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Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014

Theater: Neighbors BAM and Theater for a New Audience are both staging “King Lear” this season. Let the battle begin! Comment

Monday, Jan. 20, 2014

Former child soldier pens book on life after warfare

Books: Brooklyn novelist Ishmael Beah was once a child soldier in Sierra Leone. Now he is working to spread a message of peace through his books. Comments (2)

Lit legend Joyce Carol Oates launches new novel in Dumbo

Books: The prolific author will read from her new novel, “Carthage,” at the powerHouse Arena on Jan. 22. Comment

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Bartoonist goes long

Bartoonist goes long

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits the revitalized Long Island Restaurant — now just the Long Island Bar. Comment
Nightlife: Hot events to pass the cold Brooklyn nights. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014

Graphic scenes: Art Spiegelman puts graphic novels on center stage

Theater: It is comics as you have never read them before — live on stage! Comments (1)

Pulling the plug: Guitarist goes off the grid to recharge

Music: As electric as his playing is, guitarist Ryan Ferreira prefers an unplugged life. Comment

Grab a blanket and go for a brisk picnic

Dining: “Competitive Winter Picknicking” will pit teams of cold-weather diners against each other in a battle to create the finest alfresco feast in Prospect Park. Comments (1)

What to pack on your winter picnic

Dining: Picnic like a champion this winter, with these locally-sourced essentials. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Fright night: Former child star debuts storytelling night

Nightlife: Mara Wilson, best known for her childhood roles in “Matilda” and “Mrs. Doubtfire” is back on the stage — but in very different capacity. Comments (4)
Music: New York’s annual celebration of Balkan music and dance turns 30 with a two-day festival at Grand Prospect Hall. Comments (1)

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