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Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010


Huge milestone this Saturday — burlesque show turns six

Wasabassco Burlesque’s anniversary extravaganza is more than just burlesque. Comment

UglyRhino kicks off with two-week ‘season’ at Brooklyn Lyceum

This micro-season is anything but small. Comment

One ‘Curious’ play headlines the fall at the Narrows Community Theater

A forgotten gem is getting its due. Comment

‘Reefer Madness’ is a hit!

The Gallery Players have gone to pot — but you’re the one who’ll get high. Comment

This weekend’s sales and markets

Lots of exciting market news this week, so let’s get right to it. Comment

Our guide to the Brooklyn portion of the route

Even if you won’t spend three hours running the New York City Marathon this Sunday, that doesn’t mean you have to sit on your butt at home. Comment

Is she really going out with him — and that yarmulke?

Amy Holson-Schwartz knew she had a great title on her hands when she had a sold-out run at the Midtown International Theater Festival this past summer with very little advertising. Comment

Holy Greil! Marcus in Brooklyn to discuss Dylan!

Since Robert Zimmerman changed his name to Bob Dylan, he’s transfixed, confused, annoyed and inspired generations of listeners. Chief among them Greil Marcus. Comment

Saturday recipe corner! It’s easy being green with beans this good

City Tech isn’t just about technology. If you’re looking to brush up on cooking skills, or even just looking for new ideas, the continuing education is offering special culinary classes this month. Comment

French food, made by a Ukrainian, in Sheepshead Bay

Chef Roman Nikhman may be Ukrainian, but he’s bringing French food to Sheepshead Bay. Comments (1)

Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010


Do you abide? You’d better if you’re going to the Lebowski Fest on Nov. 4

Bowling, White Russians and costumes combine next month at Brooklyn Bowl for Lebowski Fest 2010, a celebration of the 1998 Cohen Brothers’ cult comedy and its great anti-hero, The Dude. Comment

Monday, Oct. 25, 2010


Slope theater troupe aims high with ‘Reefer Madness’

Pot is so omnipresent, that even a Park-Slope based community theater troupe is reviving a marijuana-themed play. Comment

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Julia Stiles stars in a ‘Persephone’ for all seasons

What do you get when you combine an ancient Greek myth, a pioneering theater ensemble, two experimental musicians, and a Hollywood movie star? Nothing less than an intoxicating, multimedia play fit for the gods. Comment

‘Chaos’ theory — Fred Van Lente has a new comic book out

As Fred Van Lente’s climbed the ladder at Marvel, he’s sent Spider-Man climbing up the side of buildings in Red Hook, put a supervillain lair in Gowanus, set up a vampire club in DUMBO and staged a battle between super heroes and the Olympus Gods on the waterfront. Comment

Library highlights Brooklyn’s kids book supremacy

At the Brooklyn Public Library, some of the best material isn’t on the shelves — it’s on the walls. Comment

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