>

1-7pm (thurs-sun thru 6/5): 'this side of paradise': the historic andrew freedman home (which once housed the rich elderly who lost their fortunes) is taken over with site-specific works. 1125 grand concourse (bronx). >>

4-8pm (thru 6/11): 170+ photographs of contemporary artist cindy sherman are exhibited at moma. free 4-8pm fridays (reg $25). >>

5-8pm (runs thru 9/2): weegee: murder is my business shows off the photographer’s crime-scene photos plus recreations of his apartment and exhibits. icp, voluntary contribution fridays 5-8pm (reg $12). >>

6-8pm (thru 6/3): exhibition 'titanic voices' commemorates the centennial of the titanic's maiden voyage with items telling the story of its passengers. new-york historical society museum + library, pay-what-you-wish fridays 6-8pm (reg $15). >>

6-9pm (thru 6/10, closed mon): ceramics, furniture, jewelry, posters, sheet music, more are on display as part of japan center's exhibition deco japan: shaping modern culture, 1920-1945. free 6-9pm fridays (reg. $12). >>

6-9pm (thru 5/27): pay-what-you-wish for entry into the multimedia whitney biennial (reg $18) >>

6, 8pm (+ 4/7): enjoy old-time mystery radio plays in a 1940s-style studio accessed by a secret bookcase entrance! partners + crime mystery booksellers, $7 (rsvp). >>

7pm: former hole guitarist eric erlandson and journalist mark yarm (blender, wired) talk about their grunge-era books letters to kurt and everybody loves our town at book court, free >>

7pm: tonight's 'beautiful comedy show' at manhattan's beauty bar features sean patton, john moses, calise hawkins, jim tews and mike cannon with hosts ilya goffy and peter ostrovski. free. >>

7pm: indian-inspired chamber ensemble karavika perform a cd release concert at drom, $10 >>

7:30, 9pm: björkestra (the music of björk + an 18-piece live orchestra) kick off a monthly residency at shapeshifter lab (18 whitwell place, park slope/gowanus), $10 >>

8pm (thru 4/7): robert wilson and philip glass' einstein on the beach is reinterpreted by five teams of artists chosen by wilson. baryshnikov arts center, $20. >>

8pm (every wed-fri thru 4/13): who loves you baby? tom dimenna brings 70s icon telly savalas (kojak!) back from the grave 'to give the cynical hipsters of today a good kick in the pants'. the huron club at the soho playhouse, $15 with promo code 'comedy' (reg $25). >>

8pm (+ 4/7, 12-14): 28 choreographers and clowns highlight the lighter side of dance at the 3rd annual comedy in dance destival. triskelion arts, $15. >>

9pm doors: celebrate the full moon with tribute bands dionne werewolf and songs from the devil inside performing covers from dionne warwick, burt bacharach, tears for fears, and inxs. union hall, $8. >>

9pm: screaming females, aye nako, and swearin' play bell house, $12 >>

11pm: the afrobeatles combine beatles with fela kuti at drom, $10 >>

11:30pm: from soho down to brighton (beach), pinball pasties twirl at anita cookie and clams casino's burlesque tribute to the who's tommy at joe's pub, $15 >>

midnight: influential drum + bass dj/producer photek spins at cameo, $15-20 >>

thru 4/10: doc. the island president follows former maldives president mohamed nasheed in his fight against the forces of climate change that threaten to destroy the island nation. film forum, $12.50. >>

thru 4/22 (closed mon-tue): visit the noguchi museum in queens for free to see new exhibit 'civic action: a vision for long island city' (reg $10). >>

thru june: be mindful of traffic while viewing artist rafael barrios's optical illusion sculptures on park ave bet 51st + 67th sts >>



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