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Highlights of the Caribbean!

Event: Here’s your guide to the annual Caribbean Day parade! Comment
Music: Everybody’s — or at least every middle-aged editor with two kids’ — favorite band, Care Bears on Fire, rocked on “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Wednesday night. Comments (2)
Cinema: Even if you miss Robert Redford’s two-night stand at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, there will still be hours and hours of Redford to soak in during BAMcinematek’s retrospective, “Robert Redford: Artist and Activist,” Sept. 8–16. Comments (1)
Art: The Convent of St. Cecilia in Greenpoint housed nuns until last year, but on Friday, it will become a different kind of haven. Comment

Walk of art

Art: This is it: Your last chance to see some great art while you shop. Comment
Event: Montague Street will again become a pedestrian mall — but this year’s version will shut down fewer blocks for less time. Comments (2)

Prepare for ‘Battle Week’

Event: This weekend features the annual commemoration of the Battle of Brooklyn, which George Washington won by losing. Comments (2)
Cinema: Two of the most important journalists of the 20th century — and the actor who brought their story to life in one of the greatest movies of the same century — will be at BAM on Sept. 12. Comment

The New Up is a downer!

Smash or Trash: The band has a new album out, but the Smash or Trash team trashed it. Sorry. Comment

‘Acoustically Related’

Nightlife: As part of the Acoustically Related series presented by Kord Unplugged at Southpaw, Matt Witte, lead singer and guitarist from the New Blood Revival & Chainsaw Trio, will be making a rare solo, acoustic performance, July 28. Comment

Now she’s BK’s sweetheart

Williamsburg: Julia Roberts was spotted in Boerum Hill today filming scenes for her upcoming film, “Eat, Pray, Love.” Comment

‘Fire! New Play Festival’

Brooklyn Paper: Freedom Train Productions will have an all-star line up of authors, activists, and an award-winning playwright who will facilitate talkbacks following performances at the “FIRE! New Play Festival,” August 12-13 and 19-20 at 138 South Oxford Street.There is a $5 suggested donation. The performances are wheelchair accessible. Comment

‘Eat, Pray, Love’ with Julia Roberts

Brooklyn Paper: Julia Roberts was spotted in Boerum Hill today filming scenes for her upcoming film, “Eat, Pray, Love.” Comment

Ad Hoc Art looks to scale back

Williamsburg: After four years, Ad Hoc Art, the East Williamsburg street art destination, threw its last full show on August 7 at its gallery space (49 Bogart Street), the anchor tenant of the block. Comment

SummerStarz fun at East River State Park

Parenting: Town Square, Edge 11211, and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation present SummerStarz, free movies on Thursdays at East River State Park, North Eighth Street & Kent Avenue, now to August 27. Comment

Turn up the noise for this trio of ‘Girls’

Nightlife: Sound guys hate the Vivian Girls. Comment

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