Arts Arts in America
In today’s Stranger Suggests:
‘Strangers with Candy’
(FILM) Strangers with Candy is basically just an extra-long, perfectly passable bonus episode of the original TV series, which means, of course, that it’s fucking hysterical. This “prequel” guest stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Philip Seymour Hoffman, but the reason to see it is still Amy Sedaris, who plays a fortysomething ex-junkie high-school student who’s “moist as a snack cake down there.” (Varsity Theatre, 4329 University Way NE, 781-5755.) LINDY WEST
Leonard Cohen puts out.
Susan Sontag’s On Photography: Still explosive.
A new Salvador Dali museum may have “pumps that are able to spurt out water that will spell out Dali in the air… Or it may dribble in an obscene way. We don’t know. It will definitely get people wet…” [Fun fact: The word “eclectic” is misused in this article.]
Paris Hilton sings an awful song, dances with trees, rolls around in sand.
And the Met—in case you’re following this—says their Duccio’s Madonna and Child is not a forgery.