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Things to do for September 27, 2012
Five Things to Make Your Weekend a Better Place
Give a man a weekend and he weekends for a day. Teach a man to weekend and he weekends for a lifetime.
If James Bond Had a Yard Sale
Perhaps you’ve heard of James Bond. Young up-and-comer out of the UK. Good kid. So starting tomorrow, Christie’s is holding an online-only, 007-specific auction. The Aston Martin from Quantum of Solace, Connery’s fake shotgun from You Only Live Twice. It’s all up for grabs. And by grabs, we mean... well, auction.
Lamps and Beer, Together at Last
Someone just up and turned a bunch of 19th-century brewery bottles and iron pipes into lamps for your living room again. Actually, this may be the first time. Either way, you’ll want to check them out. Pre-Prohibition-era beer bottles. Bourbon bottles. Those are lamps now. Conversation, meet piece.
A New Way to Listen to Coltrane
There’s a lot of music on Spotify. But on the off chance your playlists are missing the requisite amount of jazz, allow us to suggest the new app from legendary label Blue Note. It’s an insanely jazzy library dating back to 1939. You can filter by instrument, musician... everything. Except DJ Jazzy Jeff.
Momofuku Annexes Canada
David Chang is only one man. But he’s also the man behind Momofuku. You know, that restaurant empire that couldn’t stop taking over the NYC noodle and milk scene if it tried. Well, now he’s the man behind four new spots in Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel. Check them out. And Canada. Check that out, too.
<em>Leatherheads</em>: The Calendar
Picture Clooney in Leatherheads. And if that gets awkward, just picture some generic old-timey football players from the 1900s instead. The bravado. The incredibly unsafe helmets. These vintage calendars, made up of souvenir college game programs from the early 1900s, look like that stuff feels. They also tell you what day it is.