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tv Happy words: The Crown Season 2. Watch a screening of the first episode at 92Y on Monday, December 4, 7:30pm, $40. Wait, it gets better: Claire Foy and Matt Smith will be there to talk about the series! The Crown returns to Netflix on December 8.

movies Sublime is the word for Jean Renoir's The Crime of Monsieur Lange, now at Film Forum, sporting a new 4K restoration. This 1936 movie is also surprisingly timely.

1945 takes place on an August day in that year when an Orthodox Jewish man and his son arrive in a small Hungarian town.

music Ideally, you would first experience British singer-songwriter Bruno Major in front of a crackling fire. But even sans fireplace, Major is a warm blanket on a cold night. He's going on his first North American tour this winter and will play Bowery Ballroom on March 6. Check him out here.

Haochen Zhang is the youngest person to win the Van Cliburn competition; he's making his solo debut at Carnegie's Zankel Hall tomorrow night. Tickets

photography At the Robin Rice Gallery, an exhibition of photos by Luciana Pampalone that coaxes the 1930s out of Peconic Bay.

food Brave the lines at Cafe China, 13 E. 37th [5th/Mad] 212.213.2810, for Dandan noodles and other Sichuan delights.

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 sun various times: find traditional foods, decorations, handmade apparel + accessories, and more at the annual norwegian seamen's church and swedish seamen's church christmas fairs.

sat + sun 10am-5pm: save 50% on brand-new books of all genres that have been donated by publishers at the 31st annual goddard riverside community center book fair (uws), with proceeds supporting anti-homelessness and anti-poverty programs.

sat + sun 11am-6pm (+ weekends 12/2-17 at industry city): 200 indie makers sell gifts, home goods + decor, jewelry + accessories, paper goods, treats, and more at the 13th annual holiday renegade craft fair. metropolitan pavilion (chelsea), free admission.

sat 2pm: for the release of the long-awaited album by steve martin and the steep canyon rangers, martin will sign copies of the cd/lp at barnes + noble 86th + lexington (ues). wristbands for entry will be distributed with purchase of the cd at this location starting at 9am.

sat 8pm: string orchestra of brooklyn presents mahler's symphony no. 1 with a specially assembled 75-piece expanded orchestra at st. ann and the holy trinity church (brooklyn heights). $15 general, $10 students/seniors.

sun 4pm (monthly): classic album sunday: learn the story behind and listen to fela kuti's gentleman (1973) and zombie (1976) from start to finish on vinyl + super-hi-fi equipment. magick city (greenpoint), $10.

thru 3/25: instagram alert: erwin redl's new public art installation, whiteout, transforms madison square park's central lawn into a suspended blanket of white led lights. free.

thru 4/22: 'rodin at the brooklyn museum: the body in bronze' presents 58 sculptures by auguste rodin on the centenary of the artist's death. brooklyn museum (prospect heights), suggested admission: $16 general, $10 students/seniors.

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