1. Don't forget the tri-city Gilbert Stafford Memorial is tonight, January 19, at New York's Hiro Ballroom (88 Ninth Avenue) and tomorrow night at Mynt (1921 Collins Avenue) in Miami and Playhouse (6506 Hollywood Blvd.) in Los Angeles.

2. Did you download iTrust yet?  The new iPhone app supposedly "prevents other people reading messages and logs any attempt at prying into emails or text messages."  (via The Guardian)


4. RIP Kate McGarrigle. The Canadian folk singer was the mother of Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright and performed and recorded with her sister Anna.

5. NYU's 80WSE Gallery (88 Washington Square East) is hosting a group show called "Denim" from February 2 to March 13.  It's curated by David Rimanelli and contributing artists will be "using and deforming familiar denim iconographies."

6. Where to rent celebrity homes.