CELEBRATE CHOICE: REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM THROUGH ART, POLITICS & THE LAW
Exhibition explores women's right to chose, pres. by The Center for Reproductive Law & Policy; Ceres Gallery, 584-588 B'way, Su. 306 (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 226-4725; 12-6 [repeats Thurs.-Sat. & Tues. 12-6, through 2/26].
40%-80% off clothes at P.A.K., 229 Mott St. (Betw. Prince & Mott Sts.), 226-5167; 12-7.
SELECTIONS FROM LIFE MAGAZINE
Exhibition feat. influential works by Life magazine photojournalists Ed Clark, Loomis Dean & Nina Leen; Soho Triad Fine Arts, 107 Grand St. (B'way), 965-9500 or www.sohotriad.com; 10-6, free [through 2/20].
Free confidential forum for those experiencing unwanted sexual badgering; 888-979-7765 to register; 6.
Gary Boas' celebrity photograph exhibition of Andy Warhol, Dennis Hopper, Charlie Chaplin & other forgotten faces; Deitch Projects, 76 Grand St. (betw. Wooster & Greene Sts.), 343-7300; 7-9, free [through 2/26].
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE GRANTS
Travel/study grants available from the Deborah J. Norden Fund, deadline April 3, 753-1722 for info.
BLOOD PRESSURE screenings
Free screenings at Cabrini East Village, 101 E. 4th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 995-7017, res. req.; 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Free mammograms, cervical, colorectal, lung & prostate screenings for national cancer awareness month; 263-6485 for info & appointments [through 2/29].
COALITION TO STOP GIULIANI
Citywide coalition meets at 122 W. 27th St., 10th Fl. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 718-859-0857 for info; 6:30.
WHITE TRASH MEMORABILIA
Lance Horenbein's photograph exhibit depicts redneck & stereotypical white-trash lifestyles; Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, 83 Grand St. (betw. Greene & Mercer Sts.), 226-1861; call for hours, free [through 3/4].
HEART OF SCREENPLAY COMPETITION
Austin's film festival seeks entries, categories incl. adult/mature, children/family & comedy. Deadline May 15 with $40 submission fee; 800-310-FEST or www.austinfilmfestival for info.
SINGLES UPBEAT SOIREE
Introductions, buffet, conversation & drinks; Penthouse at Sutton Pl. Suites, 300 E. 58th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 718-875-3878 res. req.; 9:30, $38 [repeats Sat.].
Month-long wine samplings. Today, try Gascon Malbec & Campo Viejo Reserva; Union Sq. Wine & Spirits, 33 Union Sq. W. (betw. 16th & 17th Sts.), 675-8100; 4-8, free.
Saturday night dance party for singles?swing, waltz & tango to live & taped music; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 7-12, $15.
CONFERENCE TO SAVE MUMIA ABU JAMAL
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave. (112th St.), 633-6646 or email@example.com for info.
45 RECORD EXPO
Embassy Ballrooms, Holiday Inn, 440 W. 57th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 973-773-6067; 10-4, $6.
record fLEA MARKET
Hundreds of LPs, 45s, 78s & v-discs; 155 W. 72nd St., 4th Fl. (B'way), 579-0689; 10-2, free.
ANTIQUE & HISTORIC IMAGE FAIRE
Every type of antique & old photographic imaginable; Embassy Ballrooms, Holiday Inn, 440 W. 57th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 973-472-5460; 10-3, $6.
FRIENDLY FRENCH CONVERSATION GROUP
Moderate & advanced French speakers gather to read & chat every Monday night at The Magic Carpet, 54 Carmine St. (betw. Bedford & Bleecker Sts.), 914-776-7723; 7-9, free.
WEEKLY STUDY GROUP: VOICES OF COLOR
Radical Women sponsor educational discussion with writer/activists from new anthology?snacks at 6:45, $3; Radical Women, 32 Union Sq. E., rm. 907 (16th St.), 677-7002; 7, free.
Donate that heap of junk in the driveway & help the Arthritis Foundation raise money for research; 800-860-4150 for info.
Meet the stars of Broadway's musical for a CD signing & discussion; Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble, 1972 B'way (66th St.), 595-6859; 5:30, free.
FILM & VIDEO
For complete listings of movies in theaters, see "Movie Clock."
FEATURING...GREEK AT THE MILLENNIUM
Celebration of Hellenic Greek documentary films. Today, Silent Machines directed by Thanassis Rentzis (1) & When Mother Comes Home for Christmas & "At the Edge of Town" (3:30); Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619; free.
FILMS FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Radical Women screens tale of all-female jazz band International Sweethearts of Rhythm & story of jazz trumpeter Tiny & Ruby: Hell Drivin' Women, dinner at 7; 32 Union Sq. E., rm. 907 (16th St.), 677-7002; 7:30, $2 contrib., $6/dinner.
FROM THE COLLECTION: BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Museum celebrates Black History Month with screenings from the 60s-90s about African-American heritage; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; 2, free w/mus. adm. [through 2/29].
the UNSEEN LUCY & DESI: TREASURES FROM the VAULT
Rare footage of America's favorite redhead incl. The Ed Wynn Show, Stars in the Eye & the first episode of I Love Lucy, "The Girls Want to Go to a Nightclub" with original commercials; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; call for times, free w/mus. adm. [continues Thurs.-Sun. & Tues., through 3/5].
Doris Chase's six-part series looks at women's issues & their mid-life challenges; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St. Y), 996-1100; 12, $90, $60 s.c.
IN MOTION: AMIRI BARAKA
Black Liberation Month video screening & discussion with filmmaker St. Clair Bourne & author Komozi Woodard; Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 242-4201; 7:30, $6-$10.
Emerging & established filmmakers of color, incl. "Remembering Wei Yi-Fang, Remembering Myself" directed by Yvonne Welbon, "Morir Por Amor: Latinas & AIDS" video & 1995's b&w "Mother of the River;" Donnell Library Media Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 620-0619 or 621-0629; 2:30, free.
NEW FILMS FROM JAPAN 2000
Double feature with "Nightscapes" & premiere of Shitsurakuen (Lost Paradise) with English subtitles; Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 752-3015; 6:30, $8, $5 st./s.c.
EXPRESSIONISM: THE ART OF FRITZ LANG
Retrospective examines ten films by Austrian-born German Expressionism director, Fritz Lang. Today, Lang's 1933 b&w The Testament of Dr. Mabuse screens at the YWCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.) 735-9717; 4, $7 [repeats Sun. at 4, through 3/19].
GOLDEN SILENTS: DER GOLEM
Screenings in collaboration with the Chamber Music Society, check "Movie Clock" for schedule; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B'way), 875-5600 or www.filmlinc.com; 8, $25 [repeats Sun. at 2 & 8].
New York Film Critics Circle
Look at the 1990s?screenings, discussions & introductions. Today, The Winds in the Willows (2) & David Sterritt introduces Let Him Have It, story based on criminal case that rocked Britain during the 50s (4); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c. [through 2/20].
Experimental film, video & multimedia series in conjunction with Exit Art's exhibition project, The End: An Independent View of Contemporary Culture. Program feat. new works from Japan, Europe, Canada & the U.S.; Exit Art, 548 B'way (betw. Spring & Prince Sts.), 966-7745 or www.exitart.org; 6 & 9, $8 [repeats 2/27].
Look at the 1990s?screenings, discussions & introductions. Today, The Nation's Stuart Klawans introduces The Way We Laughed (2); Twilight directed by Robert Benton with Paul Newman & Susan Sarandon (4:30); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c.
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, preceded by "The Manipulators;" Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 7 & 9:30, $5.
MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES
Jack Nicholson & Karen Black star in Drive, He Said; Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 358-7501; 9, $4.
Betty Boop retrospective of cartoons from the 30s & animated shorts by Brooklyn-based animators Max & Dave Fleischer; Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 8:30, $5.
New showplace for independent cinema screens Gringo (7), Ms. 45 (9), & They Eat Scum/The Bogus Man (11); 155 E. 3rd St. (Ave. A), 254-3300; $9, $5 st./s.c./child under 12.
DINNER & A MOVIE
Weekly video screening (with English subtitles) followed by family-style dinner & discussion in French. Tonight, Toto le Héro film about a boy who believes he was switched at birth with the rich kid next door; Columbia University's La Maison Francaise, 116th St., 2nd Fl. (B'way), 854-4482; 6:30, $5-$10.
Pink Flamingos on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Pedro Almodgos on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdownirth with the rich kid neWomen on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (7) & Pink Flamingos (8:45); Symphony Space, 2537 B'way (95th St.), 864-1414; $8, $7 s.c., price incl. both films [through 4/25].
New showplace for independent cinema screens Variety (6), Visiting Desire (8), & Born in Flames (10); 155 E. 3rd St. (Ave. A), 254-3300; $9, $5 st./s.c./child under 12.