LECTURES/WORKSHOPS Wednesday 11/10 HEALTH ISSUES ANONYMOUS Twelve-step group for those living with a …

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HEALTH ISSUES ANONYMOUS Twelve-step group for those living with a health concern; St Luke’s Roosevelt Center, 324 W. 108th St. (betw. B’way & Riverside Dr.), rm. 205, 874-7372; 5:30-7.   NUTRITION FOR CANCER PREVENTION Workshop offers diet advice for breast cancer prevention; Sol Goldman YM-YWHA, 344 E. 14th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 780-0800; [&hellip
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Rosetta, The Silence, Dogma & Iranian Film

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Symphonies For the Bedeviled Rosetta ends with a pulsating life signal, just like Majid Majidi’s recent New York Film Festival offering Color of Heaven. But unlike that Iranian film, the effect is not treacly. Everything the directing-writing team Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne do in this, their second dramatic feature, is brusque, clean, invigorating. Their rigorous [&hellip
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Rock ACME UNDERGROUND 9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. WEDS: Squint, …

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9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. WEDS: Squint, Congregation, Dulce, Mother Bacchus. THURS: Comacho, Cecil, John Strahm, Pony Express. FRI: Yahooteee Mormons, Arc, Satanicide, The Equation, Thomas Till 4. SAT: Teresa Dinan, Morealle, The Weekend Bowlers, Ressurection, Monkey Love, Foujin.   ARLENE GROCERY 95 Stanton St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 358-1633. Free. WEDS: [&hellip
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ANYWHERE BUT HERE Anywhere But Here directed by …

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Earth and Heaven Not many Hollywood movies listen to their characters as closely as Anywhere But Here, a moving story of the prickly relationship between an eccentric, deluded mother and her withdrawn, brooding teenage daughter making a new life for themselves in Los Angeles. The film gives its characters room to breathe and live. The [&hellip
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ON TOUR PET SHOP BOYS 11/11 at Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34th …

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11/11 at Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Avs.), 564-4882; 8, $35-$45.   PRIMUS, INCUBUS, BUCKETHEAD 11/11 at Roseland, 239 W. 52nd St. (betw. 8th Ave. & B’way), 249-8870; 7:30, $22.50-$25.   DAVID GRISMAN QUINTET 11/13 at Town Hall, 123 West 43rd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Avs.), 307-4100, 8, $37.50-$30. [&hellip
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Film in Film in The Mirror The …

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Meanwhile, Iranian cinema has become semi-big among the ever-fewer American cinephiles who still devote serious attention to subtitled films, yet this, too, has entailed simplifications. The greatest reduces an extraordinarily complex artistic and cultural phenomenon to a rudimentary impression based on a handful of films of fairly recent vintage. That’s understandable, perhaps, and forgivable until [&hellip
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OTHER EVENTS Wednesday 11/10 A BOX OPERA NYPress’ Jonathan Ames takes on stunt …

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A BOX OPERA NYPress’ Jonathan Ames takes on stunt artist David Leslie during tonight’s "performance art boxing" event. Other participants incl. Sarah East Johnson, drag king Shelly Mars, artist Zero Boy & Michael "Soy Bomb" Portnoy; Orensanz Center, 172 Norfolk St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 477-5288; 8, $20.   SPEAK TO ME Series at [&hellip
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A Box Opera, A Poetry Olympiad & Hiphop’s Silver Anniversary

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So let’s enjoy this week’s dazzling bounty of events, which crackles underfoot like a blazing carpet of leaves. But hey, don’t step on those boxers. Yeah, they’re actually performance artists, but don’t think for a second that the bout between Jonathan Ames and David Leslie is one of those acrobatic nonplays that rope tourists in [&hellip
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OUTDOORS Tours & Hikes ADVENTURE ON A SHOESTRING "Trendy No Mad Land," Sat. …

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ADVENTURE ON A SHOESTRING "Trendy No Mad Land," Sat. at 12; "Far West 14th St. Area," Sat. at 2; "Haunted Greenwich Village," Sat. at 3:45; "Marvelous Murray Hill," Sun. at 9:30; "Splendid Grand Central Terminal," Sun. at 11; "Terrific Turtle Bay," Sun. at 12:30; "Elegant Enclaves," Sun. at 3; 265-2663 for res. & meeting place; [&hellip
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