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SPOONFUL OF SUGAR: New book niche alert: literary selections by famous people. Like, for instance, “Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies” ($24.99, Little, Brown) a curated mix of works by the likes of Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson interspersed with family stories and fond reminiscences by La Poppins herself. Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, present and sign the tome – which is aimed at young readers, but trust us, is pretty delightful even if you’re way past 12 -- at Barnes & Noble Tribeca at .
STEVE ADORE: Even if Steve Martin was a middling musician, he'd probably sell out tonight's performance with the Steep Canyon Rangers at Carnegie Hall -- but he’s been a gifted banjo player since his early comedian days, when picking was a touchstone of his stand-up. He’ll play selections from his recent release “The Crow,” peppered, no doubt, with a healthy dose of trademark Martin self-deprecation-slash-aggrandizement. Love. .
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