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Few rooms scream "New York City!" more than this gilded hall, which has recently drawn Ne-Yo, Leonard Cohen and Spoon as headliners. The greatest challenge for any performer is not to be upstaged by the awe-inspiring Art Deco surroundings. On the other hand, those same surroundings lend a sense of historic heft to even the flimsiest of shows.