PERFORMANCE ART BROTHER Multimedia show pres. "songs your mother …

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Multimedia show pres. "songs your mother never taught you;" P.S. 122, 150 1st Ave. (E. 9th St.) 212-477-5288 or ps122.org, Thurs.-Tues. at 8:30, $20.   FAKESHOP: CAPSULE HOTEL Inspired by a Tokyo hotel room, this combination movie, audio installation & digital image gallery attempts to convey isolation & interconnectivity–the website is pretty disturbing at www.fakeshop.com/capsule_hotel/; [&hellip
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The New Republic’s Curious Political Puddle; Just as Confused as Tom Daschle; Next Stop: A Federal Holiday on Crazy Horse’s Birthday

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Granted, Master Peter Beinart‘s place-holder editorship of The New Republic has produced a pale version of the provocative magazine two of his predecessors, Michael Kelly and Andrew Sullivan, oversaw during the 1990s, but it has a herky-jerky quality that’s not altogether boring. The May 21 issue is an apt example: The cover, which shows an [&hellip
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Rich Sport

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Last weekend I had to skip Rufus Albemarle’s wedding in Havana Vieja in favor of a cold boardroom in Geneva. Although an unforgiving foe of Fidel’s and everything he stands for, I was actually looking forward to visiting Havana, if only for the fact that the nearest McDonald’s is 90 miles away. Lord Albemarle is [&hellip
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CABARET ARCI’S PLACE 450 Park Ave. S. …

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450 Park Ave. S. (betw. 30th & 31st Sts.), 212-532-4370, www.arcisplace.com Shows $25-$50 & $15-$25 min. WEDS & THURS: Philip Officer," 9. FRI & SAT: Philip Officer," 8:30 & 11. SUN: Bobby Belfry, 8; Philip Officer, 3. MON: Herb Strauss, 8. TUES: Philip Officer, 9.   DANNY’S SKYLIGHT ROOM 346 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th [&hellip
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She’s So…addicted: Q&A with Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott

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Working with longtime producing partner Timbaland, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott changed hiphop with her 1997 debut Supa Dupa Fly. Missy, refusing to squeeze herself into the narrow confines of the female rap artist profile (sweet diva or tough slut, take your pick), created her own framework of stardom, where she could do and say and act [&hellip
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READINGS Wednesday 5/16 ON THE WALL FICTION MFA types read; …

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ON THE WALL FICTION MFA types read; Cornelia St. Cafe, 29 Cornelia St. (6th Ave.), 212-989-9319; 6, free.   Thursday 5/17 A TRIBUTE TO ANNE SEXTON W/Betsy Andrews, Marie Howe & Chris Stroffolino; Cooper Union, 51 Astor Pl. (3rd Ave.), 212-254-9628; 7, $8.   Friday 5/18 PINK PONY WEST Open mic plus Miriam Stanley of [&hellip
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Classical Concerts Wednesday 5/16 TRIBUTE TO JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL Ode …

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TRIBUTE TO JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL Ode to late flutist incl. masterpieces of chamber music performed by mixed ensemble; Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 E. 65th St. (5th Ave.), 212-734-2130; 7:30, $15.   Thursday 5/17 ELECTRONIC INTERPRETATIONS Thomas Buckner performs "world music" coinciding debuts of Mari Kimura, Alvin Lucier, Leo Smith, Blue Gene Tyranny, Noah Creshevsky & David Wessel; [&hellip
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The Harder They Come: How Did Curators Rise to Such an Exalted Place in the Art World?

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Few roles in the art world command as much power and prestige today as that of the global curator. Virtually unchallenged powerbrokers and tastemakers, curators spin big-time international contacts and frequent-flyer miles into an endless number of grandiose, important-seeming phenomena. Proliferating mega-museum-exhibitions, biennials and, more recently, curated "book-xhibitions" are all testaments to their rapidly growing [&hellip
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