Roundup: Ace of Vase

lee-pottery-courtesy-kiva-cafecourtesy-r-20th-century1COMING UP
••• An exhibition of pottery by Kyle Lee, a studio potter at Chambers Pottery, opens today at Kiva Cafe. There will be a reception on Thursday, Feb. 11, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
••• Beginning tomorrow (Wednesday), R 20th Century presents a retrospective of Swedish designer and architect Greta Magnusson Grossman (that’s her desk and chair, below right; photo by Sherry Griffin). The opening is at 7 p.m., but at 5:30 p.m. Andrea Codrington will give a talk about Grossman’s life and work.
••• February 14–19, the Battery Park City Ice Rink will be open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
••• Additions to 92YTribeca‘s February schedule: “Dream Role! The Faces Behind the Scenes” puts casting agents on stage (Feb. 17); Made in India, a work-in-progress screening of a documentary about an American couple and an Indian surrogate (Feb. 18); Chocolate Shabbat, a special Shabbat meal sampling “four different kinds of chocolate” and tales of “love affairs and dangerous liaisons in the Torah” (Feb. 19).

••• The New York Times highlights a cute short film about emergency brakes on subways made by Casey Neistat, a 28-year-old filmmaker who works in Tribeca.


8-warren-street-before8-warren-renovationREAL ESTATE
••• The strangest ground-floor façade—semi-varnished wood and royal-blue panels— in the neighborhood, at 8 Warren Street, appears to be getting redone.
••• Curbed reports on progress at the 9/11 Memorial.



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