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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Casey Kait and Stephen Weiss’ Digital Hustlers, the Please Kill Me of Silicon Alley

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It’ll be okay with Casey Kait and Stephen Weiss if their book Digital Hustlers (ReganBooks/HarperCollins, 344 pages, $26) becomes known as the Please Kill Me of Silicon Alley. They readily admit that the oral history of punk rock was a model for their oral history of New York’s dotcom rise and fall. There will surely [&hellip
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Atlantis Has Been Found by Canadians and Commies, If Anyone Cares; Demolition String Band at Rodeo Bar; “Russian Comedians” Rock Brooklyn Variety Show; Comic Books Honor 9/11; Future Is Now at Remote Lounge

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Last month, a team of explorers backed by a Canadian venture (Canadians found Atlantis, ugh) confirmed the existence of large, underwater stone structures off the coast of Cuba’s Guanahacabibes Peninsula. The team first spotted these structures back in 2000, so they called in a robot. It went down in July and photographed huge, smooth blocks–looking [&hellip
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ART Galleries The Arsenal Gallery 64th St. (5th Ave.), …

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The Arsenal Gallery 64th St. (5th Ave.), 212-360-8163, www.nyc.gov/parks Weds.-Fri., Mon. & Tues. 9-5; closed Sat. & Sun. Free. "Greener Pastures: A History of Bronx Parks 1880-2001," exhibition of photographs chronicling recreational spaces in the Bronx [through 9/6]. The Gallery at the American Bible Society 1865 B’way (betw. 61st & 62nd Sts.), 212-408-1500, www.americanbible.org Weds., [&hellip
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ART Galleries AIGA 164 5th Ave. (betw. 21st …

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AIGA 164 5th Ave. (betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 212-807-1990, www.aiga.org Mon.-Fri. 11-6. Free. "Roadshow: Dutch Graphic Design 1990-2001," examples of Dutch design incl. posters, books & architecture [through 8/30]. Allen Sheppard Gallery 135 W. 24th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-989-9919, www.artbackroom.com Tues.-Sat. 12-6. Free. "The Art of Seeing: summer2002group" focuses on those [&hellip
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