Rock ROCK ACME UNDERGROUND 9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. …

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ACME UNDERGROUND 9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 420-1934. WEDS: Skacme with Standpipe Siamese, Crimson, Spider Nick & The Mad Dogs, Glasshouse. THURS: Just Rope, Smoking Cactus, North Amercia, Wounded. FRI: Wad, Caesar Pink, Superchink, Karen Rush, Mink Lungs, Mankind. SAT: Jimi Haza, Sarah Lentz CD release, Sweet & Meaty Party. SUN: Halloween with Allegra. [&hellip
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Men In Decline

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There are currently five films in theaters that, to greater or lesser degrees, ponder the state of modern manhood–Fight Club, American Beauty, Being John Malkovich, The Boys and Boys Don’t Cry. They range in tone from sardonically amused to mournful and bewildered. But in writing about them, it is important–crucially important–to understand that they describe [&hellip
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A Hideous and Ghastly Halloween Week

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

For pretty much that reason I advise steering clear of the annual Halloween Parade. Though it supposedly has an illustrious history and remains a queer-culture staple, I’ve never experienced anything at this event besides police barricades–tons of ’em–penning in thousands and thousands of outer-borough beef cattle and woo-girls. Well, at least it’s scary. (10/31, from [&hellip
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Rock NATALIE MERCHANT 10/27 at The Town Hall, 123 …

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MOBY 10/28 at Roxy, 515 18th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 307-7174, 9, $23-$25. RICKY MARTIN 10/28 at Madison Square Garden, 2 Penn Plaza (34th St.), 465-MSG1, 8, $38-$98. TYPE O NEGATIVE 10/29 at Roseland, 239 W. 52nd St. (betw. 8th Ave. & B’way), 249-8870, 7:30, $17.50-$19.50. SCORPIONS 10/30 at Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West [&hellip
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READINGS DANNY’S SKYLIGHT ROOM 346 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th …

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346 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 265-8130. WEDS: Sandi with Tony Monte, 9:15, $10 & $10 min. FRI: Heather Gilchriest in "Looking Around Corners For You," 7, $14 & $10 min. SAT: Karen Miller, Gentry Leeland Claussen, Luis Villabon in "Broadway Sing-A-Long," 11. SUN: Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki in "Life is [&hellip
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READINGS Wednesday 10/27 MARILYN Marilyn Monroe exhibit; Staley Wise Gallery, 560 B’way (betw. …

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MARILYN Marilyn Monroe exhibit; Staley Wise Gallery, 560 B’way (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 966-6223, 11-5, free [repeats Thurs.-Sat. & Tues. 11-5, through 11/13]. UNSEEN Photographer Robert K. Sharpe displays photos of NY’s homeless at 5th Ave. Presbyterian Church, 5th Ave. (55th St.), 247-0490; Weds.-Tues. 12:30-4, free [through 10/31]. WHITE TRUFFLE FESTIVAL Truffle cooking demonstrations [&hellip
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Magnificent Oddity

Written by Jonathan Kalb on . Posted in Posts, Theater

Magnificent Oddity For the third year in a row, before the theater season is two months old, I’ve seen a production that I’m sure–without prejudice to any future show–will be one of the pinnacles of my year. In 1997 I had this feeling with Ivo van Hove’s version of O’Neill’s More Stately Mansions. In 1998 [&hellip
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Rock ALPHABET LOUNGE 104 Ave. C (7th St.), …

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Rock AUBETTE 119 E. 27th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 686-5500. SUN: SUR-BETTE: The restaurant crowd is loyal to itself—all the bartenders, waiters & maitre d’s know each other & grumble collectively at the end of a long night’s work. Where do they grumble? At Murray Hill’s young & sassy French spot Aubette, where [&hellip
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READINGS NECROMANCE, A NIGHT OF CONJURATION Magic, comedy & skepticism with Derek …

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Magic, comedy & skepticism with Derek Hughes as he communicates with unseen forces & conjures spirits; Dixon Place, 309 E. 26th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 532-1546; Fri. & Sat. at 8, $12, $8 st./s.c. [through 10/30]. SOMETHING TO DROWN FOR Monica Zanes’ painting exhibition & interpretative dance piece with song; Grove St. Playhouse, [&hellip
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Rock Wednesday 10/27 FACULTY RECITAL SERIES Pianist Zenon Fishbein performs works …

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FACULTY RECITAL SERIES Pianist Zenon Fishbein performs works by Turina, De Falla & Prokofiev; Hubbard Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music, B’way (122nd St.), 749-2802 ext.428; 8, free. L’OPÉRA FRANÇAIS Francis Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine & Darius Milhaud’s Le Pauvre Matelot 20th-century works performed at Sylvia & Danny Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, 68th St. (betw. [&hellip
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