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art Artist Edie Nadelhaft lives in NYC, but frequently gets out of town to see the country on her motorcycle. Her new show, Evening in America, captures the mystery of twilight, revealing beauty in familiar scenes from the great out there. Opens December 12 at Lyons Wier Gallery, 542 W. 24th [10th/11th] 212.242.6220.

theater It's not until February, but this one's going to sell out: Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in Mack and Mabel at City Center. Many consider this to be Jerry Herman's best score.

music It's been 13 years since the last album from The Who and 34 years since their first album. The new recording, Who, is out today—and they still sound great.

movie The Disappearance of My Mother is a fascinating, not always comfortable, documentary by Beniamino Barrese about his mother, Benedetta Barzini, an iconic fashion model of the '60s.

food Three varieties of Bûche de Noël are now available at Maison Kayser: dark chocolate, berry, and chestnut. $42

skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious

Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.

fri thru 12/25: ifc center presents its annual run of frank capra's 1946 christmas classic it's a wonderful life, with an in-person introduction by mary owen, star donna reed's daughter at select screenings. ifc center (greenwich village), $16 general, $13 seniors.

fri thru sun: the nutcracker gets the art-nouveau treatment with new york theater ballet's hourlong production of the classic holiday ballet. brookfield place's winter garden (fidi), free.

sun 10am-5pm (sundays thru 12/29): holiday nostalgia rides are back! go back in time while riding vintage 1930’s-era subway cars along the f, a, and d lines in manhattan every sunday thru the end of the year. free with your metrocard swipe.

just a few of the many holiday markets popping up this weekend:

• brooklyn holiday book fair. the old stone house (park slope). sat 11am-5pm.

• bust craftactular. industry city factory floor. sat + sun 11am-7pm.

• greenpointers holiday market. greenpoint loft. sun 1-7pm.

• phoenicia flea. the williamsburg hotel (williamsburg). sat + sun 11am-6pm.

• strasbourg-colmar-mulhouse christmas market. bowling green (fidi). fri thru 12/22.

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