Weekly Calendar: August 8th – 13th

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  • Flou
    First ever warehouse sale: 30%-70% off beds & bedding
    Thurs – Sun, 8/5 – 8
    79 Grand Street, SoHo
  • Armani Casa
    Crisp, neutral bed linens are up to 50% off
    Through 8/31
    97 Greene St., Soho
  • Erica Tanov
    Bed linens up to 60% off.
    8/7 (11am–7pm); 8/8 (noon–6pm).
    204 Elizabeth St., 212-334-8020.
  • R 20th Century
    Vintage furniture from Verner Panton, Hans Wegner, Wendell Castle, and others 20% to 60% off
    8/4 (6pm–8pm); 8/5 and 8/6 (11am–6pm); 8/7 (noon–6pm).
    82 Franklin St.
  • Bo Concept
    Danish home furnishings 50% off
    8/5–8/11 (Mon.–Fri. 10am–7pm; Sat. 10am–6pm; Sun. noon–5pm).
    105 Madison Ave., at 30th St.
  • Butter and Eggs
    Eclectic home furnishings at 10% – 30% off
    7/26-8/6 (Mon.-Fri. noon-7pm; Sat. 11am-6pm).
    83 W. Broadway, 212-676-0235.
  • Lâle
    Contemporary patchwork Turkish rugs and other home accessories reduced by 30% – 50% .
    7/17-8/15 (Tues.-Sun. noon-8pm).
    200 Mott St., 212-941-7641.
  • Classic Sofa
    50% off slipcovers w/ purchase of sofa
    5 West 22nd Street
  • Domain
    Best of Summer Sale: final reductions on select items
    938 Broadway and 22nd St
    1179 Third Avenue
    101 West End Avenue at 65th
  • The Container Store
    Favorite solutions sale – up to 30% off on selected items
    Sixth Avenue between 18th & 19th

  • Stickley Audi Summer Sale Mission Oak, Craftsman, and cherry and mahogany classics on sale
    160 5th Avenue, 212.337.0700
  • MoMA Summer Sale
    Up to 70% off selected items
    online and at MoMA QNS 33 Street at Queens Blvd.
    Long Island City, Queens
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  • A Wrinkle in Time
    The heavenly bodies of Lee Bontecou’s parallel universe, at MoMA.
    Much has been made of Lee Bontecou ‘s “disappearance”—a long hiatus from the art world that began in 1971 and lasted until curator Elizabeth Smith, of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, began courting the aging sculptor in the early nineties. When: 7/30-9/27
    Where: MoMA QNS , 33rd St. at Queens Blvd., Long Island City; 212-708-9400
  • National Kucinich in 2004 Meetup Day
    When: Thursday, August 5th
  • At the Ansonia Hotel: A Broadway Landmark Turns 100
    On view June 25 through August 16, 2004
    Referred to by a member of the American Institute of Architects as “Sophia Loren in the midst of Twiggies ,” Graves and Duboy’s Ansonia has been a crucible of culture and home to some of New York’s most interesting artists and eccentric characters. See also the related walking tours on August 6 and August 13 .
  • “Counter Culture” at the New Museum of Contemporary Art
    July 10 – August 14th
    Opening Reception July 9th, 6pm (must be a member….)
    “A seek-and-ye-shall-find exhibition for the adventurer in all art lovers, Counter Culture partners contemporary artists with shopkeepers near our future home on the Bowery….”
  • Andy Goldsworthy on the Roof
    No, this is not news and it will be up until October 31st, but he’s our hero. Part of loving your NYC apartment is loving NYC. And what’s not to love about standing on the roof of the Met in the summertime taking in a work by Goldsworthy? Priceless.

  • glowlab: 1:100 exhibition
    1 foot of interior space is equivalent to 100 feet of the city…
    July 1st – August 27th
    527 W. 24th
  • Solos: FutureShack
    May 14 – October 10, 2004
    The architectural prototype FutureShack, designed by Australian architect Sean Godsell, will be constructed in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden as part of the summer Solos series.
    Cooper Hewitt Museum, 5th Ave. at 91st St.
  • Fresh Paint: Skeptics Touch Here
    July 1-August 6, 6-8pm
    (“fresh” as in “new,” “brash” or “unaffected”) curated by Koan Jeff Baysa and including lot’s of promising artists….
    Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts
    13 Jay Street (in TriBeCa between Hudson and Greenwich)
  • Exhibit: “The Future-Shaping Generation”
    July 1st-August 7th, The Center for Architecture
    Sponsored by Metropolis Magazine and Oculus, the publication of the AIA New York Chapter, the exhibit features the work of dozens of emerging architects and designers, including the winner and 17 runners-up of the Metropolis Next Generation Design Competition and the 15 architecture firms profiled in the Oculus Spring 2004 issue “New York Next: Faces of the Future.”
    536 LaGuardia Place
    More Info: AIANY Calendar…
  • Jack Lenor Larsen @ the Museum of Arts and Design
    Exhibit runs until August 29th
    ” The exhibition “Jack Lenor Larsen: Creator and Collector” offers intimate glimpses into the career and collections of the renowned weaver, designer, author, gardener and collector.”