JAMES JOYCE’S THE DEAD James Joyce’s The Dead …

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Playwright’s Horizons 416 W. 42nd St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 279-4200, through Nov. 28. The Deadly In 1939, Henry Miller added his voice to the chorus of prestigious detractors who had greeted James Joyce throughout his career: "At bottom there is in Joyce a profound hatred for humanity–the scholar’s hatred. One realizes that he [&hellip
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THEATER In Previews ICE ISLAND: THE WAIT FOR SHACKLETON Like the book Alive, …

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ICE ISLAND: THE WAIT FOR SHACKLETON Like the book Alive, but on a remote island in Antartica, directed by Marjorie Duffield; The Melting Pot, 311 W. 43rd St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 279-4200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mats. Sat. at 2 & Sun. at 3, $35 [opens 11/14].   LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC [&hellip
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FAMILY BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN Brooklyn’s lovely Botanic Garden offers free admission to …

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Brooklyn’s lovely Botanic Garden offers free admission to visitors entering before noon on Saturdays, free for under age 16 at all times & Tuesdays are free all day; Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave. (Eastern Pkwy.), 718-622-4433, ext. 216; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10-6.   CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF ART Museum [&hellip
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FILM & VIDEO Wednesday 11/10 BAMCINÉMATEK Bo Widerberg retrospective. Today, 1976s The Man …

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BAMCINÉMATEK Bo Widerberg retrospective. Today, 1976s The Man on the Roof is screened at BAM Rose Cinema, 30 Lafayette Ave. (Ashland Pl.), Brooklyn, 718-636-4157; 5:30 & 8:30, $8.50, $5 st./s.c. [through 11/12].   MIX FILM FESTIVAL Gay & lesbian film festival screens more than 150 works. Opening night feat. Super 8 mm "Gang Girls 2000" [&hellip
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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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STAND-UP COMEDY BLUESTOCKING 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611. …

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172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611. FRI: "A Tina Named Desire: The Valentine’s Day Special" with Neon Tina, 8, $6, $4 w/used book donation. SAT: TV Head, 12 a.m., $5 [through 11/20]   B. SMITH’S ROOFTOP CAFÉ 771 8th Ave. (47th St.), 592-3909. MON: Cary Hoffman sings Sinatra, benefits food for the [&hellip
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FAMILY brooklyn botanic garden Brooklyn’s lovely Botanic Garden offers free admission to …

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Brooklyn’s lovely Botanic Garden offers free admission to visitors entering before noon on Saturdays, free for under age 16 at all times & Tuesdays are free all day; Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave. (Eastern Pkwy.), 718-622-4433, ext. 216; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10-6.   children’s museum of the arts [&hellip
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THEATER In Previews GHOSTS Drama taken from Henrik Ibsen’s 1881 tale of a …

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GHOSTS Drama taken from Henrik Ibsen’s 1881 tale of a mother who attempts to escape the power of her late husband; Century Center for the Performing Arts, 111 E. 15th St. (betw. Irving Pl. & Park Ave. S.), 279-4200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mat. Sat at 2, & Sun. at 3, $25 [opens 11/7]. [&hellip
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Herzog’s Best Fiend

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American Movie directed by Chris Smith Gods and Monstrosities "I am clinically sane," Werner Herzog insists in one of the clashes he had over a decade-long working relationship with the late actor Klaus Kinski. In his documentary-memorial My Best Fiend, Herzog reviews that battle of egomaniacs with dignified candor. Speaking in English over the original [&hellip
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