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

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005

LIFE IN THE FARCE LANE

Park Slope journalist Gersh Kuntzman takes aim at America’s favorite sport - driving huge, gas-guzzling vehicles - and the governmental policies that support it in his new musical, "SUV: The Musical!" Comment

IN ’RAPTURE’

The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition unveils its 23rd annual outdoor sculpture show, "Rapture," on Aug. 13, with a reception from noon to 6 pm. On Saturday, Jan Bell will host a program of live music at the Little Red Hen Music Stage during the reception for the 25 participating artists, who hail from all over the country. Comment

LITTLE ONE’S BIG FLAVORS

My sister and I took our mother to New Mexico to celebrate her 80th birthday. On our way to Santa Fe from the Albuquerque airport, we stopped in a funky little town called Madrid, population about 200. The town’s main drag is two blocks long and lined with a few galleries, small cafes and the kind of clothing stores where incense burns and the proprietor tie-dyes tunics in the rear of the shop. Comment

A WORLD, A PARK

Howling Moon Cab Company will stage plays about people in parks - in Brooklyn Bridge Park - on Aug. 18-19. Jonathan Wallace, founder of the company and organizer of the two-day event, told GO Brooklyn that "The Park Plays: An Evening of Short Plays Set in Parks" is comprised of six 10-minute plays - a seventh play may be added - which all take place "with people you might meet in Brooklyn Bridge Park." Comment

MAMA’S BOY

How many restaurateurs say their mothers influenced their cooking? Comment

OUTSIDER ART

These are dark and dangerous times. And Theater for the New City’s Street Theater Company has responded with a show that is dark, and may actually be considered dangerous by many. Comment

TRASHY TALE

Park Slope author Elizabeth Royte will encourage you to get in touch with the coffee grounds and other cast-offs in the bottom of your trash can when she reads from her new book "Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash" at BookCourt on Aug. 13 at 6 pm. Comment

SWIM FAN

By Karen Butler Comment

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