The Insider

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

Heroes, Victims, Heavies, Patsies From some standpoints, it’s astonishing that Hollywood has spent nearly 100 years telling stories to a large public and managed to miss, largely or entirely, so many of the great issues and movements that have occupied headlines and transformed public life during the past century. But then, just when you’re about [&hellip
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LECTURES/WORKSHOPS Wednesday 11/3 COMFORTS OF HOME: THE EVOLUTION OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE …

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COMFORTS OF HOME: THE EVOLUTION OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE AMERICAN HOUSEHOLD Slide show lecture with historian Merritt Ierley; New York Public Library, 188 Madison Ave. (betw. 34th & 35th Sts.), 592-7000; 5:30, free.   HEALTH ISSUES ANONYMOUS Twelve-step group for those living with a health concern; St Luke’s Roosevelt Center, 324 W. 108th St. (betw. [&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

Written by Matt Zoller Seitz on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

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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Wednesday 11/3 Wednesday 11/3 GREAT PERFORMERS Virtuoso recital series feat. pianist Rohan De …

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GREAT PERFORMERS Virtuoso recital series feat. pianist Rohan De Silva & violinist Itzhak Perlman in their only NY performance; Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, B’way (64th St.), 721-6500; 8, $35-$60.   NY CITY OPERA Puccini’s La Bohème at NY State Theater, 20 Lincoln Center, B’way (64th St.), 870-5570; 7:30, $22-$90 [repeats Sat. at [&hellip
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OUTDOORS Tours & Hikes ADVENTURE ON A SHOESTRING "Hell’s Kitchen Hike," Sat. at …

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ADVENTURE ON A SHOESTRING "Hell’s Kitchen Hike," Sat. at 10:15; "Splendid Grand Central Terminal," Sat. at 12:50; "Haunted Greenwich Village," Sat. at 2:30; "Charming Chelsea," Sun. at 4; "Superb Gramercy Park," Sun. at 12; "Elegant Enclaves," Sun. at 2:45; "Idyllic Island," Sun. at 4:30; 265-2663 for res. & meeting place; $5.   BEHIND THE SCENES [&hellip
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