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photography Works from the 1970s and 80s taken in India by Derry Moore are at sepiaEYE, 547 W. 27th [10th/11th], in a show called Vintage + Color.

event House of SpeakEasy, a literary cabaret series, presents Falling for Perfection at City Winery on June 23. Quite a lineup: Emma Straub (author of the new book The Vacationers, which Janet Maslin in the Times called "one of the summer's most entertaining novels"), New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff, Barnard president Deborah Spar and the Daily Show's head writer Eliot Kalan, among others. [Photo: Jennifer Bastian]

music Ravid Kahalani's band Yemen Blues, puts Yemenite, West African and jazz sounds into the hands of first-rate musicians with memorable results. They're playing Highline Ballroom on Friday, June 13.

arts FIGMENT is at Governors Island this weekend, which means the return of this popular, annual and free arts event, with art projects that will be participatory fun (think paint, play and dance) for the whole family. Their installations, such as minigolf, will be there until mid-September. [Photo: Nolan H. Rhodes]

food Two of our favorite food purveyors, Russ and Daughters and Murray's Cheese, have expanded. More is better. Now you can eat at Russ and Daughter (frabjous day!) and Murray's keeps expanding the idea of a cheese shop, this time with a antipasto bar.

crafts San Fran's Makeshift Society comes to Williamsburg—it's a 4,000 square foot membership workspace for freelancers by day and at night offers classes—crafts and others of interest to freelancers and small business owners.

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