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Friday, July 18, 2008

Behind the ropes

Behind the ropes

Cinema: On Monday night, Trevor W. was the talk of the party. The tall, attractive socialite, of ambiguous sexual orientation and a lurid fashion sense, was sought after by Manhattan nightlife queen Amy Sacco, actor-model Fabrizio Brienza, “Lipstick Jungle’s” Lindsay Price, and members of Kulu and the Brazilian Girls. But Trevor W. isn’t real. He’s a figment of the imagination of Bushwick filmmaker Wayne Price. Comment

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Love and skate

Love and skate

Theater: Growing up in Bensonhurst, actress Kerry Butler roller-skated like any other kid, but when the time came to strap on skates for “Xanadu,” the Broadway production in which she plays the lead role of Kira, it wasn’t so easy anymore. Comments (1)

Raising the ‘Bar’

Raising the ‘Bar’

Dining: Spencer Rothschild’s two-month-old Mexican restaurant, “Barrio,” gets a warm reception in Park Slope. Comment

Tasty restaurant gossip

Breaking Chews: We’re dishing up Brooklyn’s latest food news! Comment

A real ‘Legend’

A real ‘Legend’

Music: Five-time Grammy Award–winner John Legend will perform — for free! — at Wingate Field in Crown Heights on Monday, July 21. Comments (1)

Better than Times Square?

Theater: The curtains have gone up on the long-awaited TKTS booth at the Metrotech Center in Downtown Brooklyn. And the offering of discount tickets is cause for a standing ovation. Comment

Happy b’day

Music: On Sunday, July 20, JDub Records will be celebrating its fifth birthday in style, with a free concert and party in Prospect Park. Comments (1)

Park art

Art: There are always plenty of strange things to gawk at in Empire–Fulton Ferry State Park, but beginning Sunday, a collection of 30 exotic sculptures will be unveiled by the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition. Comment

Seeing Greene

Fort Greene: On July 27, Fort Greene locals will have the chance to become better acquainted with the history behind their picturesque neighborhood. Comment

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