Ruskin’s Runaway Countess

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The story it tells is one that most people have probably heard at one time in some form or another, whether they know it or not. It’s probably most readily available in Parallel Lives, Phyllis Rose’s 1983 study of five idiosyncratic Victorian marriages. Briefly, Gray left Ruskin–more or less for the Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett [&hellip
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OUTDOORS Tours & Hikes ADVENTURE ON A SHOESTRING "We’re Giving Thanks to You, …

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ADVENTURE ON A SHOESTRING "We’re Giving Thanks to You, New York," Fri. at 12:30; "Walk Off the Turkey Stroll," Fri. at 3; "Fabulous Flushing, Queens," Sun. at 11:30; "Haunted Greenwich Village," Sun. at 2:50; "Superb Gramercy Park," Sun. at 4:30; 265-2663 for res. & meeting place; $5.   BERNIE’S NY TOURS Learn the history of [&hellip
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All About All About My Mother directed by …

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Still, it ain’t all that. Almodovar’s manifesto takes the predictable form of a deluxe soap-comedy about sexual confusion and romantic travail. Cecilia Roth plays Manuela, whose son Esteban (Eloy Azorin) is killed on his 17th birthday after attending a performance of A Streetcar Named Desire. She journeys back to Barcelona where he was conceived to [&hellip
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PERFORMANCE ART GOD? Kenneth Blake Golding’s comical multimedia look at "What is …

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Kenneth Blake Golding’s comical multimedia look at "What is God?" incorporates song, dance & interviews; Snapper-Bear Studios’ Main Stage, 8 Bond St. (betw. B’way & Lafayette Sts.), 533-0558; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $30 [through 12/18].   STOMP British percussion performance troupe; Orpheum Theater, 126 2nd Ave. (betw. 7th & 8th Sts.), 477-2477; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. at [&hellip
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READINGS Wednesday 11/24 ROCKY SULLIVAN’S READINGS Weekly readings. Today, Michael Patrick McDonald reads …

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ROCKY SULLIVAN’S READINGS Weekly readings. Today, Michael Patrick McDonald reads from Lost Souls-A Family Story from Southie; Rocky Sullivan’s, 129 Lexington Ave. (betw. 28th & 29th Sts.), 725-3871; 8, free.   WILD WEDNESDAYS Viviana Grell & Irene Mallinger host open mic with featured readers each week, this week, Don Zirilli; New World Coffee, 107-24 Continental [&hellip
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CLUBS & LOUNGES ALPHABET LOUNGE 104 Ave. C (7th St.), 780-0202. WEDS: …

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104 Ave. C (7th St.), 780-0202. WEDS: DRAG NITE: MC Gadget hosts new night feat. Kurfew DJs Pussy-Lee, Peter Pan & Evan Image; 10, $5.   ANGEL 174 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 780-0313. WED: DIASPORA: DJ’s Geoff & Vanessa blend reggae, Latin, deep house, hiphop, soul, jungle & jazz; 10, free. TUES: [&hellip
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SKITS & IMPROV ANTISLAM Rev. Jen hosts a scorn free open mic; …

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Rev. Jen hosts a scorn free open mic; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-7570; Weds. at 8, $3.   BURN MANHATTAN Improv multimedia comedy; Nada 45, 445 W. 45th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 502-0868; Fri. & Sat. at 10, $8.   camera shy seniors Sketch comedy troupe [&hellip
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