OTHER EVENTS Wednesday 11/17 CANSTRUCTION COMPETITION Architectural & engineering firms compete to design ...


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CANSTRUCTION COMPETITION

Architectural & engineering firms compete to design & build enormous objects made from canned foods. The result, "Canned Art" exhibit which opens today. Teams are judged on "best use of labels," "best meal," "structural ingenuity" & "jurors' favorite," cans will be donated to NYC Food Bank; NY Design Center, 200 Lexington Ave. (betw. 32nd & 33rd Sts.), 679-9500; 9-5, adm. is a can of food [through 11/23].

DALE VS. BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

Former gay Boy Scout, James Dale gives a talk at Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, 1 Little W. 12th St. (Hudson St.), 620-7310; 6:30-9:15, $8.

MOTHERLESS DAUGHTERS

Support groups for people who suffered early mother loss; 614-8047 to register.

Thursday 11/18

ANTIQUES ROAD SHOW

Kathleen Guzman answers questions regarding collecting & appraisal at the 92nd St. Y to; 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 9:30-11 a.m., $18 incl. breakfast.

A CENTURY OF ELEGANT DECADENCE

The Baroness' 4th annual midnight latex fashion show?dress coed enforced; Decade, 1117 1st Ave. (bets. 61st & 62nd Sts.), 946-1776 or www.baroness.com; 9-4, $50, $30 adv.

FALL ANTIQUES SHOW

Sanford Smith's 21st annual show at Park Ave. Armory, Park Ave. (67th St.), 777-5218; 12-9, $12 [repeats Fri. 12-9, Sat. 11-7 & Sun 12-6].

GREAT AMERICAN SMOKE OUT

Nationwide event that focus on smoking prevention, sponsored by American Cancer Society; 1-800-ACS-2345 for info.

MILLENNIUM SALON EXHIBITION

Weekly salon gathering, this week, celebrate millennium diversity with works by 40 photographers; Mary Gearhart Gallery, 252 Mott St. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 941-0057; 6-9; free.

THE NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE GALA

Annual awards ceremony; 47-01 Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-699-0005, 6:30, $500 & up.

THE ROLLING STONES: BOB GRUEN PHOTOGRAPHS

Exhibit of Gruen's photographs of rockstars, incl. Mick Jagger & Keith Richards; Great Modern Pictures, 17 W. 24th St. (B'way), 242-2581; 10-6, free [through 1/9].

THE STATE OF FASHION

Designers, photographers & illustrators reveal new works for the millennium?price incl. reception, exhibit & open bar; Altman Bldg., 135 W. 18th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Ave.), 290-0312; 7:30, $40.

Friday 11/19

AMERICAN TATTOO

Black tie pre-holiday party & wine tasting feat. tattoo exhibit, & demonstrations by Mean Street Tattoo; South St. Seaport, 207 Front St. (South St.), 278-8610 or 748-8733, 6:30-9:30, $75, $65 adv.

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH GROUP

Weekly meetings held near NYU; 397-0949 for info; 6.

FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS

Once-a-month open fight night feat. best amateur boxers from NY & surrounding areas, weigh-ins completed by 7 p.m. Tonight, "Championship Professional Muay-Thai Boxing;" Church St. Boxing Gym, 25 Park Pl. (betw. Church St. & B'way), 571-1333; 7:30, $15.

Saturday 11/20

GODDESSES

Parties for big, beautiful women & men, & the men & women who love them; China Cafe, 205 Pearl St. (Maiden Lane), 718-456-9119; 9-3, $20.

NY BOOK FAIR

Annual fundraising event offers more than 20,000 books, calendars & videos; Goddard Riverside Community Center, 593 Columbus Ave. (88th St.), 873-4448; 10-6, $5, $2 child. [repeats Sun. 12-5].

NYC RECORD & CD COLLECTORS CONVENTION

Embassy Ballrooms, Holiday Inn, 440 W. 57th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 973-773-6067; 10-4, $6.

PUERTO RICAN FOLK ART FAIR

Third annual fair celebrates Puerto Rican Herritage Month; Henry St. Settlement, 466 Grand St. (Pitt St.), 598-0400; 11-6, $5 kids, child. free [repeats Sun. 11-6].

recordS fLEA MARKET

Thousands of LPs, 45s, 78s & v-discs; 155 W. 72nd St. (B'way), 579-0689; 10-2, free.

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.

SWEETS IN THE CITY

Dance to music by The Flying Neutrinos while drinking & sampling baked goods, benefits Planned Parenthood of NYC; Altman Bldg., 135 W. 18th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Ave.), 274-7377; 9-1, $85, $75 adv.

Sunday 11/21

ELECTION 2000

CNN media analyst Jeff Greenfield speaks with writer Arianna Huffington about upcoming presidential election; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 7:30, $20.

ISRAELI FOLK DANCING

Rikuday Dor Rishon hosts traditional dancing at Bridge for Dance, 2726 B'way (104th St.), 620-0535; 8, $5.

NYC CAMERA SHOW & SALE

New & used cameras & equipment; Embassy Ballrooms, Inn on W. 57th, 440 W. 57th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 973-472-5460; 10-3, $6.

Monday 11/22

COUNTRY LINE DANCE

Lessons & music by Pure Country & Tennessee Mountain; 121 W. 45th St. (betw. 6th Ave. & B'way), 869-4545; 6:30-11, $10.

FRIENDLY FRENCH CONVERSATION GROUP

Moderate & advanced French speakers gather to read & chat; 54 Carmine St. (betw. Bedford & Bleecker Sts.), 914-776-7723; 7, free.

RADICAL WOMEN

Study group convenes to discuss Samuel Yellen's American Labor Struggles, 1877-1934; Radical Women, 32 Union Sq. E., rm. 907 (16th St.), 677-7002; Mon. at 6:45, $3.





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