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The Sirens of Titan

The Sirens of Titan

Bushwick Book Club's 'The Sirens of Titan'
The Bushwick Book Club will be putting on a show this Thursday of original music inspired by Kurt Vonnegut's "The Sirens of Titan." The club meets every month at Goodbye Blue Monday to showcase the new melodic creations of local songwriters. So it goes, as you know. (Thursday, 8:30 p.m., FREE, Goodbye Blue Monday, 1087 Broadway, Brooklyn, 718-453-6343, bushttp://bushwickbookclub.com)

Art

Inspiration on the streets with Wooster Collective
Get a look behind the façade of the Street Art movement and learn the differences between Street Art and graffiti with this talk by Wooster Collective founders Marc and Sara Schiller, who have been documenting Street Art for the past decade as it has grown and evolved. Registration required. (Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., FREE, JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave., 646-505-5708, jccmanhattan.org)

Book signing

Mark Feuerstein
The doctor's making a house call. Mark Feuerstein, star of USA's "Royal Pains," will be signing 150 FREE copies of "Royal Pains: Sick Rich," a new book based on the show, at the NBC Experience Store this Wednesday in honor of the start of Season 3.5. (Wednesday, 11 a.m., FREE, NBC Experience Store, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, facebook.com/NBCUniversalStore)

Documentary

'Between a Star and a Crescent: Bricha'
This almost hour-long documentary, directed by Petr Bok, tells the story of "Bricha," the Hebrew name of the Jewish underground movement that worked to move as many displaced Jews as possible to Palestine from then Czechoslovakia after World War II. If you're a WWII buff, this is one to watch. In Czech with English subtitles. (Friday, 7 p.m., FREE, Czech Center New York, 321 E. 73rd St., 646-422-3399, new-york.czech
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Lecture

Inspiration on the streets with Wooster Collective
Get a look behind the façade of the Street Art movement and learn the differences between Street Art and graffiti with this talk by Wooster Collective founders Marc and Sara Schiller, who have been documenting Street Art for the past decade as it has grown and evolved. Registration required. (Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., FREE, JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave., 646-505-5708, jccmanhattan.org)

Walking Tour

Fashion Center Neighborhood Walking Tour
Sport your best threads on your trek through the Fashion District tomorrow with tour guide Michael Kaback. Get an inside look at NYC fashion with Kaback's accounts from his days in the industry, visits to showrooms and a saunter down the Fashion Walk of Fame. Reservations necessary; future dates are available. (Tuesday, 10 a.m., FREE, meet at the northeast corner of Seventh Ave. and 39th St. btwn the Fashion Center Information Kiosk and the bronze statue of the garment worker, 212-370-4214 or MikesNYCTours@yahoo.com to reserve your spot, fashioncenter.com/neighborhood/walking-tours)


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