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City Week: October 8 – October 13

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 Fall for Dance—It’s back and better than ever—five programs (performed twice) featuring as diverse and impressive an array of dancers, companies and choreographers as you’ll find anywhere. Tickets are always scarce, but there are cancellation lines before each show. Worth it to score [&hellip
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City Week: September 30 – October 7

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 Forbidden Passion—A highly theatrical adaptation of the classic weepie Brief Encounter (itself based on a Noel Coward short play), this production has prestige and theatrical magic written all over it. Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., 212-719-1300; times vary, $37-$
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City Week: September 24 – September 30

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Allen Houston Friday, September 24 Pipilotti Rist: Heroes of Birth—Rist already seduced many with her MoMA atrium installation; now comes a chance to check out new videos from the Swiss artist, including “All or Nothing,” a triptych of mounted LCD screens that is surrounded [&hellip
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City Week: September 17 – September 23

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Allen Houston Friday, September 17 Russian Revolution—Poet Alex Galper introduces Battleship Potemkin, considered one of the world’s most influential films. The Sergei Eisenstein film commemorates the uprising aboard a battleship, one of the pivotal events of the Russian Revolution of 1905. Rubin Museum of [&hellip
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City Week: August 20 – August 26

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Hannah O’Grady and Shilpa Agrawal FRIDAY, AUGUST 20 Senior Citizen Jin Shin Jyutsu—Open to senior citizens, this is a peaceful way to start your afternoon. Join Judith Janus, practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu, to harmonize your mind, body and spirit with various exercises. DOROT, [&hellip
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City Week: August 13 – August 19

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Friday, August 13 Mostly Mozart—The 2010 Mostly Mozart Festival continues with Osmo Vanska, called “a conductor of genius” by The New Yorker, leading the Festival Orchestra in a performance of Mozart’s D-Minor Piano Concerto and Symphony No. 40. Avery [&hellip
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City Week: August 5 – August 12

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Thursday, August 5 Celebrating Color—Lincoln Center hosts Art + Revolution: Celebrating Black August! as part of its Free Thursdays schedule sponsored by Target. The event combines music, movies and discussion to commemorate the month of African-American culture. David Rubenstein [&hellip
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City Week: July 29 – August 5

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Thursday, July 29 Creative Writing 101—Professional writers teach an hour-long class on creative writing, hosted by the Gotham Writers’ Workshop. Barnes & Noble, 150 E. 86th St., 212-369-2180; 7 p.m., Free. Design on Wheels—The Museum of Arts and Design [&hellip
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Review: Shakespeare in the Park

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Pacino shines in ‘Merchant’; ‘Winter’s Tale’ intoxicates By Deirdre Donovan Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice has meant very different things at very different times. It began its stage life with a comic Shylock in a false nose and evolved through the centuries into a drama of great pathos. But whether you see this play as [&hellip
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