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'Philip Roth: Unmasked'
"Philip Roth: Unmasked" provides a behind-the-scenes look at the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Portnoy's Complaint" on the eve of his 80th birthday. In candid interviews, Roth discusses his upbringing, his literary influences and his work. The movie also features interviews with Mia Farrow, Jonathan Franzen and others. The 8:10 show on Wednesday is sold out, but tickets are first-come, first-served at the box office on the day of the show for the other showings. (Wednesday - March 19; 1 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 8:10 p.m. & 10:10 p.m.; FREE, Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St., 212-727-8110, filmforum.org)

Food

FREE Pinkberry
Pinkberry is opening up a new location on the Upper West Side, and to celebrate the occasion Tuesday, the store will be offering FREE samplings of frozen yogurt and future offers - including buy one, get one FREE and a free small yogurt with toppings. Stop by for a tasty treat. (Tuesday, 5-10 p.m., FREE, Pinkberry 93rd & Broadway, 2508 Broadway, pinkberry.com)

Author Event

Sheryl Sandberg in conversation with Chelsea Clinton
Lean in close to get the dish on issues concerning females in corporate leadership positions from Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. She'll be discussing her latest book, "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead," with Chelsea Clinton. Yes, that Chelsea Clinton. (Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., FREE, Barnes & Noble Union Square, 33 E. 17th St., 212-253-0810, bn.com)

Film

'Haiti Redux'
This documentary details the rebuilding of buildings and infrastructure development in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. The NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, which collaborated with Fountainhead Transmedia on the film, presents the first NYC screening of "Haiti Redux" this Wednesday. (Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., FREE, NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, 212-998- 4900, haitiredux.org)

Biking

Bike New York FREE Bike Commuting 101
As the weather gets warmer - soon, we hope! - it's time to snap on those helmets and ride over to Bike New York's FREE Bike Commuting 101 class this Wednesday at Eastern Mountain Sports. The class is great for beginners looking to get in shape or experienced riders who want to get back up to speed after the winter. Walk-ins welcome. (Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., FREE, Eastern Mountain Sports, 530 Broadway, bikenewyork.org)

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