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

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005


On Aug. 9, the New York Transit Museum unveiled "Subway People: Alone in the Crowd," an exhibition of 40 photographs by David Perlmutter of New Yorkers in transit. Comment


When Stan Williams opened Stan’s Place in January, he hoped it would be "a hybrid between a cafe where you can sit down and enjoy a good cup of coffee and a bite, and a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner." Comment


Actor Michael Showalter says Brooklyn was the perfect place to set his new film, "The Baxter," since both his main character and the borough are frequently overshadowed by flashier rivals. Comment


"It is not a falafel house!" says Refael Hasid, owner of the Middle Eastern cafe Miriam, which opened on Fifth Avenue last month. Comment


The Brooklyn Arts Council’s "Folk Feet" program, featuring folk dancers from all over Brooklyn, will be staged as part of the Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors festival on Aug. 24. Comment


In the article headlined "Outsider Art" (GO Brooklyn, Aug. 13), the statement, "The truth will make you free," was mistakenly said to have originated with Goethe. In fact, it is originally attributed to Jesus, in John 8:30-32, "Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, ’If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free" - New Am Comment


On Sunday, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy presents a performance by the modern dance troupe Battery Dance Company. Led by Artistic Director Jonathan Hollander, the company will perform "Secrets of the Paving Stones" (pictured) to Jarek Bester’s music, recorded by the Cracow Klezmer Band, at the Tobacco Warehouse in Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park. Comment


Maybe it’s something in the air, because in the last year we’ve seen an unprecedented wave of companies producing "As You Like It." Comment

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