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Saturday, July 29, 2006

PANORAMIC CANAL       

Japanese choreographer Yoshiko Chuma is jet-lagged after returning from Macedonia to her home in Manhattan. It’s one of the hottest days in July, and she is taking the opportunity to get some necessary rest before resuming rehearsals for her latest project: a marathon seven-hour-long, site-specific work at the Gowanus Canal called "Sundown." Comment

HEALTHY GRAINS      

There are few people who don’t like rice. With that truism in mind, partners Peter Lawrence and David Selig have opened five restaurants that celebrate the starch, with three locations in Manhattan and two in Brooklyn. The newest outpost of their Rice chain opened on Fort Greene’s DeKalb Avenue in November. Comment

’HELL’ ON EARTH       

Rarely has a film series been more aptly named. Comment

ORGANIC CUISINE ... FOR BABY

Conscientious parents would love to prepare their babies’ meals from fresh, organic products, but the time-consuming number of steps involved make it prohibitive. Shazi Visram and Jessica Rolph (pictured) have the solution with their line of fresh, frozen baby meals, called HAPPYBABY, launched on May 14, 2006 - Mother’s Day. Comment

MALE CALL

"The Leading Men of French Cinema" - the BAMcinematek’s survey of some of the greatest leading men and character actors in French film history - could easily go on a lot longer than the mere three-and-a-half weeks in August allotted to it, but we’ll have to make do with what we get. Comment

SOUL SHINE

Soul music legends Roberta Flack and James Ingram will perform together on July 31 as part of the 24th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert Series at Wingate Field. Comment

SEA IN 3-D

Explore the depths of the Atlantic through the windows of a deep-sea submarine - in less than six minutes. Comment

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