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  1. Image Is EverythingWriters? What writers? Visual talents dominate the week at the 92nd Street Y.
  2. Gimme Three StepsCity Center’s $10-for-everything, world-class Fall for Dance festival seems too good to be true, and tickets are going fast. These three small […]
  3. New York’s FinestLocal bands of the moment come home.
  4. Spin ControlDance music may not be the dominant form it was a few years back, but don’t count out rump-shaking just yet.
  5. Holy WeekWhether you’re celebrating Rosh Hashanah or just a standard-issue autumn week, spiritual matters dominate the bookstore scene.
  6. Playing FavoritesWe asked five music obsessives to pick a recent album they can’t stop listening to.
  7. The Political AgendaBush-bashing books (and the Coulter voters on the other side) are everywhere, as everyone starts casting an eye toward the midterm elections.
  8. Top of the PopsThis week, a parade of stars take Manhattan. Who’s worth the ticket price?
  9. New York, New YorkBummed to be back in town after a summer full of weekend escapes? Embrace the surroundings by taking in an event that celebrates the city.
  10. New York CoolThose few end-of-summer warm-not-hot days are precious—and perfect for a mellow (and free!) outdoor jazz concert.
  11. Turn Off Your TVTwo of the city’s top comedy troupes work outside the box.
  12. The Siren Festival: A Survival GuideHow to get through Coney Island’s annual indie-rock bonanza on July 15.
  13. Kids, Tweens, Teens, and the Parents Who Struggle to Entertain ThemServe cotton candy at a BBQ, go to a skate park, and ride the newest roller coaster.
  14. Download ThisFive genres, five sure-to-be hits.
  15. Bathing Beauties, 98-lb. Weaklings, Preeners, and Their Admirers THE AGENDA IF YOU ARE … Take a private cooking lesson from Wooden Spoon chef Allison Fishman, who has devoted her life to […]
  16. Home Sweet HomeFlag-waving isn’t often embraced in the literary world. But we’re a pretty patriotic bunch when it comes to our own city’s history.
  17. Talking PointsJune marks the 35th anniversary of the Pentagon Papers ruling, and this week the experts speak their minds.
  18. Sounds Good, Eh?Three indie acts from up North mark Canada Day! on June 25 at Central Park Summerstage.
  19. Medical Marvel #1Eighty-nine-year-old conductor with heart problems. Too old and sick for surgery.
  20. Out and AboutThere’s more to Pride Week than circuit parties and parades.
  21. Park It HereThese cultural events—all in or around great New York parks—can be part of a full day of outdoor leisure, now that summer weather is here.
  22. Don’t Cover Your EarsThe innovative Bang on a Can Marathon of adventurous new music is back, and this year it’s free (June 4 in the Winter Garden at the Wo […]
  23. It’s Not TVWhat? You can meet those people you see on the television screen in real life?
  24. We’re Here, We’re . . .An evening of smart talk about gender issues at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.
  25. Now You See Them, Now You Don’tTwo revered writers give rare public readings.
  26. But What They Really Want to Do Is . . .The best way to stalk your favorite (or least-favorite) actor is to go hear his band.
  27. Welcome Back to the JungleTwo eighties giants come to town.
  28. Mommy and MeMother’s Day events that you and Mom might both enjoy.
  29. All That JazzTwo experimental-music icons come to the Stone, the East Village’s premier jazz spot.
  30. A Little Night MusicThis week, seize the opportunity to catch a one-of-a-kind cabaret show.
  31. Everything New Is New AgainStriking new takes on contemporary favorites.
  32. Let’s Get VisualTwo evenings of smart talk about art.
  33. Live From HomeThis week, two of New York’s most successful indie acts return to the city’s best small venue, the Bowery Ballroom.
  34. Exile on Bleecker StreetWhen he got too big for Norway, pop star Sondre Lerche found the good life in Greenwich Village.
  35. Dance Partners: Antonio Banderas and Pierre DulaineThis week, Antonio Banderas hot-trots his way into cinemas in Take the Lead, playing real-life ballroom-dancing legend Pierre Dulaine, who teach […]
  36. You Don’t StopA summit (at NYU’s Skirball Center) devoted to hip-hop aims to deconstruct the genre with—lucky for you—a series of live performances.
  37. Rooms of Their OwnFemale memoirists take center stage in the final week of Women’s History Month.
  38. Four Unlonely Beastie Lovers They BeTo make their new concert film, Awesome; I Fuckin’ Shot That!, the Beastie Boys handed out 50 cameras to members of the audience at a Mad […]
  39. Gorillaz in the MixA cast of collaborators plays the music of hip-hop-rock supergroup Gorillaz for five nights.
  40. The South by Southwest LowdownDespite cold, dreary weather, the twentieth SXSW festival drew record numbers to Austin, Texas. What were the trends and hot tickets, and how di […]
  41. Techno 101Two electronic acts that have made their mark on the mainstream play smallish local venues.
  42. Flower PowerYes! It’s actually warm enough to have fun outdoors!
  43. American IdeologuesTwo divergent points of view mark the third anniversary of the Iraq war’s start.
  44. You’re Not From Around Here, Are You?Two monsters of Deep South classic rock come to the big bad city.
  45. Art LessonsPrep yourself at these events, and you’ll be ready with small talk when you try to chat someone up at the Biennial or the Armory Show.
  46. Talking HeadsNostalgia for the early-eighties downtown scene just keeps booming, thanks to the scads of backward-looking bands that are hitting the mainstrea […]
  47. Bonnie Talks!Tab queen exclusive shocks, dismays innocent journalism students.
  48. Tell Me a StoryHas all the fake-memoir press—how many little pieces, exactly?—left you feeling cynical toward the genre? Restore your faith with these earnest […]
  49. African-AmericanaCelebrate Black History Month at one of these impassioned author readings.
  50. My Funny ValentineImpress your sweetie with dinner and swank cabaret: At press time, all of the following still had reservations available.
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