today's MUG 03.24.17

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theater The alleged Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society labors mightily to perform the dubious Murder at Haversham Manor, an effort doomed to go pear-shaped—and then whatever's worse than pear-shaped—in a sidesplitting bit of sustained, blissful chaos calling itself The Play That Goes Wrong. The show, which claims to have won an Olivier Award for best comedy, is now, in their words, 'attempting previews' at the Lyceum. Even the website goes up in smoke.

art The annual International Salon of Decorative Painters, in its 22nd year, has been hosted in cities around the world and this year New York gets its chance. From April 13-16, at the High School of Art and Design, over 100 of internationally recognized decorative painters and artisans give demonstrations of their art and craft, exhibit their work and give talks. This year's theme is Art Deco. Free and open to the public.

food In Search of Israeli Cuisine, by Roger Sherman, is a documentary that surveys dozens of the country's cultures and the people who produce and cook their food. It's a fascinating portrait and it's certainly not all-hummus-all-the-time.

shopping This Sunday, the Vintage Thrift Shop, 286 3rd [22nd/23rd] 212.871.0777, unveils a curated assortment of vintage clothing and accessories for women and men. At their other shop in the West Village, it's a collection of boho styles… David Weeks Studio is having a spring sample sale at their store, 38 Walker [Church/Bway] next Friday, March 31, 11-7. Lighting, custom pieces, furniture and accessories.

book What are you doing on May 30, 6pm? Well, if you're a David Sedaris fan, you're probably going to be in Brooklyn at Powerhouse Books for an event with the author celebrating the release of his new book. It's a memoir of sorts, called Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2000. Tickets are $35 and include a copy of the book.

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