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‘Tommy’ rockers

‘Tommy’ rockers

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Mike McLaughlin, the butcher of Flatbush Avenue Extension, loves the Gallery Players’ production of “The Who’s Tommy.” Comments (2)
Music: The last time a concert was billed as “three days of peace, love and music,” an upstate New York farm bloomed into the epicenter of rock music. Comments (2)

Funk it! Slope author goes back to his roots

Books: Ben Greenman, an editor at the New Yorker, set out to write a biography of Sly Stone and ended up with a serious novel about an entirely made up funk rock legend. Comment

It’s snap time as New York Photo Fest takes over DUMBO

Art: The second annual neighborhood-wide photo event is coming next weekend. Comments (1)

Help cure cancer — with just a little wine-ing

Dining: Drinking may not always be good for you, but for the next five weeks at least, it will be good for other people. Comment
Theater: Our reviewer raves about “The Nosemaker’s Apprentice” at the Brick Theater. Comment

It’s a Nordic invasion!

Event: Two big Nordic events are coming soon to one big (formerly Nordic) neighborhood. Comments (9)
Awesome: As if you needed another reason to celebrate Brooklyn, you just got a big one: the schedule for the annual “Celebrate Brooklyn” summer music, dance, film and arts festival has something for everyone. Comment

Dan Deacon gets smashed — and trashed!

Smash or Trash: Electronica legend Dan Deacon sent us his new CD and asked The Brooklyn Paper’s Smash or Trash team to do what it does best in reviewing the hit “Getting Old.” Comments (1)

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