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HEALTH ISSUES
ANONYMOUS


Twelve-step
group for those living with a health concern; St Luke’s Roosevelt Center,
324 W. 108th St. (betw. B’way & Riverside Dr.), rm. 205, 874-7372;
5:30-7.


INFANTICIDE:
THOUGHTS, THEORIES & QUESTIONS


Margaret
Spinelli, authority on mothers who kill their children discusses phenomena of
maternal infanticide; Barnard Hall, 3009 B’way (betw. W. 117th St. &
B’way), 854-2037; 5:30-7, free.


KATHAK WORKSHOP

Sandhya
Desai instructs dance workshop at Lotus Fine Arts Center, 109 W. 27th St. (betw.
6th & 7th Aves.), 627-1076; 7:30-9, $25 [repeats 10/21, 10/22 & 10/23].


NATURAL HEALTH
PROGRAM


Need
more energy? Learn how to rejuvenate, detox & cleanse your body through
food & herbs; NY Open Center, 83 Spring St. (betw. B’way & Lafayette
St.), 219-2527 ext.103; 7:45, free.


Thursday
10/21


GOTHAM WRITER’S
WORKSHOP


Jason Greiff
instructs "Characterization in Screenwriting" at Park Slope Barnes
& Noble, 267 7th Ave. (6th St.), 718-832-9066; 7:30, free.


STOOP POETRY
WORKSHOP


Serious
scribers bring 10 copies of your work to Tribes Gallery, 285 E. 3rd St. (betw.
Aves. C & D), 674-3778; 7:30-9:30, $3 contrib.


CHRISTIAN WITKIN

Photographer
whose work has appeared in Interview, Vanity Fair & Vogue speaks
at The Camera Club of NY, 853 B’way (14th St.), 260-7077; 7, $3.


Friday
10/22


MAKING YOUR
HOME AN AROMATIC SANCTUARY


Learn
to lift your mood & increase your energy through aromatic candles, mists
& diffusers; NY Open Center, 83 Spring St. (betw. B’way & Lafayette
St.), 219-2527 ext.103; 7-10, $35.


Saturday
10/23


GS IMPROV

Greg
Sullivan’s comedy improv workshop for amateurs; Producer’s Club, 358
W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 501-2905; 12-3, $7 [through 12/11].


NEW EUROPE/NEW
IDEAS


BAM
& The New School addresses issues that New Europe ‘99 raised. Panels
incl. "The New Europe Citizen" (Sat. at 11), "Ten Years After
the Wall: A Focus on Eastern & Central Europe, 1989-1999" (Sat. at
2), "Melting Pot or Cultural Diversity: The American & European View
of a Pluralistic Society" (Sat. at 4) & "Putting It Into Practice:
Creating Performances for Unconventional Audiences" (Sun. at 1); BAM, 30
Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn; New School, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.);
229-5488 for info; $5.


SCREENWRITING
WORKSHOP


NYU
professor, Marilyn Horowitz leads monthly workshop about turning your dreams
into screenplays–price incl. lunch; 60 W. 71st St., Su. 1B (betw. Columbus
Ave. & Central Pk. W.), rsvp 496-9631; 12:30-6, $95 [through 12/11].


WORLD WIDE
WEB


New
York Public Library hosts "Introduction to the World Wide Web" workshop,
limited to 8 participants; Donnell Library Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (5th Ave.),
621-0618; 10:30, free [through 10/30].


Sunday
10/24


BONSAI FOR
BEGINNERS


Learn
history of & how to care for your plant–bring lunch; NY Botanical Garden,
200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8747; 10-2:30, $69.


HEALING DEPRESSION

Learn
spiritual & holistic approaches incl. meditation techniques, yoga &
utilization of herbs; Open Center, 83 Spring St. (betw. B’way & Lafayette
St.), 219-2527; 10:30-6, $105.


LEARNING TO
TALK AND LISTEN


Workshop designed
to help people deal with everyday life situations using the basic skills of
improvisation; Performance of a Lifetime, 588 B’way, Su. 403 (betw. Houston
& Prince Sts.), res. req. 343-2884, 4:30-6, free.


TRADITIONAL
CHINESE MEDICINE


Letha Hadady
instructs day-long workshop at China Institute, 125 E. 65th St. (betw. Park
& Lexington Aves.), 744-8181; 10-4, $100.


Monday 10/25


DANCE WORKSHOPS

Flamenco
with Andrea Del Conte (6-7:30) & Middle Eastern with Nadia Moussa (7:30-8:45);
Lotus Fine Arts Center, 109 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 627-1076;
$25 & $20 [through 11/8 & 11/22, respectively].


GS IMPROV

Greg
Sullivan’s comedy improv workshop for experienced students; Producer’s
Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 501-2905; 8-10:30, $10 [through
12/13].


LONG POEM WORKSHOP

Weekly
workshop for select applicants, hosted by poet who’s written for Crazyhorse;
26 E. 63rd St., (Madison), rsvp 421-8875; 8-10, call for price.


THREE TRADITIONS
OF HEALING


Susan Weed
explores scientific, heroic & wise woman variations of healing; Sufi Books,
227 W. B’way (betw. Franklin & White Sts.), 334-5212; 7:30-10, $20-$40.


Tuesday
10/26


ALTERNATIVE
TREATMENTS FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER


ADD
Action Group’s monthly meeting addresses non-medical treatment of Dyslexia,
Autism & other "diseases;" Manhattan Neighborhood Network, 537
W. 59th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), res. req. 769-2457, 7-9, free.


BOOKS: LICENSE
TO TELL?


Author’s
Guild & HBO sponsor panel with New York Magazine’s Michael Wolff,
attorney Martin Garbus & Candace Bushnell, author of Sex in the City;
Center for Communication, 271 Madison Ave., 15th Fl. (betw. 40th & 41st
Sts.), 686-5005, res. req.; 6-8, $10.


HUMAN SEXUALITY–DOES
IT GET BETTER OR WORSE?


NYU Professor Dr.
Ruth Westheimer addresses sexuality issues that aging adults face; The New School,
66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 229-5488; 6, $5.


VERBAL FREE-FORM
MEDITATION


Seminar pertaining
to anxiety, insecurity, fear & violence, monitored by Michael Beckett; Source
of Life Center, 22 W. 34th St., 5th Fl. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), rsvp 330-6587;
7:30-10, $10.


WORK TALK

Tony Alivez hosts
motivational lecture, "How To Stay Focused When Your Future Looks Fuzzy"
at St. Jean’s High School, 175 E. 75th St. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.),
949-9300; 6-8:30, $10 contrib.


WORLD WIDE
WEB


New York Public Library
hosts "Introduction to the World Wide Web" workshop, limited to 8
participants; Donnell Library Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (5th Ave.), 621-0618; 10:30,
free [through 10/26].


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