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theater Was it a good idea for Aaron Sorkin to adapt Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage? It turns out to have been a great idea. Directed by Bartlett Sher, starring Jeff Daniels, it's in previews at the Shubert.

music Canadian singer-songwriter Erin Costelo, who somehow brings to mind both Dusty Springfield and Nina Simone, has just released her fifth album, Sweet Marie. Ms. Costelo will be at Joe's Pub on November 24.

Also, by all means let 15-year-old (!) British singer Isabelle Brown take you Places.

movie Korean director Lee Chang-dong's compelling new movie, Burning, is based on a Haruki Murakami short story.

book Diane Setterfield's Once Upon a River, out December 4, is storytelling at its best.

wine In the film Somm 3, Aldo Sohm and other world-renowned wine experts put New World Pinot Noirs to the test: can they be in the same league with the great Burgundies of France? Check it out on iTunes as of November 30.

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 7pm: contributors to pushcart prize xliii: best of the small presses 2019 will read from their selections at a book launch hosted by the writers studio. scheduled: cortney lamar charleston, rick moody, thylias moss, oliver de la paz and marisa silver, with an introduction by pushcart press founder and editor bill henderson. strand bookstore (union square), purchase of a signed copy of the book ($19.95) or a $15 gift card required for admission.

fri thru sun: check out what the lic art community has been creating at the annual fall salon, taking place in three venues fri thru sun, and the fall open studios, spanning 50+ spaces sat + sun 12-5pm. free.

sat 7:30pm (weekly thru 12/15): the chamber music society of lincoln center performs beethoven, kodály, and dvorák at tonight's installment of the peoples' symphony concerts classical music series. washington irving auditorium (gramercy), $16.

sat + sun 10am-5pm: get brand-new books of all genres for 50% off cover price at goddard riverside's 32nd annual book fair. proceeds benefit community programs. goddard riverside's bernie wohl center (uws), free admission.

sat + sun 11am-5pm: the seasonal renegade craft fair returns with a fall edition including more than 200 established and emerging independent design and craft vendors. saturday only, the school of visual arts makers market opens their yearly showcase on the second floor. metropolitan pavilion (chelsea), free admission.

sat thru 12/15 (closed sundays and holidays): the school of visual arts honors illustrator roz chast with the 30th annual masters series award and a comprehensive retrospective of her work, including never-before-seen cartooning and illustration work, selections from her books, a new hand-drawn mural, high school notebooks, and more. a talk with the artist will be held at sva theatre on 11/28, and a gallery opening reception will take place on 11/29. sva chelsea gallery, free.

sun 5:30pm: spice up your sunday with the annual brooklyn chili takedown, where you'll get to taste and judge 25 homemade chili recipes. murmrr ballroom (prospect heights), $25.

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