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September 13, 1999 Issue

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FALL PREVIEW
Movies
No more Mr. Bad Guy? With American Beauty, Kevin Spacey shows his romantic side; Emily Watson's maternal instinct in Angela's Ashes.

Theater
Ruthie Henshall puts it together for Stephen Sondheim; the slings and arrows of Liev Schreiber's fortunes.

Television
Action figures: Hollywood is skewered in the season's hottest sitcom; Ric Burns's New York; grown-up dramas that don't pander.

Pop Music
Will Lil' Kim come clean on her new album? Bryan Ferry gets back in the swing of things.

Nightlife
With "Rockstar Loft," software honcho Terry Donovan angles to become the Richard Branson of clubland.

Dance
Prima ballerina Suzanne Farrell pays homage to her masters, from Balanchine to Béjart; choreographer Susan Marshall plays exorcist to the century's evil spirits.

Classical Music
Spouting off: New operas based on Moby Dick, The Great Gatsby, and Dracula; new music for the millennium; the strange case of the disappearing tenor.

Books
Susan Faludi feels men's pain; Jonathan Lethem's volatile P.I.

Art
At MOMA, modern is dead -- long live the Modern; Ingres is back in fashion; rediscovering the expansive West of photographer Carleton Watkins.

Architecture
Back to the future with Charles and Ray Eames; restoring Radio City's Art Deco splendor and the soaring space under the 59th Street Bridge.

Restaurants
At his new Danube, David Bouley reconnects with Mitteleuropa -- in TriBeCa; Chanterelle's David and Karen Waltuck pig out.

Shopping
Nicole Farhi sets up shop in the old Copacabana -- just across Madison Avenue from Donna's new flagship.


GOTHAM
Art and commerce collide; on the Lower East Side; runway talk on the gridiron
GOTHAM STYLE Fashion as child's play; this season's must-have micromini

DEPARTMENTS
The National Interest
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY

The Waco-obsessed right wants Reno's scalp, not answers

Media
BY MICHAEL WOLFF

The story line Hollywood missed: Tinseltown in the nineties is starting to resemble Detroit in the seventies -- obsolescence rules

MARKETPLACE
Smart City
BY HEATHER ROBINSON

Tending the flock: Local synagogues that welcome nonaffiliated Jews to their Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services

Sales & Bargains
BY SHYAMA PATEL

In Chinatown, massages that won't break your back (or your bank)

CUE
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