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Cinema: Dmitriy Salita’s a complicated guy. Born in Odessa, Ukraine and raised in Midwood, Salita is a world-class boxer and an observant, Orthodox Jew. Comment

Heap of trouble

Heap of trouble

Theater: There are a few truly indestructible plays. And Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” is one of them. Thus, I felt duly optimistic entering BAM’s Harvey Theater this week to see the latest revival of the existential comedy. Comment

Grit and ‘Grimes’

Theater: One World Symphony continues exploring “Contrasts and Controversy” — this season’s theme — with a production of Benjamin Britten’s classic “Peter Grimes: The Divided Self” in Brooklyn Heights’ Church of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity on Jan. 25. Comments (1)

King for a day

Event: On Monday, Jan. 21, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and many of the borough’s other institutions, will do its part to honor a historic dream by celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Comment

Tasty restaurant gossip

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

From Moscow to Warsaw

Theater: Watch out, Greenpoint, the Russians are coming! For one day only, Polish-themed rock venue Warsaw will be overrun by Russian clowns, contortionists, equilibrists, acrobats, jugglers, folk musicians, singers, dancers, human puppets and one very well-trained toy poodle. Comment

Bard’s ‘Beth’ is back!

Waiting in the Wings: The latest news on what’s happening in Brooklyn theater. Comment

Miles for ales

Nightlife: We always thought drinking was its own reward, but it turns out Park Slope bar Pacfic Standard thinks we need to be further encouraged, so they are pulling a page from the American Express playbook to show loyal patrons that membership does indeed have its privileges. Comment

Gallery girl

Art: TV’s “Gossip Girl,” which often flubs Brooklyn, makes good with Park Slope sculptor Martha Walker. Comment

Coffee talk

Dining: Sandy Miller’s new book, “Cafe Life New York,” takes an in-depth look at 21 New York City coffee shops — six in Brooklyn — and what makes them special. Comment

Interns wanted!

GO is now interviewing candidates for our spring internship program. Comment

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