Weekly Events Calendar: 11.07.07

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Art & Design Events...

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  • The Artful Home Show
    • Artwork in beautiful room environments designed, lectures and book signings
    • November 16th through 18th
    • The Puck Building, Lafayette and Houston St.
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  • Canstruction
    • Charity competition where architects, engineers, contractors and students ompete to design and build giant structures made entirely from full cans of food. All food will be donated to City Harvest
    • November 8th through 21st
    • New York Design Center, 200 Lexington Ave at 32nd Street
  • Passport to the Arts
    • Self-guided tour of eighteen Chelsea galleries followed by cocktail reception and silent auction with part of the proceeds benefiting Friends of the High Line
    • November 10th
    • Various Chelsea galleries, 866.468.7619
  • Core77 Offsite Series
    • Panel discussing ways to provide impactful products and experiences to users. With moderator: Ze Frank and panelists: Paul Budnitz, Founder, Kidrobot; Kelly Dobson, Technologist; Steven Heller, Writer/Editor; and Tobias Wong, Artist.
    • November 9th, 2-6pm
    • Art Directors Club, NYC.
  • ART20
    • Paintings, prints, photography, and sculpture for sale!
    • November 9th through 12th
    • The Park Avenue Armory at 67th Street, NYC.
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  • Rugmark Holiday Party and Raffle
    • Win Emma Gardner's luxury certified child-labor-free handmade rug. Proceeds benefit RugMark's work to stop child servitude in South Asia's rug industry
    • Winner is announced on December 6th at holiday party
    • TBA, in Washington DC
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  • “Museum of World Wonders: Cabinet of Curiosities”
    • Takeshi Yamada’s fantastical creations—including a Canadian hairy trout, a sea rabbit and a six-foot-long Fiji mermaid—are usually only on display at circus sideshows, but you can catch a glimpse
    • Through January 1st, 2008
    • Brooklyn Public Library, 1901 Mermaid Ave at W 19th St Coney Island, 718.265.3220