Volume 75, Number 27 | November 23 - 29, 2005


Upcoming Events:

Best New Voices Burgeoning fiction writers will read from Harcourt’s “Best American Voices 2006” Sunday, November 27 at KGB. The series, hand-picked by Francine Prose, features the best new writers from the nation’s top writing programs. Sunday’s reading includes Jessica Anthony, Amber Dermot, Sian M. Jones, and Jennifer Shaff. 7 PM, KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th Street (212-505-3360; kgbbar.com).

BALLETTO STILETTO, A non-denominational holiday spectacular based on the Grimm fairytale “The 12 Dancing Princesses.” Dec. 1 – 18, Thurs. – Sun at 7:30pm and Sun at 2:30pm. LA MAMA ETC, 74 East 4th St., 212-352-3101. $15-25.

BOWERY POETRY CLUB, 308 Bowery, 212-614-0505: Check out www.bowerypoetry.com for a complete schedule of nightly events.
BROADWAY - OUR WAY, A fun musical revue about love. Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 11 & 18. $15 and a $15 food/drink min. The HIDEAWAY Room at Helen's, 169 Eighth Ave. bet 18th and 19th Sts. 212-206-0609.

Drama Workshop, Free workshops will be lead by a group of experienced drama therapists and professional artists. Groups available for ages 7-11, 12-15, as well as adults. Continues thru May. CHURCH STREET SCHOOL. OF MUSIC AND ART, 74 Warren St. 212-571-7290. Free.

Ninth Precinct Community Council, 130 Ave. C, 212-477-7826: Annual Children’s CHRISTMAS PARTY, The Ninth Precinct Community Council will host their annual Christmas Party on Dec. 17 from 10am - 2pm. The event will feature music by local artists, refreshments and each child will receive a gift from Santa & Mrs. Claus. Last year, nearly three thousand children came to the party. It would not be possible to put on this joyful and heartwarming event without community support. Please send checks payable to the Ninth Precinct Community Council to 130 Avenue C, NY, NY 10009. Any extra money will be used to fund events throughout the year.

Open Performance Night, First 7 people to sign up at 6:30pm will perform for 7 minutes. Performance, theater, music, dance, poetry and fiction welcome. No stand up. Sponsored by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. Wed., Dec. 7 at 7pm. Free admission. Dixon Place at The Marquee, 356 Bowery., bet. Great Jones & E. 4th Sts. 212-219-0736 x106.

PAUL ROBESON, This powerful chronicle takes you from Paul Robeson's childhood in New Jersey to his adult life around the world. Nov. 17 - Dec. 11. Recital Hall, ABRONS ART CENTER, Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St. $15. 212-353-1176

The Ritz-Carlton, Two West Street, 14th floor Cookie Workshop, 917-790-2600: KIDS' COOKIE DECORATING WORKSHOP, Kids are invited to a Cookie decorating workshop with delicious winter and holiday-themed cookies baked by the Ritz-Carlton's pastry chefs. Each child will decorate cookies with colorful icing and edible toppings and will receive hot chocolate and homemade cupcakes. Kids will also enjoy a Penguin Books story time and will receive a take-home gift of Penguin Books' children's stories. Sat., Nov. 26 and Dec. 3, 10 & 17 from 1-3pm. $75 per child.

THANKSGIVING EVE CELEBRATION, Celebrate Thanksgiving Eve with Neighborhood.com featuring music by DJ Berrie. Wed. Nov. 23 at 10pm. CLUB MOVIDA, 28 7th Ave South. 732-580-6291. $35.

Toys for Tots, Wall Street Rising’s Downtown Information Center will be accepting new, unwrapped toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Nov. 28 - Dec. 16. from 11am to 7pm. 25 Broad St., 212-425-INFO.

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