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Isabella Rossellini is a terrific weirdo. After the success of David Lynch’s Blue Velvet, she’s been turned on to ever stranger projects. Oddball Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin loves her, which is no surprise since she a) goes for broke and b) has a gorgeous, weird accent that doesn’t sound like it belongs anywhere. When she’s not being filmed by eccentric auteurs, Rossellini is the brains behind the Green Porno series of short films. (Imagine if David Lynch directed and narrated a theater production of National Geographic nature documentaries, and you’ll have a good approximation.) In this live version, with strange costumes and a demented imagination, Rossellini describes in detail what it’s like to be different types of animals and insects, with extra attention paid to their sex lives. Green Porno is the perfect way to spend a date, since you’ll quickly learn your date’s tolerance for weirdness. When deciding on a partner, Rossellini would surely assure you, these things matter. Nov. 8 at Lisner Auditorium. $30–$50.