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Wednesday, July 18, 2007
'The World Without Us' (THOUGHT EXPERIMENT) Even the cockroaches couldn't survive: Bridges would crumble, concrete would crack, a mighty forest would stretch from the Mississippi River to what was New England, long-buried rivers would retake the streets, cities would turn green again. Ever wonder what the world would be like if the people suddenly vanished? Alan Weisman elaborates on his award-winning Discover magazine article, imagining a human-free planet. Consider it porn for the radical environmentalist inside all of us. (Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave, 652-4255. 7:30 pm, $5.) JONATHAN GOLOB
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