Boredoms play two shows today; during the day with EL-P and many more at ATP New York, and in the evening at EMPAC with Deerhunter. On Saturday Michael Roth introduces the Kazan Centennial film series at Wesleyan University‘s Center for Film Studies. Then on Sunday Kimiko Hahn reads from her work at Bowery Poetry Club. The schedule for the BFI London Film Festival (Oct. 14- Oct. 29) was just announced and Sam Taylor-Wood‘s directorial debut about John Lennon, Nowhere Boy, is set to close the festival. Video artist Shirin Neshat also debuts with her controversial Women Without Men, and Atom Egoyan will show his latest. This years PRELUDE.09 (Sept. 30-Oct. 3) line-up has also been released and features Marina Abramovic and John Jesurun. In South Carolina, the Greenville Museum of Art‘s current exhibition is Jasper Johns: Just Thinking of a Series of Dreams. Fay Weldon may be controversial, but she is never boring, from BOMB in 1990 to elsewhere in 2009.
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