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Marc Jacobs continues to create reliably great clothing. He's at 92Y talking with Fern Mallis on November 6 (an alternative to Election Night), $29.

The Sea and Cake, too, continues to be reliably great, still making music that straddles rock, jazz, and electronica.

Plan ahead: pop stylist Jessie Ware plays Bowery Ballroom January 17, 2013.

theater Here's the deal: 24 actors, 6 writers, 6 directors, 6 short plays written and rehearsed in one day: it's The 24 Hour Plays, a benefit for Urban Arts Partnership, November 12, American Airlines Theatre. This year's lineup includes Billy Crudup, Brooke Shields, Gabourey Sidibe, Liev Schreiber, Rosie Perez, Jack McBrayer, and Seth Green.

movie Michael Moore calls it one of the best movies of the year. Israeli director Arnon Goldfinger's The Flat, a documentary about cleaning out the apartment of his late grandmother in Tel Aviv, and the secrets that are revealed about her previous life in Berlin. This one will stay with you. Opens tomorrow at Lincoln Plaza and IFC (where the director is on hand this Friday and Sat, 7:30 & 9:45).

photography At the Nailya Alexander Gallery, 41 E. 57th [Mad/Park] 212.315.2211, New York: Stieglitz to Titarenko, 30 or so images of New York by extraordinary photographers from the past 100 years.

food and wine From MSG, the Masters of Social Gastronomy, a talk on October 30, 7pm, at Brooklyn's Public Assembly about taboo foods. Free, RSVP.

California's Scholium Project is making some of the most interesting wines in the country (here's the Times profile from a few years back). Abe Schoener, the winemaker, is at Astor Center, sharing flights and stories about the wines he creates. November 1, 6:30pm, $59

politics What will unlock the Latino Vote? The Economy vs. Immigration is the topic tonight, 6pm, at the Theresa Lang Center, 55 West 13th [5th/6th]. Maria Hinojosa moderates a panel that will "explore the tensions in the complex relationship that has evolved between the Latino electorate and the presidential candidates." Free, but reserve.

art Opening tomorrow at ISE Cultural Foundation, Life Drawing by Minseop Yoon, that features interiors reflecting the daily habits and preferences of the artist and the meanings that can be inferred from those objects in those spaces.

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