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Chorus seeks singers for spring production of “Porgy and Bess”

The Kingsborough Musical Society Chorus under conductor Mark Mangini, conductor, is seeking choral singers. They offer a mixed repertoire of theater, folk and classical music, performing two annual free concerts at the Leon M. Goldstein Theater on the Kingsborough campus in December and May. They also perform concerts at various locations throughout Brooklyn. Comment

Save some green – make your own salad at home

I love salad! Comment

Neighborhood Improvement Group holds its Spring Auction

NIA Community Services Network presents its Spring Auction, April 9, 7 p.m. at the Regina Center, 1258 65th Street in Bensonhurst. Comment

Spring activities at Museum of the Moving Image

There will also be hands-on workshops for children and special demonstrations in the galleries. Comment

Panel on the future of women artists at Brooklyn Museum

A.I.R. Gallery and The Feminist Art Project are hosting the panel series “The Issues of the Moment: What is the Future for Women Artists?” at The Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights. The topic of “Invisibility to Visibility” will be discussed, March 27 at 2 p.m. Comment

Dirty Sock Funtime Band in concert at Brooklyn College

The band is a multi-national, New York City-based children’s rock band, which captivates children and parents alike with high-energy concerts full of rockin’ sing-a-long jams and audience participation. Comment

Pianist Dinnerstein and students collaborate for concert

Simone Dinnerstein’s PS 321 Neighborhood Concerts will present “Face the Music,” an ensemble of 20 classically-trained musicians ranging from sixth to 12th grades dedicated to performing today’s most compelling and creative new music, in a concert called “Beating Down the Doors,” April 15, 7 p.m. at PS 321, 180 Seventh Avenue in Park Slope. Comment

Sweetest stores in Williamsburg and Greenpoint

Williamsburg and Greenpoint are two of the hippest nabes in Brooklyn. (Please excuse the hipster pun.) Comment

WAH Center presents mixed-media works by ‘Creative Couples’

The Williamsburg & Historical Center (WAH Center) presents “Creative Couples,” with works of six couples exemplifying the progress made since the beginnings of the women’s liberation movement. Comment

Inaugural DIY Music Festival Rocks Brooklyn

Let the music industry have South By Southwest and the CMJ festival. Brooklyn has its own DIY Music Festival for Brooklynites by Brooklynites. Comment

Brooklyn kids to rock out

Brooklyn Kids Rock, a local school that teaches children how to play and write music, gives kids the chance to live out their rock and roll fantasies via band practices, photo shoots and live shows. Comment

Flatbush celebrity chef shares her secrets in new volume

From her Flatbush kitchen, celebrity chef Daisy Martinez salutes and celebrates the entire world, and particularly the Latino culinary creations that, for her, are literally the meat and drink of her imagination. Comment

The beef is back

The Brooklyn Beefsteak is back and bigger than ever. Comment

Martin McQuade performs St. Patrick’s Day favorites

Martin McQuade,with Jesse Gelber providing piano accompaniment, will be playing your favorite Irish tunes, March 14, 6 p.m. at the Greenhouse Café, 7717 Third Avenue, Bay Ridge, in honor ofthe upcoming Saint Patrick’s Day. Comment

It’s lucky to be Irish in Brooklyn

Break out your green finest – St. Patrick’s Day is coming. Comment
Theater: Old Stone House hosts yet another remake of the Great American Story. Comments (2)
Dining: If there is anything that gentrified Brooklynites love more than gentrifying the rest of Brooklyn, it’s eating out. Comments (12)

Where to eat off the beaten path

Dining: This Wi-Fi ready café is the newest in a slew of operations populating Clinton Hill’s edges with gourmet beans. Comments (3)

The Brooklyn Winter Hoedown is this weekend

Music: It’s a little bit country. Comments (7)
The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Sam Mendes’s production of “The Tempest” is a gripping combination of excellent performances and stunning special effects that puts the perfect punctuation mark on Shakespeare’s oeuvre. Comments (1)
Books: Lock up your daughters! The women from the sex toy shop Babeland have written a “How to” book! Comments (11)

A taco cart opens in Downtown — no, this is big

Dining: It has to be the least-likely best restaurant in the borough. Comments (4)

Duo pushing the boundaries of Bushwick with new cafe

Dining: A new coffee bar near the Myrtle Avenue JMZ! Comments (6)
Dining: Two tapas bars are one block apart. Time for a chorizo-to-chorizo battle. Comments (10)

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