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tv The South Slope's SuperCollider hosts a Doctor Who 50th anniversary trivia night on Saturday, November 16th, 7pm, $5. The show returns November 23 on BBC America with The Day of the Doctor, a 50th-anniversary special. [Photo above: © BBC 2013]

music Jake Smith, who performs as The White Buffalo, has a new album out called Shadows, Greys, & Evil Ways. It's a concept album in which the singer-songwriter tells the story of a man who enlists to fight in Iraq and what happens when he returns home. We have a pair of tickets to give away for his show at Highline Ballroom on Sunday, November 17, 8pm. Just send us an email with White Buffalo in the subject line by 4pm today. We'll announce the winner on our blog. [Photo: Myriam Santos]

Mollie Katzen, author of the 1977 classic Moosewood Cookbook, has written a new cookbook, her twelfth — The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation. Ms. Katzen will be at Appellation Wine, 156 10th [20th] 212.741.9474, on Wednesday, November 20, 6:30pm, for a talk with Sara Moulton. Tickets are $47, which includes a copy of the book.

not food Starting November 16 at the Museum of Natural History,
The Power of Poison, a new exhibition, sounds as crowd-pleasing as toxins ever get. The show looks at poison in nature, in history, as medicine and as a star player in murder through the ages.

dickens If you're reading The Goldfinch, you've spotted the many Dickens allusions and themes of this tale. That may put you in the mood for some actual Dickens. Check out director Mike Newell's new movie version of Great Expectations, opening Friday. The 1946 version by David Lean, though, is definitive. Should you want to see the painting that plays a key role in Donna Tartt's novel, the Carel Fabritius work is in the show Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis at the Frick.

sales Up to 70% off bags, sunglasses, clutches and accessories at the Judith Leiber sample sale, 11/19-22, 9-7, 11/23-24, 11-7
225 5th [26th/27th]… The Aroc Urtu trunk show features the new collection, with a 20% discount. At Lost Wax Studio, 171 Elizabeth [Spring/Broome] 646.485.1117, 11/15, 3-7pm, 11/16, 2-6.

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