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Sunday, April 25, 2010

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Bloom county! Sakura Matsuri back at the Botanic Garden

Break out your kimino — Sakura Matsuri is back. Comment.
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La Strada registers on the Mus-o-Meter

La Strada offered a glimpse of its romanticized indie sound in its 2008 self-titled EP. Now, the band has spent time in the studio and release a full-length debut this month, expanding from the EP to include poppier additions. But to really get a sense of what the new album, “New Home,” is like, we leave that up to our exclusive Mus-o-meter. Comment.
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Indie rockers La Strada come ‘Home’ to celebrate at the Knitting Factory

Most bands don’t begin with just an accordion. But for James Craft, the old-world instrument was a launching pad for his band, La Strada. Comment.
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Eat local? How about <i>farm</i> local? This guy did it

Manny Howard has been raising chickens in his Ditmas Park backyard farm since 2007. But he’s not only doing it for the meat. Comment.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

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Buy it at the Lyceum next weekend!

Eric Richmond has long envisioned the Brooklyn Lyceum as a Medieval town square. While the former bath house on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope is often used as a venue for theater and dance, the owner’s vision comes true next month. Comment.

Monday, April 19, 2010

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Brooklyn Museum to give up wall space to reality TV winner

Some reality TV stars give up their dignity. The Brooklyn Museum will be giving up its wall space. Comment.

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