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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Twisted strings: Gowanus fest celebrates genre-bending banjo music

Music: This ain’t your mama’s banjo music. Comments (2)

Ballet meets bluegrass: Old-time band collaborates with famed choreographer at BAM

Dance: The Brooklyn Academy of Music will play host to the debut performance of a Twyla Tharp dance piece, set to live music by the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Comment

Amateur hour: Brooklyn home brewers compete for glory in Gowanus

Dining: Local home brewers will pit their best beers against each other at the “Pride of Brooklyn Homebrew Festival” — and you can help decide the winner. Comments (2)

Home brew how-to: Where to find classes and equipment in Brooklyn

Dining: Want to make your own beers, but don’t know a wort from a trub? We’ve got you covered. Comment

Monday, April 7, 2014

Flop-house cinema: W’burg film fest celebrates bad movies

Cinema: Brooklyn has festivals for cat films, motorbike films, and science fiction films. And now it has a festival for bad films. Comments (11)

Pic out the jams: Photographer snaps city’s traditional jam sessions

Art: This guy likes to follow tradition — with a camera! Comment

Saturday, April 5, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: A cellist covering Jimi Hendrix on a boat, “Ghostbusters” fans roasting marshmallows in a cinema, scientists debating the Hubble Space Telescope over beer, and other awesome things happening in Brooklyn this weekend and beyond. Comment

Bartoonist uncovers a treasure trove of beer

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator heads to Crown Heights’ newest craft beer bar, Covenhoven, for a not-so-quiet pint. Comments (20)

Tooting their own flute: Flutronix brings a modern sound to the classical instrument

Music: This Crown Heights duo is making the school-band staple cool again. Comment

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Spice market: Smorgasburg fires up again with two India-inspired hot sauces

Dining: Brooklyn’s outdoor markets are gearing up for an Indian summer. Comments (3)

Ori-gins: Historian gives talk on the strange story of gin

Event: Call it a spirited discussion. Comments (1)

Sew happy together: Brooklyn quilters stitch Downtown show together

Art: The Quilters’ Guild of Brooklyn is a tight-knit bunch. Comments (1)

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Magic spells: Greenpoint bookstore to host fantasy-themed spelling bee

Boro of Nerds: You shall not pass — if you cannot spell, that is. Comment

Ra ra Rasputin! A dinner honoring Russia’s greatest love machine

Dining: Toast the “Mad Monk” at this educational dinner party celebrating the life and legacy of the mysterious Russian mystic. Comments (1)

Coney meets Carnival: Funk group celebrates People’s Playground with a Big Easy sound

Music: This band is bringing the sounds of the Big Easy to the Big Apple — and taking listeners from the Boardwalk to Bourbon Street. Comment

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