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Thursday, March 3, 2011

British book night at BookCourt on March 10

Books: Check out Jonathan Coe and Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding) next week. Comments (1).

Celebrate Egyptian freedom — at Gyro Station

Melting Pot: It’s a long way — literally and metaphorically — from Tahrir Square to Bay Ridge. Comments (1).

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Stuff it! Hey, Brooklyn — this lady says you don’t know a thing about taxidermy!

Books: Sure, there are stuff animal shows all over the place, but Melissa Milgrom wants you to know about the real deal. Comment.

The Brooklyn Museum’s main hall is finally ‘Great’

Art: The Brooklyn Museum is shaking things up — way, way up. Comment.

Purple Yam is one great place for Mardi Gras

Dining: Get the taste of the Caribbean this Carnival. Comment.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Good golly, Miss Mali! Sway Machinery adds West African singer

Music: Sway Machinery has been a who’s who of the city music scene since forming six years ago, taking in members of Balkan Beat Box, Arcade Fire and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. But for its sophomore album, “The House of Friendly Ghosts, Volume 1,” the band journeys to West Africa, recruiting Malian vocalist Khaira Arby to write and perform. Comments (2).

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Our new food gossip columnist has the juice

Foodie-in-Chief: Great sandwiches, new burgers and a dearth of Aussie cuisine are part of Sarah Zorn’s menu this week. Comments (1).

New boxing drama at St. Ann’s lacks punch

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: “Beautiful Burnout” has some nice moments, but it’ll make you throw in the towel early, our critic says. Comments (1).

Yum-Yum! Regina Opera does ‘The Mikado’

Music: Let’s face it, everyone loves “The Mikado.” Comments (3).

Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

Sharp benefit for Issue Project Room

Music: Steve Buscemi and his wife, Jo Andres, host benefit for the Issue Project Room on March 4 — and Elliott Sharp will perform. Comments (2).

Catherine Deneuve is just smoldering at BAM

Cinema: The French film legend will be a “Belle du Jour” for a month. Comments (1).

Get buzzed at the Brooklyn Booze Experiment on March 6

Dining: Nick Suarez and Theo Peck are at it again — this time, hosting a cookoff of foods involving booze. Nice. Comments (1).

Friday, Feb. 25, 2011

Low-cost bottles? Start wining at Red White & Bubbly

Shopping: Adam Goldstein — wine store owner and wine maker — has done it again. Comment.

Where to eat, drink and make merry while looking at art

Art: Beyond the obvious neighborhood staples. Comment.

This art festival will put DUMBO on the ‘Verge’

Art: Move over, Manhattan, Paris, Tokyo. One of the world’s biggest art fairs is coming to Brooklyn. Comment.

Now this is ballet, Brooklyn-style

Dance: The name may be Brooklyn Ballet, but the game is fusion. Comments (2).

Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011

‘Clock’ of ages! Arthur Miller’s Depression-era show returns for the recession

Theater: One of Arthur Miller’s lesser-known plays is finally getting its due. Comment.

Give a pint (of blood), get a pint (of beer) at Kelso on March 4

Event: Now this is what we call fair trade. Comments (1).

Monday, Feb. 21, 2011

‘Mass’ exodus! Zannah out as the Walentases’ cultural ambassador

Art: DUMBO has lost its art ambassador. Comments (1).