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

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004

WESTERN COUTURE

Give him stingray, kangaroo or bullfrog, even mundane cow. If it has a hide, and you want a fashion statement made out of it, Shannon of Flatlands is your man. Comments (3)

BLING AT METROTECH

A deer in the middle of Metrotech? Comment

PERFECTLY FRANK

Why do two childhood friends from Queens settle on Carroll Gardens to open their first restaurant? Comment

SAND AND CINEMA

Beach season may have come to a close, but the fourth annual Coney Island Film Festival will lure you back to the people’s playground. Comment

MUSICAL CHAIRS

For all of us living in the enlightened 21st century, there’s nothing more delightful than making fun of our uptight, repressed Victorian cousins. At first, Caryl Churchill’s "Cloud Nine," directed by Tom Herman at the Gallery Players, seems to fit nicely into this pattern. Comment

LIGHT MOTIF

You know the feeling you get when you walk into an apartment and you know you’re going to rent it? Or you meet someone and after a few minutes you’re friends? Comment

CHISHOLM TRAIL

"Chisholm ’72: Unbought and Unbossed," playing now at BAM Rose Cinemas, examines Brooklyn native Shirley Chisholm’s campaign to become the nation’s first black, female presidential nominee. It leaves the viewer wondering just how far we’ve come in including all Americans in the body politic and energetically demonstrates the difference one person can make when they participate in the process. Comments (1)

30 YEARS OF ANTICS

The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation has pulled out all the stops to make this year’s 30th anniversary Atlantic Antic street fair - this Sunday, Sept. 26 - one to remember. While the festival runs from 10 am to 6 pm along Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue, the party goes on until dawn at places like the Magnetic Field lounge between Clinton and Court streets. Comment

’SECONDS’ COUNT

The Heights Players’ first production of the season, "45 Seconds from Broadway," directed by Susan Montez, is one of Neil Simon’s most recent plays, having been presented at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in 2001. Comment

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