Bringing Out The Dead

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Taxis & Ambulances Bringing Out the Dead, a comedy about paramedics in Hell’s Kitchen, resembles Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver in a number ways, and Scorsese doesn’t seem to mind. In fact, he invites comparisons, even demands them. Like John Ford making a western, he’s telling the same story over again, yet he’s not. He believes [&hellip
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READINGS Tours & Hikes ADVENTURE ON A SHOESTRING …

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BIG ONION WALKING TOURS This week: "Historic Harlem," Sat. at 1; "Brooklyn Bridge & Brooklyn Heights," Sat. at 1; "Green-Wood Cemetery," Sun. at 1; 439-1090 for info & meeting place; $10, $8 st./s.c. BROADWAY GHOSTS & SCANDALS Blood, Sweat & Pairs expose Broadway’s secrets; Call 946-6375 for res. & meeting place; Sat. & Sun. at [&hellip
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Police State & Prison Time

Written by Megan Shaw on . Posted in Books, Posts

Police State In Wyoming the Immigration and Naturalization Service raids the celebrity town of Jackson Hole, rounding up Latino workers right and left. Arresting them en masse, they write identification numbers on their forearms. Eventually the workers with clean legal status are released, but the undocumented are "transported off to detention in a manure-strewn cattle [&hellip
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READINGS Wednesday 10/20 De Colores Means All of …

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De Colores Means All of Us Book review & discussion on essay that explores racism on college campuses, preceded by dinner/social at 7; Radical Women, 32 Union Sq. E., rm.907 (16th St.), 677-7002; 7:30, free, $6 (dinner). ERIC FONER Author discusses The Story of American Freedom at NY Historical Society, 2 W. 77th St. (Central [&hellip
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Rock’n’Roll Frankenstein Invades Europe

Written by Brian O’Hara on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

I’m the writer/director of a "controversial" movie called Rock ’n’ Roll Frankenstein. I’ve had to sponsor my own grassroots screenings because it couldn’t get into any worthwhile film festivals. It seems the types who run these fests (at least in the USA) are a bunch of prissy little fuckos, or cinephiles if you prefer–especially those [&hellip
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Still Shell-Shocked from Fight Club

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

I was going to follow the Mayor–my model for social discourse–and declare this week Guggenheimy Week, in honor of which my column, already free to the public, would salute Frank Lloyd Wright’s landmark by presenting forthcoming events in an elegant, descending spiral. Alas, the only spiraling descent here will be enacted by my psyche, which [&hellip
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READINGS BURN MANHATTAN Improv multimedia comedy; Nada 45, …

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THE DOG & PONY SHOW SPECTACULAR Spin off of The Dog & Pony Show feat. different show each week; Walkerspace, 46 Walker St. (betw. B’way & Church St.), 995-1979; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $6 [through 10/23]. DOPPELGANGERS Unscripted two-act play structured by audience suggestion; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 539-3896; Thurs. [&hellip
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