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Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005


If you’re a musician - or music lover - who wishes there was more live footage of bands performing on television than the musical guest featured on "Saturday Night Live," look no farther than Lee Chabowski’s "The What Goes On! Show." The Cobble Hill musician-director’s DVD features surprisingly slick footage of 10 diverse New York acts - with six from Brooklyn - all uncut, with just enough camera angles to keep it interesting. Comment


In Williamsburg, a performance-space-cum-eatery is as common as a Chinese restaurant in Chinatown. But My Moon is more than brick walls and cement floors. Opened in May by Bener Bilgin, the vast 246-seat space functions as a gallery with works by local artists changing every six weeks; a performance space with a different act each night, including Wednesday’s belly dancing with a live band; and a restaurant with an eclectic Turkish-Mediterranean menu. Comment


In outward show at least, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre production of "Measure for Measure" - which runs through Sunday, Jan. 1 at St. Ann’s Warehouse in DUMBO - belies an ultra-traditional approach. Comment


For glimpses of the private and public lives of New York City celebrities, "Celebrity Moments: The Work of Daily News Photographer Richard Corkery," promises a gallery full of 30 atypical color and black-and-white portraits. Comment


Galapagos Art Space launches its new theater series, "Evolve," on Jan. 6 with Clay McLeod Chapman’s "Bar Flies." Curated by Artistic Director Travis Chamberlain, the series will feature a different show each month. Comment


Sal Buglione wanted a pizza place that would make his father, Anthony, proud. His dream was to drive his dad to the eatery, point to the "Anthony’s" sign, and say, "This is for you." Comment

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