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restaurant Jean-Georges Vongerichten brings new life to The Inn at Pound Ridge when it reopens in mid-January. The design, by Thomas Juul-Hansen, incorporates many of the place's old elements while giving it an appealing contemporary look, attractive enough to lure city folk north. Mr. Vongerichten says the menu will feature local and seasonal ingredients.

René Redzepi: A Work in Progress, three journals by the Noma chef, may not be a particularly practical cookbook, but it makes for interesting reading about food.

movies Opening December 18 at Film Forum, The New Rijksmuseum documents the decade-long renovation of the great institution, a process filled with huge complications, drama and comedy. In two parts!… David O. Russell's American Hustle, opening tomorrow, is going to be on a lot of 10-best lists.

art Opening tonight at the AC Institute, 547 W. 27th [10th/11th], As Above, So Below, an 'immersive installation' by Jessica Angel in which large and small get all mixed up in intriguing ways.

music Mary Chapin Carpenter has a new album out next month called Songs From the Movie—orchestral arrangements of some of her best songs. The singer-songwriter will be performing with the New York Philharmonic on February 28 and March 1, with a little help from her friends: Joan Baez, Shawn Colvin, Jerry Douglas, Tift Merritt and Aoife O'Donovan. [Photo: Russ Harrington]

photography Open now at Paula Cooper, 521 W. 21st [10th/11th] 212.255.1105, photographs by Bing Wright, including the series Broken Mirror / Evening Sky.

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