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Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009

Highlights of the Caribbean!

Event: Here’s your guide to the annual Caribbean Day parade! Comment
Music: Everybody’s — or at least every middle-aged editor with two kids’ — favorite band, Care Bears on Fire, rocked on “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Wednesday night. Comments (2)
Cinema: Even if you miss Robert Redford’s two-night stand at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, there will still be hours and hours of Redford to soak in during BAMcinematek’s retrospective, “Robert Redford: Artist and Activist,” Sept. 8–16. Comments (1)
Art: The Convent of St. Cecilia in Greenpoint housed nuns until last year, but on Friday, it will become a different kind of haven. Comment

Walk of art

Art: This is it: Your last chance to see some great art while you shop. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

Event: Montague Street will again become a pedestrian mall — but this year’s version will shut down fewer blocks for less time. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009

Prepare for ‘Battle Week’

Event: This weekend features the annual commemoration of the Battle of Brooklyn, which George Washington won by losing. Comments (2)

Friday, Aug. 21, 2009

Cinema: Two of the most important journalists of the 20th century — and the actor who brought their story to life in one of the greatest movies of the same century — will be at BAM on Sept. 12. Comment

The New Up is a downer!

Smash or Trash: The band has a new album out, but the Smash or Trash team trashed it. Sorry. Comment
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