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Monday, Jan. 6, 2003

KISS OF DEATH

Brooklyn Lyceum’s revival of a dead scandal needs more suspense and less smooching

The Box Children," by Park Slope author Sharon Wyse, touches on a laundry list of painful issues, such as abusive parents, alcoholism, mental illness, infidelity and the agonies of adolescence, yet the novel is not an altogether depressing read. Comment.

AULD SLIDESHOW

The Brooklyn Museum of Art is offering opportunities to experience Victorian art, theater and dance in an inspired First Saturday program of events on Jan. 4. Comment.

HIPPITY-HOP

It’s as Brooklyn as Aaron Copland and George Gershwin, and as American as Johnny Cash or The Carpenters. Hem’s debut album was written when composer Dan Messe was living on Cobble Hill’s Warren Street - hence the album’s title, "Rabbit Songs" - inspired by the meaning of the word warren, a place where rabbits live. Comment.

GREENE-R PASTURES

Throughout the month of January, BAMcafe is letting the Fort Greene scene be heard. With programs of spoken word, hip-hop, electronica and R&B, everyone will find something to love. Comment.

CURRY UP

While dining at CurryShop, the newly opened Indian restaurant in Park Slope, I tasted one of the most delicious soups imaginable followed by one of the strangest desserts. Comment.

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