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Monday, Nov. 18, 2002

AVANT-GARDISTS

Tiger Lillies and Laurie Anderson to perform at St. Ann’s Warehouse

St. Ann’s Warehouse, one of New York City’s hottest performance venues, welcomes two of the world’s hottest performing artists this November: international cult phenomenon Tiger Lillies, performing their "Death and the Bible" concert, and singer-songwriter-filmmaker Laurie Anderson and her band with their "Live at the Warehouse" concert. Comment.

AMERICANA

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts will bring some of the top touring shows to Brooklyn College’s Whitman Theater with its "Broadway Sundays" series. Comment.

STAR POWER

St. Ann’s Warehouse in DUMBO is quickly gaining a reputation as the place to go for celebrities looking to explore their avant-garde side. Comment.

ALL STRUNG OUT

Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment presents "Strings Attached: A Collection of Puppets" at the Tennis House in Prospect Park through Dec. 15. The puppet exhibition, coordinated by Ev Stone, includes examples from Asia and the Caribbean as well as from several local puppet-makers. Comment.

TOUGH SPOT

While traveling on a bus recently, I eavesdropped as a couple described their relationship to a woman sitting beside them. Being polite, she listened, nodded occasionally and murmured, "Isn’t that nice," at the appropriate time. Oblivious to their seatmate’s glazed eyes and frozen smile; the couple continued their gushing descriptions of one another’s sensitivity, intellect and sexual allure. Comment.

EASY PITCH

The Field of Dreams gala was a homerun for the Cobble Hill Health Center, for gala chairman Keith Hernandez and not least of all, for a roomful of Mets fans. Comment.

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