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photography Opening April 24th at Steven Kasher, 515 W. 26th [10th/11th] 212.966.3978, Jerome Liebling: Brooklyn and Other Boroughs, 1946-1996, featuring 50 works from the late Harlem-born, Bensonhurst-raised photographer. Above: Women Buying Peaches, Brighton Beach

Sasha Bezzubov has a show of his work in the tropical ecosystem of Gabon, where the forces of industry are in tension with the forces of nature. At The Front Room, 147 Roebling [Metropolitan/Hope] 718.782.2556, starting tomorrow.

movie Monkey Kingdom is a charming Disney documentary about Maya, a macaque that overcomes the tough hand she is dealt. Narrated by Tina Fey.

books The Edgar Awards take place April 29 at the Grand Hyatt. The annual Mystery Week Reading, on April 20, is hosted by mystery writer Tim O'Mara and features nominee Adam Sternbergh reading Shovel Ready and Kevin Cook reading from Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America. It takes place at d.b.a., 41 First Ave. [2nd/3rd St.] 212.475.5097.

art No Longer Empty presents When You Cut into the Present the Future Leaks Out, a site-specific exhibition opening April 23 at Old Bronx Borough Courthouse, E. 161st and 3rd Ave., which has been shuttered for 37 years. Twenty-seven artists were asked to use the space creatively, through painting, sculpture, dance, sound and video.

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