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Monday, July 16, 2001

SILENT MUSIC

Alloy Orchestra plays original score to soundless "Metropolis" in P’Park

Despite a revival of interest in recent years, the phrase "silent movie" still conjures for many 21st century folk a moth-eaten image. The Alloy Orchestra is doing their best to change that. Comment.

FOUNTAIN OF PLEASURE

In these health-conscious times - times when some people clutch their chests in a psychosomatically induced coronary at the mere mention of Peter Luger - many people avoid French cuisine because they equate it with ultra-rich sauces and desserts. Comment.

SUMMER IN THE CITY

Summer can fly by before you know it, so make sure you aren’t wasting yours with work on the weekends. Comment.

EDITOR’S PICK

Sudha Seetharaman, shown here representing a strutting peacock, will perform Bharatanatyam, an Indian classical dance form, as part of a program called "Three Dancers," to be held at the Brooklyn Music School next weekend. Comment.

CINEMA CENTRAL

There are many aspects of the Brooklyn renaissance - Smith Street has become the new restaurant row, real estate prices are going through the roof and the arts are flourishing. Now it’s a new not-for-profit media organization that is leading the charge for film. Comment.

A ferry big series for Cyclones

Cyclones: For the first time in 36 years, something other than garbage will be shipped from Brooklyn to Staten Island. Comment.

For players, All-Star break just a day off

Cyclones: This isn’t about winning streaks or keeping a good thing going, Cyclones pitching coach Bobby Ojeda reminded me Monday night. Comment.