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In a city where hundreds of interesting happenings occur each week, it can be hard to pick and choose your way to a fulfilling life. Art Nerd‘s philosophy is a combination of observation, participation, education and of course a party to create the ultimate well-rounded week. Jump ahead for Art Nerd founder Lori Zimmer’s top picks for 6sqft readers!

Architecture geeks rejoice, as Open House New York Weekend is finally here! It’s time to reserve your spot to see some architectural gems normally closed off to the public. But if you’re looking for something a little less hectic, head to Queens to check out a field of Christopher Walken busts at Socrates Sculpture Park. Clamp Art is also showing off Mark Yankus’ gorgeous “portraits” of New York’s buildings, and New York art world impresario Gregory de la Haba is also producing an evening opera at Carnegie Hall honoring Ireland’s unsung hero, Lady Hazel Lavery. Plus for the bruncher with artistic inclinations, this Sunday you can learn more about art writers and curators (including me!) that make their living in New York. Details for these events, and even more of my picks, ahead.

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Daily Link Fix

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  • Friday night’s VIP grand opening of the new Whitney was so packed with 3,000 people that the museum was worried about the art. [NYP]
  • Inside the World Trade Center showroom. [Tribeca Citizen]
  • Rats take at least 2,800 steps a day, but rarely go more than 600 feet from their birthplace. Find out how NYC’s rats get where they’re going. [NYT]
  • Did you know Marlon Brando lived in one of the Carnegie Hall studios while filming “On the Waterfront?” This and other secrets of the iconic venue. [amNY]
  • This website lets you see what your life would be like if you lived in another country. [BI]
  • Was there a UFO flying over the Bronx on Saturday night? [Gothamist]

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