Here Come Steve Wynn’s Miracles

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This polejack used to head up a band called the Dream Syndicate, the ultimate son-of-the-Velvets aggregation. The unmistakable influence of the VU has been stamped on many groups: Hackamore Brick, the Modern Lovers, the Feelies, Yo La Tengo, Love Child, the Mistaken, etc. But no group was ever more unabashed about it than the Dream [&hellip
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On Tour New dates noted in boldBEACON THEATER2124 B’way (74th St.), …

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BEACON THEATER2124 B’way (74th St.), 212-496-7070. The Holmes Brothers (6/19); Widespread Panic (7/18-7/19). CARNEGIE HALL157 W. 57th St. (7th Ave.), 212-247-7800. Live concert of "O Brother Where Art Thou?" feat. Alison Krauss & Union Station, John Hartford, Gillian Welch, Ralph Stanley, Norman Blake, Dan Tyminski, Chris Thomas King, Fairfield Four, The Whites, The Cox Family, The [&hellip
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America’s Pearl

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Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor supposedly ended the era of American innocence. Nothing could be further from the truth. Japan started off as an imperial power and ended up as America’s prized possession in its Asian empire. Since 1945 almost every aspect of Japan’s foreign, military, economic and financial policy has been determined by the [&hellip
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Lucky to Have the Black Crowes

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Twelve years ago, when the feuding Chris and Rich Robinson first hit it big with an Otis Redding cover, the world was just recovering from the overload of spandex and hairspray that had taken over rock music. The Black Crowes, juking and jiving with Southern sincerity, were a welcome sight among the "produced to paper-thin" [&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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STAND-UP COMEDY BOSTON COMEDY CLUB 82 W. 3rd …

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82 W. 3rd St. (betw. Thompson & Sullivan Sts.), 212-477-1000. WEDS & THURS: Brian Scolaro, Kevin Hart, Warren Holstein, Judah Friedlander, Russ Meneve, 9:30, $8 & 1 drink min. FRI & SAT: Jim Norton, Pete Correale, Patrice O’Neale, Rich Vos, DC Benny, Russ Meneve & Dave Edwards, 8, 10 & 12:15 a.m., $12 & 2 [&hellip
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FILM & VIDEO Wednesday 5/23 FROM THE COLLECTION …

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FROM THE COLLECTION Marathon screening feat. Strangers with Candy (ugh) plus unaired pilot; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-621-6800; Sat., Sun. & Tues., call for times & prices [through 5/24].   NICK PARK’S WORLD: THE ECCENTRIC ADVENTURES OF WALLACE & GROMMET Ninety-minutes of Wallace & Grommit [&hellip
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