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talk Two hundred or so plans devised over 200 years: Never Built New York by Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell explores a counterfactual New York and it's as fascinating as you'd expect. Hear more on November 14, 7pm, when the Mr. Lubell is LIVE from the NYPL along with Daniel Libeskind, Elizabeth Diller and Steven Holl.

comedy You may remember David Mills from this turn as Augustus Corbin in the movie Florence Foster Jenkins. But there's more to Mr. Mills than that. The American-born, London-based actor is also a genuinely funny comic, along the lines of a Noel Coward and David Sedaris love child. He's playing two shows at Pangea in the East Village tomorrow night, 7 and 9pm, $20.

art/movies At the Whitney, Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905—2016 looks at the ways artists have appropriated (if that's not too loaded a word) cinematic devices and techniques into other arts.

movie Loving is about the plaintiffs in the Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court ruling but the movie doesn't look at them as plaintiffs—simply as two people in a relationship— which makes it all the more bruising…MoMA's The Contenders series starts November 10, screening their picks for the year's best films. 'Loving' is one of them.

music The Brooklyn-based Molinari brothers comprise the French Horn Rebellion, technopop that's made for the dance floor. Their new album, Classically Trained, has just been released. [Photo: Shervin Lainez]… Bon Iver has added three NYC shows to their performance schedule—December 5, 6, 7. Tickets go on sale at noon today.

workshop The Reboot workshop, held tomorrow, is designed to get you thinking and talking about career goals.

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 7:30pm: writer ta-nehisi coates moderates a panel discussing 'from the margins to the mainstream: high art vs. low art in france and the u.s.' with the wire creator david simon, french and american graphic novelists, and a spoken word artist. part of the third annual festival albertine. albertine (ues), free.

sat + sun 10am-6pm (weekends thru 3/26): the brooklyn flea moves indoors for the season with a holiday market featuring 75 vendors and 25 smorgasburg food sellers. skylight one hanson (fort greene), $1 admission.

sat 5-11pm (monthly): this month's free target first saturday at the brooklyn museum presents an evening of programming inspired by the upcoming presidential election, with music by slavic soul party!, a performance by brown girls burlesque, and comedy from baratunde thurston, sherrod small, and christian finnegan. food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. free admission.

sun 2-5pm: get your fill of $1 dumplings from 20 restaurants, carts, and food trucks at the fifth annual momo crawl in jackson heights. $5 gets you a map of the participating locations offering veggie and meat options, and you can vote for your favorites at the end.

thru sun: go print crazy this weekend with the international fine print dealers association print fair (thru sun, $20), international print center new york's printfest (thru sat, free), and the prints gone wild! affordable print fair (fri 6pm-1am, free).

thru 11/23: the museum of the moving image (astoria) presents 25 acclaimed nonfiction films from the first decade of the cinema eye honors. opening weekend features screenings and in-person discussions with laura poitras (citizenfour, the oath, my country, my country), jason kohn (manda bala), and more. $12 admission may be applied to same-day admission to the museum.

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