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

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005

PLAY IT LOUD

After taking two steps into Song, the Thai restaurant on Fifth Avenue, I wanted to back out the door. The din of the place was deafening. Comment

SURF’S UP

The Brooklyn Academy of Music raises the curtain on its "2005 Next Wave Festival" on Oct. 4, with a play by the Handspring and Sogolon puppet companies, "Tall Horse," at the BAM Harvey Theater and Philip Glass’ composition "Orion" at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. Comment

REFINED BEBOP

Two Brooklyn musicians have teamed up to record "Songs About You," a collection of 12 jazz standards and new works, on Iana Records. The second album by jazz vocalist Christiana Drapkin, "Songs About You," is a collaboration with composer and pianist Charles Sibirsky. Comment

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

Cibo e Gente is Italian for "food for the people." Because none of its entrees are priced over $14.95, Cibo e Gente is an appropriate name for this new Smith Street trattoria. It has prices "the people" can afford. Comment

SAX YOU UP

Composer and sax player Marcus Strickland (pictured) will kick off the new "Brooklyn Jazz Series" at Water Street Restaurant & Lounge on Sept. 18. Comment

GO HUNGRY

The focus of this year’s Atlantic Antic street festival - Sunday, Sept. 25, from 10 am to 6 pm - is food, so bring your appetite for the trek along Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue. Comment

SAIL AWAY

The Wildlife Conservation Society will host "Dinner on the Sea," a benefit for the New York Aquarium, on Thursday, Sept. 22. The dinner and silent auction raises funds for the Aquarium’s wildlife preservation research and education programs. Comment

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