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Monday, May 13, 2002

LUSH LIFE

Luxuriate in Copper’s ’Brooklyn fusion’ cuisine and cozy side-street locale

There is a fantasy shared by amateur cooks and food professionals. It begins innocently enough: Say you are employed as a designer or an accountant. On a whim, you pick up a cookbook and in the cookbook you find a recipe for cheesecake, or lobster bisque or a hearty, crusty bread. Comment.

MUSIC MATTERS

Gala season is upon us, and we hear this year it’s more important than ever to put on your finest finery and write large checks, as Brooklyn’s arts and cultural institutions are still hurting for cash in the wake of the city’s post Sept. 11 budget cuts and the pervasive economic recession. Comment.

C’MON GET HAPPY

An 18th-century Scottish village that only appears once every hundred years and thus remains untouched by worldly evil certainly defies the laws of physics. Comment.

SAVE THE BARGE!

Red Hook’s beloved barge is going on sick leave. Comment.

FORT GREENE IN CONTEXT

"Building Fort Greene: Precedents" opened on May 1 at the three-month-old A:D/B Project Space. The exhibit, curated by A:D/B co-director Catherine Morris (above left with co-curator Chris Hall), explores the architectural history of Fort Greene, and comes at a time when controversial plans are in the works to turn the neighborhood into a cultural district, with the Brooklyn Academy of Music at its core. Comment.

TIME TO DANCE

651 Arts is back. Comment.

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