arts 12.3.15

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movie The iconic book Hitchcock/Truffaut—interviews of Alfred Hitchcock by François Truffaut—has now been made into a documentary, playing at Film Forum. Filmmaker Kent Jones is on hand for four screenings.

art Opening today at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Humble Iterations, a group show of small-scale artworks—any number of which we'd like for our walls.

music There's a tribute coming up for the musician, composer and conductor Gunther Schuller, who passed away in June. Performers include Schuller's two sons: bassist Ed Schuller and drummer George Schuller, performing with Brooklyn Primal and Circle Wide, respectively. It's happening at ShapeShifter Lab 18 Whitwell Place [1st/Carroll] Bklyn 646.820.9452, Saturday, December 12, 8:15pm, $10.

theater Don't nobody bring us no bad news: we've got high hopes for The Wiz Live on NBC tonight. We always loved the Broadway show, though the movie was a shambles. Lots of great tunes by Charlie Smalls, and a cast that includes Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, David Alan Grier, Ne-Yo, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, and the original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, playing Auntie Em.

book Nosh on this: New York's One-Food Wonders: A Guide to the Big Apple's Unique Single-Food Spots, written by Mitch Broder. Stocking stuffer!

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