Monday, Nov. 24, 2003


For the past three years, I’ve offered to have Thanksgiving in my home, and each year, my relatives refuse. Comment


The Solo Works Show 2003, an exhibition of 300 works of art by 200 artists presented by the Brooklyn Working Artists Coalition, is on display through Nov. 22. Comment


In 1952, Betty Comden and Adolph Green scripted, and lyricist Arthur Freed and composer Nacio Herb Brown supplied the score to one of MGM’s most beloved musicals, "Singing in the Rain." But the film was really a showcase for choreographer and co-director Gene Kelly (with Stanley Donen), who danced and sang his way into American hearts and film history. Comment


The Opera Company of Brooklyn will host its second annual opera gala benefit concert on Nov. 21 at 8 pm at CAMI Hall, 165 W. 57th St., in Manhattan. Comment


Fort Greene’s Trilok Fusion Arts will host an "India Day Festival" on Nov. 21 and Nov. 23. Comment


The Brothers Grimm fairytale about Hansel and Gretel, the two resourceful children who successfully fend off a wicked witch who lives in a gingerbread house, has scared the pants off kids (and parents) for nearly two centuries in its original form, which is grim indeed. Comment


From the outside, Excess Club looks anything but excessive. Comment


Ever since Lewis Hallan brought a company of actors to the colonies in 1752, American theater has been hugely indebted to English writers, managers and actors. Even today, decades after American theater came into its own, Broadway and off-Broadway rely heavily on English imports. Many British plays fit nicely into American culture and iconography. Others do not make the crossing quite as well. Comment

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