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movie A new documentary opening in theaters on Friday, available also On Demand and from iTunes, A Place at the Table by Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush is about the appalling issue of hunger in our own country (particularly appalling because it is clearly fixable), in which one in four people, many of them children, are uncertain where they'll find their next meal.

music Anthony D'Amato, Jonah Tolchin and Joe Fletcher perform at Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery [2nd St.] 212.228.0228, tomorrow night (3/1). With musicians like this, the contemporary folk music is definitely going to sing. We've got a pair of tickets to the 7:30pm show to give away; email us with Bowery Electric in the subject line. We'll do a random drawing at 1pm today and announce the winner on our blog. You can download D'Amato's Hank William's Tune here.

shopping Step back—Sweden's fashion one-off Gudrun Sjödén opens her first New York clothing store on March 8 at 50 Greene [Broome/Grand]. And taking a cue from the street name, the store will be, according to the designer, "a green oasis for all the colorful women of New York."

theater Carousel by Rodgers and Hammerstein has one of the greatest Broadway scores ever written. Hear for yourself when the NY Phil, with the help of Kelli O'Hara, Nathan Gunn, and Stephanie Blythe, make the case, through Saturday.

art Opening tomorrow at Howard Greenberg Gallery, 41 E. 57th [Mad] 212.334.0010, photographs and paintings by William Klein, who will be on hand for a reception on March 14, 6-8pm. His paintings from the 1940s and 1950s have been rarely seen. Abstract silver gelatin photomurals and black and white images of New York as well as his fashion photography for Vogue are part of the retrospective. Klein is also a filmmaker and the Museum of Art and Design will show six of his works in March and April in a series called Without Compromise. Today's image at top is from his 1966 movie Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo?

National treasure WFMU starts their fundraising marathon next week. They'd love your pledge then or even now!

A new mystery from Hilary Davidson is always good news. Her third, Evil in All Its Disguises, set in Acapulco and NYC, is out March 5.

Al Gore is at powerHouse Arena, March 8, $45-$50.

[Correction: We got something wrong in yesterday's article The Completists. The Old York Library is no longer at CUNY—it is in Columbia's Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library.]

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