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The Independent's continuing association with the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and Toshiba, offering special privileges to metro readers at the ICA and other contemporary art venues

Imagine I Love Lucy transported to 1950s Moscow, and you'll have a picture of Cheryomushki - a musical comedy by Shostakovich. This unlikely combination was a huge critical and popular success for the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith in 1994. Metro readers can see it again until 8 April, with two top price tickets for the price of one: telephone the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith box-office on O81-748 9133

Spend your friday evening at the ICA, courtesy of metro. Take in the exhibitions "Superstition" - paintings by Luc Tuymans, and "Skin of the Teeth", an installation from young British artist Abigail Lane (both open until 9pm), or meet and eat with friends in the late night bar and caf (open until 1am). Show your copy of metro at the box-office for free entry after 6pm every Friday until 15 April

Butchers and vegetarians battle it out in Delicatessen, the hilarious comedy by French film-makers Jeunet & Caro. Delicatessen is showing this weekend at 12.30pm; the ICA has 25 pairs of free tickets for the Saturday and Sunday screenings, just show your copy of metro at the box-office from noon

The ICA is offering metro readers a unique trial membership. For just £5 enjoy three months of benefits, including free entry with a guest to exhibitions and late-night bar, and discounts on all events in the ICA cinemas, theatre or talks. Until 15 April all new members will be entered in a draw to win a print by outstanding US artist Sue Williams, valued at £480. To join, contact the ICA box-office in person, by post or telephone 071-930 3647

Bad Girls brazen it out, with Pam Hogg's confrontational clubwear t- shirts, designed for the ICA. Bearing the legend "Bad Girl" and a giant pair of lips in gold glitter, the T-shirts are black, short-sleeved and have Pam Hogg's logo on the reverse. Usually £12.95, the ICA is offering them to metro readers for only £6.50. Ask at the ICA bookshop or phone 071-925 2434 to order

ICA, The Mall, SW1 (071-930 3647)