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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Monday, Oct. 25, 2010

On Friday, BAM dances around in its underwear

Dance: This dance piece is bare — in more ways than one. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 22, 2010

Oh, doctor! Theater company gives hot new life to ‘Frankenstein’

Theater: It’s time to reanimate a centuries-old corpse — and this time, it’s a woman! Comment.

Atlantic/Pacific is your destination for indie rock

Music: Next stop: Atlantic/Pacific. Comments (3).

Lit for tat! Two needle artists show off the best bookish tattoos

Books: This just inked: the ultimate in literary fandom. Comments (4).

Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010

‘Chaos’ theory — Fred Van Lente has a new comic book out

Books: As Fred Van Lente’s climbed the ladder at Marvel, he’s sent Spider-Man climbing up the side of buildings in Red Hook, put a supervillain lair in Gowanus, set up a vampire club in DUMBO and staged a battle between super heroes and the Olympus Gods on the waterfront. Comments (1).

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Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Hot dog! Empanada lady fills us with delight

Dining: Brooklyn has a booming food culture, so how come you can only get a stale pretzel, a dirty water dog or a re-frozen Italian ice in Prospect Park? Comments (2).

Slope theater troupe aims high with ‘Reefer Madness’

Theater: Marijuana makes even more inroads! Now the Gallery Players is even celebrating it. Comment.

So what is ‘Reefer Madness’?

Theater: The musical “Reefer Madness” is based on a 1938 film originally titled “Tell Your Children,” which was made by a church group to warn folks that weed ruins the lives of unsuspecting teens. Soon after the film was shot, it was picked up by the exploitation circuit — a nod to its campy nature and overall ridiculousness — and retitled “Reefer Madness.” Comment.

Library highlights Brooklyn’s kids book supremacy

Art: A new exhibit features art from you favorite children’s books. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010

Makin’ bacon! A great recipe from the Bacon Takedown

Dining: Bacon lovers, here’s your new favorite recipe. Comments (1).

Stumptown Coffee — from the source in Red Hook

Dining: Stumptown coffee is available throughout the borough, but true java geeks should make their way down to Red Hook, where the roaster’s new coffee bar opened this month. Comments (1).

Julia Stiles stars in a ‘Persephone’ for all seasons

Theater: What do you get when you combine an ancient Greek myth, a pioneering theater ensemble, two experimental musicians, and a Hollywood movie star? Nothing less than an intoxicating, multimedia play fit for the gods. Comments (2).

Monday, Oct. 18, 2010

Smith Street simmers up a soup festival this Saturday

Awesome: That little nip in the air meants it’s time for the Smith Street Soup Festival. Comments (11).

Friday, Oct. 15, 2010

The Brooklyn Museum’s new feminist art show is a swift kick in the crotch

Art: And we say that in a good way! Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010

Another ‘Great’ work from Nicole Krauss’s big desk

Books: The author will read from her new book on Saturday at the Brooklyn Public Library. Comments (1).