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Saturday, May 20, 2006





If you didn’t sate your craving for contemporary design at last weekend’s “Brooklyn Designs,” another fix can be had at the third annual “Altoids Living Spaces,” beginning this Saturday. Comment

She loves rock ’n’ roll

On May 9, punk rock idol Joan Jett journeyed to a Red Hook club, The Hook, to tape the video for her new single, “A.C.D.C.,” off her forthcoming Blackheart Records CD, “Sinner.” Carmen Electra — who told us she’s “a longtime Jett fan” — was also at the taping, playing an appropriately kittenish role in the film version of the gender-bending love song. Comment


An opportunity to see a performance inside the Old American Can Factory — a century-old, 130,000-square-foot manufacturing and arts complex by the Gowanus Canal, is being offered by XO Projects this month. Comment

Lookin’  for love

When you find yourself asking, “Where’s the love?,” it’s time to visit Williamsburg’s Baci & Abbracci. Pronounced Bah-chee and Ab-rah-chee, the trattoria’s name means “hugs and kisses” in Italian, says co-owner Paolo Cappiello (pictured left with bartender Satu Korpi). Comment

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