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movie The world's simplest elevator pitch—a guy driving a taxi all day—turns out to be quite a bit more than that in Jafar Panahi's Taxi. The passengers in this Tehran cab reflect a whole world, mostly unknown to Americans.

art Just opened at Noho-M55 Gallery, 530 W. 25th [10th/11th], mixed-media works by Marilyn Henrion in a show called Windows, a resonant exploration of NYC windows, views in and reflections out.

music It's the 50th anniversary festival celebration of the Association for Advancement of Creative Musicians. Their members straddle genres, but jazz is a recurring theme. The celebration consists of performances on four Fridays starting October 9 at the Community Church of New York, 40 E. 35th [Mad/Park]. Tickets and details here.

shopping On October 6, L.E.S. Amis pops up at Rockwood Music Hall, selling vintage and new designer clothing (women's and men's). Proceeds go to The Bowery Mission. Many of the items are donated by the Communion Music performers, who are playing Rockwood that evening. Go for the shopping, stay free for the music.

restaurant Naked Dog, 47 Java [West] 929.337.8096, has opened a block from the water in Greenpoint, serving Italian food, with a Babbo alum at the helm. Prices are gentler than Babbo's; entrees average $25.

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