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movie The past few years have been a golden age of documentaries and The Overnighters takes its place among the best of them. It's the story of what happened to a small North Dakota town when oil brought in 1,000 new workers, for whom the Welcome Wagon was not wholeheartedly deployed.

theater We say Showboat, you say Vanessa Williams! Also: Julian Ovenden (Downton Abbey), Lauren Worsham, Jane Alexander and Fred Willard. The warhorse is directed and conducted by Ted Sperling, a 'semi-staged' production of the NY Phil, November 5-8.

music Dan Snaith, who performs as Caribou, has put out Our Love, a spellbinding album of electronica. He performs at Webster Hall on November 14.

art John Stezaker has a show of saturated silkscreened shadows and silhouettes exhibited with his film Blind, in which subliminal images create after-images. It opens tonight at Petzel, 456 W. 18th [9th/10th] 212.680.9467.

photography Assembled Realities opens October 15 at Museum of the City of NY—large-scale works by Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao.

historic preservation Vanishing Legacy aired in 1961, the 'first primetime broadcast advocating preservation efforts in New York City'. It will be screened by the NY Preservation Archive Project upstairs at Professor Thom's Bar, 219 2nd Ave. [13th/14th] on Tuesday, October 21, 7pm. Free, but reserve.

Crosby Street (from 2012)

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