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Art
Ken Delmar’s paper towel paintings

In his inaugural gallery show, artist Ken Delmar shows that, really, anything can be used to create art. The 72-year-old painter from Stamford, Conn., creates his works on Bounty paper towels. And you thought they were just good for cleaning up kitchen spills! Check out Delmar’s paintings and portraits at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea through Saturday. (Tuesday-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE, George Billis Gallery, 521 W. 26th St., georgebillis.com, kendelmarartist.com)

Movies

‘Chicago’
Ready your jazz hands and don some white jazz-age apparel for Nitehawk Cinema’s celebration of 1920s America with a FREE outdoor screening of the musical “Chicago.” Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra will set the mood pre-screening, so get ready to paint the town and all that jazz. (Tuesday, doors 6 p.m., band 7 p.m., movie 8 p.m., FREE, suggested $5 donation, Domino Sugar Factory at Havemeyer Park, Kent Ave. btwn S. Fourth and S. Third sts., Williamsburg, nitehawkcinema.com)

Author Event

Billy Crystal
From New York to Hollywood, the Oscars to “Monsters University,” renowned funnyman Billy Crystal is still making people laugh and still foolin’ ’em. Now the legendary comedian takes on aging in his new book, “Still Foolin’ ’Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?” Crystal brings his trademark humor to the challenges and triumphs of turning 65. Catch him in person this Wednesday at Barnes & Noble Union Square. (Wednesday, 7 p.m., FREE, B&N Union Square, 33 E. 17th St., 212-253-0810, bn.com)

Festival

87th Annual Feast of San Gennaro
Let your Italian side out this week at the 87th Annual Feast of San Gennaro, kicking off Thursday and running through next Sunday. The streets of Little Italy will be abuzz with festivities, including the Cannoli Eating Competition at 2 p.m. this Thursday. This year’s Grand Procession on Saturday afternoon will be led by former Gov. Mario Cuomo and his wife Matilda, who will serve as grand marshals. So ‘fuhggedaboud’ your worries, grab a cannoli on the way out and enjoy the festivities. (Thursday to Sept. 22, Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m., midnight on Fri. & Sat., 10 p.m. on Sun., FREE, along Mulberry, Hester and Grand sts., 212-768-9320, sangennaro.org)
 

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