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Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006

LAUGH FACTORY     

"You live in woeful times," announces Uncle Sam from the cover of a new gift catalog. "You need funny things." Comment

HARVEY’S SONG       

Decades after Bensonhurst native Harvey Fierstein wrote and starred in the gay classic, "Torch Song Trilogy," his groundbreaking collection of one-act plays is still widely considered a brilliant, relevant work. Comment

BALLET AT POLY

Since 1980, members of the Vicky Simegiatos Dance Company have been sharing their love for ballet with the Brooklyn community by offering performances to the public. Comment

NORTHERN EXPOSURE

It’s better not to get too attached to a Smith Street restaurant as they come and go quickly. So broken-hearted fans of the short-lived Taku take heart. The restaurant’s owner and chef, Adam Shepherd, plans on re-establishing the eatery early next year in lower Manhattan. Comment

REED PLAYS ’BERLIN’      LIVE

At long last, music fans will get to hear Lou Reed’s seminal 1973 album, "Berlin," performed live and in its entirety by the rock legend himself. Comment

OUI, OUI!     

On a corner in a still gritty section of Williamsburg stands a tiny bistro. Comment

ATYPICAL CASTING      

The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s offering to culminate the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth is, typically for this forward-looking institution, anything but conventional. Comment

CRAFT BONANZA

Where can you find music, complimentary cocktails and handmade gifts this time of year? Try the spectacular "Holiday Craftacular" held in Williamsburg on Saturday, Dec. 9. Comment

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