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Saturday, June 14, 2008

What’s in store

Red Hook: Red Hook might not be the textbook definition of “the great outdoors,” but on Monday, June 16, expect to see people descending upon the neighborhood with camping gear to wait out the opening of the new IKEA. Comments (2).

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Mad for Dad

Shopping: GO Brooklyn’s guide to smart, last-minute Father’s Day gifts Comment.

Holy ‘Hill’

Dance: When the Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center kicks off its 12th annual “Souls of Our Feet People of Color Dance Festival” on Monday at Long Island University’s Kumble Theater, it’s going to be more like a family reunion than your average dance recital. Comment.

Tasty restaurant gossip

Breaking Chews: We’re dishing up Brooklyn’s latest food news! Comment.

Block party

Art: This weekend is the last opportunity for visitors to see the Brooklyn Museum’s breathtaking exhibition of Japanese woodblock prints from the Utagawa school. The works are the thrilling predecessors of graphic novels and celebrity posters alike. Comment.

Big country

Music: The big city is about to get a taste of the country. BrooklynCountry.com, the Web site and digital headquarters for country music artists and fans from Kings County, is celebrating its relaunching with a party at Natural Selection on June 15. Comment.

Dance from down under

Dance: Want to experience our world’s many cultures without leaving the borough? Get ready for Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts’ 2008-2009 lineup! Comment.

Cast party

Theater: The Theater for a New Audience won’t move to its Frank Gehry–designed Fort Greene headquarters for quite a while, but that won’t stop the group from throwing a party in the neighborhood on Wednesday. Comment.

Site specific

Dance: The Artichoke Dance Company is letting you direct its latest show, with its innovative, interactive production, “U R Here,” which allows you to choose the time, location and music of each performance. Comment.

To the streets

Shopping: Traffic will be blocked all weekend in Park Slope, and this time it won’t be thanks to a doublewide stroller barreling down Fifth Avenue. Comment.