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cabaret Louisa, Requested at 54 Below on Saturday night, 10pm, merges improv and a revue about a Broadway diva (at least by her own estimation), played by Lulu Krause, who recalls highlights from her career. $10 general admission, $20 food/drink minimum

fashion Out September 8, Brooklyn Street Style: The No-Rules Guide to Fashion by Anya Sacharow and Shawl Dahl, with photographs by Sioux Nesi, looks at borough style. There's a launch party at Powerhouse Arena on September 10, 7pm.

tv The movie version of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. opens tomorrow, but you'll have more fun per minute binge-watching the four seasons of the TV series watching the four seasons ($14.99 for each season) on iTunes or Amazon Instant Video. It starred Robert Vaughn, David McCallum and Leo G. Carroll, with dozens of fun guest stars, including Nancy Sinatra (as Coco Cool), Eve Arden, Joan Crawford, Cher, Maurice Evans, William Shatner and Angela Lansbury.

magic Artisanal magic? No, not really. But Wondershow is Brooklyn's take on a variety show featuring magic, comedy and music. It runs August 21-23 at Bushwick's The Muse and is headlined by mentalist Jon Stetson. Tickets are $20.

food There are lots of reasons to visit fascinating and vibrant Mexico City, but near the top of the list has to be its food. Lesley Téllez thinks so, too and her new book, Eat Mexico: Recipes from Mexico City's Streets, Markets & Fondas, lets you take some of the flavor back home with you.

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