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

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006

ZANES-Y ZIDEO

On an overcast morning in October, in front of a brownstone in Cobble Hill, passersby were surprised to see a dozen young kids, two trumpets, one trombone, an upright bass, two flutes, percussion instruments, two saxophones, a large cow, two pigmy goats, a sheep, a llama and some cameras. Comment

A PERFECT MATCH       

Atlantic Yards: The Brooklyn skyline has been changing for years, but now everyone is taking notice. Comment

SHADES OF ’GRAY’      

There are many fields in the film industry where one can make a really good living; there’s editing, cinematography and, of course, writing. Comment

ONE BIG EASY       

There’s a whiff of Bourbon Street on Park Slope’s Seventh Avenue. The dreary India House has closed, and in its place is NoNo Kitchen, a Louisiana-style eatery with a setting meant to "Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler" - or "let the good times roll." Comment

’TALK’ IS CHEAP

Enjoy a free evening of readings by contributors to the NY Writers Coalition’s first anthology, "If These Streets Could Talk," on Tuesday in Park Slope. Comment

’HALF NELSON’ GOBBLES UP GOTHAM     AWARDS

"Half Nelson," the critically acclaimed Brooklyn-based film about the unconventional relationship between a young female student and her crack-addled teacher, took home fully half of the prestigious Gotham Awards Tributes for career achievement given out by the Independent Feature Project this week. Comment

DRAMATIC GIFTS

The Brooklyn Academy of Music has just announced its slate of dance, theater, pop music and opera performances for its "2007 Spring Season," and the revelations come just in time to thrill those tough-to-buy-for-folks on your holiday list. Comment

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