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

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006

DRINK LIKE A     GENIUS

Legend has it that the inspiration for great art is substance abuse and "Hemingway & Bailey’s Bartending Guide to Great American Writers" is a new book that delights in recognizing our country’s poets, screenwriters, playwrights and novelists while lionizing their concurrent abilities to put it away. Comment

BETWEEN LINES

Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, a 24-year-old San Francisco company that appeared at City Center’s Fall for Dance Festival last month, is now bringing two New York premieres to Midwood’s Walt Whitman Theatre. Comment

THE ’CANDY’ MAN       

Heath Ledger’s role in Neil Armfield’s new film "Candy" was a chance for the acclaimed actor to play a character whose lifestyle is the polar opposite of the Australian transplant’s reality amidst the leafy streets of Brooklyn. Comment

CORRECTION

In "Good to Go" [GO Brooklyn, Nov. 4], we incorrectly listed some dishes that Chicory Brooklyn no longer offers. They no longer prepare loin of beef, marinated golden beets or sweet potato fries with a maple mayonnaise dipping sauce. The prices of sandwiches are now $5-$8 and the dinner entrees are all $13. On weekends, Chicory Brooklyn is only open for lunch and dinner but they do have breakfast items on the menu. We regret the errors. Comment

’LUCKY GIRL’     

A musical marriage made in heaven: Capathia Jenkins and Louis Rosen’s debut album is the soulful and personal collaboration of the singer and songwriter’s lives. Comment

ALMOST NANA’S     

I opened the menu at Mike’s Kosher Steakhouse and wanted to cry. Comment

DRINKING FOR A GOOD CAUSE

The American Cancer Society in Brooklyn has devised an ingenious idea for mixing pleasure with fundraising. On Sunday Nov. 12, the organization has organized the first "North Fork Wine Tour," a day of seminars, sipping and snacking at three of Long Island’s most respected vineyards. Proceeds from the event’s ticket sales will go to providing vital transportation services to this borough’s patients while they undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Comment

’LIFE’ SURVIVES

In 1939, the 22-year-old German-Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon fled Berlin for still unoccupied Vichy France only to be killed in a death camp four years later. Comment

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