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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SKITS & IMPROV BLOCK THIS KICK Comedy variety …

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Comedy variety show w/changing theme, "Puzzles & Words" feat. stories about math problems, word puzzles & drinking games; Barrio, 99 Stanton St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 212-533-9212; Tues. at 8, $5 contrib.   BON BOCK Three one-act plays deal w/drink, drugs & self destruction. Put on your happy face; The Red Room, 85 E. [&hellip
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Dr. Ogata’s International Danger Spots; Squeezebox Goodbye Parties; GBH Comes to CentroFly, Satanicide to Brownies; New Yorker Fest

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For example, over in Sri Lanka, the government has agreed to a tenuous cease-fire with a group of separatists called the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam, who claim ownership of the northern Jaffna Peninsula. The two sides have been fighting for 18 years, with the government of Norway trying to settle things on behalf of [&hellip
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