DANCE ALPHA OMEGA DANCE Six choreographers, Eleo …

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Six choreographers, Eleo Pomare, Leni Wylliams, Martial Roumain, Al Perryman, Sduduzo Ka Mbili & Enrique Cruz DeJesus, pres. six dances at Theater of the Riverside Church, 91 Claremont Ave. (betw. 120th & 122nd Sts.), 212-749-0095; Fri. & Sat. at 8, $15, $10 adv.   AMERICAN BALLET THEATER This week, an adaptation of Franz Lehár’s The [&hellip
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SKITS & IMPROV BLOCK THIS KICK Comedy variety …

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Comedy variety show w/changing theme. This week: "Teasing," kids can be so cruel; Barrio, 99 Stanton St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 212-533-9212; Tues. at 8, $5 contrib.   BON BOCK Three one-act plays deal w/drinking, drugs & self destruction–put on your happy face; The Red Room, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd [&hellip
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FAMILY Activities BIG HELP Nickelodeon hosts long-running interactive outreach …

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BIG HELP Nickelodeon hosts long-running interactive outreach program for kids ages 7-15 interested in helping their environment, feat. games & workshops on topics like water preservation; Hudson River Park, Pier 25, West Side Hwy. (Chambers St.), 212-533-PARK; Sun. 10-2.   CENTRAL PARK CONSERVATORY Conservancy offers basketball, climbing courses, fitness programs & more; North Meadow Recreation [&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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Monica Coghlan, the Tiny Hooker with the Big Trick

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The story broke–as this kind of Peck’s bad boy story invariably seems to break–in the tabloids. A bleary photograph of a man handing an envelope to a woman stared out from the pages of the Oct. 26, 1986, issue of Britain’s News of the World. The man: Michael Stacpoole, spin doctor for then 46-year-old Conservative [&hellip
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THEATER In Previews BLUR Tale of teenager who discovers she’s loosing …

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BLUR Tale of teenager who discovers she’s loosing her sight & her comic companions; City Center, 131 W. 55th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-581-1212; Weds.-Sun. & Tues. at 7:30, Sun. at 7, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 3, $20-$40 [opens 5/17, through 6/24].   THE DOG PROBLEM Dark comedy about a man, his [&hellip
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Redford Disses Norton; Hitchens Defends Himself; Cockburn Plays Dr. Ruth for Rudy

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Robert Redford has given Interior Secretary Gale Norton the cold shoulder. Last week Norton sent an invitation to the movie star in his aerie at Sundance in the Wasatch Mountains above Salt Lake City, asking if he would care to present at the release of a condor raised in captivity. Norton added that "You and [&hellip
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FAMILY Activities BIG HELP Nickelodeon hosts interactive outreach program …

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BIG HELP Nickelodeon hosts interactive outreach program for kids ages 7-15 interested in helping their environment, feat. games & workshops on topics like water preservation; Hudson River Park, Pier 25, West Side Hwy. (Chambers St.), 212-533-PARK; Sun. 10-2.   CENTRAL PARK CONSERVATORY Conservancy offers basketball, climbing courses, fitness programs & more; North Meadow Recreation Center, [&hellip
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The Nerve and Arrogance of Missionaries

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Everyone is now overfamiliar with the event of several weeks ago, when an American missionary mother and her daughter were killed by a bullet fired at their plane, which a Peruvian fighter pilot decided was running drugs. While it was first a poignant human tragedy, it was also a political one, especially since American antidrug [&hellip
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