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

Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004

RINK’S OPEN

Wollman Rink’s 26,000 square feet of ice opened Nov. 24 for the 2004-2005 season. Located between the lake and the Concert Grove in Prospect Park, the ice skating rink offers amenities such as skate rental ($5) and a snack bar. Comment

’MICE’ TO OPEN

The Charlie Pineapple Theatre Company’s production of John Steinbeck’s "Of Mice and Men," opens on Friday, Dec. 3, in Williamsburg. Comment

GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS

It’s a woman’s world at the new Jolie Restaurant on Atlantic Avenue. The name of the cafe, which opened Oct. 27, means "pretty" in French, and pretty it is. Comment

BAMBI’S FREAKS

The Dollhaus gallery in Williamsburg is currently exhibiting the work of photographer Bambi the Mermaid. The show, on display through Dec. 19, has a name that’s as arresting as that of the artist herself - "Freakshow Pin-Ups." Comment

MEANER GIRLS

The author of the latest compelling fiction about the cruelty, superficiality and nastiness of middle school-aged girls is coming to Park Slope next week. Comment

TASTY GAMBLE

The word "fusion" is overused in food writing and employed, sometimes with disastrous effects, by chefs. But for the last couple of years, fusion had been leaving diners’ vocabularies as kitchen professionals took global ingredient mixing as a natural evolution in their cooking and stopped using the fusion label. Comment

TAKE A SEAT

David Gordon, who choreographed, directs and performs in Pick Up Performance’s production of Eugene Ionesco’s "The Chairs" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, has a long history with that piece of furniture. Comment

CELLO-BRATE GOOD TIMES

One World Symphony’s first "Cellobration" was such a big hit last fall that it is being revived as an annual event, according to artistic director, founder and conductor Sung Jin Hong. Comment

HALLELUJAH!

Kicking off Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts’ 50th anniversary season, Leslie Uggams performed Nov. 20 at Brooklyn College’s Walt Whitman Theater. Comment

’LOST’ AND FOUND

Bang on a Can appearances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music are known as much for their regularity as their daring. Comment

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