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New Sounds Live
Mos Def teams up with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus and chamber players from the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra for the New Sounds Live concert at the World Financial Center Winter Garden. (Wednesday, 7 p.m., FREE, World Financial Center Winter Garden, 200 Vesey St., 212-417-7050, artsworldfinancialcenter.com)

Festival

Marco Polo Festival
Celebrate the unique heritages of lower Manhattan with the Marco Polo Festival. Chinatown and Little Italy meld together for the festival, which includes a procession and performances (from noon to 4 p.m.) that showcase the convergence of Eastern and Western culture that coexists in this unique neighborhood. (Saturday, starts at 11 a.m., 62 Mott St. to Hester Street, btwn Mott and Mulberry sts., 212-566-2729, tbnc.org)

 
 

Meet the filmmaker

Wes Anderson
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Wes Anderson will be on hand at the Apple Store on the Upper West Side to discuss the 10th anniversary of his wacky family comedy-drama “The Royal Tenenbaums.” The film premiered in 2001 at the New York Film Festival. (Thursday, 7:15 p.m., FREE, Apple Store, Upper West Side, 1981 Broadway, 212-209-3400, apple.com/retail/upperwestside)

Movie screening

‘World’s Best Dad’
FREE movie, snacks and booze — what could be better on a Tuesday night in the city? Head to the Andaz Hotel Wall Street for a FREE Rooftop Films screening of “World’s Best Dad,” along with complimentary snacks and spirits. Stay after to schmooze with director Josh Gross and stars from the film. (Tuesday, 7 p.m., first come, first served, FREE with RSVP to events@nymag.com, Andaz Hotel Wall Street, 75 Wall St., 718-417-7362, rooftopfilms.com)

Tour

Woodlawn Cemetery open house
Start getting in the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve with a tour of some mausoleums at the Woodlawn Cemetery. Woodlawn is celebrating its 147-year history with the unveiling of its National Historic Landmark designation and is also offering FREE fall foliage tours, peeks inside some famous mausoleums and a show to boot. (Sunday, tours begin at 2 p.m., FREE, Woodlawn Cemetery, Jerome Ave. and Bainbridge Ave., Bronx, RSVP to 718-920-1463 x500 or nhl.thewoodlawncemetery.org)


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