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theater Isak Dinesen's story Babette's Feast became an international film hit in 1987 and has now been turned into a play starring Michelle Hurst (Orange Is the New Black). Performances begin at Theatre at St. Clement's on March 14.

art Opening February 28 at Lévy Gorvy, an exhibition of work by Martial Raysse, whose work in the late 1950s is seen as precursor to pop art.

movie You can't call yourself a hardcore film buff if you're not familiar with the works of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, the late German filmmaker about whom John Waters said, "Seeing a Fassbinder retrospective is better than drugs, liquor and sex put together." The British Film Institute has put together this helpful guide Where to begin with Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The big news, though, is Film Forum's screening of the epic Eight Hours Don't Make a Day, a 1972 mini-series previously unreleased in the U.S. In the cast, among the Fassbinder regulars, is the essential Hanna Schygulla.

music If Dutch pianist and composer Joep Beving didn't exist, we'd have to invent him. He's a one-man antidote to nerves jangled by a world gone mad. [Photo: Rahi Rezvani]

book A book for binge-reading: I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by the late Michelle McNamara. On Tuesday, February 27, Patton Oswalt, Ms. McNamara's husband, will be at the NYPL discussing his wife's compelling journey on the trail of a serial killer.

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