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

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005

ROSIE GIVES BAM THE SCOOP

Actress Rosie Perez gave the crowd an earful at the BAM Rose Cinemas on Aug. 24, and they responded with applause and admiration. Comment

ARTIST HAVEN

Few restaurants fit as seamlessly into a neighborhood as Paloma does in Greenpoint. Open since late May, the eatery attracts the spillover of Williamsburg’s young artists who want to live and dine in a like-minded community, but can’t afford the trendier neighborhood’s tab. Comment

WHAT’S NEW

From Sept. 14-18, musician Brian Tate, artist Danny Simmons and the Fulton Mall Improvement Association present their second annual Brooklyn New Music Festival at indoor and outdoor venues around the borough. Comment

HOT TOPICS

Mary Ruth Goodley, who heads the Gallery Players’ selection committee, says it’s always "about the work." This season "the work" includes dramas, comedies and musicals - with many tackling controversial topics. Comment

THE TRANSFORMER

Starring on a TV show like "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" is the ideal gig for an actor with Vincent D’Onofrio’s chameleon-like powers of transformation. While working on the popular crime drama allows the Bensonhurst native time to explore and develop a single character, the series’ annual hiatus offers him the freedom to explore a variety of new personas on the big screen, like the worried father in Mike Mills’ new film, "Thumbsucker." Comment

HONOR THY FATHER

Windsor Terrace, the neighborhood between Park Slope and Kensington, has a lot to offer. But while quiet streets with pretty homes and friendly neighbors are a few of its advantages, it is not a destination stop for fine dining. Comments (1)

BASEBALL BLUES

BAMcinematek presents Jos de Putter’s 2002 documentary "Brooklyn Stories," about local fans sharing their baseball memories, - especially those of the Brooklyn Dodgers, on Sept. 13 as part of its "Double Dutch" series. Comment

’ORLEANS AID

Artist Carri Skoczek and Tracy Causey-Jeffery, director of Ch’i contemporary fine art gallery, have organized an art sale to take place on Sept. 13 with the proceeds to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Comment

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