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Monday, July 26, 2010

Hear this ‘Swell’ act at the band shell on July 30

Music: The unlikely pairing of Irish rocker Glen Hansard and Czech pianist Markéta Irglová has been charming listeners since the understated 2007 musical “Once” introduced the world to their heart-felt folk rock, even earning them an Oscar for “Falling Slowly.” Comments (1)

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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Shakespeare — stripped down!

Theater: Summer has always been a ripe time for productions of Shakespeare’s wildly popular “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” often as a light breeze suitable for children. Comment

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Don’t hit snooze! Wakey!Wakey! to play Brooklyn Bowl on Friday

Music: Mike Grubbs grew up under a piano. Comment

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This romance event will ‘bowl’ you over

Nightlife: Few Jewish holidays combine centuries of Talmudic scholarship with the elegance of Diddy’s White Party. Comment

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Get saved by the ‘Bell’ on July 24

Nightlife: Break out the leg warmers, Spandex and white-washed denim — school’s back in session. Bayside High School, that is. Comment

‘Moviehouse’ at Sternberg Park focuses on the neighborhood

Cinema: This month, Moviehouse brings gentrification horrors, schizophrenia, and teen violence to Sternberg Park — in film! Comment

Monday, July 19, 2010

B-b-b-b-b-bad! George Thorogood’s movin’ on over on July 29

Music: A true rock legend plays for free in Coney next week. Comment

This slick burlesque show will benefit Gulf oil victims

Music: The Gulf Coast is a mess thanks to BP, but at least there’s a cool show to raise money for the clean-up. Comment

Coney Island sand-sculpting contest this weekend

Event: A good ol’ fashioned sand-sculpting contest can really make it feel like summer, so head out to Coney Island on July 24 for Astella Development Corporation’s annual event. Comment

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Calexico cart in Bklyn Bridge Park — plus the other food news!

Foodie-in-Chief: It’s been another tasty fortnight in the borough of Kings. Load up on Brooklyn’s latest openings, closings, and of course, a healthy helping of gossip. Comments (1)

Friday, July 16, 2010

This is one cool movie theater

Cinema: It will be the coolest indy movie theater in the city — with a full bar to boot. Comment

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