READINGS FAMILY ACTIVITIES BROOKLYN HISTORY FAIR Artist Ron Baron …

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BROOKLYN HISTORY FAIR Artist Ron Baron helps children create 25-foot towering sculpture which will be displayed until 2000; Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza (Ocean Pkwy.), 718-230-2767; Tues. 10-2, free. FAMILY ART WORKS! Parents & kids learn printmaking techniques with Louise Nevelson; the Educational Alliance, 197 E. B’way (Jefferson St.), 780-2300 ext.428; Sun. 10:30-12 & [&hellip
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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: Half Man Wonder, Satanicbuttslayer, The Trollups, Miss Fortune. THURS: Custard Wally, Modesty Blaze, Immoral Fibres, Disturbed, Founin, The Heartdrops, The Kowalkis, The Penumbra, Uncle Fondle. FRI: Wad, Caesar Pink, Superchink, Karen Rush, Mink Lungs, Mankind. SAT: Squirrels from Hell, Kiwi Lip Bomb, Swampbelly, Flavor Seargeant, [&hellip
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Who Does Oliver Cromwell Remind You Of?

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McGinn/Cazale Theater 2162 Broadway (76th St.), 4th fl., 279-4200, through Oct. 31. Tinpot Cromwell Three and a half centuries ago, following a catastrophic civil war, the government of England was entrusted to a man with even more contempt for pluralistic democracy than the current Mayor of New York. According to his biographers, Oliver Cromwell wasn’t [&hellip
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Woofstock Week

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Soon, we hope, young, upper middle-class white people who loudly talk shit about "film" in public places will chatter instead about Fight Club, which opens Friday, and which deals with some of the same issues as Beauty in an immeasurably less smug way. The other big cinema event this week is the Dreyer retrospective at [&hellip
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Beefcake

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All Male Thom Fitzgerald’s Beefcake, an odd but likable documentary-docudrama twofer, takes us back to the 1950s, when muscle magazines flourished. These publications served up Olympian images of slicked-up studs with beatific expressions, flexing in the name of fitness; they asked readers to admire the beauty and manliness of the models’ carefully sculpted physiques, and [&hellip
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Marie Irene Fornes & Judy Elkan

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Signature Theater, 555 W. 42nd St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 244-7529, through Oct.10. Splattered Despite an impressive career nearly four decades long in the American theater and a reputation among serious critics scarcely short of reverence, the Cuban-born playwright Maria Irene Fornes remains relatively unknown to theatergoers in her adopted country. She belongs to [&hellip
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