Volume 73, Number 25 | October 22 - 28, 2003

LISTINGS



PERFORMANCES

FOREIGN AIDS A one-man performance by Pieter-Dirk Uys, South African satirist commenting on the state of South Africa. “The birth of new Rainbow Nation under Nelson Mandela gave great hopes, but now, in 2003, AIDS is the greatest threat to South African society.” The above photo of Uys and Nelson Mandela was taken in 1994 at an African National Congress election rally. Performance at La MaMa E.T.C. (The Club), 74A East Fourth St. Oct. 23 to Nov. 2, Thurs – Sat. at 10 p.m., Sun at 5:30 p.m. $15, $12 members/tdf. 212-475-7710 or www.lamama.org

BLACKWELL AT THE DUPLEX Performer Toby Blackwell will perform his new show, “Bitter,” at the Duplex on Fridays through October 24 at 7 p.m. “He’s been a gay Naval officer…..a cheesy theme park singer…..a wannabe Survivor contestant…..and through it all, he has remained…….BITTER.” The Duplex is at 61 Christopher St.; 212-255-5438.

WNYC’s New Sounds at the Winter Garden - On Thurs., Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Producer John Schaefer will host the early music ensemble Anonymous 4 and the British Chilingirian String Quartet performing “The Bridegroom.” Pictured is the Chilingirian Quartet.

Randy Weston’s African Rhythms Quintet performs at the World Financial Center on Mon., Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.

DIXON PLACE, 258 Bowery, 219-0736: Various shows & solo performances throughout the week, call for information.

HERE CAFE, 145 Sixth Ave., 647-0202: Call for numerous shows & performance pieces now being performed.

RAVEN CAFÉ, 194 Ave. A, 529-4712: Wed.–Open stage, sign up 6:30 p.m., free, one drink min.

SURF REALITY, 172 Allen St., 2nd fl., 673-4182: Numerous performances throughout the week, call for more information.


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