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Sunday, March 21, 2010


Neo-psychedelic 3D art show

The Year of the Head Chakra, a 3D art show, is at the Mighty Tanaka Studio in DUMBO, at 68 Jay Street (Suite 416), March 19-April 10. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12-7 p.m. There is an opening reception, March 19, 6-9 p.m. Comment

Photographs explore relationship between the natural world and civilization

The show explores the relationship between the natural world and civilization, how we look at nature and the wild and attempts to co-exist with or capture what is often too wild to be controlled or contained. Comment

‘Alice’ ain’t so wonderful

Tim Burton is back with Disney - and that couldn’t be worse news for his fans. Comment

Thursday, March 18, 2010


Quick citrus soak give shrimp sensational savor

Sometimes the most traditional recipes are the best. Comment

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Sex: How to talk with your kids about it

“Talking with your kids about sex matters. But what also matters is what you say, how you say it, and that you’re addressing teens’ real concerns with advice that’s relevant to their lives,” says Madison. Comment

“The Thugs,” a dark comedy about murder in the workplace

Danger looms in the most unexpected and mundane places in this thrilling comedy about office politics and the everyday challenges to human existence. Oh, and that heavy breathing in the dark. Comment

“To Our Idols” and “Bodies of Work” showcased at RoCA

The Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) showcases two new groupings of more than 27 artists and their artworks in “To Our Idols” and “Bodies of Work.” Both shows are on view through April 3 in the sTudio 6 and sTudio 7 galleries at the Rockaway Center for the Arts (RoCA) at Fort Tilden in the Gateway National Recreation Area in Rockaway, Queens. Comment

Film series explores the lives of women in the Muslim world.

BAMcinématek presents “Muslim Voices: The Female Perspective,” March 26-31, seven feature films, which explore women’s lives in the Muslim world. Comment

Klutz gets ‘Krispy’

There’s just something about Rice Krispies that makes me smile. Comment

Check out The Air Festival

Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX) announces The Air Festival 2010, April 9-May 2 featuring Artists-In-Residence Luciana Achugar (dance), Abigail Browde (theater), Victoria Libertore (theater) and Jennie MaryTai Liu (dance). Comment

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


Weill Music Institute presents Family Concerts

Highlights for Families at Carnegie Hall (recommended for children ages five through 12) include, May 15 at 1 p.m., Polygraph Lounge. This musical duo, comprised of Mark Stewart and Rob Schwimmer, help the audience answer the big musical question of the concert: “What is a sound maker?” Pre-concert activities, led by Polygraph Lounge, will begin one hour prior. Comment

Acclaimed actor/director Rickman presents adaptation of “Creditors”

Anxiously awaiting the return of his new wife Tekla (Anna Chancellor) from a trip, artist Adolph (Tom Burke) finds solace in the words of a stranger (Owen Teale). But comfort soon turns to destruction as old wounds are opened, insecurities are laid bare and former debts are settled. Comment

Mental Health Film Fest facilitates healing through the arts

The New York City Mental Health Film Festival returns to Brooklyn this month. Comment

On March 27, Brooklyn center of grilling universe

Five years ago, Grillin on the Bay formed primarily as a way to raise money for the St. Mark School in Sheepshead Bay. Since, it’s become one of the premier spots for grillers in the city, from top restaurant chefs to Brooklyn backyard grillers. Comment

Spring lineup of Weill Music Institute events around NYC

This spring, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) presents public events at Carnegie Hall and in neighborhoods across NYC. Comment

Wildman’s eating tour returns to Prospect Park

Naturalist “Wildman” Steve Brill will lead a foraging tour of Prospect Park, beginning at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, 11:45 a.m., March 27. Comment

Monday, March 15, 2010


From Brisbane to Brooklyn

For the rent you’re paying now, you could live comfortably in Brisbane, Australia. Comment

ASDIG on the road again

Ben Daniels should hate being on tour. Comment

A taste of SXSW, in Brooklyn

South by Southwest, the annual marathon indie music festival, has hundreds of bands, and even more music fans, flocking to Austin next week. Comment

Borough’s restaurant week kicked off with food, glorious food

The rotunda at Brooklyn Borough Hall was filled with delicious aromas as Borough President Marty Markowitz kicked off Dine in Brooklyn, an annual event in which restaurants across the borough offer special menus at special prices as a way of introducing diners to their offerings. Comment

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