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Plan B In The N-Y-C

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A new study by the City Council reveals that allowing pharmacies to sell emergency contraception over the counter rather than by prescription has been successful in helping to reduce unwanted pregnancies and abortions. Shocking, guess that’s the end of the whole supply and demand thing. EC, or Plan B, is a hormonal contraceptive that prevents [&hellip
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NYPicks Tonight

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Laura Veirs. The singer-songwriter brings her folk-inflected music to town and she is ripe for discovery by a wider audience—that means you. Blender Theatre at Gramercy, 127 E. 23rd St. (betw. Lexington Ave. & Park Ave. S.), 212-777-6800; 7, $15. Cooch Sexxy Circus Porno Dance Party. Benefit to aid victims in Darfur. dance all night [&hellip
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Arctic Monkeys, Be Your Own Pet. If I were to be my own pet, I think I would be an arctic monkey. Then I’d be a teenage rock star millionaire. Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 W. 34th St. (at 8th Ave.), 212-307-7171; 6:30, $30. Spank Rock, Ghostface, Roxy Cottontail, DJ Nick Catchdubs. Get slapped on the ass [&hellip
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The Gourds, Sim Redmond Band, Kelly McRae. The Gourds’ hyper-literate honkytonk Americana grows on you like muscadine vines on an old elm tree. Except they don’t choke you to death. And they don’t produce muscadines. Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (betw. Bowery & Chrystie St.), 212-533-2111; 7:30, $15. Jackie Factories’ Night of a Thousand Stevies [&hellip
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Captured! By Robots, The Teddy Bear Orchestra. The rockinest human slave around. Luna Lounge, 361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer St.), B’klyn, 718-384 7112; 7:30, $10. Vintage 007, Spies A Go Go: Octopussy. If you like pussy, watch Roger Moore (in his last James Bond flick) flirt with jewel smuggler Maude Adams, masquerading as a crocodile, [&hellip
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Alice Smith. It’s just a matter of time before she pulls a Winehouse on us. Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St. (at Ave. A), 212-260-4700; 7, $12. 8 Minute Dating. Meet eight single “professionals.” Slate, 54 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-989-0096; 7:30-9:30, $40. Devious Delights mid-week “Play Group.” Celebrate spring by [&hellip
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Point Break LIVE! Absurdist stage adaptation of the 1992 Keanu Reeves/Patrick Swayze extreme-sports film; a Keanu will be selected at random from the audience (show run extended). Milagro Theater (CSV Cultural Center), 107 Suffolk St. (betw. Rivington & Delancey Sts.), 212-352-3101; Fri. 8, Sat. 7 & 10:30, $20 (includes beer). Chemistry. Sensual loft party featuring [&hellip
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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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