Commune with the ancient Babylonians and learn that their economies weren't really all that different from our own (that is, both eventually died). Beyond Babylon: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C. at the Met
Stop in for Godard's Two or Three Things I Know About Her, a stylish, if unabashedly unglamorous look at Paris in the late '60s. Two or Three Things I Know About Her at The Walter Reade Theater. (pictured)
You think Extreme Home Makeover is something? Artist Daniel Perlin will bring extreme to a whole new level when he builds a house in Studio X by himself in an hour. Daniel Perlin "re:construction" at Studio X.