SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
Dissident Arts Festival?Progressive artists speak out for social justice in the fifth annual festival. Nov. 6, The Brecht Forum, 451 West St., 212-242-4201; 3 p.m., $6+. Coleridge and Patti Smith?Patti Smith's eighth concert at the Metropolitan Museum devotes a program to the world of Khubilai Khan and the poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave., 212-535-7710; 7 p.m., $40+. Symphony Space Thalia?The Pocket Opera Players presents Space in the Heart, A Jazzopera. Following the one-act opera, the cast and instrumentalists will perform a set of original songs and jazz standards. Symphony Space Thalia, 2537 Broadway, 212-864-5400; 7:30, $25+.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7
American Ballet Theatre?ABT offers a sneak peek of The Nutcracker by Alexei Ratmansky, prior to its world premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Peter B. Lewis Theater, 1071 5th Ave., 212-423-3587; 7:30, $10+. IFPDA Print Fair?The International Fine Print Dealers Association celebrates the 20th edition of its art fair. Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Ave., www.printfair.com; $10+. Matthew Bourne?Bourne's Swan Lake returns to New York with a blend of dance, humor and spectacle. New York City Center, 131 W. 55th St., 212-581-1212; times vary, $25+.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8
Repertorio Español?Legendary flamenco and Spanish dancer Pilar Rioja presents her new dance, Habanera, with musical accompaniment by Cuban composer and singer Guillermo Portabales. Gramercy Arts Theater, 138 E. 27th St., 212-225-9999; $25+.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9
Notes From Underground?Theatre for a New Audience presents Yale Repertory Theatre's production of the revolutionary novella by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Jerome Robbins Theater, Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 W. 37th St., 212-868-4444.