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

Saturday, May 27, 2006

SEE RED (HOOK)     

For a neighborhood that merely a decade ago was mired in crime and poverty, Red Hook has undergone drastic changes recently. Comment

SYMPHONY PLAYS U2     

For the final concert of its fifth season, Ditmars Park-based One World Symphony celebrates the memory of a passionate musical artist with the first James Coleman Young People’s Concert on June 2 at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity church in Brooklyn Heights. Comment

THEY’LL MUV YOU     

Forget classical music. Comment

REEL BEAUTY     

Among the 11 documentaries in competition at this year’s Brooklyn International Film Festival - which were culled from more than 560 submissions - is Amy Nicholson’s hilarious "Muskrat Lovely." Comment

A NEW HOME     

Despite its diminutive size, the inaugural exhibit at the new home of the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts packs a wallop. Works by 15 well-known Brooklyn artists, ranging from paintings to collage to mixed media to photography to sculpture, are on display in a 1,800-square-foot facility that’s more akin to a gallery in size than, say, the Brooklyn Museum. Comment

KEEPING IT SIMPLE      

The woman at the counter was a regular at Helios, a Greek restaurant masquerading as a coffee shop in Park Slope. That’s probably why, after tasting her appetizer, she was comfortable saying, "This is the best f**king sausage I’ve ever had," a comment that elicited a roar of laughter from co-owner Aristos Tzammos. Comments (3)

MR. BUBBLE     

A tiny, pastel-colored jewel box of a sandwich shop is turning Boerum Hill patrons on to a new snack. Hanco’s, which opened in February, offers "bahn mi" (pronounced "bun me"), a Vietnamese hero of sorts. Comment

CORRECTION

In "Splish splash" [GO Brooklyn, May 20] the restaurant Veliis was said to accept cash only. Veliis accepts MasterCard, Visa and cash. We regret the error. Comment

FREAKS INSPIRE CLOTHING LINE      

Prak Productions will unveil its new collection, the "Coney Island Line," at the Virgin Megastore on May 31, from noon to 6 pm. The T-shirts (such as the one at left, featuring Madame Twisto) range in price from $21 to $26 and feature illustrations of current and former Sideshow by the Seashore performers by artist-in-residence, Marie Roberts. Comment

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