CONCERTS WEDNESDAY 10/20 RIVERSIDE SYMPHONY George Rothman conducts symphony in "The Lyric Element," …

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RIVERSIDE SYMPHONY George Rothman conducts symphony in "The Lyric Element," tribute to Aaron Copland at Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B’way (65th St.), 721-6500 or 864-4197; 8, $25-$40. THURSDAY 10/21 MUSIC FOR THE SPIRIT St. Francis of Assisi Church hosts free weekly midday concerts. Midtown Concerts consist of both secular & sacred music, performers incl. St. [&hellip
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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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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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Q&A With Craig Baldwin

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Spectres of the Spectrum directed by Craig Baldwin Working out of his gadget-cluttered basement studio in San Francisco’s Mission district, Craig Baldwin has handcrafted a unique body of subcultural cinema in the past decade. He’s the unabashed Unabomber of underground film, assembling volatile collages of found footage into paranoid stream-of-consciousness narratives that touch on conspiracy [&hellip
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