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Monday, July 26, 2010

Music: The unlikely pairing of Irish rocker Glen Hansard and Czech pianist Markéta Irglová has been charming listeners since the understated 2007 musical “Once” introduced the world to their heart-felt folk rock, even earning them an Oscar for “Falling Slowly.” Comments (1)

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Shakespeare — stripped down!

Theater: Summer has always been a ripe time for productions of Shakespeare’s wildly popular “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” often as a light breeze suitable for children. Comment

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Don’t hit snooze! Wakey!Wakey! to play Brooklyn Bowl on Friday

Music: Mike Grubbs grew up under a piano. Comment

This romance event will ‘bowl’ you over

Nightlife: Few Jewish holidays combine centuries of Talmudic scholarship with the elegance of Diddy’s White Party. Comment

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Get saved by the ‘Bell’ on July 24

Nightlife: Break out the leg warmers, Spandex and white-washed denim — school’s back in session. Bayside High School, that is. Comment

‘Moviehouse’ at Sternberg Park focuses on the neighborhood

Cinema: This month, Moviehouse brings gentrification horrors, schizophrenia, and teen violence to Sternberg Park — in film! Comment

Monday, July 19, 2010

B-b-b-b-b-bad! George Thorogood’s movin’ on over on July 29

Music: A true rock legend plays for free in Coney next week. Comment

This slick burlesque show will benefit Gulf oil victims

Music: The Gulf Coast is a mess thanks to BP, but at least there’s a cool show to raise money for the clean-up. Comment
Event: A good ol’ fashioned sand-sculpting contest can really make it feel like summer, so head out to Coney Island on July 24 for Astella Development Corporation’s annual event. Comment

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Foodie-in-Chief: It’s been another tasty fortnight in the borough of Kings. Load up on Brooklyn’s latest openings, closings, and of course, a healthy helping of gossip. Comments (1)

Friday, July 16, 2010

This is one cool movie theater

Cinema: It will be the coolest indy movie theater in the city — with a full bar to boot. Comment

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