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tv Based on Gillian Flynn's novel, HBO's Sharp Objects debuts June 7 with a cast including Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, and Eliza Scanlen. Those actors and Ms. Flynn will talk with Caryn James at 92Y on June 28 and you'll get to see the first episode.




book Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York is Stacy Horn's new book on the history of Blackwell Island (now Roosevelt Island)— fascinating and horrifying in equal measure. The author will be at the Brooklyn Public Library on May 23 and Astoria Bookshop on May 26.




music The UK's singer-songwriter (also surfer dude) Ben Howard has already gathered a large fan base and that includes us. He's got a new album, Noonday Dream, out June 1 and he'll perform in NY but not until October 12 at Hammerstein Ballroom. Meanwhile, watch him sing Towing the Line on Jools Holland.




movies That Summer at IFC is Grey Gardens three years before Grey Gardens: assembled footage (by director Göran Hugo Olsson) of the mother and daughter from 1972. The director will be at IFC for tonight's 8pm show.




theater The Song Makes a Space is a concert of songs by the late composer Michael Friedman, marking the launch of the Michael Friedman Legacy Fund. Single tickets are $500.






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