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Monday, Oct. 7, 2002

CELEBRATING THE ORDINARY

Latent sandwich freak finds a few Brooklyn temptations

Rhonda, a focus group coordinator with the gravely voice of a Mafia Don, is on the phone. Comment.

COMBINATORS

This month’s 20th Next Wave Festival performances are appropriately dominated by innovative 20th-century music, often paired with video imagery. Comment.

SHELL GAMES

In a wonderfully weird melding of traditions, DUMBO will celebrate Oktoberfest (with Guinness beer) and those bivalve mollusks (oysters) at the Water Street Bar’s Guinness Oyster Fest on Oct. 5. Comment.

ART IN THE FLESH

With a nod to the commotion caused at the Brooklyn Museum of Art by the "Sensation" exhibit two years ago, the museum has recently unveiled "Exposed: The Victorian Nude," rewinding British art history and its attendant controversies back to the Victorian era. Comment.

’LAST SUPPER’... AGAIN

The Last Supper" is not over. Ed Schmidt’s successful dinner-theater show, which includes a modern retelling of the Biblical story and is staged in his own kitchen, reopened on Sept. 13. Comment.

JUMP START

Three 20-something Pratt Institute grads have decided that although there are a lot of film festivals out there, there are a lot more young, talented filmmakers who aren’t getting exposure. Comment.

’BRICK’ HOUSE

BAM’s 20th Next Wave Festival will present singer-songwriter-pianist Ben Folds as part of its "Next Wave of Song" on Oct. 11 and Oct. 12 at 7:30 pm at the Howard Gilman Opera House (30 Lafayette Ave. at Ashland Place). Comment.