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Volume 77, Number 19 | October 10 - 16, 2007


65th Birthday Celebration for d.a. levyHonor the life and work of the late Cleveland poet-publisher who was at the vanguard of the mimeo revolution of the sixties. Mon., Oct. 29 at 8pm. THE POETRY PROJECT, St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery, 131 E. 10th St. 212-674-0910. www.poetryproject.com. $8, $7 students/seniors, $5 members. Co-curated by The Poetry Project & Boog City.

Community Flu ShotsFree flu shots for anyone 65 and over. Anyone under 65 only pays $25. Must make an appointment. Wed., Oct. 17 from 9am – 2pm. MCBURNEY YMCA, 125 W. 14th St., bet 6th & 7th Aves. For more information or to make an appointment contact Anne O’Hara at 212-604-7572. Hosted by St. Vincent’s Hospital.

Drag Bingo NightBenefit for the East 9th Street Soup Kitchen. Fri., Oct. 12 from 8pm – midnight. RAPTURE CAFE, 200 Ave A, bet 12th & 13th Sts. 212-228-1177. www.rapturecafe.com. www.safhnyc.org. $20, includes 5 bingo cards. Presented by Trinity Services and Food for the Homeless.

Ear to the Earth 2007A unique festival of sound, music and ecology featuring various concerts, visual events, sound walks, a forum on urban sound, the premiere of Bruce Odland and Sam Auinger “A Requiem for Fossil Fuels,” the N.Y. premiere of John Cage’s “A Dip in the Lake” and a presentation by ecologist and photographer Mark Moffett. Oct. 12-20. Various times & locations. For more information, visit www.eartotheearth.org or call 888-749-9998.

EstroGenius FestivalThe premier celebration of female creativity featuring short plays, solo shows, dance, live music, visual art, panel discussions and performances by teens. Thru Oct. 13. MANHATTAN THEATRE SOURCE, 177 MacDougal St. $10-$15. Visit www.theatresource.org for schedules and prices.

Fall Family SpecialTake a one-hour narrated harbor cruise with Circle Line Downtown and get a free child’s ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket on Saturdays & Sundays or get 50% off the purchase of an adult ticket on Fridays & Mondays. Oct. 12 – Dec. 3. PIER 16, South Street Seaport. Visit www.circlelinedowntown.com for more details. 866-925-4631.

Free Mammogram ScreeningsSt. Vincent’s Comprehensive Cancer Center is offering free mammogram screenings for eligible women on National Mammography Day, October 19, from 8am – 4pm. ST. VINCENT’S CANCER CENTER, 325 W. 15th St., bet 8th & 9th Aves. To schedule an appointment, call 212-604-6009. Walk-ins are also welcome, however, availability is limited. Sponsored by The Cancer Vixen Fund at St. Vincent’s Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Holistic Stress Management ProgramFree services include ear acupuncture, massage and energy work modalities. Tues. & Thurs. from 5-7pm. ST. VINCENT’S HOSPITAL, O’Toole Building, 203 W. 12th St., corner of 7th Ave., 6th floor, small conference room. No appointment necessary. 212-345-2582.

SAGE Women’s “Fall Frolic” Dance The popular women’s dance is back with the same good company (women of all ages, all backgrounds, singles, couples, groups) and the good music of the ages. Sun., Oct. 21 from 3:30-8:30pm. CHINA CLUB, 268 W. 47th St. bet Broadway & 8th Ave. $20 advance tickets available at the SAGE office in the LGBT Center, 208 W. 13th St., Room 207, or at the Oscar Wilde Bookshop, 15 Christopher St. Advance reservations may be made by phone at 212-741-2247. $25 at the door, $15 for students 21+ with ID. www.sageusa.org.

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