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closely as Anywhere But Here, a moving story of the prickly relationship between an eccentric, deluded mother and her withdrawn, brooding teenage daughter making a new life for themselves in Los Angeles.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

Written by Godfrey Cheshire on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

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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What, Me Prickly?

Written by Adam Heimlich on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Too many liberals suck at thinking for themselves. Bern’s success among the youth wing of Hillary Clinton’s political base just goes to show how that demographic forgets to be offended if the right buzzwords aren’t uttered. James Carville has made a career out of shouting out those very cues at moments opportune for his Democratic [&hellip
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Rock Rock ACME UNDERGROUND 9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. WEDS: Champagne …

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ACME UNDERGROUND 9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. WEDS: Champagne Francis, Corrosive 8, Elephant Driver, Rocky Velvet, Jimson’s Lyric. THURS: Shag, Steve Cainero & The Cowards, Free Sample, Tribe of Djemebe. FRI: Kara Stover, The Suckers, Package, Deloris Slim, The Meanwhiles, Toulouse. SAT: Flux Feely CD Release, Gone Again, Seeing Voices, Jasper, Favorite Son, [&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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