NY Assignment Desk: Milton Glaser, Record Store Day, Tao Lin and Stephen Elliot

06/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

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Milton Glaser

Graphic designer and illustrator, perhaps most recognized for his "I Love New York" logo, is showing more than 40 drawings, watercolors and prints at James Cummins Bookseller.

What: Art and Design
When: Through April 24
Where: James Cummins Bookseller
699 Madison Ave, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10065
Wanted: Writer/Photographer

The Lamb Takedown

20 contestants, 300lbs of lamb, and $2,000 worth of lamb-centric prizes. What is not to love?

What: A lamb eating contest
When: 4pm, Sunday, April 18th
Where: The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Wanted: Videographer

Stephen Elliot and Tao Lin Reading

Internet savvy authors Stephen Elliot and Tao Lin will read at Nic*Rad's internet happy art show, PeopleMatter. While they are there, Stephen and Tao will be sketched, presumably with all the madness and personality of the show's other actors.

What: Reading and Sketching
When: 7pm-9pm, Friday, April 16
Where: RARE Gallery
547 W 27 Street, No. 514
New York, NY 10001
Wanted: Writer/Photographer

Record Store Day

A celebration of local record stores complete with in-store performances, giveaways and limited edition records.

What: Music
When: Saturday, April 17
Where: All over. Check for venues near you.
Wanted: Videographer/Photographer

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