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Monday, Nov. 5, 2001

LANG’S LEGACY

Landmark restorations of Fritz Lang films hit BAM’s silver screen

In 1933, Fritz Lang found himself summoned for a meeting with Joseph Goebbels, the Third Reich’s propaganda minister. Goebbels offered him the leadership of the German film industry, which was to be mobilized in the service of Adolf Hitler’s societal vision. Before the end of the year, Lang fled to the United States. Comment.

LIFE LESSONS

Until someone discovers a fourth dimension, a different sentient life form, or a different emotion for the human life form we know, it’s highly unlikely that any artist will come up with a totally new creation. In the meantime Brooklyn audiences can get a taste of what total originality might be like by seeing "How Wang-Fo Was Saved," presented by Hanne Tierney’s Theater Without Actors at five myles, a performance and exhibition space in Crown Heights. Comment.

ON THE AVENUE

A band of more than 80 Park Slope merchants have taken it upon themselves to improve the local economy the weekend of Nov. 9 - and you can enjoy the savings. Comment.

STARTING YOUNG

Now in its 17th season, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts’ FamilyFun series continues to bring large-scale, internationally acclaimed performances right to the heart of Brooklyn. Comment.

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