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People who love people

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Two swell new exhibits are sure to please the people watchers. The elegantly erotic “Face & Figure: The Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise,” at the Bruce Museum through Jan. 6, celebrates the Franco-American artist who couldn’t get enough of his voluptuous, self-possessed wife, the former Isabel Dutaud Nagle.

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Bloomie’s redux

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Bloomingdale’s revamped La Provence restaurant, which just reopened, is very 1940s, very late Art Deco, very Joan Crawford-y – all sage green and black and white, swanky banquettes, bronze, eggbeater-style chandeliers and trompe-l’oeil flooring.

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Save the (shopping) dates

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Those who like to shop for things a bit out of the ordinary, things with a decidedly artistic flair, will want to save some time during the weekend of Oct. 12-14. That’s when the 19th annual Westchester Fine Craft Show comes to the Westchester County Center in White Plains.

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On the tube

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If you haven’t seen “Homeland,” the addictive-as-potato-chips spy series that returns to Showtime Sept. 30, you really must and you can begin with the first season, now on DVD. Damian Lewis – so brilliant as the hero of HBO’s “Band of Brothers” and the sympathetic antiheroes in PBS’ “The Forsyte Saga” and NBC’s late

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Atlas shrugged

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So the October issue of Vogue is about to hit the newsstands (Sept. 25) and already there’s been a hue and cry about Annie Leibovitz’s pix of a shirtless Tim Tebow rolling a huge tire through a rocky landscape. It’s an image that conjures Greek myths (Atlas, Sisyphus), Surrealism and homoerotic muscle mags.

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In the kitchen

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The place to be on a Saturday night? Well, that must be Savona, the new contemporary Italian restaurant in Scarsdale. We sampled an excellent antipasto of grilled eggplant and portobello mushrooms, chickpea salad, roasted peppers and cauliflower; oh-so-tender veal Milanese; torchio with prosciutto, Jersey corn and robiolina; and the creamiest tiramisu we’ve ever had. The service is attentive without being obsequious; the decor, attractively sedate, allowing you to concentrate on good food, good company.

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In store

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August WAG cover guys Jesus and Antonio Estrada launched Marteal & Estrada, their new White Plains store, in the midst of one of those rainstorms that only the onset of early fall can produce.

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Road trip

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For fans of Russel Wright and his iconic industrial designs, a road trip might be in order.

Sure, you can visit Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center in Garrison at your convenience. In fact, many admirers of Wright’s work repeatedly visit the historic site right in WAG’s backyard

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A gem of a shopping idea

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Pam Older, the Larchmont-based jewelry designer we featured last November, has let us know that in addition to finding her lovely creations in boutiques throughout WAG country (and online), you can shop from her directly at a handful of local events in coming weeks.

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Fifteen minutes and counting

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The man who famously predicted that in the future everyone would be famous for 15 minutes is still enjoying his. The Metropolitan Museum of Art keeps the ball rolling with “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years” (Sept. 18-Dec. 31). The show plumbs the artist’s influence in 45 of his own works, juxtaposed with 100 by some 60 contemporary artists.

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