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movie Opening tomorrow, Pride is a film by director Matthew Warchus (best known for his theater work), starring Imelda Staunton and Bill Nighy, about the true story of an unlikely alliance between gay activists and striking mineworkers during the Thatcher era.

music Mary Black has for decades been singing traditional Irish tunes and pop songs, sounding great doing both. She's launched the final tour of her career and will appear at City Winery on October 26. The album Down the Crooked Road, to be released next month, is a selection of her best work, an aural accompaniment to her autobiography of the same name.

urban design We Own the City: Enabling Community Practice in Architecture and Urban Planning describes how citizens and communities are shaping cities, upending the old top-down model. On Monday, September 29, 6pm, at Trimlab, 252 W. 37th [7th/8th], a celebration of the book's launch.

art Traci Talasco's installation, Rub Me the Wrong Way, opens tomorrow at BAC Gallery, 111 Front [Washington/Adams]. The artist uses sandpaper as a metaphor for outmoded women's roles.

green At Cooper Union's Great Hall tomorrow afternoon, 2-6pm, a symposium called The Five Thousand Pound Life: Land focusing on the need to rethink land use and settlement patterns in the midst of climate change.

opera Anna Netrebko stars as the goading Lady Macbeth in the Met opera version of the Scottish play. See it as part of the Live in HD series on October 11, 12:55pm, for $30. [Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera]

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