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closely as Anywhere But Here, a moving story of the prickly relationship between an eccentric, deluded mother and her withdrawn, brooding teenage daughter making a new life for themselves in Los Angeles.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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Princess Mononoko

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Nature’s Way In this epic Japanese animated film about a war between humans and animal gods for control of an enchanted forest, nature is not merely a setting. It is a living being. It breathes and feels. Writer-director Hayao Miyazaki alternates images of calm and ferocity with a single-mindedness that suggests religious fervor. If you [&hellip
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ON TOUR IGGY POP 11/4 & 5 at Irving Plaza, 17 Irving …

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11/4 & 5 at Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Pl. (15th St.), 777-6800, $22.50-$25.   BRYAN FERRY 11/5 at Beacon Theatre, 2124 B’way (74th St.), 496-7070; 8, $35-$75.   BJORN AGAIN 11/6 at Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Pl. (15th St.), 777-6800, $20-$22.   counting crows, gigolo aunts, joe 90 11/7 at Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34th [&hellip
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OTHER EVENTS Wednesday 11/3 KEITH HARING APOCALYPSE Exhibit at Dietch Projects, 75 Grand …

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KEITH HARING APOCALYPSE Exhibit at Dietch Projects, 75 Grand St. (betw. Wooster & Greene Sts.), 343-7300; call for times [through 12/31].   Thursday 11/4 ARTISTS’ PUBLICATIONS & EDITIONS FAIR Four day fair with opening reception today at 5; Printed Matter, 77 Wooster St. (betw. Spring & Broome Sts.), 925-0325; 5-9, free [repeats Fri. & Sat. [&hellip
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