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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OTHER EVENTS BORDERLANDS: TEXAS POETRY REVIEWSeeks emerging & established artists for …

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Seeks emerging & established artists for Fall/Winter 2001 issue, visit www.borderlands.org for submission & guideline info; deadline is July 1. CHRISTOPHER BRIAN WOLK PLAYWRITING AWARDThe Abingdon Theatre Co. will award $1000 to an emerging playwright. Submit three copies of your work w/SASE to 432 W. 42nd St., 4th fl. NYC 10036 by June 1 or call [&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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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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THEATER In Previews COMPANIA Una absurda comedia que cuestiona la naturaleza …

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COMPANIA Una absurda comedia que cuestiona la naturaleza de las relaciones humanas; Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk St. (Delancey St.), 212-529-1948; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, mat. Sun. at 4, $12, $10 st./s.c. [opens 5/27, through 6/10].   THE CREDEAUX CANVAS Trio of youths take on Lower East Side & idealism; Playwrights Horizons at the [&hellip
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