IF YOU BUILD IT: Director J.L. Aronson has spent a lot of time musing on the fate of Coney Island-as-amusement paradise, and his documentary Last Summer at Coney Island looks at both sides of the developers-vs.-preservationists argument. He’ll lead a Q&A after the BAM Rose screening of the film at .
BLONDE AMBITION: Madonna’s career might not have been the same without the existence of this seminal artifact: Howard Hawks' Gentlemen Prefer Blondes opens at Film Forum, a handy reminder that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, Jane Russell is perennially underrated, there are very few showstopping tunes written about
CURD UP: Fromagers from Saxelby Cheesemongers and Formaggio Essex will curate a competitive tasting of their most sharpest, creamiest, most rump-slapping cheeses, paired with drinkables hand-picked by the wine connoisseurs of Slope Cellars and September Wines. RSVP to bittersweetsoursalt@gmail and they’ll send you the location. .
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