LECTURES/WORKSHOPS Wednesday 5/30HEALTH ISSUES ANONYMOUSTwelve-step group for those living w/a health …

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HEALTH ISSUES ANONYMOUSTwelve-step group for those living w/a health concern; St. Luke’s Roosevelt Center, 324 W. 108th St., #305 (betw. B’way & Riverside Dr.), 212-362-7214; 5:30-7, free. ISRAELI FOLK-DANCING WEDNESDAYSEvent draws large crowd, w/beginners picking up moves in introductory lesson & then sticking around to hang w/more advanced dancers later on; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington [&hellip
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The U.S.’ Devious “Shoot-Down” Plan; Abalones and Nazis

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Remember that family of evangelical Baptists that got shot up in the Amazon? Let me remind you. Having concluded a bout of predatory spiritual rampages among the hapless Indians along the Peruvian Amazon, this same family was halved in size after a bullet from a Peruvian fighter plane fatally pierced Veronica and Charity Bowers (mother [&hellip
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The Songs of Summer; Doggie Don’t; MUGGER Knows/Doesn’t Know His Dylan; Praise Tiger; Damn Tiger; More

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Christopher Caldwell might be interested to know that the lyric in "Beach Baby" ("Songs of Summer," 5/23) about spilled pop was ripped off from the Beach Boys’ "All Summer Long": "Sittin’ in the car outside your house/’member when you spilled Coke all over your blouse." I’m old enough to remember "Beach Baby" (and even the [&hellip
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MUSEUMS & CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS ACA GALLERIES529 W. 20th St. (betw. 10th …

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529 W. 20th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-206-8080, www.acagalleries.com Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 10:30-6:30; closed Sun. & Mon. Free. "Liberal Voices in the Figurative Tradition," art from first half of 20th Century focusing on social plights [through 6/2]. ACE GALLERY274 Hudson St. (betw. Canal & Spring Sts.), 212-255-5599. Weds.-Sat. & Tues. 10-6; Sun. & Mon. [&hellip
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Ruby’s Short-Staffed at the Gene Pool

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There’s an abrasive edge to Lesley Rankine’s second solo album that lifts it above most of her contemporaries’. Some of this probably comes from her previous sojourn as the fiery Scots singer with London mind-expanding noise terrorists Silverfish. Silverfish were a band notable both for their demonic, exasperating, energetic live shows, where the bass and [&hellip
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Clubs & Lounges ACME UNDERGROUND 9 Great Jones St. …

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9 Great Jones St. (betw. B’way & Lafayette St.), 212-604-4224. See also "Rock ’n’ Roll." MON: KONKRETE JUNGLE: NY’s longest running drum ’n’ bass party–regular DJs incl. Cassien, Del Mar, SoulSlinger, Swingsett & Odi, plus guests; 10:30, $10.   ANGEL 174 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-780-0313. No cover. WEDS: ROCK ’N’ ROLL [&hellip
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Unband Rawks; But Not as Much as Knipfel; Jealous of “Sex with the Family Dog”; MUGGER Rawks; No He Doesn’t; Rest of It Blows; No It Doesn’t; More

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As if there weren’t enough reasons to love the Unband already ("Almost Infamous: The Unband/Def Leppard Tour," 5/16)–their good-time brand of rawk ’n’ roll, their homemade stage pyrotechnics, the way they spit beer on their adoring crowd–Mike Ruffino’s tour diaries are more reason to give the band all your love. It’s hard to believe a [&hellip
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