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Saturday, May 3, 2008

‘Designs’ on you

‘Designs’ on you

Shopping: Finding a place to live is never easy, but beginning Friday, furnishing your home with style and originality can be a cinch. This year’s edition of BKLYN Designs, the annual bazaar of avant-garde furniture and house wares, will convene 70 exhibitors who design or manufacture goods in the borough. Comments (3)

‘Sakura’ modern

While the Japanese tradition of celebrating cherry blossoms might be ancient, this year’s edition of “Sakura Matsuri” at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden features a slate of utterly contemporary theater, fine art and more. Comment

Edge of his seat

Edge of his seat

Theater: A review of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s production of Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame,” starring Park Slope’s own John Turturro, Elaine Stritch, Alvin Epstein and Max Casella (remember “Doogie Howser, M.D.”?). Comment



Books: Lock up your history books! On Tuesday, May 6, author, Park Sloper and “Daily Show” contributor John Hodgman will read from his new book, “More Information Than You Require,” a collection of fake trivia, at a benefit for PS 107. Comment

Tasty restaurant gossip

Breaking Chews: We’re dishing up Brooklyn’s latest food news! Comment

Growing Gowanus

Dining: Ever wonder how the letters in alphabet soup are made? Across the country they are created with extrusion dies made at Maldari & Company in Gowanus. Comment

More than ‘Zero’

Cinema: “America has always seemed to hate its poets,” said Ken Siegelman, a Gravesend resident and Brooklyn’s poet laureate. “But to see a film done about me — it’s really given me a new lease on life.” Comments (1)

Good ‘Eats’

Dining: On Wednesday, April 30, over 500 hungry people crowded into Steiner Studios for the 11th year of “Brooklyn Eats,” a celebration of food and entertainment from throughout the borough. Comments (3)

Friday, May 2, 2008

Walking on water

Art: Galapagos Art Space, the Williamsburg institution that is preparing to re-open in a newly renovated space at 16 Main St. in DUMBO, will feature a lake outfitted with walkways and tables, allowing club goers to lounge on top of the water. Comment

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