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PERFORMANCE ART DEAR GUARDIAN, FAREWELL GRACE Multi-media collaboration of dance & drama …

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Multi-media collaboration of dance & drama by Lance Gries; the Kitchen, 512 W. 19th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 255-5793; Weds.-Sat. at 8, $15.   GREEN & DYING Ian Nagoski & Chris Rice’s continuous sound blipperings accompanied by projected images; Studio 5 Beekman, 5 Beekman Row (betw. Park Row & Nassau), 587-8107; Sat. 2-9, [&hellip
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READINGS Wednesday 11/3 JAMES COCKCROFT Author reads from Mexico’s Hope: An Encounter with …

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JAMES COCKCROFT Author reads from Mexico’s Hope: An Encounter with Politics & History at Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 242-4201; 7:30, $6-$10.   JAMES LOEWEN Author of Lies My Teacher Told Me unveils new work, Lies Across America; Upper West Side Barnes & Noble, 2289 B’way (82nd St.), 362-8835; [&hellip
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SKITS & IMPROV BURN MANHATTAN Improv multimedia comedy; Nada 45, 445 W. …

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Improv multimedia comedy; Nada 45, 445 W. 45th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 502-0868; Fri. & Sat at 10, $8.   camera shy seniors Sketch comedy troupe performs some of their "best of" skits, preceded by Brain Tucker’s stand-up; Gotham Comedy Club, 34 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 591-1820; [&hellip
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STAND-UP COMEDY BLUESTOCKING 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611. …

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172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 330-8611. FRI: "A Tina Named Desire: The Valentine’s Day Special" with Neon Tina, 8, $6, $4 w/used book donation. SAT: TV Head, 12 a.m., $5 [through 11/20]   B. SMITH’S ROOFTOP CAFÉ 771 8th Ave. (47th St.), 592-3909. MON: Cary Hoffman sings Sinatra, benefits food for the [&hellip
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THEATER In Previews GHOSTS Drama taken from Henrik Ibsen’s 1881 tale of a …

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GHOSTS Drama taken from Henrik Ibsen’s 1881 tale of a mother who attempts to escape the power of her late husband; Century Center for the Performing Arts, 111 E. 15th St. (betw. Irving Pl. & Park Ave. S.), 279-4200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mat. Sat at 2, & Sun. at 3, $25 [opens 11/7]. [&hellip
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Pumpkin Love

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From the October compendium gatherum of questionable pumpkin ideas: The Smiling Pumpkin Ale at the Heartland Brewery. A pear and pumpkin tart with cinnamon sauce at the usually excellent and otherwise sane Les Halles. Pumpkin margaritas, pumpkin martinis and pumpkin beer at Tapika. Pumpkin soup, pumpkin mousse, pumpkin cookies and pumpkin tarts at Cookies & [&hellip
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The American Consternation

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Interesting piece, though. Jeff Tidrick, Evanston, IL The American Consternation I’ve been laughing at Russ Smith’s continued frustration with his Talk subscription (10/13). He can’t seem to understand why its publisher has been so lackadaisical about its subscription sales. Well, let me shed a little light on this. When I was an editor at MagazineWeek [&hellip
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READINGS DANNY’S SKYLIGHT ROOM 346 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th …

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346 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 265-8130. WEDS: Sandi with Tony Monte, 9:15, $10 & $10 min. FRI: Heather Gilchriest in "Looking Around Corners For You," 7, $14 & $10 min. SAT: Karen Miller, Gentry Leeland Claussen, Luis Villabon in "Broadway Sing-A-Long," 11. SUN: Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki in "Life is [&hellip
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Rock ALPHABET LOUNGE 104 Ave. C (7th St.), …

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Rock AUBETTE 119 E. 27th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 686-5500. SUN: SUR-BETTE: The restaurant crowd is loyal to itself—all the bartenders, waiters & maitre d’s know each other & grumble collectively at the end of a long night’s work. Where do they grumble? At Murray Hill’s young & sassy French spot Aubette, where [&hellip
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Rock Wednesday 10/27 FACULTY RECITAL SERIES Pianist Zenon Fishbein performs works …

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FACULTY RECITAL SERIES Pianist Zenon Fishbein performs works by Turina, De Falla & Prokofiev; Hubbard Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music, B’way (122nd St.), 749-2802 ext.428; 8, free. L’OPÉRA FRANÇAIS Francis Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine & Darius Milhaud’s Le Pauvre Matelot 20th-century works performed at Sylvia & Danny Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, 68th St. (betw. [&hellip
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