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

Saturday, May 8, 2004

WONG’S SO RIGHT

A humid summer night. Dozing fitfully on your rumpled bed, you pine hopelessly for a lost love. Through your open window, rainfall, voices and passing radios intrude on your dreams, until you can’t recall which parts are real and which fantasy. Comment

COUNTRY TIME

The Kings County Opry returns to Freddy’s Bar and Backroom on May 13 with The Chelsea Train Gang at 9 pm and Lousy Cowboy Music at 10 pm. Comment

MOTHER’S DAY

Actress Linda Emond, who won an Obie Award, a Lucile Lortel Award and a Drama Desk nomination for her performance in the original production of Tony Kushner’s "Homebody/Kabul," says she’s "absolutely thrilled" to be re-staging the play at the Brooklyn Academy of Music . Comment

TOO SEXY

Former Mayor David Dinkins will be one of the models strutting down the catwalk at the Brooklyn Museum on May 13 for "Fashion on Fulton & Friends," a benefit for Brooklyn Community Housing & Services. Comment

NEED MY ’SPACE

Danspace Project and BRIC Studio will present the second installment of "Out of Space" at BRIC Studio on May 14 and May 15. The series is curated by Marya Wethers, who works out of the Danspace headquarters in Manhattan’s St. Mark’s Church, and features innovative work performed by a number of emerging female dancers and choreographers. Comment

SIMPLE PLEASURES

Sometimes all I want is a burger. Comment

GREAT DEALS, AMAZING VIEWS

On Saturday, May 8, the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition unveils its 12th annual Pier Art Show with a reception and a live performance by the band Lovebutton. Comment

NEW CHEF FOR BAM

While the Brooklyn Academy of Music has had its own cafe inside its second floor Lepercq Space for some time, the food had previously not risen above the plastic-wrapped sandwiches and brownies found at other theaters’ intermission bars where the focus was, not incorrectly, on the performances rather than the victuals. Comment

SCREEN GEMS

The Brooklyn Arts Council’s 38th International Film and Video Festival continues this weekend with screenings at the Brooklyn Museum’s Cantor Auditorium, on May 8, from noon to 6 pm. Comment

FEAR FACTOR

Of all the difficulties facing musicians who live in New York, losing rehearsal time to the search for a parking space is among the toughest to swallow - at least for cellist Edward Arron. Comment

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