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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings
Event: Here’s our running guide to not running in next Sunday’s big (make that long) race. Comments (6)
Event: The biggest blow out in the history of blowouts. Comments (3)

Your weekend reads — from three booksellers

Books: Once again, the ladies of BookMark Shoppe, Greenlight and Word give us their hot books of the week. Comment
Art: After nearly five years of preparation, the Brooklyn Museum is finally ready to unveil its 100-plus piece exhibition honoring modernity, technology, and progress — but you can forget iPhone photos, iPad doodles and Cory Arcangel-type Nintendo sculptures; this is modernity, 1920s style. Comment

Commie classics! Brooklyn Philharmonic brings Soviet-era cartoons to life

Music: The Brooklyn Philharmonic will perform original soundtracks to six Soviet-era cartoons — while the animated shorts are screened next week. Comments (1)

The ‘Center’ of it all! Chinese acrobats, Russian dancers, flamenco dancers and more

Theater: They say variety is the spice of life — certainly, it’s the spice of the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, which is back in action with a delicious new season chock-full of dance performances, theater productions and musical concerts that cater to the many diverse cultural groups that call the borough home. Comment

John Hodgman is big — bigger than Paul Rudd, even

Books: The best-selling triologist of entirely fabricated facts is back with a new book — and all of Hollywood in his sway. Comments (2)

The Bard in Brooklyn (sort of)

Event: Arthur Phillips and Guerrilla Rep perform Fakespeare to benefit the Carroll Gardens library. Comment
Dining: Alan Harding has been named the chef at the soon-to-open Gowanus seafood stand. Comments (7)
Art: Vax Moto repair shop hosts a cool art exhibition. But put the pedal to the metal — it’s almost over. Comments (1)

It’s a donut, no it’s a burger! Who cares? It’s delicious

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: The geniuses at Burger Bistro in Bay Ridge have done the impossible: created a donut burger. Comments (9)

Marty’s meat-filled meet up

Shopping: The Beep cuts the ribbon — actually twine — on a new butcher shop in Park Slope. Comments (5)

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