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Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Bugging out: Brooklyn insect expert makes dollhouses for bugs

Art: A Brooklyn bug expert will teach a class in creating dioramas of anthopomorphized insects doing everyday activities. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Freedom of information: Brooklyn’s anti-slavery history uncovered

Brooklyn Heights: Some of the borough’s unsung heroes are finally getting their due in a new exhibition at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Comments (2)

Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

Take the Q&A line: ‘Transit Trivia’ returns to the Transit Museum

Nightlife: All aboard the trivia train. Comment

True colors: New sculpture show brightens up Prospect Heights

Art: Gray skies got you down? Get a dose of chromotherapy at this vibrant exhibition. Comments (2)

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Hot events to pass the cold Brooklyn nights. Comment

Bartoonist plays the silver ball

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator plays pinball and boardgames at Jackbar, a new dive in Williamsburg. Comments (7)

In sync: Fort Greene artists create opera about Milli Vanilli

Music: The story of Milli Vanilli is a drama ripe for operatic treatment — and this month, it will get one. Comments (3)

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Nintendo nerds battle for glory at the ‘Mariolympics’

Boro of Nerds: A new monthly tournament at Union Hall will see fans of a jumpy Italian plumber duke it out on the big screen. Comment

Pump up the jam: Build a game from scratch in just two days

Boro of Nerds: Hundreds of coders, designers, and gaming enthusiasts will gather at NYU-Poly’s Game Center in Downtown, in a quest to build a game from scratch in just 48 hours. Comment

Horsing around: Celebrate the lunar New Year in Brooklyn

Event: Happy New Year — again! Comments (1)

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Upping the Ante-bellum: New show puts the audience into old New Orleans

Theater: It is “Sleep No More” with a Southern spin. Comment

Pink gorillas put on wild ball at Botanic Garden

Music: Kids can waltz to classical music played by a skunk, a dog, and two pink gorillas at the garden’s midwinter festival. Comments (5)

How to throw a super Super Bowl party

Nightlife: Impress your friends and keep your wallet intact with our handy guide. Comment

Four great ‘Illuminated’ events at the Botanic Garden

Nightlife: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s “Illuminated” midwinter festival is more than just a couple of pink gorillas playing to foxtrotting toddlers. Here are some other highlights on the line-up. Comment

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