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Monday, July 7, 2003

CELLULOID REBEL

Straight talk from filmmaker Aki Kaurismaki about maturity, Leningrad Cowboys and justice

Once upon a time (say, around 1990), no film festival would be complete without an Aki Kaurismaki movie. Comment.

SUNNY DAYS

Novelist Amy Herrick will read from her new book, "The Happiness Code" (Viking, $24.95), about a Brooklyn family that discovers a baby on their doorstep, on July 6 at 3 pm at Sunny’s bar in Red Hook. Comment.

TOWER OF POWER

The 116th annual feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saint Paulinus of Nola, otherwise known as the "giglio festival," kicks off July 9 in Williamsburg. Comment.

FABULOUS FOURTH

The 30-minute Macy’s Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular, this year titled "The Lights of Freedom," will begin at 9 pm on Friday, July 4 in two locations on the East River: off Manhattan’s 34th Street and just below South Street Seaport. Comment.

DION’S BACK

The 25th anniversary of the Seaside Summer Concert Series kicks off on July 10 with Jay Black, of Jay and the Americans, hosting the legendary Dion and Little Anthony & The Imperials. Comments (1).

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