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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The dictator rises again: Dumbo publisher resurrects weighty Latin American lit

February Houses: “Reasons of State,” Alejo Carpentier’s massive novel of Latin American politics, brings us first-person close to the life and times of a brutal dictator in the early 1900s. Comments (1)

Monday, March 17, 2014

Where to wet the shamrock: St. Patrick’s Day events around Brooklyn

Nightlife: Go green this March 17 — Kelly green, that is! Comments (1)

Magnificent obsession: S’Park gallery exhibits art born from extreme passion

Art: Many artists are obsessive, but these ones have turned obsession into an art-form. Comment

Tray display: Sunset Park artist photographs famous developer trays

Books: You have seen the famous photos — now see photos of where they were developed. Comments (2)

Friday, March 14, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: “King Lear,” bingo, Park Slope’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade, and more things to do in Brooklyn this weekend and beyond. Comment

Bartoonist goes south of the border

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist visits Bar San Miguel, a tequila bar in Carroll Gardens co-owned by CNBC’s Jim Cramer. Comments (2)

Batman returns: Forgotten film about Brooklyn’s ‘Super Cops’ to screen in P’Slope

Cinema: “The Super Cops” captures 1970s Bedford-Stuyvesant in all its gritty glory. Comments (1)

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Play-to: Hit the books before seeing ‘Hoi Polloi’s Republic’

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: This Clinton Hill production has done an admirable job of adapting a 2,400-year-old, 300-page philosophical text to the stage. But it is not for Plato first-timers. Comments (2)

Cue the laugh track: Kensington author pens book on sitcoms

Books: This guy knows his “Girls” from his “Golden Girls.” Comments (1)

Borough of comedy kings: Five sitcoms set in Brooklyn

TV: Brooklyn has been the star — or at least played a supporting role — in many of TV’s most memorable sitcoms. Comments (2)

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Canine couture: Dogs dominate the runway at ‘Fashion Week Brooklyn’

Fashion: “Fashion Week Brooklyn” is going to the dogs! Comments (3)

Purim rocks: This celebration has costumes and hamantashen — but no kids

Music: Why should kids have all the Purim party fun? Comment

Friday, March 7, 2014

Randy reading: Literary series comes to Park Slope sex shop

Books: The reading series is both sexual and textual. Comments (2)

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