This year’s Tribeca Film Festival includes
the world premiere of two feature films with Brooklyn connections:
"Brother’s Shadow" and "The Big Bad Swim." Comment
The vibrant, complicated artworks of Aminah
Lynn Robinson are as unique and engaging as the artist herself. Comment
The story of the invention of Sweet’N Low is a great tale of
post-World War II America. It is a history of the national diet.
It is a cautionary tale of political corruption. Comments (1)
Barely known hereabouts - especially compared
with giants like his compatriots Yasujiro Ozu, Masaki Kobayashi
and Akira Kurosawa - is Japanese director Mikio Naruse. Comment
It took more than a year for Bener Bilgin,
the owner of My Moon in Williamsburg, to gut the boiler room
of an old factory and transform the neglected space into the
performance venue and eatery he envisioned. Comment
In "The May Queen: Women on Life,
Love, Work, and Pulling It All Together in Your 30s," editor
Andrea Richesin has culled an eclectic collection of essays by
a diverse array of women about what being "put together"
means after 29 - in 2006. Comment
Amidst the dropping cherry blossom petals
at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, local pop-rock band Gaijin a
Go-Go will drop its latest album, "Go Go Boot Camp"
on April 29. Comment
There’s only one disadvantage to eating
in a Korean restaurant: afterwards, everyone can tell where you’ve
dined. While grilling your own meat at the table is a wonderful
way to enjoy the cuisine, those fumes can stick with you long
after the check’s been paid. Shul Kim (pictured on right), the
owner of Williamsburg’s Dokebi (means "devil" or "ghost"
in Korean), has found a way for you to remain sweet-smelling.
At each table, he’s installed grills specially designed to suck
the smoke out of the air. Comment