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Machetero. Controversial film dramatizing Puerto Rican independence, soundtrack by Puerto Rican punk band RICANSTRUCTION. Julia de Burgos Theater, 2nd floor, Latino Cultural Center, 1680 Lexington Ave. (betw. 105th & 106th Sts.), no phone, info@barriocinema.com; 7, $7. 4 Artists + 4 Bands = Art + Music. Chill to floating planets and nervous cabaret, Shannon MacGregor, Morgan [&hellip
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Quantum physics with author Brian Greene. Teeny particles, how time works, how to go back to the future to kill Hitler. Kaufmann Concert Hall, The 92nd St. Y, Lexington Ave. (at 92nd St.), 212-415-5500; 8, $25. The Be Film Underground Film Festival. The best national and international short films in animation, documentary, experimental and narrative. [&hellip
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Peter & The Wolf, Artanker Convoy, Heavy Creatures. Finally a good band from Liverpool. Union Hall, 702 Union St. (at 5th Ave.), Park Slope, B’klyn, 718-638-4400; 8, $8. Peter Bjorn and John, Fujiya & Miyagi, Au Revoir Simone. We call this one the first-name bill. Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (betw. 3rd & 4th [&hellip
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Spock’s Beard. There’s just no way to make fun of a band called Spock’s Beard that they haven’t already thought of themselves. B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-997-4144; 8, $30/$35. Steve Wilson’s Generations. The alto and soprano saxophonist shows us why he’s favored by Diane [&hellip
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Acid Mother’s Temple, Mammatus, Alasehoutek. This ain’t your mamma’s heavy Japanese psychedelic collective. Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St. (betw. B’way & Church St.), 212-219-3132; 8, $13/$15. Sean McCaul, animal nudity, Top Down. Let’s just hope PETA doesn’t find out about this—exploiting the poor, naked creatures without even giving them top billing. Club Midway, 25 Avenue [&hellip
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Casper & The Cookies, The Besties, The Icicles, Normandy, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Not actually an Elephant 6 band, but they play one on tour. Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 212-253-0036; 8, $7. Cracker. Hey, hey, hey, like being … shhhh! It’s an all-acoustic show, so be [&hellip
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Stephen Petronio Company. Premiere of The Ship Song, music by Nick Cave. Joyce Theater, 175 8th Ave. (betw. 18th & 19th Sts.), 212-691-9740, $40/$30 (members). Female Female-Impersonator. Comic Michele Balan. LBGT Center, 208 W. 13th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-620-7310; 7, $25-$50. An Evening with Farley Granger. In person signing copies of Include [&hellip
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