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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Monday, June 30, 2003

SURVEY SAYS

The 2003-04 "Zagat Survey: Brooklyn" ($9.95) is now on the stands. This second guide, edited by Randi Gollin and Carroll Gardens resident Benjamin Schmerler, includes Brooklyn restaurants, nightlife, shopping, entertainment and attractions. Comment

HOT SEATS

Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson and actor Philip Seymour Hoffman arrived at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Monday night to have a lively, expletive-peppered chat with a sold-out audience about Anderson’s 2002 film "Punch-Drunk Love." Comment

HOME PLATES

Brooklyn’s burgeoning dining scene continues to gobble up real estate. Here’s the latest about three newcomers: Park Slope’s Paradou, Williamsburg’s Chickenbone and Aliseo in Prospect Heights. Comment

HE’S THEIR MAN

Nick Cave and Laurie Anderson are just the latest two in a long list of respected artists who have jumped aboard Celebrate Brooklyn’s June 28 tribute to the Canadian music god, Leonard Cohen. Comment

PLAY DATE

You’d think that with all the time she spends coordinating activities, booking events and calling clients, Grace Dantas - also known as the Fun-Guru - would, quite frankly, be tired of such a steady intake of excitement. Comment

BEDTIME STORY

In his notes to "The Cherry Orchard," director Michael Raimondi writes, "The Cherry Orchard is a comedy! Unfortunately, Chekhov has been stigmatized as a classic writer, of classic plays, derived from the Moscow Art Theatre and the Stanislavski system of acting, leaving no room for his original intention. Chekhov wanted his plays to be almost vaudevillian in style." Comment

ALL-AMERICAN

Classical music may at times seem the province of, primarily, dead Europeans, but Bargemusic’s holiday program flies in the face of such a fallacy. Comment

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