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Valentine’s Day is looming, but you’re still single? Why not take the plunge into the New York Aquarium’s mixer, "Sex in the Sea"? Comments (1)


Attention Romeo wannabes and aspiring Lotharios: as part of its "Best of the African Diaspora Film Festival," BAMcinematek will screen Mya B’s four-part documentary, "Silence: In Search of Black Female Sexuality." The Fort Greene filmmaker’s doc, which explores issues of female sexuality in black culture, will be screened on Valentine’s Day at 6:50 pm (followed by a Q&A with Mya B., pictured) and Feb. 15 at 4:30 pm. Comment


Subtle Changes Dance Company will present a tribute to the influential poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron at BRIC Studio this month. Comment


At a time when "The Lord of the Rings" sweeps the Academy Awards as a serious epic and J.R.R. Tolkien is regarded by some as a major philosopher (the man was actually a philologist), it’s something of a relief that the Heights Players has produced a version of "The Hobbit" that is both child-friendly and unpretentious. Comment


There’s nothing sweeter than celebrating Valentine’s Day, a day devoted to love and keeping the home fires burning. But when it’s me in the kitchen cooking up a romantic dinner for two, it seems that everything’s aflame - my apron, the drapes, the roast. Comment


Just in time for Valentine’s Day, husband-and-wife team Jon Payson and Naomi Josepher have opened The Chocolate Room, a chocolate boutique and dessert emporium on Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue. Comment


The very first image is of cockroaches scampering on the ground, tied to strings that a boy manipulates. Comment


In the article headlined "Gilead Revisited" [GO Brooklyn, Jan. 22] the name of the actress who performed the role of Effy Krayneck was misspelled. Her name is Jaye Maynard. We regret the error. Comment


"Aida" was Giuseppe Verdi’s final grand opera. Indeed, when he returned to composing operas after a 16-year retirement following "Aida," Verdi turned to Shakespearean sources to create his final two masterpieces, "Otello" and "Falstaff." Comment

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