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Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005

SHORT ’N’ SWEET

Love world cinema but short on time? Love to travel, but short on cash? On Nov. 29 and 30, BAMcinematek will screen short films from around the world, culled from the prestigious annual Clermont-Ferrand short film fest in France. Comment.

BROOKLYN’S ’BEST’

The Brooklyn College Foundation honored moviemaker Michael Lynne (on the right in photo at left) at its "Best of Brooklyn" gala at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on Oct. 25. Comment.

FUSS-FREE THANKSGIVING

Is a stress-free Thanksgiving an oxymoron? Not this year, when you can order online an entire holiday dinner and wine, for six to 12 guests, for $249.95. "Sounds good," you say, but you’ve had catered birds and they’re always dry. Comment.

STANDING TALL

When the producers of the new film "Rent" asked Wilson Jermaine Heredia if he could still play the demanding part of Angel nearly a decade after originating the role of the HIV-infected, cross-dressing performer in the Broadway production, the 34-year-old Williamsburg native offered a sassy reply worthy of his beloved alter-ego: "Hire me, and I’ll let you know." Comment.

BEHIND THE MUSIC

This weekend, Dyker Heights will bear witness to stumbling drunkenness, deceit and other sordid behavior in Regina Opera’s production of Johann Strauss’ "Die Fledermaus." Comment.

TOP IT OFF

Finding handmade, one-of-a-kind holiday gift ideas just got a little easier thanks to the opening of The Annex at Smith Street Market in Carroll Gardens last Saturday. Comment.

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