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The play’s the play as gaming and theater are merged at this festival

Theater: This year’s Game Play Festival, which features theatrical works that draw inspiration from the world of video gaming, offers as many different types of shows as there are consoles. Comment
Music: This band still has it after more than 30 years on the Chicano rock scene. Comment
Theater: It’s called “La Calista,” and it’s pretty hot. Comment

Enjoy the ‘View’! Pier 1 film series returns with ‘Manhattan’

Cinema: Yes, it’s a movie about that other island, but what else do you expect from Woody Allen (the Spike Lee of Manhattan)? Comment

This week’s weekend reads — handpicked by your favorite bookstore

Books: See what the ladies behind WORD, Greenlight and BookMark Shoppe are recommending. Comments (1)

Go ‘Fourth’! Here’s our guide to a great Independence weekend

Don’t stay home without our July 4 roundup. Comment

Ladybug Transistor is back

Ladybug Transistor is back

Music: That quirky Ditmas Park-obsessed New Wave band is back at the Knitting Factory on July 6. Comment

Get ready for the Giglio fest!

Event: Williamsburg’s favorite feast is back, with the first “dance” on July 10. Comments (1)

Dinner and a movie — in one place!

Cinema: Nitehawk Cinema opens in Williamsburg. The reviews are positive. Comments (1)

Cheap trick! Piper Theatre does Moliere’s ‘The Miser’

Theater: And the 17th-century playwright’s still got it (with some new 21st-century references). Comment

Raise your knish consciousness with this stuffed course at Brooklyn Brainery

Event: Laura Silver leads the most important two-session food course since Julia Child taught us how to cook coq au vin. Comments (1)

Brooklyn Museum’s Vishnu show is fit for a king

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: A king obsessed with Vishnu, of course. Comments (3)

Booze bust! Cops shut down Williamsburg screening over liquor dispute

Williamsburg: It’s just the latest in a line of nightlife crackdowns in the hip neighborhood. Comments (1)

Dive right in — public pools open on Wednesday

Suit up — the public pools are open. Comment

Enjoy the ‘View’! Pier 1 film series returns with ‘Manhattan’

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Movies with a View outdoor film series returns next week — with a movie called “Manhattan.” Comment

Our Celebrate Brooklyn pick of the week: Los Lobos

Once upon a time, Los Lobos was just another band from East L.A. Comment

Raise your knish consciousness with this stuffed course at Brooklyn Brainery

The knish is ready for its comeback. Comment

Get ready for the Giglio fest!

The more things change, the more the Feast of the Giglio stays the same. Comment

Dead men do tell tales — in this play at Green-Wood Cemetery

For a show about the dead, “The Spoon River Project” is very much alive. Comment

Don’t stop ‘til you get enough at this Michael Jackson sing-along show

Calling all pretty young things and smooth criminals. Comment

Get ready for some hot summer nights

Here’s a good reason to go back to school this summer. Comment

‘Golden’ ticket! Campy Coney play lets wives get revenge over their scandal-ridden pols

A new play inspired by scorned political spouses who take revenge on their scandal-ridden husbands is coming to Coney Island --— and no, Anthony Weiner’s wife is not a character. Comment

This weekend, a beer crawl like it oughta be

This is one deal we can raise a glass to. Comment

Joe’s got crabs!

Prime Time: Our chef gives you the perfect recipe for the soft-shell crustaceans. Comments (4)
Editor’s Picks: Er, we mean where to go to have fun this weekend, that is. Comments (1)

Dive right in — public pools open on Wednesday

Event: And that includes the Double D. Comment

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