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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

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

Our Celebrate Brooklyn pick of the week: Los Lobos

Music: This band still has it after more than 30 years on the Chicano rock scene. Comment

Friday, July 1, 2011

This opera about lust makes the Gowanus sexier than ever

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)

Thursday, June 30, 2011

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

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

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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)

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

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)

Monday, June 27, 2011

Joe’s got crabs!

Prime Time: Our chef gives you the perfect recipe for the soft-shell crustaceans. Comments (4)

Friday, June 24, 2011

Our ‘Weekender’ tells you where to go

Editor’s Picks: Er, we mean where to go to have fun this weekend, that is. Comments (1)

Friday, May 27, 2011

Dive right in — public pools open on Wednesday

Event: And that includes the Double D. Comment

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