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movies Opening tomorrow, Best of Enemies, a documentary about the televised 1968 rhetorical donnybrooks between William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore VidalJem Cohen's Counting is the cinematic equivalent of a flâneur's observations, meditations and insights into contemporary life throughout the world.

photography Photo District News presents The Curator — The Search for Outstanding and Undiscovered Fine-Art Photography at Foley Gallery. It features the work of the six winners of PDN's search, including Amy Friend (pictured).

music From our ace jazz tipster, a recommendation to see Nick Lyons at Scholes Street Studio this Saturday. She notes, "Nick Lyons is one of the most important and original alto saxophone players in the independent jazz scene. He is amazing. He is with a great band here."

art At Tanja Grunert, 33A Orchard [Hester/Canal] 646-918-7761, The Rise of Artistic Tradition, drawings by Bushwick-born Michael Alan.

tour Take an after-hours tour of the restored 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue, offered by the Museum at Eldridge Street, Thursday August 13, 6:30-8. It's $30 per person, which includes a wine reception. RSVP

Robert Irwin at the Whitney (from 2013)

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